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Blog Statistics 2009

Others have done it, so why shouldn’t I do it, too? Well, usually that’s not my line of thought, but when today I read David Linsin's blog post about his stats I thought I might follow along.

Overall stats

The overall visits to my blog – and countless others with no doubt – display the workday/weekend jagged line one would expect. The summer months seem to be a little lower on average, but that’s ok, people deserve their vacations. Blue line is 2009, green line is 2008 for comparison.

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Kontrollbase officially ends support for Internet Explorer

As of revision 236, Kontrollbase has officially ended support for all versions of Internet Explorer. It supports Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, Camino, Konqueror, and others. This official detection and alert process is a result of IE not displaying various items that work perfectly fine in every other browser. Given that there are much more important [...]

451 CAOS Links 2009.12.04

Eben Moglen says EC case against Oracle-Sun is flawed. The value of open source. And more.

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“Tracking the open source news wires, so you don’t have to.”

For the latest on Oracle’s acquisition of MySQL via Sun, see Everything you always wanted to know about MySQL but were afraid to ask

# Eben Moglen told the EC he does not see threat to competition from Oracle-Sun, says EC’s objections are flawed. A statement from the SFLC is …

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451 CAOS Links 2009.07.28

Intuit launches open source project. SFLC on Microsoft GPL violation accusations.

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# Intuit launched open source projects and community to develop apps based on its Intuit Partner Platform, while Savio Rodrigues declared Intuit’s open source play is all business.

# SFLC’s Bradley Kuhn told SDTimes Microsoft was in violation of the GPL.

# MySQL and Memcached-based appliance vendor Schooner Info Tech has raised $20m in Series B funding.

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Kontrollbase 2.0.1-rev47 is available for download

We’re please to announce that the latest version of Kontrollbase is available. The most important part of this release is that the IE7 bugs have been fixed. There are a several other good changes too, which you can see in the change log. As per usual you can grab the download from our download page.

How To Fight Clickjacking (Using The Recent Twitter Hijacking As An Example)


Clickjacking is a malicious technique of tricking web users into revealing confidential information or taking control of their computer while clicking on seemingly innocuous web pages. A vulnerability across a variety of browsers and platforms, a clickjacking takes the form of embedded code or script that can execute without the user's knowledge, such as clicking on a button that appears to perform another function (credit: Wikipedia).

Clickjacking is hard to combat. From a technical standpoint, the attack is executed using a combination of CSS and iFrames, which are both harmless web technologies, and relies mostly on tricking users by means of social engineering. Additionally, the only server side technique against …

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451 CAOS Links 2009.02.10

Reaction to Marten Mickos’s departure from Sun. On open letter to President Obama. Lots of announcements from Sun, the LIMO Foundation and WS02. Mozilla offers to help EC investigation of Microsoft. Black Duck raises funding and gets a new CEO. The state of Red Hat. And more.

Mickos fallout
Kaj Arno maintained that “MySQL’s culture and business philosophy will live on in Sun.” He added: “In fact, you could say MySQL now becomes mainstream at Sun. Former MySQLers continue in key positions, in some cases with a mandate to generalise and apply MySQL related learnings on other open source products.”

For example, Charles Babcock …

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