Monthly Archives: January 2006

Autorun on Windows

Recently most of the IT blogs I read have devoted vast amounts of information to the problems of Digital Rights Management (DRM) software. The story first broke on the blog of Mark Russinovich, a Windows kernel expert. He explained how Sony had been using Spyware-like software techniques to force users to install DRM software, and […]

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Blog of the week Even Chewbacca is blogging now.

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Javascript links

Mentioning Bloglines in my last post has reminded me of a current problem I’m having with lots of websites. A lot of the links are embedded Javascript, e.g. a link which refers to “javascript:doLoadFolder(16400962,24)”. This is irritating in the extreme, for one reason: I can’t load the page in a new window. In Bloglines, I […]

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Hiatus and RSS

Apologies for the long dearth of posts. Some of you might have been thinking that I’d taken to one of the sleep strategies previously advocated and ended up spending my days in perpetual slumber. Actually, now I think about it, that doesn’t sound too bad… Given that time is finite, I’ve had trouble cramming in […]

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Nudity,10117,17605384-13762,00.htmlDon’t worry, this link is safe for work, despite the ominous title to the post! I’m really not sure where I stand morally on the issues raised. I think on balance I don’t really like the idea, but I don’t think I care enough to get upset about it. People are entitled to do what […]

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