Month: July 2003

The news, as it comes…

Bloggers Gain Libel Protection The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last Tuesday that Web loggers, website operators and e-mail list editors can’t be held responsible for libel for information they republish, extending crucial First Amendment protections to do-it-yourself online publishers. Got that? I’m not liable for anything posted in the above paragraph 😉 I …

MICROcosm

The latest Netcraft survey is out. Apache has increased its market (server) share by 0.56% to 63.72%, while Microsoft has fallen 0.90% to 25.95% overall. More details here. In more bad news for Microsoft, eight major players have formed an alliance with Linux for consumer electronic devices. Sony, Matsushita (parent of Panasonic), Hitachi, NEC, Sharp, …

Observations.

It’s been a few months since the invasion (or liberation, depending on how you see it) of Iraq. While the war isn’t officially over yet, have you ever wondered just how many people died in the September 11 attacks, which were no doubt a key influence (or excuse, depending on how you see it) for …