Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Nov 2009 00:02 UTC
Opera Software The Opera team has released version 10.10 of their feature-rich browser. This is the first Opera release to come with Opera Unite, which combines the web browser with a web server, so that users can share data directly between one another, without the need for a third party.
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RE: wow...
by linumax on Tue 24th Nov 2009 06:30 UTC in reply to "wow..."
linumax
Member since:
2007-02-07

Rather offtopic, but I just find the freedom in the link you posted rather funny, considering Opera just caved in to demands of Chinese overlords and agreed to provide a censored version of Opera Mini to Chinese users.

( http://asia.cnet.com/blogs/sinobytes/post.htm?id=63015016 )

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RE[2]: wow...
by google_ninja on Tue 24th Nov 2009 13:22 in reply to "RE: wow..."
google_ninja Member since:
2006-02-05

The whole idea that servers are "the man" on the internet, and are out there keeping the PC down, until now opera came along with their P2P software to bring power to the masses is retarded on so many levels. Opera is pretty much marketing to a tech audience, they shouldn't be saying things that are so inaccurate they are almost offensive to someone who understands computers.

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RE[3]: wow...
by wumip on Tue 24th Nov 2009 18:24 in reply to "RE[2]: wow..."
wumip Member since:
2009-08-20

What on earth are you talking about?

You are clearly a bit too thick to understand the concept of Unite. But you should be educating yourself instead of spouting nonsense.

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RE[2]: wow...
by Laurence on Tue 24th Nov 2009 13:49 in reply to "RE: wow..."
Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

Rather offtopic, but I just find the freedom in the link you posted rather funny, considering Opera just caved in to demands of Chinese overlords and agreed to provide a censored version of Opera Mini to Chinese users.

( http://asia.cnet.com/blogs/sinobytes/post.htm?id=63015016 )


Most companies (Google included) have been forced to do that though.
After all, it's better that, than providing no product what-so-ever (which was the alternive posed)

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RE[2]: wow...
by wumip on Tue 24th Nov 2009 18:22 in reply to "RE: wow..."
wumip Member since:
2009-08-20

Opera is just complying with local laws. Just like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo did before them, remember?

When the Chinese government knocks on your door, the last thing you want to do is to piss them off.

Also, Opera is not providing a censored version. It was ordered to only allow Chinese people to use the Chinese people. While they are behind the firewall, it isn't Opera doing the censoring.

So basically, you are talking nonsense.

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