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Submission + - World's Biggest Pirate Music Site Shutdown (breitbart.com)

Mike writes: "The world's largest pre-release pirate site "OiNK" was shutdown in a raid on Tuesday according to British and Dutch police. Interpol-coordinated raids followed a two-year investigation by the British Phonographic Industry and the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry bodies. "This was not a case of friends sharing music for pleasure. This was a worldwide network that got hold of music they did not own the rights to and posted it online", said Jeremy Banks, head of the IFPI's Internet anti-piracy unit."

Feed Science Daily: From Terror To Joy: Faced With Death, Our Minds Turn To Happier Thoughts (sciencedaily.com)

Philosophers and scientists have long been interested in how the mind processes the inevitability of death, both cognitively and emotionally. One would expect, for example, that reminders of our mortality--say the sudden death of a loved one -- would throw us into a state of disabling fear of the unknown. But that doesn't happen. If the prospect of death is so incomprehensible, why are we not trembling in a constant state of terror over this fact?

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