MetaPhyzx writes "According to an article put forth by the Toward Freedom website, the metallic ore known as columbite-tantalite or coltan for short is fueling conflict in central Africa. The relevance to us who read news for geeks: Coltan is in quite a few consumer electronics, the article references the Sony Playstation series."
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MetaPhyzx writes "Apparently while on the hunt for those who harm us, the FBI forgot to feed the hand of the telephone companies. Due to unpaid and slow pay bills FBI wiretaps have been dropped by phone carriers."