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Submission + - Next Generation Xbox and Playstation Consoles Will Have Optical Drives (wsj.com)

dintech writes: The Wall Street Journal reports that while Sony conisidered online only content distribution for its next generation Playstation, the manufacturer has decided that the new console will include an optical drive after all. Microsoft is also planning to include an optical disk drive in the successor to its Xbox 360 console as the software company had concerns about access to Internet bandwidth.

Submission + - Hacker McKinnon Losses Final US Extradition Appeal

dintech writes: The BBC is reporting that the London, UK based hacker Gary McKinnon has lost his last chance extradition appeal at the European Court of Human Rights. McKinnon will now be extradited to the US within the next two weeks on charges relating to accessing 97 US military and NASA computers.

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