Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive


Forgot your password?
For the out-of-band Slashdot experience (mostly headlines), follow us on Twitter, or Facebook. ×

Comment: Re:All online filing or just web filing? (Score 2) 50 50

by KenAndCorey (#46717575) Attached to: Canada Halts Online Tax Returns In Wake of Heartbleed
In both the desktop and web version of Turbo Tax, you still download a ".tax" file that you then have to log into the government site and upload (known as Netfile). You do not file directly using the TurboTax software. So this will block both desktop and web-based TurboTax users. The only information required to access NETFILE is your Date of Birth and your Social Insurance Number. But you probably don't want people get a hold of that information either. Or your bank account if it is included in the file you are uploading.

Comment: I like well designed roundabouts (Score 1) 1173 1173

by KenAndCorey (#36652772) Attached to: Roundabout Revolution Sweeping US
But where I live near Victoria, they have just put in a horribly confusing system of THREE roundabouts and a bridge. They even have a simulation animated video that is somehow supposed to show how simple and congestion-free it is. Thankfully I don't have to take this every day.

+ - Holllywood Trying to Starve Canadian Pirates

Submitted by
KenAndCorey writes: "From an article on the CTV News web site, Warner Brothers has decided it won't be giving Canadians previews of its summer blockbusters.

Citing a failure by the government of Canada to make illegal the recording of movies directly from the screen by camcorder, the studio will not issue advance screenings of such audience pleasers like "Harry Potter and the Order of The Phoenix" and "Ocean's 13."
This is total crap, as we already know that the Canadian Movie Piracy Claim is Mostly Fiction. But as is the norm in Canada, we try to make it sound like it's not as bad as it may first appear. Douglas Frith of the Canadian Motion Pictures Distributors Association says,

We're not looking at the individuals who go in for fun to camcord a film in a theatre. It's organized crime. People are going in, they get paid between $5,000 to $7,000 for a very good copy of a film."
Well, not yet, anyway."

The way to make a small fortune in the commodities market is to start with a large fortune.