Arizona’s Law Against Revenge Porn: Nice Try, But It Makes All Nudes Illegal

Wired News - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 4:30pm

If you shared or re-published any of the images of nude celebrities that leaked online earlier this month, you could be charged with a felony under a new Arizona law.

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Google Quietly Nixes Mandatory G+ Integration With Gmail

Slashdot - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 4:23pm
An anonymous reader writes Back in 2012, Google had made it mandatory for new Gmail users to simultaneously create Google+ (G+) accounts. This is no longer so. Following the departure of G+ founder Vic Gundotra in April 2014, Google has been quietly decoupling its social media site from its other services. First, YouTube was freed, then Google+ Photos. Now, anyone who wants to create a new Gmail account unencumbered with a G+ profile can also do so.

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Properties in nanocomposite oxide ceramics for reactor fuel

Science Daily - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 4:15pm
The relationship between the termination chemistry and the dislocation structure of the interface offers potential avenues for tailoring transport properties and radiation damage resistance of oxide nanocomposites.
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Gene mutation discovered in blood disorder aplastic anemia

Science Daily - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 4:14pm
A gene mutation that causes aplastic anemia, a serious blood disorder in which the bone marrow fails to produce normal amounts of blood cells, has been discovered by an international team of scientists. The gene regulates telomeres on the ends of chromosomes.
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Walking off depression and beating stress outdoors? Nature group walks linked to improved mental health

Science Daily - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 4:14pm
They are common suggestions to remedy stress: You just need a breath of fresh air. Walk it off. Get out and see people. Turns out all those things combined may in fact make you feel better -- a lot better -- a new large scale study suggests.
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jQuery.com Compromised To Serve Malware

Slashdot - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 4:01pm
An anonymous reader writes jQuery.com, the official website of the popular cross-platform JavaScript library of the same name, had been compromised and had been redirecting visitors to a website hosting the RIG exploit kit and, ultimately, delivering information-stealing malware. While any website compromise is dangerous for users, this one is particularly disconcerting because of the demographic of its users, says James Pleger, Director of Research at RiskIQ.

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Netflix Rejects Canadian Regulator Jurisdiction Over Online Video

Slashdot - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:41pm
An anonymous reader writes "Last week's very public fight between the CRTC and Netflix escalated on Monday as Netflix refused to comply with Commission's order to supply certain confidential information including subscriber numbers and expenditures on Canadian children's content. While the disclosure concerns revolve around the confidentiality of the data, the far bigger issue is now whether the CRTC has the legal authority to order it to do anything at all. Michael Geist reports that Netflix and Google are ready to challenge it in a case that could head to the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Netflix Rejects Canadian Regulator Jurisdiction Over Online Video

Slashdot - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:41pm
An anonymous reader writes "Last week's very public fight between the CRTC and Netflix escalated on Monday as Netflix refused to comply with Commission's order to supply certain confidential information including subscriber numbers and expenditures on Canadian children's content. While the disclosure concerns revolve around the confidentiality of the data, the far bigger issue is now whether the CRTC has the legal authority to order it to do anything at all. Michael Geist reports that Netflix and Google are ready to challenge it in a case that could head to the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Netflix Rejects Canadian Regulator Jurisdiction Over Online Video

Slashdot - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:41pm
An anonymous reader writes "Last week's very public fight between the CRTC and Netflix escalated on Monday as Netflix refused to comply with Commission's order to supply certain confidential information including subscriber numbers and expenditures on Canadian children's content. While the disclosure concerns revolve around the confidentiality of the data, the far bigger issue is now whether the CRTC has the legal authority to order it to do anything at all. Michael Geist reports that Netflix and Google are ready to challenge it in a case that could head to the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Netflix Rejects Canadian Regulator Jurisdiction Over Online Video

Slashdot - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:41pm
An anonymous reader writes "Last week's very public fight between the CRTC and Netflix escalated on Monday as Netflix refused to comply with Commission's order to supply certain confidential information including subscriber numbers and expenditures on Canadian children's content. While the disclosure concerns revolve around the confidentiality of the data, the far bigger issue is now whether the CRTC has the legal authority to order it to do anything at all. Michael Geist reports that Netflix and Google are ready to challenge it in a case that could head to the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Netflix Rejects Canadian Regulator Jurisdiction Over Online Video

