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White House Correspondent Tweets His Heart Attack 77

Tommy Christopher, who writes for mediate.com, has reporting in his blood, so much so that he livetweeted every part of his recent heart attack. "I gotta be me. Livetweeting my heart attack. Beat that!" and "This is not like the movies. Most deadpan heart attack evar. Still hurts even after the morphine," were among his updates as he was rushed to the hospital. Christopher is now in stable condition after recovering from emergency surgery.
Censorship

China Faces Piracy Suit Over Censorship Software 113

angry tapir writes "Web software filtering vendor CyberSitter has filed a $2.2B lawsuit against the Chinese government, two Chinese software makers, and seven major computer manufacturers for their distribution of Green Dam Youth Escort, a controversial Web filtering package the Chinese government had mandated to be installed on computers sold there. Researchers at the University of Michigan found that Green Dam copied code from CyberSitter."
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Submission + - Carved book art by Brian Dettmer (centripetalnotion.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Brian Dettmer's brilliant idea is to bring new life to old books by sealing and then cutting into them to create incredible three-dimensional works of art. These are particularly amazing considering that Dettmer does not add or move any of the content within the books, including old engineering handbooks, textbooks, dictionaries, and encyclopedias. I wonder if an over-aggressive copyright owner would ever try to stop Dettmer from showing or selling these "derivative works"? Go here to see many examples of his awesome art work.

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