Who said anything about burning people alive? On the other hand, it seems that whenever a spammer gets arrested, I get less spam, so I think Ralsky's guilty plea is good news.
To follow up, I just installed ZoneAlarm's latest patch and Microsoft's DNS update from July 8th, and I can still reach the net (web, email, WoW).
Maximum Prophet writes "An optics professor and a postgrad have developed a way to use ultra-short pulses of laser light to etch nano features into the surface of metals so that they can absorb or reflect specific wavelengths of light. This is very similar to the way that butterflies get the color in their wings."