rilian4 writes "I've been following the ongoing thread over at ars that their facebook page has been blocked with apparently no recourse. Many posters there have detailed their own sagas of inability to address grievances either with facebook blocking pages or w/ other users harrassing them, etc.
Late breaking updates suggest that the size of ars has made facebook sit up and take notice but their facebook page is still down and they have not been given much to go on."Link to Original Source
rilian4 writes "The Buffalo News reports that a programmer is getting 2 years for writing code that was used to commit crimes by someone else.
Will this set bad legal precedent for programmers? For other fields?"Link to Original Source
rilian4 writes "Ricardo Montalban, infamous for playing James T. Kirk's arch-nemesis Khan Noonien Singh and also starred in Fantasy Island, died today at the age of 88.."Link to Original Source
rilian4 writes "USA today is reporting that Cablevision won their appeal w/ the US 2nd Court of Appeals. The ruling is based on the 1984 Sony case involving consumers using VCRs to record shows for personal use."Link to Original Source
rilian4 writes "According to yahoo, Cisco apaprently owns the trademark to the name "iPhone" and is suing Apple over its upcoming iPhone release.
Cisco apparently owns the trademark from an acquisition and released their own iPhone a few weeks ago..."