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Run, Hacker, Run!

It didn’t take long before the person responsible for hacking into Sarah Palin’s e-mail account was traced. Thanks to the wonders of IP addresses, the one responsible for the intrusion was traced back to an ISP of a Knoxville, Tennessee student housing complex that is now under federal investigation. Acting upon a search warrant early Sunday morning, the FBI showed ...

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Watch Out! Sony DRM Is A Rough Experience

If you find yourself purchasing videos from Sony’s Playstation Network, be wary: You may want to read the Terms of Service thoroughly or you could risk the possibility of losing all of your purchased digital goods thanks to Sony’s DRM policy. An Ars Technica forum-goer dubbed Noise found this out the hard way and warns others of this unfair policy. ...

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The Devil Inside: Comcast

Comcast is the first ISP to start ramping up use of bandwidth caps. P2PNet has a fantastic write-up that completely details all of Comcast’s shady doings. The piece mentions how Comcast has developed a “disconnect user” option. That’s right. Use too much bandwidth for it’s liking and the big C might kill your connection for good. Even scarier are the ...

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I’m A Dancing Robot, No Time To Talk

Ever since that damn Transformers movie, car manufacturers just can’t get enough of displaying their new cars as dancing robots. Of course, it’s hard to forget Citroen’s line of commercials, which began in 2004 (prior to Michael Bay’s film) and since then has multiplied. The latest in Citroen’s line of cars-gone-robots is the C4. By C4, I don’t mean the ...

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“I’m A PC” Guy Using An iPhone

Hey! It’s John Hodgman, the “I’m a PC” guy from the ever popular Apple ads. Wait, what’s this? He’s using an iPhone!? So, it turns out he’s not a PC after all. Then again, Apple does sign his checks, so seeing him with Apple products shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. Now, a picture of Justin Long using a PC: ...

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Steve Jobs and The Search For A New Look

Jim Lynch over at Extreme Tech wrote a funny post we just couldn’t ignore. Almost the entire column goes over how much Steve Jobs is in dire need of a wardrobe intervention. All of his clothes are either too short or too baggy due to his recent loss of weight. C’mon Steve, you’ve got cash, you can afford leather. Anything ...

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What’s The Difference Between A Hacker And A Hacked E-mail Account? