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Comment: What's up with Ericsson of late? (Score 2) 183 183

Sony Ericsson launches a boot loader unlocking program for their Android phones (and launches the pretty sweet xperia line). And now Ericsson takes a non facist stance on copyrights.
I don't know who kicked some sense into those companies, but whoever it was; thanks!
Censorship

+ - Google adds rainbow for gay pride->

NBolander writes: Google has decided to join in on the pride celebration by adding a rainbow effect after the search field, but only if you search on certain keywords like lesbian, gay or homosexuality.
While creative, some have taken this move away from the classic doodle as a sign that they're afraid from fire from the anti-gay movement.

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+ - The demotion of Dilbert continues, no comic relief-> 2 2

Dexterous writes: "There appears to be a growing epidemic of cranky creative types taking to the Internet to defend themselves from amateur critics.

Some are shameless in their self-promotion; others operate under the veil of anonymity.

Until they get busted, that is. This is what happened to Dilbert creator Scott Adams last week, in a public humiliation storyline that would suit a certain workplace drone comic strip character of his own creation. Adams was revealed to have been using an online pseudonym to bash message board users who did not have nice things to say about him."

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Comment: Re:Unexpected benefits (Score 1) 343 343

We've had this as a policy in Sweden for quite some time now. The Swedish police posts all traffic surveillance on their home page in the hope that people will act more responsibly if they know they have an increased risk of getting cought. Don't know how well it works but on Wikipedias list of road fatalities per 100k inhabitants/ year we're on second place globally.

Links:
http://www.polisen.se/Aktuellt/Trafikovervakning/Trafikovervakning-hela-landet/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_traffic-related_death_rate

Comment: Re:Home Survivelance (Score 1) 106 106

No need to export the video feed to them as I just want the 3d video stream for myself and perhaps a few selected friends.
Would be cool to insert avatars from several people there though. A 3d video version of the old MOO concept, or a local second life with a live video background to use a more modern analogy.
Bandwidth will be an issue however.

Comment: Re:Can I pick two options? (Score 1) 469 469

Check out cryptome.org. More toned down and to the point and less attention whoring. I've always had more respect for these guys than the WikiLeaks crowd. Then again, WikiLeaks are getting all this attention thanks to the drama antics I despise. Perhaps it's needed in todays media landscape.

Comment: Re:moron. (Score 1) 870 870

Secondly, to be clear about what it is we are referring to: Definition of DIPLOMACY 1: the art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations 2: skill in handling affairs without arousing hostility : tact

I thought it was defined as: DIPLOMACY, n. The patriotic art of lying for one's country.

+ - Motorola Droid X Bugs worse than Antennagate-> 1 1

i4u writes: When the serious iPhone 4 antenna design flaw hit the blogosphere, there was a media explosion and Apple hate campaign almost like we've never seen before. Yet, one of the most high-profile Android phones to date has much more significant, extremely crippling glitches that still haven't been fixed, and no one is really calling for action.
When the Droid X got its update to Android 2.2, almost immediately users began reporting issues of phones crashing, screen display bugs, and apps becoming completely unusable. In addition, it became impossible to download any new apps because the Android Market completely vanished.

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