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Comment: Re:I'm already a victim of these tactics (Score 1) 942

by bchabot (#25287661) Attached to: Election Dirty Tricks About To Begin
I got one, too, and was equally shocked at the eerily correct information on the label. They used my full name, including my full and correct middle name, which doesn't even appear on my Social Security card! The DVD is professionally produced and of exceptionally high production quality. The content carefully skirts the issue of it being propaganda. Very well done. I want these guys on MY side if I ever decide to run for public office.
It's funny.  Laugh.

+ - Livejournal brought to its' knees by angry drunk!->

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corewtfux writes "Breakdowns
A drunk employee kills all of the websites you care about! 365 Main, a datacenter on the edge of San Francisco's Financial District, is popular with Soma startups for its proximity and its state-of-the-art facilities. Or it used to be, anyway, until a power outage took down sites including Craigslist, Six Apart's TypePad and LiveJournal blogging sites, local listings site Yelp, and blog search engine Technorati. The cause? A source close to the company says:

"Someone came in shitfaced drunk, got angry, went berserk, and fucked up a lot of stuff. There's an outage on 40 or so racks at minimum."

Whoever it is, while we like how you roll in theory, in practice, we'd appreciate it if you laid off the servers running websites we actually use."

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+ - US Internet 'Spam King' arrested->

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mesmerx writes "US prosecutors said they captured on Wednesday a nefarious Internet marketer responsible so much junk e-mail they called him "Spam King." Robert Soloway, 27, was arrested in Seattle, Washington, a week after being indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of identity theft, money laundering, and mail, wire, and e-mail fraud. Long live the looser!"
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