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Canadian Industry Groups Want to Legalize Spyware?

By Drew Wilson A recent submission made by a number of corporate organizations in the Canadian anti-spam initiative is raising alarm bells. The groups are demanding that certain kinds of software (like spyware) be exempt from provisions of the anti-spam law that could theoretically be used for the purposes of anti-piracy operations on the personal


Report: Sony BMG Arming PS3s With Rootkits in Firmware Update

Sony’s problems began when the root keys for the PlayStation 3 were discovered and posted online. Now, in an effort to fight against jailbreakers, Sony has reportedly been using the latest firmware update to upload rootkit technology on to the game console to spy on gamers and make sure home brew games never make their