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Politics

+ - Admin tries to hard to help LightSquared->

Submitted by stevew
stevew (4845) writes ""The Pentagon has worried for months that a project backed by a prominent Democratic donor might interfere with military GPS. Now Congress wants to know if the White House pressured a general to change his testimony." LightSquared is trying to deploy a radio-based Broadband Internet access technology with ground-based radio systems that overlap the GPS band. Now it looks like the administration, in it's attempt to stimulate Broadband deployment, might have interfered with a Congressional witness from the DOD."
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The Courts

+ - SCO files for Bankruptcy protection!->

Submitted by stevew
stevew (4845) writes ""Three and a half years after launching a high-profile legal attack on Linux, The SCO Group has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection." Well — looks like they don't have the legs t finish off the lawsuit after all, especially when it looks like Novel is going to get a chance to get a multi-million dollar judgement against them as the trial starts in a few weeks. Read more at http://www.news.com/8301-13580_3-9778778-39.html"
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The Courts

+ - FCC Sued to allow Cell phone jammers

Submitted by stevew
stevew (4845) writes "It looks like a small company in Florida is trying to take on the FCC in an attempt to make their Cell phone jamming product legal. Their main argument seems to be that the Communications act of 1934 conflicts with the HomeLand Security Act — so the Communications act has to go. Here is the link: http://news.com.com/Company+challenges+FCC+rules+o n+cell+phone-jamming+gear/2100-1036_3-6139854.html ?tag=nefd.lede"

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