The H Week – Patent wars and certificate searches

Over the past week, The H has looked at reports that IBM had broken its 2005 patent pledge and Canonical going back to Google for search, a return of Linux on the PS3, a new exploitable Java hole, online virus scanners for virus authors, the planned closure of a VBScript hole in IE, Adobe’s silent updates activating and more…

The H’s editor-in-chief, Dj Walker-Morgan, commented on the dispute between IBM and TurboHercules SAS while Richard Hillesley looked at Emacs and the creation of the GPL, Glyn Moody talked about free software in developing countries and Thorsten Leemhuis delivered a new edition of the Kernel Log covering the latest graphics drivers and Mesa3D updates.

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