top Sony Employees Receive Email Threat From Hackers: 'Your Family Will Be In Danger'
Yes, because corporate-funded (cyber-)terrorism against a soveriegn nation has *no* potential down sides, right? ( :
top Gilbert, AZ Censors Biology Books the Old-Fashioned Way
om the original article:
“I’m Catholic; we do not contracept,” Ms. Smith said. “It is a grave sin.” By including those pages in the curriculum, she added, “you have violated my religious rights.”
“I’m American; we do not censor education,” vomitology said. “It is a grave sin.” By removing those pages in the curriculum, he added, “you have violated children's educational rights.”
top EFF Hints At Lawsuit Against Verizon For Its Stealth Cookies
They'll fight for freedom,
wherever there's trouble,
EFF is there!
EFF! A Real Internet Hero...
about a month and a half ago
top Italian Supreme Court Bans the 'Microsoft Tax'
I may have missed in in the article, but is there any provision that states the OS has to be removed or disbled? If not, what's to keep someone from buying a PC and saying "Gimmie mah lira!" while still using the pre-installed OS?
top BitTorrent Performance Test: Sync Is Faster Than Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox
That whole 'if it's not FOSS I can't trust it' line is mostly bull. Unless you know how to de-compile the code and eye read it, it doesn't matter *what* the license is, you still have to trust that whoever wrote it does what it says it does, and nothing more. And if you can, well... carry on. ( :
top CEO of Spyware Maker Arrested For Enabling Stalkers
Depends on where they are. In many states, it's legal as long as one party is aware the call is being recorded.
top Wiring Programmers To Prevent Buggy Code
The source of most mistakes (coding or otherwise) beyond sheer lack of knowledge is usually not being focused on the task at hand. So to help you focus on the keyboard, we'll be hooking you up to basically what amounts to a modified lie detector! It's brilliant!
top Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Company says something is 'secure', gets proven wrong.
This is *exciting stuff*, people!
top Inside BitFury's 20 Megawatt Bitcoin Mine
They should be thinking bigger... imagine how much WoW gold you could farm with that! ( :
top Cable Companies: We're Afraid Netflix Will Demand Payment From ISPs
Thongs that really matter can drive *anyone* into a frenzy? Have we learned nothing from Sisqo?
top Asteroid Mining Bill Introduced In Congress To Protect Private Property Rights
...developing backronyms for governmental agencies.
top Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times In 2013
I keep all my 'important' files in
.JAR format on 5 1/4 floppies.
top A Physicist Says He Can Tornado-Proof the Midwest With 1,000-Foot Walls
and zombie protection, as long as you don't sing too loud.
top Chicago Adding Sensors For Public Monitoring
I just finished playing
top Clueless About Card Data Hack, PF Chang's Reverts To Imprinting Devices
A company that didn't know it was breached, doesn't know the extent of the breach, and who's answer to the breach is to revert to 40-year old tech using the phrase "If it's not obvious..."
top Game Industry Fights Rising Development Costs
It costs more now to do stuff than it did before? How curious...
top 7.1 Billion People, 7.1 Billion Mobile Phone Accounts Activated
top American Judge Claims Jurisdiction Over Data Stored In Other Countries
Every company based in America just packed up its stuff and left the country. Democracy in action!