No news on how the astronaut will be chosen yet.
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I tend to trust what John Nack says, but YMMV."Short story: "Based on my analysis, I don't see any evidence that serial-numbers are being sent to either *.adobe.com or *.2o7.net." This info matches everything else I've been able to learn on the subject: the welcome screen SWF is not gathering/uploading serial numbers or other personal info.
"Someone's been mean to you! Tell me who it is, so I can punch him tastefully." -- Ralph Bakshi's Mighty Mouse