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Submission + - How the OLPC Project Can Still Succeed->

Another AC writes: There have been a number of articles of late detailing the problems the OLPC project has faced. Now, the CEO of DreamHost offers an open letter to Nicholas Negroponte with a solution that may appeal to developing world, developed world, and slashdotters alike.. One Nintendo DS Per Child!
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Submission + - Lunarpages Hijacks Customers 404 Pages for Ads

Another AC writes: Recently Lunarpages started serving an affiliate link-ridden page as the default 404 page for all customer sites. This harks back to when VeriSign tried the same thing with all unregistered domains. Customers are already in an uproar, and competitor DreamHost has made an insightful blog post about the situation.

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