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Submission + - Child porn on computer blamed on hacker (thestar.com) 1

donthackmebro writes: The Toronto Star mentions this story of a police volunteer on whose computer child porn was found. The defendant insists they were placed on his computer by some 'hacker' (I know, his word not mine). It reflects the dangers of bad online security, you have more than your files and OS to lose.
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Submission + - Amputee athlete barred for having superior legs

Ghazan Haider writes: An athlete has been barred from competing in the Beijing Olympics with able-bodied runners because his blade prosthetics allow him to run faster and on less energy (at least when he reaches a certain stride). Do we already have borgs superior to regular humans?

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