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Submission + - Rain Water Piracy (cnsnews.com)

poormanjoe writes: Just when you think you've heard it all... FTA:

Harrington was found guilty two weeks ago of breaking a 1925 law for having, what state water managers called “three illegal reservoirs” on his property. He was convicted of nine misdemeanors, sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined over $1500 for collecting rainwater and snow runoff on his property.


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Submission + - USA Today Site Bugged (usatoday.com) 1

poormanjoe writes: It would appear that populous control is rampant at USA Today, or they are looking for a new developer! Ron Paul is conveniently left out of their listing of campaign adds.
Government

Submission + - Facebook, Twitter, and more on DoD Computers (af.mil)

poormanjoe writes: Well it's official. AFMC social media access to begin 01 MAY 2010. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google apps are among the sites that will be accessible on government computers. Command officials said that while using social media sites allows for broader communication with varying audiences, Air Force personnel should keep safety and security of the network foremost in their minds.
Is this a "good idea fairy" that looks good as a tool now, but in the long run will turn out poorly.

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