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Linux as an Active Directory Domain Controller

Internet, Italy, Microsoft, SCO

As some of you might know domains with active directory are a great way to make sure that your users are able to have a consistent experience across any machine they login to, while also providing adequate security. If you didn’t know that, well now you do.

You might also know that a copy of the Microsoft products to do the job aren’t cheap, and aren’t cost effective if you have a small business or want to set up a domain at your home.

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Italy Moves to Outlaw Internet

Blogging, Human Rights, Internet, Italy, Politics

It all starts with a law, passed in 1948, requiring publishers to register officially before setting up a new publication.  The law contradicts Article 21 of the Italian Constitution which guarantees the right to free expression.  It’s likely that the law was put in place after the fall of Fascism, to regulate extremist publications.  Italian society became used to a very bureaucratic approach to freedom of the press.  If you run an unregistered publication, you are guilty of “stampa clandestina” or running a clandestine publication.

So what’s this got to to with the Internet you ask?

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