wjcofkc writes "Why didn't Slashdot go dark today? Considering Slashdot is at the forefront of intelligent discussion on the SOPA bill, and that users here are at the forefront of concern; why isn't Slashdot going dark today? Was there discussion amongst the ranks? If so, what logic led to the decision to stay live? It's not like there is a play by play to keep up on. Yes, I am literally asking Slashdot."Link to Original Source
wjcofkc writes "Hot on the heels of Facebook users everywhere crying foul over the interface changes surrounding the new Ticker and Top Stories, CNN is reporting that we haven't seen anything yet. There are more substantial changes coming that push the boundaries of publishing personal information very far."Link to Original Source
wjcofkc writes "New York City police have resurrected a law from 1845 against wearing masks in public in order to begin arresting participants of the Liberty Plaza protest against Wall Streets influence on government. According to ThinkProgress, "Yesterday, seven protesters were arrested by the New York Police Department, despite being peaceful and not noticeably disrupting the normal activities of the city. The Wall Street Journal notes that the charges being brought against these demonstrators include “loitering and wearing [a] mask."" occupywallst.org has more information."Link to Original Source
wjcofkc writes "Are users of other Web browsers smarter than the people who use Microsoft's Internet Explorer?
A new survey doesn't quite say so. But it sure as heck suggests it. This article on cnn.com explores an idea long discussed on Slashdot, that IE users fall into the none-to-bright category. With IE6 users being the dumbest and Opera users being among the brightest, what browser do you use?"Link to Original Source
wjcofkc writes "The Transportation Security Administration stood by its security officers Sunday after a Florida woman complained that her cancer-stricken, 95-year-old mother was patted down and forced to remove her adult diaper while going through security."Link to Original Source