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Submission + - Digital Manipulation of Birth Certificate Shown (

samcan writes: "I really thought with President Obama's release of his long-form birth certificate, this "birther" nonsense was finally over. However, orangegold1 has put together a video showing how the PDF provided by the White House (, when imported into Illustrator, is actually composed of layers, which reveal digital tampering. While I don't have Illustrator, I was also able to pull apart the PDF using Inkscape. Is there some right-wing conspiracy I'm missing?"
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Submission + - Linux Mint Asks Israelis to Stop Using Distro ( 1

samcan writes: As noted by a LinuxHaxor post about the original post: (which has since been moved and edited)

[L]ead maintainer of ... Linux Mint, made a blog post on the official Linux Mint blog (the post was moved since and the original message heavily edited) asking people from Israel and sympathizers of their cause to not only stop giving donation to Linux Mint but also to stop using Linux Mint altogether.

LinuxHaxor notes that there were over 300 comments to the original post, which I cannot find now.

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