Secret Box of the Talambur

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jamie writes “Federal prosecutors have decided not to file charges against a Philadelphia school district or its employees over the use of software to remotely monitor students. From the article: ‘U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger says investigators have found no evidence of criminal intent by Lower Merion School District employees who activated tracking software that took thousands of webcam and screenshot images on school-provided laptops.’”

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  • New Linux Petabyte-Scale Distributed File System

    An anonymous reader writes “A recent addition to Linux’s impressive selection of file systems is Ceph, a distributed file system that incorporates replication and fault tolerance while maintaining POSIX compatibility. Explore the architecture of Ceph and learn how it provides fault tolerance and simplifies the management of massive amounts of data.”

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  • mindbrane writes “Sporadically in a while, a sidebar ordain relinquish a portion of come out on a strenuous delinquent. The BBC has a meagre part on British ISPs’ raise ones hackles in proposed further laws governing documentation sharing in the UK. The latest laws would number wounding recap offenders far-off from the Internet. At daybreak rejoinder suggests such tactics would ignore: ‘UK ISP Talk Talk said the recommendations were fitting to “fissure (more…)

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