clean cars on the way?

Salon notes how the automakers have backed themselves in to a corner: With this agreement, the automakers unilaterally disarm from their long-standing position that they cannot make clean cars. In fact, they have sued to overturn the California Clean Car Law which is the basis for Canada’s action. The auto companies are now in the …

NDAs are a civil matter

Molly has a really good explanation of the legal issues involved in the Apple-vs-web sites (not really “bloggers”) suits: The violation of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) is – read this carefully – not a criminal act. This is why comparing the actions of those who might have violated a NDA and those who published the information …

HOWTO run SASL with Postfix on Debian

HOWTO run SASL with postfix on debian. this authenticates using saslauthd, so it checks against your standard user/password database (aka uses PAM). 0. install some packages (apt-get install):postfixpostfix-tlssasl2-binlibsasl2libsasl-modulelibsasl2-dev 1. edit /etc/group, adding posfix to the sasl group (use vigr):sasl:*:45:postfix 2. ensure /etc/default/saslauthd looks like this:START=yesMECHANISMS=”pam” 3. make postfix not chroot. in /etc/postfix/master.cf, change smtp inet …