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9 posts • joined 7 Feb 2008

MS security chief becomes DHS cybersecurity boss

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Wait a minute..

So a Microsoft Exec is now going to be in charge of the security for DHS computers here in the US...?

How expensive is it to live in England, and do you know where I can find a good IT job?

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Hulu's Hollywood overlords force Boxee block

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Pirate

Lets ENCOURAGE Piracy!!!

I love the mentality here...remove a solution where you can make money on advertising, and send the (already tech savvy) users of this Boxee product back to The Pirate Bay to get their content!

Brilliant!!!!

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US lawmaker injects ISP throttle into Obama rescue package

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Unbelievale

I urge everyone who reads this story to contact senator Feinstein at

http://feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=ContactUs.EmailMe

or phone her DC office at (202) 224-3841.

The stimulus package is to stimulate the economy, and this item stimulates nothing other than my blood pressure.

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Steve Jobs is 'cancer-free'

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Hrm ..

Doesn't one need to be alive in order to get cancer?

I wouldn't think an animated mechanical reality distortion device would be able to get such a tissue-based disease.

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Ubisoft pirates game fix from pirates

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Yet another example...

..of a pirated product that is superior to the purchased version.

Yaaay for DRM!

When will companies realize that by making it easier to steal your product than purchase it, they are encouaging people to steal it?

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Gamers love in-game ads, ad industry-sponsored survey reveals

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...What?

And they did this survey where?

Yes yes ..there's nothing more enjoyable than spending 400 dollars for the device to deliver advertisments, then 60 dollars per advertisment. This is the most preposterous load of garbage Sony's tried to sell since Betamax.

If these pigopolists want to put advertisments in games, make the stinking games cheaper.

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MySpace fraudster indicted in teen's suicide

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Almost-Murder?

A sad story, indeed. But conspiracy and hacking charges? The mother in this case made a fake myspace account, used public servers, and said some nasty things.

The (rather scummy) Mrs. Drew needs to be assessed mentally, but criminalizing what boils down to name calling is a pretty frightening prospect.

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Internet Archive bestows golden pipes on public housing

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Internets to Defeat Poverty

Huzzah! Three cheers for the Internet; the slayer of poverty everywhere!

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US spooks see Sadville as potential terrorist paradise

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Pandelierium

This should be good.

Cyber-jiihadists in Sadville detonating their way to martyrdom by programing flying penises to terrorize the furry/bdsm/(insert whatever sexual deviant group here) communities.

I would ask the author to provide the name of their source in the CIA, so I can begin the letter campaign to have those at the CIA responsible for this Act of Ultimate Boobery sacked... unbelievable the ways they find to spend my tax dollars.

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