provigilman writes: " GamePolitics reports that the Oregon man using the "Video Games made me do it" defense has been sentenced to life in prison by the presiding Judge. 19 year old Patrick Morris had been charged with murder for the 2006 shotgun killing of a 15 year old boy as part of a bad drug deal."
Dave writes: "How much hardware, bandwidth, etc. does it take for a server to survive the Slashdot effect? Is the Fark or Digg effect worse than Slashdot? Is there a guaranteed way to avoid these effects?"