On Slashdot.org we can read that the US Copyright Office has released an advisory report on the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) that should make things clear what is allowed and not allowed in the digital world. It's all very...
If you're in the US and a customer of one of the large ISPs, then you might be interested in reading the following story
The UK boss of the Universal Music Group John Kennedy says he can't wait to start suing British music file sharers.  John Kennedy will be succeeding Jay Berman as head of the lobby group IPFI (The international version of...
The folks at PCTech 101 dropped us a line last night, indicating they have put together a nice guide for those Linux enthusiasts out there. This one really applies here at CD Freaks,...
Secunia has posted that a nasty, buffer overflow type exploit, was discovered in recent versions of Winamp 5. It is highly recommended that if you are using this software, to...
Microsoft (and other software makers) are urging police agencies around the world to do something about illegal copies of software. During the past six months, police or corporate lawyers have moved against alleged software pirates in 20 countries, industry officials...
DK-Lok, an industrial supplier based in South Korea, joins the ranks of companies who experienced data security breaches. The industrial contract reportedly suffered from a data breach, revealing global enterprise client data. According to ZD Net, DK-Lok is an industrial...
Technologyreview.com has posted an interview with Julie Larson-Green, head of the Windows product development team at Microsoft.
The United States’ Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently warns against a severe issue present in small planes. CBS News reported that the warning pertains to a hacking vulnerability found in these planes. The attack can infiltrate target vehicles by...
DVD-Ranger has released CinEx HD Utility 2.3.0.1 which adds support for removal of Cinavia from DVD movies as well.
Today Imation announced two new optical disc duplicators. It enables the duplication of CDs and DVDs whenever this is needed. The duplicators are mainly made for offices and business', and work in both broad office applications as small home...
Avid Technology announced the next generation of its Pinnacle PCTV HD Stick, and Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro Stick. The last product already is the best selling TV tuner for PCs in the United States, according to NDP research. These new...
A team member from Slysoft today posted on the company's forum that 'Slysoft is gone'. This marks the end of an era that lasted 13 years while the company was continuously under pressure from all kinds of organisations that tried to shut it down.
Blockbuster CEO Jim Keyes recently spoke with FastCompany about the company's current issues, strong points, and long-term business goals. Also in the interview, Keyes describes why he admires Netflix but still think the economy is a culprit in the company's struggles.
Intel's Optane 900P SSDs will soon become available in capacities of 960GB and 1.5TB according to a Product Change Notification (PCN) released by the company. The drives that are powered by the 3D Xpoint memory, instead of traditional NAND, are currently available in capacities of 280GB and 480GB.
The DDoS revenge attack that Operation Payback began on the IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) in response to the unsuccessful outcome of the Pirate Bay appeal began on November 28th and is still going, making it the longest continuous attack on a single target yet.

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