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Marketplace Tech for Thursday, December 12, 2013

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Tonight, around midnight, you may see some nerds running around in cloaks and bare feet. The destination will be the movie theater of course, for the first showing of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." The film promises to be full of special effects -- not all of them visual. There are a lucky few who will be watching the movie in theaters fitted with new speaker technology from Dolby called Atmos. Plus, an IP troll targets Germans who watch porn online. And, the challenges facing Adobe after a security leak last month exposed usernames and passwords.

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IP trolls sue porn-watching Germans

In Germany, 10,000 people are getting letters from a law firm claiming they owe cash for watching pornographic videos online. And unique addresses of computer users are part of the legal filing.
Posted In: porn, Germany, intellectual property

Can Adobe 'photoshop out' privacy concerns?

Adobe's security concerns could impact the company’s financial performance, eventually.
Posted In: Adobe, security, hacking