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Submission + - BoingBoing sells out (

goombah99 writes: BoingBoing which in recent years fell from iconoclast to after thought has now fully sold out in their recent make-over. Adds are included inline with articles without distinction. Stories now regurgitate press releases. I mourn the passing of this once great upstart magazine.

Submission + - Wikipedia parent ditching GoDaddy for MarkMonitor (

netbuzz writes: "The Wikimedia Foundation, following through on a pledge made late last year by Jimmy Wales during the fight against SOPA, yesterday publicly acknowledged that it is in the middle of transferring all of its domain names from GoDaddy to MarkMonitor as punishment for GoDaddy’s having backed the failed anti-piracy legislation (at least early on). GoDaddy had nothing to say about the loss of Wikimedia’s business, but did issue a statement explaining how it will judge any future anti-piracy legislation. It concludes: “ we will form our position based on the language of the bill and the support of the Internet community.”"

Submission + - Ashton Kutcher's VOIP Service Has Fatal Flaw (

gbulmash writes: "In this article, a tech reviewer describes his experience with the beta of the new VOIP service, Ooma, which names Ashton Kutcher as it's creative director. The service uses the landlines of its subscribers to help it provide last mile connections for long distance calls, and the author points out two potential pitfalls for Ooma (slow adoption, telco lawsuits). But a blogger has pointed out the true fatal flaw in Ooma's plan... a simple TOS change by the telcos could turn your Ooma hub into a $400 paperweight."

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