Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Comment Re: No? (Score 1) 375

Using an alias is not directly proscribed under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. The United States v. Drew decision was overturned on appeal. The legal theory was that creating the fake myspace account was in violation of the myspace terms of service which could have been construed as a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. As far as I know slashdot does not have a real name only policy so I am not, by using an alias, violating their terms of service and therefor am not in violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Clinton certainly had a briefing on the rules around the handling of classified material, probably more than one over the course of her political career. The law she broke does not have an intent criteria, but the justice department invented one to let her off the hook.

http://www.politifact.com/trut...

Comment yes please. (Score 3, Insightful) 95

I want less "Suggested" posts. I don't mind news that one of my friends shared and thinks is important, I do dislike algorithmicly chosen junk that I might like, because usually it is wrong.

Really I just use facebook to keep up with long distance family and friends. And really, I don't accept friend requests from all of my family either.

Comment February or so... (Score 1) 385

Last I used was the H&R Block tax software from last year. In fact the disc is still in my laptop drive. I only used the disc version because I got a deal and it was cheaper than a direct download from Amazon.

I've since switched over to Linux full time so I'll probably have to do the taxes next year on my wife's windows laptop. I've been contemplating getting one of those drive caddies that replace the laptop optical drive and allows you to install an additional hard drive. That way I could put in a second SSD!

Slashdot Top Deals

"The Avis WIZARD decides if you get to drive a car. Your head won't touch the pillow of a Sheraton unless their computer says it's okay." -- Arthur Miller

Working...