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Submission + - Reddit Co-founder Refuses To Invest In Facebook, Cites CISPA

An anonymous reader writes: Over the weekend we heard how Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett won’t be buying Facebook shares as part of the company’s initial public offering (IPO). Now we’re hearing how Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian won't be buying Facebook stock either, but for a different reason. Ohanian has a problem with the fact that Facebook supports the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA).

Comment Re:Already implemented here (Score 1) 299

Yeah, we have the same as well. With a minor upgrade recently that checks your speed and if you driving over speed limit it puts there red light right in front of you. Great for ecology, traffic fluence, safety... you name it!

Mind you, speed limit is enforced with no tolerance so even at 3AM driving 2 km/h over limit assures red light. Is rather bullying us then helping.

Comment Re:The one touch camera is going to be abused ... (Score 1) 246

Yes but this is different matter here. One of the best Android out-of-the-box features is that you can lock it so that noone else can use that unless s/he knows your PIN/gesture/passwd/whatever. When the phone is locked, not even HW camera button works - and rightly so IMHO. Having soft camera button on the unlock screen kills it.

Furthermore I wonder if the camera launched by this soft button will still have that icon to get you to Gallery and browse all pictures taken in past ...

Comment Re:credit cards have a feature (Score 1) 186

maybe it's time for email providers to do the same: "no logging into my account from foreign ip blocks unless i tell you its ok"

How do you tell them once you have gone travelling abroad without telling them because you forgot/had no time/whatever reason? What happens if you connect to some wifi that has internet connection routed via foreign gateway (think some mega corp)?


Internet Usage Catches Up With Television In US 119

Hugh Pickens writes "Joshua Brustein writes that, according to a survey by Forrester Research, the amount of time people spend on the Internet has increased 121 percent over the last five years with Americans now spending as much time using the Internet as they are watching television. And while people younger than 30 years old have spent more time with the Internet than television for several years, Forrester's survey shows that this is the first year that people in older age groups are doing so as well. Forrester's survey also shows a significant increase in the number of people using the Internet to watch streaming video with 33 percent of adults surveyed this year saying they use the Internet to watch video, up from 18 percent in 2007. However the rise of the Internet is not necessarily leading to a drop in television consumption because the Internet, and particularly the mobile Internet, simply creates more opportunities for people to consume media, says analyst Jacqueline Anderson with younger viewers increasingly comfortable with the Internet as the place to watch their television. 'For the younger population, the TV is still important, but where they're getting that content from is changing,' says Anderson. 'For the generations that are coming up, that's where we're going to see the cut.'"

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