Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Deal of the Day - 6 month subscription of Pandora One at 46% off. ×

Submission + - Irony, thy name is Sony (

Derwood5555 writes: "So, Sony is being sued by the estate of William Faulkner for using the phrase "The past is never dead. It's not even past." in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris. Sony is claiming fair use. Should be interesting to watch."

Submission + - AVG update causing havoc with XP

Derwood5555 writes: "This mornings update for AVG 8 caused my browsers and other internet connected apps to stop working. A look at the AVG forums shows that many others that get 8.0.233 update for AVG have a variety of problems, from no longer being able to update AVG, to portions of AVG being disabled, to complete loss of connectivity. In my case, the only cure was for me to remove AVG and switch to ESET.

The discussion is continuing at"

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty. -- Plato