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Eye of Tiger Composer Sues Gingrich To Stop Campaign From Using Song

irishPete Re:Fair Use? (452 comments)

IANAL, but he is using enough of the song to be recognized, and specifically using that song for it's emotional message. Although profit is not a test of fair use, you could argue he is using the songs emotional message to bolster his "brand" in order to profit by gaining the Presidency.

more than 2 years ago
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'Fee-Deduction' Malware On Android Spotted In the Wild

irishPete Re:What's the purpose of this? (169 comments)

Random calls to numbers that bill $10 per minute to your phone

more than 3 years ago
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One-Way Sound Walls Proven Possible

irishPete Re:Band... (177 comments)

I am not sure quality and volume are necessarily equivalent. Actually, I can attest that I have heard quite a few very loud, yet horrendous bands on any given Monday night at the Rat. (if you recognize the club, you're probably old too...)

more than 3 years ago
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Pirate Bay Trio Lose Appeal

irishPete Re:Excuse me Sir, I'm lost... (234 comments)

Knowing is one thing, running a service that tracks where they are and gives directions to them might be a little different...

more than 3 years ago
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Will Netflix Destroy the Internet?

irishPete Re:So, how long before... (577 comments)

To be fair, I am not sure the original design anticipated the amount of bandwidth that HD Video and the like use. TANSTASFL, or free bandwidth for that matter.

more than 3 years ago
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EU Plans To Make Apple, Adobe and Others Open Up

irishPete Re:NOT great news (389 comments)

Ok, point of sanity here, if you are going to target a platform for development, shouldn't you own at least one machine to test on?

more than 3 years ago
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How Do I Prevent Lan Party Theft?

irishPete Re:Insurance? (758 comments)

This is slashdot - it IS his parent's basement.

more than 6 years ago

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Apple / AT&T Activation Servers Down

irishPete irishPete writes  |  more than 6 years ago

irishPete writes "After waiting in line for two hours for the Apple store to open, then going through a fairly efficient ordering process, everything ground to a halt waiting for phone activation. After a 45 minute wait, Apple store employees told those in linme to to go home and activate there.

When that didn't work, a call to Apple support was transferred to AT&T support, where they explained that a server at apple.com was down dut to overwhelming demand.

It is a nice looking brick, though.

Boy, Steve's goinna be pissed."

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