Creative Commons licenses under scrutiny—what does “noncommercial” mean?

Commercial v. noncommercial use of CC licenses. Where’s the line of demarcation? sci tech news

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What’s in a middle name? Read about David Smith’s background check snafu

There are 125,000 people named David Smith. LexisNexis didn’t run a middle name. sci tech news

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Mozilla checks if Firefox is affected by same malware vulnerability as Tor

Weakness in certificate pinning protections may open users to MitM attacks. sci tech news

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Lawsuit: Who did the FBI pay to get into the San Bernardino attacker’s iPhone?

Associated Press, USA Today, and Vice Media sue FBI for contractual records. sci tech news

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Muni ISP forced to shut off fiber-to-the-home Internet after court ruling

Court ruling preserved NC state law that prevents muni broadband expansion. sci tech news

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Russia bans Pornhub, YouPorn—tells citizens to “meet someone in real life”

Russian watchdog refuses to back down in face of frustrated porn fans. sci tech news

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Lamar Smith invites legal scholars to tell him what he’s doing is fine

Witnesses invited by Smith agree with him on legality of anti-science-crusade subpoenas. sci tech news

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Accused UK hacker to be extradited to the US to face charges

Judge finds that “vulnerable” Lauri Love should stand trial in the US. sci tech news

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