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Submission + - US House of Representatives passes CISPA cybersecurity bill (rt.com) 1

adam525 writes: The US House of Representatives has passed the CISPA bill. "The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is a proposed law in the United States which would allow for the sharing of Internet traffic information between the U.S. government and certain technology and manufacturing companies."
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Was the iPod Accessory Port Inspired By a 40-Year-Old Camera? 263

An anonymous reader writes "While Samsung has been accused of repeatedly borrowing everything from Apple's hardware, to packaging and accessories, it appears that all current iDevices share a port which is very similar to one found on a forty-year-old Polaroid camera. It gets more interesting when you realize that camera was the 'supreme achievement' of a man Steve Jobs idolized. Edwin Land was the creator of the Polaroid camera and, if Steve Jobs obsessed over Land's devices the way many do with iPhones, etc. today, there's a chance this similarity is not a coincidence."

Comment Re:This is a moment in history. (Score 1) 1613

actually, I fucked that up...

"Call me a romantic if you want. But this, for nerds, the nerdiest of the nerds, the graybeards that remember 'back in the day', guys that's "been there, done that", the guys that still are or have been part of the the in of in crowds, this is like John F Kennedy dying."

Comment This is a moment in history. (Score 1) 1613

Call me a romantic if you want. But this, for nerds, the nerdiest of the nerds, the graybeards that remember 'back in the day', guys that's "been there, done that", the guys that still are or have been part of the this is like John F Kennedy dying.

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