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Submission Summary: 0 pending, 0 declined, 4 accepted (4 total, 100.00% accepted)

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Censorship

Submission + - Thousands Marched Against Censorship (bloomberg.com)

funfail writes: "Thousands of Turkish demonstrators poured into central Istanbul yesterday to protest against the government’s Internet censorship. New regulations from Turkey’s Internet Technologies and Communications Authority set to come into effect on Aug. 22 will require Internet service providers to offer a choice of four filtering options: family, child, domestic or standard. Many websites are expected to be blocked as a result of the filtering measures."

Submission + - DynDNS.com Acquires EveryDNS (dyn.com)

funfail writes: According to an announcement and an e-mail from its founder, David Ulevitch, EveryDNS is sold to DynDNS.com:

"Since starting EveryDNS in June of 2001 while a freshman in college, my goal has always been to provide simple, reliable and secure DNS services to the Internet community. I'm proud to say that we've lived up to that mission and delivered robust DNS services to over 400,000 domains. Nearly 9 years later, it's now time to put the service in more capable hands and I'm happy to announce that I've found a great home for EveryDNS. I have sold the EveryDNS service to Dyn Inc., the operators of the immensely popular DynDNS.com service."

Idle

Submission + - Dump 10 Friends, Get a Whopper

funfail writes: "What's the Value of a Facebook Friend? About 37 Cents... To earn your free burger, download the Whopper Sacrifice Facebook application and dump 10 unlucky friends deemed to be unworthy of their weight in beef. After completing the purge, users are prompted to enter their addresses and the coupons are sent out via snail mail."
Input Devices

Submission + - A Wii Controller for Everyone (camspace.com)

funfail writes: "It's a Wii without the $250 console. It's virtual Pong and so much more. Any object is now an input device, even your fingers. Camspace is a pure software solution that allows nearly any ordinary PC webcam (95% are supported) to track up to four objects — even as small as 5mm — in real-time and with very high accuracy and reliability (Windows only). Techcrunch has an in-depth article and a video."

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