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  • Bug Sends Lost-Phone Seekers To Same Wrong Address
    By on January 15, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments


    netbuzz writes “A mysterious GPS-tracking glitch has brought a parade of lost-phone seekers — and police officers — to the front door of a single beleaguered homeowner in Las Vegas. Each of the unexpected visitors – Sprint customers all — has arrived absolutely convinced that the man has their phone. Not so, police confirm. The same thing happened in New Orleans in 2011 and Sprint got sued. Says the Las Vegas man: ‘It’s very (more…)



  • Twitter Boots Critic of NBC For Tweeting Exec’s Email Address
    By on July 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    netbuzz writes “Guy Adams, a Los Angeles-based correspondent for The Independent of London, had his Twitter account suspended today, allegedly for having violated a Twitter privacy policy when he tweeted the workplace email address of an NBC Sports executive. The Internet is abuzz with accusations – no make that assumptions – that Twitter muzzled Adams because Adams was tweeting up a storm of protest over NBC’s coverage of (more…)

  • NRO Warns They Are On Final IPv4 Address Blocks
    By on October 19, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    eldavojohn writes “According to the Number Resources Organization, they will have issued their final twelve IPv4 blocks in a few months. Each block is 16 million addresses and represents 1/256th of the total addresses issued. We are now down to 12 blocks left in the global pool for issuing to Regional Internet Registries, who will then assign the last addresses that will run out sometime later in 2011. The pool of free addresses works out to be less (more…)