and the honeynet project's new website with newest challenges is at http://www.honeynet.org/ strange that they have an old and a new site, with no links from the old site going to the new site... but an excellent project anyway! everyone should go enter their new challenges
The excellent honeynet project has some exciting challenges - examples of viruses and hacking in the wild, well packaged. The old 'Forensic challenge' is perhaps the most exciting for students to do: http://old.honeynet.org/challenge/index.html
you have to wear two bracelets? This isn't doing away with prisons, its just keeping them for the worse criminals or repeat offenders. So its not about doing away with prisons completely, surely?
NicenessHimself writes "Roy's popular Dutch blog post about implementing Shazam in a weekend didn't just get him asked to release the sourcecode by hungry hackers, it got him a cease&desist: "your blogpost may be viewed internationally. As a result, you may contribute to someone infringing our patents in any part of the world.
... remove the blogpost explaining the algorithm." (Landmark Digital Services is a BMI company)"
Fox have successfully created a news story from nothing; the ringing up of donors is a classic. Whatever you think of Fox's agenda, they did what they do very well on this one!