Slashdot - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:41pm
An anonymous reader writes "Last week's very public fight between the CRTC and Netflix escalated on Monday as Netflix refused to comply with Commission's order to supply certain confidential information including subscriber numbers and expenditures on Canadian children's content. While the disclosure concerns revolve around the confidentiality of the data, the far bigger issue is now whether the CRTC has the legal authority to order it to do anything at all. Michael Geist reports that Netflix and Google are ready to challenge it in a case that could head to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Netflix Rejects Canadian Regulator Jurisdiction Over Online Video

Slashdot - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:41pm
An anonymous reader writes "Last week's very public fight between the CRTC and Netflix escalated on Monday as Netflix refused to comply with Commission's order to supply certain confidential information including subscriber numbers and expenditures on Canadian children's content. While the disclosure concerns revolve around the confidentiality of the data, the far bigger issue is now whether the CRTC has the legal authority to order it to do anything at all. Michael Geist reports that Netflix and Google are ready to challenge it in a case that could head to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Netflix Rejects Canadian Regulator Jurisdiction Over Online Video

Slashdot - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:41pm
An anonymous reader writes "Last week's very public fight between the CRTC and Netflix escalated on Monday as Netflix refused to comply with Commission's order to supply certain confidential information including subscriber numbers and expenditures on Canadian children's content. While the disclosure concerns revolve around the confidentiality of the data, the far bigger issue is now whether the CRTC has the legal authority to order it to do anything at all. Michael Geist reports that Netflix and Google are ready to challenge it in a case that could head to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: Science

Netflix Rejects Canadian Regulator Jurisdiction Over Online Video

Slashdot - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:41pm
An anonymous reader writes "Last week's very public fight between the CRTC and Netflix escalated on Monday as Netflix refused to comply with Commission's order to supply certain confidential information including subscriber numbers and expenditures on Canadian children's content. While the disclosure concerns revolve around the confidentiality of the data, the far bigger issue is now whether the CRTC has the legal authority to order it to do anything at all. Michael Geist reports that Netflix and Google are ready to challenge it in a case that could head to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: Science

Netflix Rejects Canadian Regulator Jurisdiction Over Online Video

Slashdot - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:41pm
An anonymous reader writes "Last week's very public fight between the CRTC and Netflix escalated on Monday as Netflix refused to comply with Commission's order to supply certain confidential information including subscriber numbers and expenditures on Canadian children's content. While the disclosure concerns revolve around the confidentiality of the data, the far bigger issue is now whether the CRTC has the legal authority to order it to do anything at all. Michael Geist reports that Netflix and Google are ready to challenge it in a case that could head to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: Science

Netflix Rejects Canadian Regulator Jurisdiction Over Online Video

Slashdot - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:41pm
An anonymous reader writes "Last week's very public fight between the CRTC and Netflix escalated on Monday as Netflix refused to comply with Commission's order to supply certain confidential information including subscriber numbers and expenditures on Canadian children's content. While the disclosure concerns revolve around the confidentiality of the data, the far bigger issue is now whether the CRTC has the legal authority to order it to do anything at all. Michael Geist reports that Netflix and Google are ready to challenge it in a case that could head to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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'Plasma bubbles' may have aided enemy in fatal Afghan battle

Science Daily - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:18pm
Plasma bubbles may have contributed to communications outages during the 2002 battle of Takur Ghar in Afghanistan. A new model could help predict the impact of such bubbles on future military operations.
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Mother-infant bed sharing messaging should be tailored, according to researcher

Science Daily - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:07pm
Bed sharing, a practice where mother and infant sleep on the same surface, remains popular all over the world despite potential health risks for the infant. According to a study, bed sharing can likely be decreased if public health officials tailor messaging to their unique population.
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Life, liberty, and the pursuit of healthcare? Privatized medical care scrutinized

Science Daily - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:07pm
Privatized medical care in the US has contributed to greater wealth-health inequality than state-sponsored healthcare systems in Sweden, the UK, Israel, Germany, and the Czech Republic, researchers report. According to the study, the wealthiest older people in the US surprisingly suffered from worse health than the poorest older people in the other countries reviewed.
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Nanotubes help healing hearts keep the beat

Science Daily - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 3:07pm
Patches to heal pediatric heart defects are improved when infused with carbon nanotubes, researchers report. The nanotubes serve as bridges for cell-to-cell electrical signals and help cells in the patches beat in sync with surrounding heart muscle.
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