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  • Ray Ozzie leaves Microsoft
    Cory at BoingBoing links to Dan Gillmor’s scoop at Salon. I think it is safe to reason that the all to brief FLOSS accommodation period at the Redmond giant is over. First Ramji leaves, and then the horrible OpenOffice.org attack video of the other day. Ah, well, as many have said, Ozzie is now free and likely to go on to do something more consistent with his past innovations.
  • T-Mobile cites developer mistake as defense against network neutrality
    The Register has details of the incident that caused a twelve fold spike in traffic and the inevitable “I told you so” rhetoric from the carrier. The details mentioned in the article indicate that this isn’t even a bandwidth issue but a poor understanding of how programming approaches that work fine on the wired internet can cause unexpected problems for wireless. Seems to me like a technical solution is needed, that this isn’t anything to do with neutral or discriminatory networks.
  • Profile of the MIT Media Lab, BCC via Hacker News
  • CAPTCHA breaking trail to proceed, despite problematic use of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Wired

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