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Submission + - Internet Kill Switch (

grimwell writes: A clear majority of Americans would support giving the president authority to shut down portions of the Internet should there be "clear evidence" of a cyber attack by a foreign government, according to the results of a biannual poll of U.S. attitudes toward security.

Submission + - Can you hear me now? (

grimwell writes: An unknown object in the nearby galaxy M82 has started sending out radio waves, and the emission does not look like anything seen anywhere in the universe before.

Submission + - PayPal discovers Freedom is risky (

grimwell writes: Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2010 04:03:37 -0800 to: cryptome[at] subject: Update to Your Account, PP-910-103-553 From: Dear John Young, We have reviewed your PayPal Account, and due to the excessive risk involved, we would like to begin parting ways in a manner that is least disruptive to your business.

"I've seen the forgeries I've sent out." -- John F. Haugh II (jfh@rpp386.Dallas.TX.US), about forging net news articles