Google, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Yahoo Form Alliance Against NSA
Messrs Pot, Pot, Pot, Pot, Pot, Pot, Pot, & Pot - Meet Agent Black.
Edward Snowden Leaks Could Help Paedophiles Escape Police, Says UK Government
Well said, sir. I wish I had some mod points for you.
Hacker Spoofs Track Plays To Top Music Charts
His name is spelt "Simon Cowell". It's just pronounced ARSE.
Car Hackers Mess With Speedometers, Odometers, Alarms and Locks
The UK's annual MOT test (compulsory for all vehicles over 3 years old) states that a speedometer is permitted to read up to +10%/-0% of actual speed.
ie. 66mph when you're actually doing 60, but not 60 when you're doing 61.
EU Court Holds News Website Liable For Readers' Comments
So, what is the antonym of Astroturf?
AMD Intentionally Added Artificial Limitations To Their HDMI Adapters
"You can bet that the MAFIAA cartel had something to do with this"
FTFY. (MAFIAA - Music And Film Industry Associations of America)
NSA Posts Opening For "Civil Liberties & Privacy Officer"
"Civil Liberties and Privacy Officer" - pronounced "Scapegoat".
Motion To Delay Sanctions Against Prenda Lawyers Denied
"Will this never-ending series of PLEASURABLE EVENTS never cease?"
Drones: Coming Soon To the New Jersey Turnpike?
"Cameras on poles aren't able to accurately judge a vehicle's speed"
They can in the UK, where they're networked together and know how far apart they are.
If you show up at camera #2 before camera #1 told it you'd be there, that's a ticket.
Millennials Willing To Share Personal Data — For a Price
I prefer Spike Milligan's
"I told you I was ill."
Egyptian Forces Capture 3 Divers Trying To Cut Undersea Internet Cable
Photos are included on The Register's coverage of the story.
Linux 3.8 Released
It's Gnome who use odd numbers for testing & even for release, not Linus.
NASA Says Asteroid Will Buzz Earth Closer Than Many Satellites
Correct, they used a hammer.
EFF Moves To Nix Trademark On "Gaymer"
Both parties lose due to prior claims.
Gaymer's (http://www.gaymers.co.uk/) has been a UK cider producer since 1770 AD.
Voting Machine Problem Reports Already Rolling In
That's why most violent revolutions end up in dictatorships.
WW2 Carrier Pigeon and Undecoded Message Found In Chimney
Looks like a red flower, maybe a poppy. Is it some local or national thing? Can any slashdotter not working on decoding enlighten, please?
ITER Fusion Project Struggles To Put the Pieces Together
To summarize the summary of the summary of the summary: Pork.