Stories by Trevor Clarke

AFACT has already notched up a win in copyright case

The film studios and TV stations represented by the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) have already notched up a win in their civil case against Internet service provider, iiNet, whichever way you look at it. AFACT has considerable runs on the board regardless of what happens at the outcome of the case, which will run for one more week in Sydney at the Federal Court of Australia, have two weeks off and return for a final two weeks.

iiNet: AFACT’s 94,942 figure artificially inflated

Legal representatives for Internet Service Provider, iiNet, have claimed copyright infringement figures presented to the Federal Court of Australia by Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) in the civil case between the parties were “artificially inflated”.

Networking Certifications 101: Juniper

Last week we took a look at one of the most well-known certification offerings in the networking world in Cisco's programs.This week we move onto rival, Juniper's certifications and learn a little more about the way IT managers and professionals can up their knowledge and accreditation base.

An inteview with Brian Kernighan, co-developer of AWK and AMPL

Computerworld is undertaking a series of investigations into interesting programming languages. In the past we have spoken to Larry Wall, creator of the Perl programming language, Don Syme, senior researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge, who developed F#, Simon Peyton-Jones on the development of Haskell, Alfred v. Aho of AWK fame, S. Tucker Taft on the Ada 1995 and 2005 revisions, Microsoft about its server-side script engine ASP, Chet Ramey about his experiences maintaining Bash, Bjarne Stroustrup of C++ fame and Charles H. Moore about the design and development of Forth.