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Comment Re:It's really the company's decision (Score 1) 730

Just as an aside, it's kind of weird to read these tales from a European (Norwegian) perspective. Doing something like they did to you would be highly illegal here. Nobody would even bother trying to deny you your earned vacation money, and if they did you would easily get it by court order.

In Norway they can't fire you without giving you a mandatory notice a _month_ in advance (or more in some cases.) But this goes both ways though, and you can't just quit without giving a notice first.

Submission + - Harry Potter and the Security Exploit (

Dragoonmac writes: "A hacker/cracker/script kiddie named "Gabriel" claims to have infiltrated Bloomsbury Publishing to retrieve an advance copy of the new Harry Potter text.
He claims to have used "The usual milw0rm downloaded exploit delivered by email/click-on-the-link/open-browser/click-on-this -animated-icon/back-connect to some employee of Bloomsbury Publishing, the company that's behind the Harry crap."

He posted his spoiler synopsis to

The publishing house would not say if the posting was accurate or not.

The full spoilers post can be found here tml
Needless to say, spoiler warning."

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