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Comment Re:What kind of moronic "defense" lawyer... (Score 5, Informative) 170

You haven't really been following this story, have you?

The defense attorneys aren't military and some of them are quite outspoken against their client's treatment.

Not only the defense lawyers...

"Davis submitted his resignation on October 4, 2007..."

"Colonel Davis is not just any JAG officer. He was an up-and-comer widely viewed in his peer group as someone in line for a star, and ultimately perhaps, to be the Air Force’s Judge Advocate General. He is also no whining civil libertarian, but rather a no-nonsense conservative, whose prior scraps with civilians in the Pentagon came over the restraints they put on his ability to charge forward and prosecute cases."

Comment Patient Needs Conflict with Manufacturer's Profits (Score 1) 262

The only reason this isn't happening is that the manufacturers want more money. The patients are basically asking for the data so that they can go wherever with it, do whatever with it, and that looks like dollar signs flying out the window to the manufacturers. What the patients might achieve with the data is irrelevant.

The Internet

Submission + - Research to "reveal the unseen world of cookies" (

An anonymous reader writes: The Guardian newspaper have teamed up with Mozilla to research the monitoring of online behaviour through cookies and other web trackers. After downloading the Collusion add-on for Firefox, you can generate a visual representation of all the cookies that have been downloaded which are linked to the sites you have visited. This shows quite an interesting picture. The Guardian then want the data from Collusion to be uploaded to their site after which they say "we can build up a picture of this unseen world. When we've found the biggest players, we'll start tracking them back – finding out what data are they monitoring, and why."

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