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Archive for June, 2006

SpamAssassin Failure

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

SpamAssassin is a free tool for mailservers to identify SPAM. It has a several parameters it checks (forged headers, HTML only content, blacklisted hosts, improper mail relays, etc) and assigns a score for every parameter. If the total score is greater than the threshold, it is marked as spam and either tagged, moved to a […]

MPlayer 1.0pre8 Released

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

After almost 14 months, the MPlayer developers put out a new release: 1.0pre8 (I doubt 1.0 will ever happen). The official announcement was made on the mailing list on Monday. The mailing list had implied a release was pending.
In the meantime, Fedora Core 4 came and went and Fedora fans are on FC5. The good […]

Net Neutrality Defeated

Friday, June 9th, 2006

In a serious blow to the freedom of the internet as a whole, the US House of Representatives defeated the Net Neutrality vote that would have prevented telecommunication companies from discriminating how and which websites can be accessed by end users. The effects which by far are not exagerated are listed on the It’s Our […]