top Spanish Media Group Wants Gov't Help To Keep Google News In Spain
Corruption is rampant nearly everywhere. Plus last time I heard Spain was a democratic regime with a parliamentary monarchy.
In the USA the MPAA and RIAA pass stupid laws all the time why do you think in Spain things would be different?
He doesn't, he was telling that to the naive person he was responding who thinks it should be different.
about a month and a half ago
top Ask Slashdot: How To Unblock Email From My Comcast-Hosted Server?
You can apply for bulk sender whitelisting from Yahoo!.
top Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease
I like where you're going with this. They can be documented and studied. Their arguments can be deconstructed and debated. There could be another conference sometime afterward to discuss what has been learned from studying the creationists' conference.
top Elderly Mice Perk Up With Transfused Blood
I thought the legend was about Elizabeth Báthory?
top Google Dropping Netscape Plugin API Support In Chrome/Blink
We should probably just go back to Gopher.
top Extreme Microbe Brewing: the Curse of Auto-Brewery Syndrome
They also do poo transplants.
top ASCAP Petitions FCC To Deny Pandora's Purchase of Radio Station
It would be awesome if they ran a digital version of the
Radio Free Hawaii format... it was a 90s station in Hawaii that let listeners vote via ballot boxes. They had amazing music.
about a year and a half ago
top Data Storage That Could Outlast the Human Race
I'd hate for some future sentient species to find these discs and an intact reader but not have the proper subscription keys to authorize decoding.
about a year and a half ago
top Hollywood Studios Fuming Over Indie Studio Deal With BitTorrent
No man, they're trying to bring high art to the masses. I hear they're living hand to mouth out in Hollywood.
top Ouya Performance Not Particularly Exciting
What are your ten favorite games?
top Google Fiber Expands To Olathe, Kansas
I'm curious... have you seen the terms of their service agreement? I'm wondering if you have to agree that Google can parse the unencrypted parts of your data stream for advertising/user metrics (for anonymizing and sale)?
top Scientists Grow Replacement Human Teeth In Mouse Kidneys
They would find it much more lucrative if they could figure out a way to grow replacement KIDNEYS.
But imagine the size of a kidney grown inside a mouse tooth, they'd have to stitch together thousands to get anything useful!
top Game Site Wonders 'What Next?' When 50% of Users Block Ads
Just beam the ads directly into our dreams to subsidize ad-free websites!
top Python Trademark Filer Ignorant of Python?
No...no...the parent is absolutely correct. Suits are only interested in the bottom line, not the goodwill of the costumers, nor any one else.
Yeah, I'm pretty sure filing this trademark was a waste of assets.I don't even think "any publicity is good publicity" works in this instance. These guys were clueless morons with no business sense.
top Heavy Metal and Emergent Behavior
Not to mention the fun of trying to go the opposite direction with a few friends in the smaller pits. But yeah in the bigger ones the sheer amount of people carries a lot of momentum.
top AT&T: Don't Want a Data Plan for That Smartphone? Too Bad.
I have an iPhone on AT&T prepaid "Go Phone" service. no contract @ $25 a month for 250 minutes and unlimited text with no data plan. I barely talk on the phone and most people like to text these days anyway. It works well for me.
top Ask Slashdot: Facebook, Twitter For Business, Is It Worth the Privacy Trade-Off?
The Priv3 and Ghostery browser plugins can block those Facebook and Google+ like buttons for you.
top Texas Attorney General Warns International Election Observers
Chuck "Walker" Norris himself will watch over this and will roundhouse-kick you until you learn to respect democracy!
He's just doing his part to prevent
"1000 years of darkness".
top Analytics Company Settles Charges For User Tracking
Their contribution was to help pave the way for the lawsuit to disappear. Sounds like a win/win between them and the defendants. Also, the plaintiffs get a settlement. A technical win/win/win. I'm sure everyone will spend the next weekend at their winter beach houses celebrating with some fine caviar and champagne relieved to see that privacy is once again on their side.
top US House Science Committee Member: Evolution Is a Lie From Hell
Fund his opponent in the next election. Put in some time in getting the competition elected.
And amazingly enough the next election is this November and he's running without a democrat (or any other as far as I know) opponent. It's being handed to him.