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Comment: Error WTF?!? (Score 1) 220

by the person standing (#30796976) Attached to: The FBI's Newest Tool — Google Images
From TFA:

The embassy's Councilor for Public Affairs William Ostic told Reuters that he telephoned LLamazares Saturday to apologize for the error.

Calling this an error, while clearly occurred on intention, is again a defamation. Calling it an error because he's a politician is not better at all.

Comment: Re:I'd like one change (Score 1) 325

by the person standing (#30776868) Attached to: Wii Hardware Upgrade Won't Happen Soon
I don't see a problem with analogue connection. Most people wouldn't be able to use it anyway and there would be no noticable improvement in picture quality, not even for the highest resulution the Wii can support. I prefer to use my HDMI inputs for devices which really benefit from it. HDMI would just add production cost without actual benefit.

UK's Channel 4 To Broadcast In 3D 126

Posted by timothy
from the out-of-thin-air dept.
fatnickc writes "The UK's Channel 4, from the 16th of September, will be broadcasting a few programmes in 3D, the full list of which can be found here. While the likes of a 3D Miley Cyrus concert aren't exactly groundbreaking, this will give 3D viewing at home much more publicity, paving the way for even more interesting projects in the future. In partnership with retailer Sainsbury's, Channel 4 are producing free 3D glasses so that as many people as possible can watch them, although it's unclear which of the various types they'll be. "

Spammer Alan Ralsky Pleads Guilty 144

Posted by kdawson
from the big-fish-landed-and-gaffed dept.
Czmyt sends the excellent news that one of the US's most notorious spammers has pleaded guilty and could serve 6 years in jail. "Five individuals pleaded guilty today in federal court in Detroit for their roles in a wide-ranging international stock fraud scheme involving the illegal use of bulk commercial e-mails, or 'spamming'... Alan M. Ralsky, 64, of West Bloomfield, Mich., and Scott K. Bradley, 38, also of West Bloomfield, both pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, mail fraud and to violate the CAN-SPAM Act. ... Ralsky and Bradley also pleaded guilty to wire fraud, money laundering, and violating the CAN-SPAM Act. Under the terms of his plea agreement, Ralsky acknowledges he is facing up to 87 months in prison and a $1 million fine..."

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