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Comment: Kazaa DID mistreat its customers (Score 1) 634

by Cryogenes (#40651323) Attached to: RMS Responds To NPR File-Sharer's Blog
Unlike RMS, you people have short memory. Kazaa the company was quite sleazy, especially towards the end. Kazaa the program installed various malware onto users computer, without notification or opt-out. For example spyware Cydoor and hijacker New.net, as well as many others. Read it up on Wikipedia.
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Monkeys Show Language Recognition 67

Posted by samzenpus
from the 100-different-words-for-banana dept.
mmmscience writes "The cotton-top tamarin monkeys can apparently tell the difference between suffixes and prefixes. They will turn to face the direction of recorded words when they hear the nonsense syllables "bi-shoy" change to "shoy-bi." The lead author, Ansgar Endress, suggests that this is just like how human infants learn language, by tracking the beginning and ends of words."

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