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Comment Re:Couldn't be more ranty, or wrong (Score 1) 352

My favorite quote of all this was from an EFF attorney; to paraphrase: if someone steals your iPod, the thief would have the name and email address of the rightful owner!

No kidding! I've seen people complaining about this in blog posts that include their email address. I've heard some people even voluntarily share their email address with other people.

I just have a really hard time imagining a global plot to steal iPods as part of an email harvesting scheme.


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friedo writes: "US Navy Capt. Lisa Nowak, a NASA astronaut who has served on the space shuttle and ISS, was charged with attempted kidnapping, battery and destruction of evidence over an apparent romantic dispute with another woman. Nowak drove 900 miles wearing diapers to confront Colleen Shipman. And then it gets weird."

Submission + - 9 Most annoying Vista "Features"

firenurse writes: "Fox news has an interesting story titled "Microsoft Windows Vista's Nine Most Annoying Features". According to the article, "Windows Vista tries hard to protect us from ourselves. One unintended consequence is that it will sometimes block actions that we purposefully generated — and not even recognize that we selected the option." The link is here. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,250344,00.html "

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