October 7, 2007

Copyright Crime and Punishment

October 7th 2007

The FBI and Customs have both recently gained high profile convictions of software pirates. In September, the FBI gained the conviction of 27 year-old Nathan L. Peterson, described by them as “the most prolific online commercial distributor of pirated software ever convicted in the United States.” The owner of a massive for-profit software piracy Web […]

Online Maps Reveal of State Secrets and Security Lapses

October 7th 2007

Dan Twohig, a deck officer with the Washington state ferry service was using Microsoft Virtual Earth to review real estate on the west side of Puget Sound. Instead he found a state secret, a photo showing the secret propeller design of an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine. He posted the publicly available image on his web […]