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+ - Calculating Musical Sellouts->

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Skater writes "The Washington Post (free reg required) has an article talking about musical sellouts, including the Moby Quotient, a formula named after the artist that you can use to calculate the relative value of a sellout song. Microsoft's use of "Start Me Up" for Windows 95 is listed as the starting point of when this became acceptable."
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+ - Maryland governor wants paper ballots for November

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Skater writes "The Washington Post is reporting that Maryland Governor Ehrlich has requested that Maryland scrap the automated voting system and return to paper for the November election, after a number of problems were discovered in the primaries. He's threatened to call a special session of the legislature to change the law to allow paper ballots."

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