* Posts by Mark

5 posts • joined 1 Oct 2008

Seagate firmware fix bricks Barracudas

Mark

Aw nuts, now Seagate?

Seagate has some serious damage control to do in the coming months/year. I use and recommend Seagate drives all the time, but I'm watching these events carefully to see if their once-great quality and reputation is FUBAR. Which would be a shame. I hate those noisy WD drives.

Aussie government muffs plans for internet filtering

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Say NO to Internet Censorship!

This isn't just about a dictionary word filter, this is about a secret list of 10,000 or more sites blacklisted by the Australian Government.

Ballmer backs away from 'Vista Capable' legal row

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Corporate executive lies.

"To the best of my recollection..." Translation: "I know no-thing! No-thing!"

Microsoft's Hotmail hybrid struggles to life

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I though it was "rebranded" Live Mail now

My Hotmail account is purely for junk and non-essential email. And I prefer the fast pre-Y2K version of Hotmail to the bloated slow version of today.

Movie giants sue RealNetworks over DVD copying software

Mark

Um...

Did they really think this would work? Not only would the movie studio lawyers be all over this in a flash, but once word got around about the additional DRM, this was already DOA.

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