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BBC web TV revamp: Linux and Apple are in, Free music is out...

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The BBC has announced its web TV plan will provisionally go ahead, despite concern from media watchdog Ofcom over how the launch would affect the UK's commercial telly.

Also: Calling all Brits…again

Setting Up A News-Voting Website With Pligg

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This article shows how to set up your own news-voting website with Pligg. Pligg is a content-management system published under the Affero General Public License, and it is written in PHP and uses a MySQL database for storing its data. With a little work you can create your own community and let users vote news to the front page.

For Sale: p2pnet.net

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Time and money has run out for Jon Newton, the owner of p2pnet.net, who has put the site up for sale. He is inviting offers in excess of $30,000 and would prefer p2pnet to stay online.

Father of internet warns against Net Neutrality

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Robert Kahn, the most senior figure in the development of the internet, has delivered a strong warning against "Net Neutrality" legislation.

Make The Move website launched!

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Chris writes, "Hey! Happy new year Smile Just wanted to let you know that I've launched that new website of mine, http://makethemove.net." Make The Move aims to present Linux and open source software as viable alternatives to the system on your computer.

Sweet! Computing is ready to go

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We've gotten http://sweetcomputing.com to a point where we're ready for visitors. This site is designed to help you find out what can work on your computer...be it an older model or brand spanking new.

Quake cuts off much of Asia Internet

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Internet and phone services have been disrupted across much of Asia on Wednesday after an earthquake damaged undersea cables, leaving one of the world's most tech-savvy regions in a virtual blackout.

Stop calling everything blogs!

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ENOUGH WITH CALLING every site on the (#*&$ing net a blog, people! I know the mass media is filled with dumb sheep that need to spread fear about anacondas in toilets to get ratings, but this has gone too far. What am I talking about? It seems every site that puts up content that is not owned by a major media outlet that has a TV channel is now blogging.

The redesigned Open Addict is now back online!

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Open Addict v3.0 is now back online, just in time for the Christmas holiday. Millions of Linux and BSD nerds undoubtedly need a place to point their new computers' web browsers and Open Addict v3.0 is back online for their viewing pleasure.

Jono Bacon: Sensationalism takes a choke-hold

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Oh dear. I used to like reading Groklaw and admired it for its accuracy and straight-down-the-line reporting. Recently though, I have felt it has become too much of a pulpit, and this post is just sensationalist clutching at straws.

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