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Comment Re:looks like copy paste fail (Score 5, Insightful) 364 364

Pay attention to the bottom of the takedown request:

The information in all notifications submitted through the Program will be accurate, and I swear, under penalty of perjury, that with respect to those notifications, I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Fuck that "it was an accident" argument, and prosecute them for perjury.

Comment Re:rat scurry (Score 4, Insightful) 541 541

That allegation, as I understand it, is that after having had protected sex with the lady the evening before, she woke up in the morning to discover him having unprotected sex with her.

Unless you believe that the consent to protected sex from the night before includes consent to unprotected sex the next morning, he was having sex with her without her consent. Therefore it would be rape.

Comment Re:Can't they get him out (Score 4, Informative) 541 541

In order to qualify for diplomatic immunity, you have to present your credentials to the host country and have them accepted.

I expect the British government would absolutely love for Assange to try that, as he'd have to come out the embassy to do it.

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GNOME 3.8 Released Featuring New "Classic" Mode 267 267

Hot on the heels of the Gtk+ 3.8 release comes GNOME 3.8. There are a few general UI improvements, but the highlight for many is the new Classic mode that replaces fallback. Instead of using code based on the old GNOME panel, Classic emulates the feel of GNOME 2 through Shell extensions (just like Linux Mint's Cinnamon interface). From the release notes: "Classic mode is a new feature for those people who prefer a more traditional desktop experience. Built entirely from GNOME 3 technologies, it adds a number of features such as an application menu, a places menu and a window switcher along the bottom of the screen. Each of these features can be used individually or in combination with other GNOME extensions."

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