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AMTA moves against dangers of mobile location servicesview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) has issued a set of guidelines for providers of mobile location services, warning consumers that there is potential for these services to be abused, compromising users' privacy. (IT news)

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[ubuntu] Tun module ubuntu 10.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello all, How is it possible to enable tun module in Ubuntu 10.10? # lsmod | grep tun # modprobe tun # lsmod | grep tun # And nothing happens. # dmesg | grep tun [ 0.290009] tun: Universal TUN/TAP device driver, 1.6 [ 0.290013] tun: (C) 1999-2004 Max Krasnyansky <maxk@qualcomm.com> [ 26.319589] tun0: Disabled Privacy Extensions Should I recompile kernel for this? (HowTos)

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Reader’s Story: Facebook Censorshipview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Concerning words from a Facebook user who views the site’s misuse of power over communities Facebook, which is partly owned by Microsoft and serves Microsoft, was last mentioned here yesterday for bullying rivals using intellectual monopolies (through litigation). (General)

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Links 27/10/2010: Many Developers Choose GNU/Linux Desktops, Russia Moves to GNU/Linux Desktopsview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux RedMonk Analytics: What Operating Systems are Developers Using? Windows is the easy winner, but Linux is as clearly second to Mac’s third. The primary takeaway for most is that Linux traction is strong amongst Eclipse users. (General)

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Links 25/10/2010: Mac OS X Lion Allegedly Copies GNU/Linux, Clang Builds Linux 2.6.36view story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Mac OS X Lion Features Are Ubuntu Rip-Off Let’s look at Mac OS X Lion’s first “innovation” they introduced: multitouch gestures. (General)

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Google faces landmark fine in Britain for 'gross invasion of privacy'view story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Security, GoogleBritain's Information Commissioner, Christopher Graham, announced yesterday that a new investigation into the Google Street View privacy debacle will be opened. (General)

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Web browserview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hello.I was kinda wondering what web browsers are you using?I'm on the lookout for a web browser that kinda does everything that I need. (HowTos)

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Links 22/10/2010: Linux 2.6.37 Preview, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Betaview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux LPI recognized by UK education authorities The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world’s premier Linux certification organization, announced that the LPIC-1 certification program for Linux professionals has been accepted as a nationally recognized IT accreditation fo (General)

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Favorite Firefox Extensions / Addonsview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I'm surprised this post isn't already kicking around the forums.  What are your favorites?Privacy / Security- NoScript: http://noscript.net- Targeted Advertising Cookie Opt-Out (TACO): http://www.dubfire.net/opt-out/    - BetterPrivacy: http://netticat.ath.cx/extensions.html- Adblock Plus: http://adblockplus.org/        - CustomizeGoogle: http://www.cus (HowTos)

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U.S. Government Asks For Answers From Facebook About Privacy Breachview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Two House members have sent a letter to Facebook following reports of violations (General)