One such solution is “air gapping” your backup drive, which means it isn’t connected to your PC or network constantly. Another option is a backup tool that uses versioning, so you can restore versions of your files that predate any catastrophe. If you have a secure, isolated backup, a ransomware attack might be inconvenient, but you can shake it off without too much difficulty. … [Read more...] about Do You Need Anti-Ransomware Software for Your PC?
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It is generally impermissible to enter into a private home without permission in any circumstances. By contrast, it is presumptively not trespassing to open the unlocked door of a business during daytime hours because "the shared understanding is that shop owners are normally open to potential customers." These norms, moreover govern not only the time of entry but the manner; entering a business through the back window might be a trespass even when entering through the door is not. … [Read more...] about Court rejects LinkedIn claim that unauthorized scraping is hacking
"Lots of businesses are built on connecting data from a lot of sources," Grimmelmann said. He argued that scraping is a key way that companies bootstrap themselves into "having the scale to do something interesting with that data." If scraping without consent becomes illegal, startups like hiQ will have a harder time getting off the ground. … [Read more...] about LinkedIn: It’s illegal to scrape our website without permission
"Today's rejection does not change the fact that the European Commission has committed itself to seeking answers to the questions raised by the European public," he said, according to the BBC. "The European Commission will continue to seek the legal opinion of the European Court of Justice on whether this agreement harms any of the fundamental rights of European citizens—including freedom of speech." … [Read more...] about Europe declares independence from Hollywood with ACTA vote
WTF?! Not content with banning the sale of devices that lack any Russian-made software, the government now wants the software to promote traditional Russian values and be morally sound, while also being popular and secure. Back in November last year, Russia passed a law prohibiting the sale of devices, including smartphones and TVs, that don’t come preconfigured with Russian software. Set to go into effect in July 2020, the law doesn’t ban products with foreign software but requires them to also offer Russian alternatives as a way of promoting Russian technology and making it easier for the population to use. … [Read more...] about Smartphones sold in Russia must have software that promotes “Russian values”