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+ - NSA Whistleblower Break Cover in Hong Kong->

DavidGilbert99 writes: Edward Snowden, the ex-NSA employee who leaked the Prism files last week has stuck his head above water having gone into hiding on Monday, saying he is "neither traitor nor hear. I'm an American." Speaking to the South China Morning Post he said he chose Hong Kong as his base not to "hide from justice" but to "reveal criminality"
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+ - Who Runs the World?-> 1 1

An anonymous reader writes: Swiss economic researchers have analyzed the most powerful transational corporations and they find that a "super entity" of 147 corporations controls 40% of the corporations (in a network of >600,000 nodes!). Most of these are financial! Now we know who is really the boss on Planet Earth.
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+ - Best/easiest Linux LDAP Solution?

An anonymous reader writes: I thought I'd ask the wealth of knowledge here at Slashdot for some advice about implementing an LDAP solution at our lab. Actually, what I'm looking for is the most easily setup and subsequently managed LDAP solution using open source tools and applications. I don't have any real experience with LDAP on Linux and would prefer using some sort of GUI to manage and configure it. I was hoping there was a kind of all-in-one distro that focused on LDAP, but I haven't been able to find one. Any suggestions?
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+ - George Lucas At It Again->

Lucidus writes: George Lucas has apparently decided to make further changes to the original Star Wars movies when they are released on Blu-Ray, according to Time magazine. "The most egregious and lamented of the purported changes: when Darth Vader throws Emperor Palpatine to his death in Return of the Jedi, he now cries a superfluous (and silly-sounding) 'Noooo!'"
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