30 Results for

cloaking

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Court rules that IP cloaking to access blocked sites violates law

In a case between Craigslist and data harvester 3Taps, a federal judge rules that changing an IP address or using a proxy server to access a blocked Web site violates the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

By Aug. 19, 2013

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Google eyes 'cloaking' as next antispam target

Web sites that present one type of site to Google's crawlers while presenting another type to users may be in for a rankings shift, according to a Google engineer.

By Dec. 29, 2010

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3D-print your own invisibility cloak, kind of

Engineers at Duke University have used 3D printing to create an object that can shield against detection from microwave beams.

By May. 7, 2013

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Heading into battle? Don your invisibility cloak

BAE Systems has unveiled new technology that can turn warcraft invisible and undetectable by infrared surveillance systems.

By Sep. 7, 2011

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Cloak's on you: Scientists create 'invisible' object

By scattering microwaves with plasmonic materials, University of Texas researchers achieve "three-dimensional cloaking," one step closer to rending something transparent in visible light.

By Jan. 26, 2012

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Call to action kicks off second Aaron Swartz hackathon

The EFF's legal director delivers harsh words for Google and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to fire up the crowd at the start of an Aaron Swartz memorial hackathon in San Francisco.

By Nov. 9, 2013

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Heat shield is new type of 'invisibility cloak'

French researchers say special coatings can isolate objects from heat or concentrate heat, similar to how waves are diffused for cloaking.

By Mar. 27, 2012

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Invisibility cloak makes tank disappear, enemies worry

Adaptiv uses a trick from Predator to make vehicles blend into their surroundings, like chameleons. Chameleons armed to the teeth.

By Sep. 5, 2011

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'Invisibility' cloak could dampen blow from earthquakes

Researchers say giant rubber cylinders coated with special wave-scattering materials could act as a "seismic waveguide" and dissipate the punch from earthquakes.

By Feb. 15, 2012

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Scientists claim they made event invisible

Large brains at Cornell say they successfully managed to cloak an event...at least for a very, very small amount of time.

By Jan. 5, 2012