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    Blue Security anti-spam community target of large-scale spam attack

    Tuesday, May 2, 2006 Beginning Monday morning, many BlueFrog and Blue Security users began receiving an email warning them that if they did not remove their email addresses from the Blue Security registry, they would begin to receive huge amounts of unsolicited email. As quickly as four hours after the initial warning message, some users began to receive an unprecedented amount of spam. Most of the messages were simply useless text. Users reported that Blue Security’s website was unavailable or extremely slow in responding. Blue Security is an online community dedicated to fighting spam. As they became more popular, their…

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    Governor of US state of Alabama signs state anti-abortion measure

    Saturday, May 18, 2019 On Wednesday in the US state of Alabama, Governor Kay Ivey signed the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, officially outlawing nearly all circumstances of abortion in the state. This bill passed the Senate of the state…

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    Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Communist Party candidate Johan Boyden, Toronto Centre

    Friday, October 5, 2007 Johan Boyden is running for the Communist Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Toronto Centre riding. Wikinews interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Ontario_Votes_2007:_Interview_with_Communist_Party_candidate_Johan_Boyden,_Toronto_Centre&oldid=1838596”

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    Microsoft announces plan to acquire GitHub for US$7.5 billion

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018 On Monday, United States technology giant Microsoft announced their plans to acquire GitHub, a San Francisco, California-based web-based hosting service for software version control using Git, for 7.5 billion US Dollars (USD). In the official announcement…

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    Volvo announces all new car models electric or hybrid from 2019

    Friday, July 7, 2017 On Wednesday, automobile company Volvo announced all of its cars to be released in 2019 onwards are to use some form of battery-powered engine, leaving conventional petrol-only vehicles altogether. The decision comes after Volvo announced in…

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    British painter Lucian Freud dies aged 88

    Saturday, July 23, 2011 Lucian Freud, the painter and grandson of the founder of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud, died Wednesday at his London home following a short illness. He was 88 years old. Freud, the elder brother of the late comedic…

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    On the campaign trail in the USA, July 2016

    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 The following is the third edition of a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2016 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s…