- Anti-spam vendors say the Federal CAN SPAM act isn’t working.
- There seems to be a backlash against users who got MyDoom. A New York Times article says the technorati are becoming intolerant of the less literate. The article quotes Scott Bowling, president of the World Wide Web Artists Consortium, saying “it takes affirmative action on the part of the clueless user to become infected. How to beat this into these people’s heads?”
- Slashdot reports that yesterday’s Google front page banner with its links to fractal sites brought several servers down at great cost to the owners.
- Tivo has made a deal with the Nielsen rating service to share customer viewing habits.
- The BBC is ignorantly asserting a link between MyDoom and Linux users. There’s no evidence – just speculation. This may be the real damage from the virus.
- Governor Schwarzenegger is scheduled to meet with HP CEO Carly Fiorina and other tech execs to enlist their support for his California bond plan.
- A research study says you might live longer if you sleep less. I must be on track to live to 120.