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Submission + - RIAA trial verdict is in: jury finds Thomas liable ( 1

jdogs60 writes: "Duluth, Minnesota — After just four hours of deliberation and two days of testimony, a jury found that Jammie Thomas was liable for infringing the record labels' copyrights on all 24 the 24 recordings at issue in the case of Capitol Records v. Jammie Thomas. The jury awarded $9,250 in statutory damages per song, after finding that the infringement was "willful," out of a possible total of $150,000 per song. The grand total? $222,000 in damages."

Journal Journal: Merchant DB hack compromises MasterCard CC #s

At 4:30PM EST today, 15 August 2007, I logged into the CitiBank website for my CitiBank MasterCard (referred to from here on as CB MC)and was surprised to be presented with a blinking red notification that my card had been flagged for "suspicious activity". I was directed to contact CitiBank customer service. What follows is my efforts to determine what has happened.

Some programming languages manage to absorb change, but withstand progress. -- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982