August 28, 2013

New Zealand Does Away with Software Patents

Recently, there has been much discussion about software patents and calls for reform to the system. Now, one country—New Zealand—has passed a bill that eliminates software patents altogether. The country’s Commerce Minister Craig Foss (yes, fans of free and open source software, that is his real name) said, “The patents

Heroku Announces Security Hall of Fame

In light of recent malicious hackings seen in various places on the web, Heroku has announced their Security Researcher Hall of Fame. This hall of fame stretches back to 2011, aiming to pay homage to those who have found bugs and security issues within Heroku. They listed ground rules for