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Submission + - Alan Ralsky Facing Indictment (

zentec writes: "The US Attorney's Office has issued a press release stating that they are seeking indictment of Alan Ralsky, his son in-law and nine other people. Described as the bust of a major spam ring, the indictment was listed as one of "largest nationwide" for spamming. Besides Ralsky family members, it seeks individuals in California, Arizona, Russia and Hong Kong.

Ralsky has a reputation as being one of the most prolific and unapologetic spammers in the world."


Submission + - Mac QuickBooks Pro Update Deletes Desktop Folder

krawz writes: Someone on the mailing list brought this news to my attention. There is apparently a bug in a recent software update for QuickBooks Pro Mac (2006 and 2007 versions) which can result in the deletion of your Desktop folder. Ouch. More details here...

Were there fewer fools, knaves would starve. - Anonymous