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Comment Drudge report coverage (Score 1) 944

The Drudge Report today has a picture of Julius Caeser with the headline "Julius at FCC wants to regulate Internet". If you hurry you may catch it before the headline changes http://www.drudgereport.com/ This headline has personally angered me more than any other I can remember. I have been talking with people online and off for the last few years about this issue with great spirit. I have convinced others of my point of view using reason and civil discussion. At length, I have spent time and energy to do this. Now, as the issue heads to it's legislative climax, we finally get a headline about it on one of the most viewed, mainstream news sites in the world (I give it mainstream status due to it's popularity). Up to this point, the issue has been absent from any mass-market coverage. So, that finally happens, and the gateway to this information is labelled with the banter of a political shill who has seized the opportunity to spread propaganda that is aimed squarely at those who would react to such stupidity in the most blind and uninformed manner. Unfortunately, I am not surprised. I can only hope that if the principles of net-neutrality are not adopted, that one day someone decides that Drudge's traffic is "undesirable", or perhaps he is taking in too much revenue, and that physical access to his POV is hampered. Then he may think twice before throwing mindless, blanket ideology over every idea that concerns him.

Comment Many Core2Duo CPU's do not support VT (Score 1) 198

"While virtually every Core 2 Duo processor supports the hardware virtualization technology that powers the Windows 7 XP Mode"

That is virtually wrong. In the mobile computing market, most Core2Duo machines that support Intel VT live in the higher end of the price spectrum, such as the P8600. A great many mid-range machines use the T6400,T6500 CPU's, which do not give you VT support.

Comment Re:iMusic industry news (Score 3, Informative) 146


Apple can't open it's own record label. From Wikipedia: "In 1978, Apple Corps, the Beatles-founded holding company and owner of their record label, Apple Records, filed a lawsuit against Apple Computer for trademark infringement. The suit was settled in 1981 with an undisclosed amount being paid to Apple Corps. This amount had been estimated to be US$50â"US$200 million, but was later revealed to be US$80,000.[1] As a condition of the settlement, Apple Computer agreed not to enter the music business, and Apple Corps agreed not to enter the computer business."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Corps_v._Apple_Computer
They got into hot water with Apple Records when iTunes got big. An actual recording label would blatantly go against the agreement.

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