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Comment: Re:Ummm (Score 1) 130

by WolfTheWerewolf (#40108413) Attached to: FBI Quietly Forms Secretive Net-Surveillance Unit
Exactly this. The FBI surely has better things to do than crack the whip on some kid copying a movie - aren't they supposed to be out catching the legitimate Top Ten Wanted guys? Somehow the so-called justice system got hijacked by media controllers and they even managed to drag INTERPOL in as well. Amazing. Just amazing.

Comment: Re:How is this different than graffiti on wall? (Score 1) 890

by WolfTheWerewolf (#38761606) Attached to: Police Investigate Offensive Wi-Fi Network Name

4) You have a right to think the way you do, however wrong it is, but you do not have a right to put a sign out on your lawn preaching hate speech just because a bunch of people in your neighborhood are different than you. Everyone else has the right not to feel harassed by hate speech.

You should tell this to the Phelps crowd.

+ - Four Destructive Myths Most Companies Still Live B->

Submitted by daem0n1x
daem0n1x (748565) writes "Does success come from creative geniuses or common people? Is the constant stress and information overload we're subject to nowadays making us more or less productive? Should we work more, or less hours to produce more?

In this blog entry, specialist Tony Schwartz tries to demolish a few myths about productivity that, despite being denied by science over and over, seem to be the Holy Bible of managements all around the world.

All those geeks out there in the corporate world should read this. Maybe we've been getting it all wrong, and insisting in anti-patterns that make us less productive, and miserable."

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Privacy

+ - U.S. Government Demands For Google User Info Surge->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "US law enforcement requests for user data from Google surged by 29% in the past six months. Google says that the numbers show that the U.S. needs to reform its out-of-date digtial privacy law, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act."
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Botnet

US Reigns As Most Bot-Infected Country 121

Posted by samzenpus
from the we're-number-one dept.
Trailrunner7 writes "The US has by far the highest number of bot-infected computers of any country in the world, with nearly four times as many infected PCs as the country in second place, Brazil, according to a new report by Microsoft. The quarterly report on malicious software and Internet attacks shows that while some of the major botnets have been curtailed in recent months, the networks of infected PCs still represent a huge threat."
Toys

Wikipedia In Your Pocket, $99 412

Posted by kdawson
from the or-are-you-just-glad-to-see-me dept.
An anonymous reader notes the announcement by Sean Moss-Pultz (Openmoko, Inc.) of a new geek device: The $99 WikiReader. All of Wikipedia in your pocket with no Internet connection required. Works in bright sunlight. 3-button interface. You can update the information in the WikiReader either by mail (they ship a microSD card) or by downloading a 4+ GB file.

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