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United States

Submission + - The Fourth Amendment is Dead

graveyhead writes: "In a sweeping victory, George W. Bush has convinced congress to trash the fourth amendment. Neither current presidential campaign candidate is worried about this issue, and both are now supporting this retroactive immunity to lawsuits. This is wrong and normal citizens are getting the short end of the deal. The Huffington Post lists the 15 democrats who voted to protect your rights. Here is a brief summary of surveillance in the United States and some thoughts about where we're heading."
Portables

Submission + - YBox2: Set Top DIY Kit Now Available (makezine.com)

graveyhead writes: "The YBox2 is a DIY networked set-top box. Connect it to your TV and you can design customized content to be delivered direct from the Internet.

This project is great for people who want a new platform to experiment with. The video and Internet cores are ready to go and easy to work with. We have some example widgets that demonstrate the YBox2's capability, and the whole project is open source so you can start hacking your own. If you've ever been curious about the Parallax Propeller chip, the YBox2 is a perky little platform with tons of accessories."

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