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+ - RIAA wins $222,000 in first ever file sharing case->

mytrip writes: "The first RIAA file-sharing case to go to trial just wrapped, and sadly, the outcome isn't a positive one.

The RIAA plaintiffs weren't required to show that Thomas had a file-sharing program installed on her machine or that she was even the person using the Kazaa account in question."

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+ - Teleco Outage Force Air Traffic Control to use Cel

Shakrai writes: "CNN is reporting that Air traffic controllers were forced to use their personal cell phones to reroute hundreds of flights, after a control center lost radar and telephone service for more than two hours. A major communication line that served the center failed. Hope they weren't over their peak minutes!"

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