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Red Hat's Mugshot.org To Take On MySpace?

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This may be below your radar, but Raleigh-based Red Hat - known for its Linux software - has quietly launched a social networking portal that may challenge MySpace and other popular destinations.

New portal will track Java's evolution into open source

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Sun Microsystems has unveiled a portal that will detail its efforts to make its Java programming language available as open source code.

FTC to examine net neutrality

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has formed an "Internet Access Task Force" to examine whether net neutrality advocates' fears of large broadband providers blocking or slowing Web content from competitors are justified, the agency's chairwoman said.

Reveal The Holes In Your Webserver

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Nikto is an advanced web vulnerability scanner, which can help you expose the potential holes in your webserver (and thus allow you to fix them before malicious users attempt to exploit them). This guide will show you how to use its advanced scanning features to expose holes in your webserver which you never knew existed!

Experts weigh giving ICANN full control of DNS

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Internet governance experts argued on Wednesday for and against having the U.S. government hand over completely the technical coordination.

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