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Ohio Official Docked Vacation Time For Stolen Tape

verybadradio Vacation Time (218 comments)

If it's like the federal government, he gets between 20 and 26 days of vacation time per year. It can accumulate for up to two years. At least they didnt spank him and take away his birthday!

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Bill would let ID theft victims seek restitution

verybadradio verybadradio writes  |  more than 6 years ago

verybadradio writes "A bipartisan bill that would let victims of identity theft seek restitution for money and time they spent repairing their credit history was introduced on Tuesday in the Senate.

The legislation would also give federal prosecutors more tools to combat identity theft and cybercrime, according to sponsors Democrat Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Republican Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania."

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P2P Network Now 50xs Faster

verybadradio verybadradio writes  |  more than 6 years ago

verybadradio writes "Your P2P downloads may be getting much faster if this interview is correct. China's Kaiser Kuo claims that Blin.cn is 50 times faster than BitTorrent and when downloading the show 24 season 6 he was able to start watching it with 2.2% downloaded after only 3 minutes, and all in DVD quality."
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Yahoo! accused of lying to Congress

verybadradio verybadradio writes  |  more than 6 years ago

verybadradio writes "The House Committee on Foreign Affairs is calling Yahoo! chief executive Jerry Yang to a hearing on 6 November to explain why the company lied to Congress in early 2006 about its knowledge of the investigation into Chinese journalist Shi Tao."
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Dutch Advocacy Group Demands Vista Ban

verybadradio verybadradio writes  |  more than 6 years ago

verybadradio writes "Responding to over 5,000 complaints the Consumers' Association (Consumentenbond) has called on consumers when purchasing a new computer to explicitly ask for the operating system Windows XP. New PCs come standard with Windows XP's successor Windows Vista but there are many complaints about this system."
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