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Comment: K, how about medication (Score 2, Informative) 335

by Serengeti (#22498936) Attached to: Leaked RIAA Training Video
Ease up a bit. I'm starting to think I'm crazy, as no one else seems to have grasped that they aren't saying that Terrorists, Murderers and Drug Dealers are all also pirates...

What they're saying is that law enforcement can use piracy to access suspected terrorists, murderers and drug dealers property by means of warrants that they wouldn't otherwise be able to obtain.

They're suggesting that Bob, a drug dealer, by chance also pirates Britney Spears MP3's. So the cops use that as reason for a warrant. While searching Bobs apartment for Britney Spears related material, they also //just happen to stumble on// Bobs coke stash. They don't care about the piracy angle so much as the fact that it can be used as a tool for other means.
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+ - Xbox 360: Guitar Hero II killing consoles?

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bitrot42 writes "First, there were problems with the whammy bar, for which Red Octane produced a patch. Now there are reports of the patch bricking the console, causing the infamous Ring of Death. Is this a case of confusing coincidence with causality? Update/patches/downloads for the 360 often spawn some reports of killing consoles, which may have failed anyway for other reasons. Or is GHII really bad news?"

Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?