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Copyright Troll USCG Violates Copyright 97

omarlittle writes "The US Copyright Group — a company owned by intellectual property lawyers, which has been in the news for threatening downloaders of the movie Hurt Locker — has apparently stolen their site from a competitor. At one point, even the competitor's phone number and copyright statement were copied word for word on USCG's 'settlement' website. The competitor is reportedly going to send a Cease & Desist."

Comment Re:The White House is full of wimps (Score 2, Interesting) 323

So says "Anonymous Coward". McChrystal never said that:

One anonymous aide said McChrystal seized control of the war "by never taking his eye off the real enemy: The wimps in the White House."

So we have two Anonymous Cowards calling officials at the White House wimps. Coincidence? I think not.

Comment Re:but then... (Score 1) 255

They said the same thing about putting a man on the moon. And we've been exploiting the innovation developed from that endeavor for the a half-century. The technology won't exist until you decide to do it and be willing to pay for it. And the largest technological hurdle associated with the space elevator is efficient power transmission to the lift. Otherwise, its not so bad.

How many Bavarian Illuminati does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Three: one to screw it in, and one to confuse the issue.