Well, they don't think they have jurisdiction over foreign individuals. But they do have jurisdiction over the company holding the data - and quite possibly over the physical server itself (if it is in an american data centre).
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Problem is - it's not his patent, but Creative's. Turns out that he independently reached the same algorithm as they did, and iD "licensed" it when they used EAX.
Wow, people still call Microsoft M$.
As a non-american, I didn't take "American Agencies 101" at college.
Ft Meade is where the NSA headquarters are located.
Wow - it's amazing that the Diario de Pernambuco had such an in-depth computer section (or at least much deeper than other brazilian newspapers). Congrats on the article.
(Brazilian here - just writing in english for the benefit of other slashdotters)
And he used a capture card, so you'd get the PS1's output in same screen as the computer.
Lewin is an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, having served in the country's military for more than four years.
Service in the IDF, for men, is usually 3 years. Those in special forces might serve for 4, 5 years. Nothing really special to see here.
Not so much "thinking otherwise" as "choosing somewhere not so controversial" (as there are no Palestinian claims to Tel Aviv). And also, until the Six Day War, Jerusalem was divided between Jordan and Israel (so not a nice place to put your new embassy).
I still find hard to believe that Anonymous/Lulzsec (or whoever is the driving force behind it) is just doing it "for the lulz".
(inb4, I know that Lulzsec and Anonymous are two separated things)
I don't see how exactly this fits the definition of "stuff that matters". Or "news for nerds" too, actually.
HDMI -> DVI conversors are trivial (in fact, Apple ships one of those with Mac Minis, instead of Mini DisplayPort -> DVI).
With some versions of Visual Studio (and the Xbox 360 extensions for VS) Microsoft ships a static analysis tool, which is also very useful in finding potential problems.
For this kind of thing, Israeli/El Al security are always extra cautious (or annoying, depending on which side of the stick you are) with women travelling alone.
I guess you mean if the license is OSI compliant, as only GPL/LGPL and some variants thereof are FSF compliant...