ICANN should really get ready for a dispute resolution session from buy.com...
This makes no sense other than being a money grab... Amazon can now charge Barnes and Noble for bn.buy, or redirect it back to Amazon. It seems
I had this problem at a place I used to work... we were an "answer the e-mail" schedule, and we went six weeks without anybody in our department getting any work commands for the system. I had no choice but to tell my boss the reason why I couldn't close any tickets was because I had no tickets. We checked, saw we were at zero usage, got laid off, and claimed half our pay for the next 99 weeks.
The problem here is not dishonest work on the patent logs, it's dishonest work on the time cards/sheets that tell the bosses how much to pay. Uhm, some computer logging software is about to fall off the patent logs for 14 years being up!
Net Neutrality is another name for "Give me the Internet, not a subset." and is a key part of what a legitimate ISP does, as opposed to a censored ISP like sometimes exists in the USA and often exists overseas.
Uhm... you're trying to do The Slashdot Interview without mentioning that phrase in the story. Taco, please send a memo to the editors.
It takes only one smart guy to keep the science right, it takes a team to do comedy right. Comedy is harder than science... I know that because I've been here long enough. (Wait, does my username still make sense?)
BBT is comedy for anybody who remembers their high school science, and the cute girl factor is a reminder that you get girls to do that when you're that smart.
There's a problem at Google right now... it's Y2K search engine is superior to the one that they're offering today. I don't mind the including of AdWords sponsors, but the way they're bossing around the non-shaded parts of the screen is getting to be troubling. Additionally, the major content providers are bossing around Google Search.... I think we need a fresh crawl of the Internet by somebody else.
Comcast aims to be a common carrier which means they don't censor their system unless some court tells them to.
If you download at 12 Mb while you sleep, you'll spend all your waking day watching what you got.
All of the religious texts exist because of the Gutenberg press concepts... first thing mass printed was The Bible, then people who couldn't agree with it started printing their own.
That definition of a driver-less car is called a "Fiat" and only safe when nobody else is on the road near it. Collision detection for cars is a little slow to react right now... humans are better at spotting a car on the screen and through the windshield than current non-visual tech.
Those who are wrong hate communication because it allows the good-doers to take over.
Religion isn't always right... they don't teach facts, they teach opinions.