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Comment: you fail at revenge (Score -1, Troll) 931 931

tie the bitch up and steal something from /her/ if you catch my drift. Then vacuum it out and remind her its yours and that she can't just go around making use of it. also...dude...tell her no alternatively, slash her tires or set her house on fire or put one of her kids in an oven holy shit...I'm a fucking psychopath
Announcements

+ - NID Admits ATT/Verizon help with wiretaps-> 1 1

Unlikely_Hero writes: National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell has confirmed in an interview with the El Paso Times that AT&T and Verizon have both been helping the Bush Administration conduct wiretaps. He also claims that only 100 Americans are under surveilance, that it takes 200 hours to assemble a FISA warrant on a telephone number and suggests that companies like AT&T and Verizon that "cooperate" (read, collude) with the Administration should be granted immunity from the lawsuits they currently face regarding the issue. Full text available here: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20396282/
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Sony

+ - PS3 Drags Down Q3 Profit, But Sony BeatsExpectatin

njkid1 writes: "The losses at Sony's game division are building up quickly, but Sony as a whole did better than many expected, thanks in large part to the recovering consumer electronics business, which posted record profit. The game division lost about $440 million in Q3, bringing Sony net profit down over 5 percent. http://biz.gamedaily.com/industry/feature/?id=1510 1&ncid=AOLGAM000500000000030"
The Courts

'Full-Pipe' FBI Internet Monitoring Questionably Legal 211 211

CNet is running a piece looking at what they refer to as a 'questionably legal' internet surveillance technique being employed by the FBI. In situations where isolating a specific IP address for a suspect is not possible, the FBI has taken to 'full-pipe' surveillance: all activity for a bank of IPs is recorded, and then data mining is used to attempt to isolate their target. The questionable legality of this situation results from a requirement that, under federal law, the FBI is required to use 'minimization'. The article describes it this way: "Federal law says that agents must 'minimize the interception of communications not otherwise subject to interception' and keep the supervising judge informed of what's happening. Minimization is designed to provide at least a modicum of privacy by limiting police eavesdropping on innocuous conversations." Full-pipe surveillance would seem to abandon that principle in favor of getting to the target faster.

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