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Myspace lost all the music its users uploaded between 2003 and 2015 / Boing Boing - 0 views

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    "It's been a year since the music links on Myspace stopped working; at first the company insisted that they were working on it, but now they've admitted that all those files are lost: "As a result of a server migration project, any photos, videos, and audio files you uploaded more than three years ago may no longer be available on or from Myspace. We apologize for the inconvenience and suggest that you retain your back up copies."
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The Guardian view on free speech online: let law decide the limits | Editorial | Opinio... - 0 views

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    "The standards by which the internet is controlled need to be open and subject to the workings of impartial judiciaries. But the task cannot and will not be left to the advertising companies that at present control most of the content - and whose own judgments are themselves almost wholly opaque and arbitrary."
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After industry adopts open video standards, MPEG founder says the end is nigh / Boing B... - 0 views

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    "The triumph of open standards has manifestly demoralized Chiariglione, who grudgingly admits that a combination of rent-seeking by MPEG members and legal threats from patent trolls has spelled the end of the "business model" of creating standards for the purpose of allowing companies to charge royalties for everyday technological activities by injecting their patents into it."
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Mobile operators signal end of flat-rate data tariffs as app use grows | Technology | g... - 0 views

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    An interesting article, could affect alot of people also burn holes in your wallet.
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Facebook privacy hole 'lets you see where strangers plan to go' | Technology | guardian... - 0 views

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    Developer says new API lets you query social network's databases - and there doesn't seem to be a way to turn it off
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BBC News - Legality of raid on home of iPhone blogger raid queried - 0 views

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    The case of Apple versus Gizmodo takes new twist as state lawyers consider the legality of the raid.
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