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Led Zeppelin clips may be hard to wipe off YouTube

YouTube’s technology to find videos posted without copyright permission may be useless to find footage from Led Zeppelin’s big reunion performance on Monday.

Wozniak, others reminisce about the PC wonder years

PC innovators Jack Tramiel, Commodore’s founder, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak reminisce on the old days of PCs in a panel discussion.

FTC charges payment company in $200M fraud

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has accused a payment processing company of attempting to fraudulently debit consumers’ bank accounts for up to $200 million.

Designer: Amazon's Kindle 'a bit sad'

The French designer Philippe Starck proclaimed Amazon's Kindle e-book reader "almost modern" but "a bit sad."

Group files text-blocking complaint with FCC

Eight public-interest groups call on the FCC to prohibit mobile phone carriers from blocking text messages.

Facebook ID, fraud, and the dark side of the Web

The Le Web 3 conference kicked off in Paris Tuesday with a discussion about the dark side of Web 2.0.

DNS attack could signal Phishing 2.0

Researchers at Google and Georgia Tech are warning that a new generation of DNS attacks could make phishing much harder to detect.

Group wants WTO suit filed against China for censorship

A California free-speech group wants the U.S. government to bring a WTO complaint against China for Internet censorship.

Denver airport goes fast and free on Wi-Fi

Denver International Airport is betting that travelers will like getting something for free, and so far it looks like a good bet.

Toshiba to make flash-based notebook drives

Toshiba will begin manufacturing flash-based solid state drives early next year for laptops.

LinkedIn opens site to developers, jazzes up design

LinkedIn will let developers build applications for its professional networking site, part of a raft of changes to the professional networking site.

RIM, Yahoo, JetBlue to offer in-flight WiFi

JetBlue will offer a limited Wi-Fi service on one airplane starting next week.

Facebook partners quiet on Beacon fallout

Many of the companies that were part of the launch of Facebook’s new advertising platform intend to continue, despite privacy concerns.

CompUSA closing shop

CompUSA is winding down operations after being acquired by an investment firm

Facebook doesn't budge on Beacon's broad user tracking

Facebook gives no indication of modifying Beacon's ability to track the actions of all users, whether they are Facebook members or not.