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Comment: Sounds like someone 'famous' is out of cash (Score 1) 264

by Mr_Congeniality (#36200514) Attached to: Twitter Sued By British Soccer Player
Let's see if this makes the Guinness Book of World Records for "Shortest time a case lasted in court until being thrown out." Twitter is a social networking site. If I had people talking trash about me on their Facebook wall, it would make no sense at all to sue Facebook because of what that person said.

Ubuntu Satanic Edition Banned From Distrowatch 24

Posted by samzenpus
from the open-source-satan dept.
skeeto writes "The infamous Ubuntu Satanic Edition has been banned from Distrowatch by the site's maintainer, Ladislav Bodnar, who said, 'There is no way I am going to add this distro to DistroWatch. [...] I don't consider the name "Satanic edition" as an appropriate name for a Linux distribution.' But the main reason seems to be that 'Ubuntu is a registered trademark of Canonical. You need to show me an official permission from Canonical that grants you the use of the word Ubuntu in your product's name.' What about Muslim and Christian editions? It seems that worries about trademark infringement and offensive material does not stop Distrowatch from including those."
Role Playing (Games)

+ - World of Warcraft servers fall victim to exploit->

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Mr_Congeniality writes "Players of the popular MMORPG "World of Warcraft" may be having more problems to deal with than resurrecting at the graveyard. An unknown person is using a recently discovered exploit to crash the game's servers, that could potentially interrupt game-play for all subscribers. A poster representing Blizzard on the World of Warcraft website claims that Blizzard is aware of the issue and is working to resolve it as soon as possible. Rolling restarts have been planned, but there is no word if the restarts will resolve the issue."
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+ - GTA IV website overloaded from trailer debut

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Mr_Congeniality writes "It seems as though that fans of the much accliamed Grand Theft Auto series are going to have to wait a little bit longer for the much awaited trailer for the franchise's next installment. Rockstar's servers, including the one that hosts Rockstar's homepage, is completely overloaded with traffic. Users are desperately flocking to other websites like GTANet and, but even these websites are being overloaded as well. More to come as this story develops."

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