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A new bill that passed 410-15 in the U.S. House of Representatives could soon spell the end to chat room use on public terminals, like ones found in schools in libraries. The bill is a response to the increasing threat of child predators on sites like MySpace. The problem with the bill though, is that it's a bit vague in its wording, and could be interpreted to mean the barring of any site that a personal profile can be made on (such as hardware forums). So, is it a well thought out bill that will protect children using the internet, or a knee-jerk reaction to a problem that's been around before Myspace was even here? "Even though politicians apparently meant to restrict... Read more...
The official website for Splash Damage's Enemy Territory: Quake Wars has gone live. The new site is your basic game homepage, equipped with some nice images in the media gallery.  ... Read more...
The rapid pace of mobile phone installation and the development of wireless networks are together driving robust growth in the use of phones for browsing. People are turning to mobile phones for Internet use more quickly than they're adopting laptops for the same purpose in many parts of the world. People are turning to mobile phones for Internet use more quickly than they are adopting laptops for the same purpose in many parts of the world, according to a recent study of Internet trends.Personal computers are still the most popular way to gain Internet access, but the rapid pace of mobile phone installation and the development of wireless... Read more...
Today's internet is a lot different than the internet ten years ago. Even five years ago, the internet seemed a bit primitive compared to it's current state. With more people all over the world logging on, sending e-mails, playing games, downloading music, and sharing photos, we've seem some pretty cool internet based applications develop. Sites that allow you to host photos and videos have become popular, and it's hard to imagine a life without the convenience of RSS feeds. So for Designtechnica's latest article, they've decided to explore some of the best the web has to offer in 2006. "The next generation of the web is here! With new kinds... Read more...
A Dutch tech firm is pitching the idea of ridding the internet of suffixes like .org, and .com, and instead use single names, even different character sets. Is the "UnifiedRoot" approach really worth scrapping the current system though? "UnifiedRoot offers practically unlimited numbers of suffixes, unlike the short list of suffixes currently in use. Its offer is different from other "alternative root" providers such as New.net which offers to register names in front of a small range of new suffixes, such as .club and .law."... Read more...
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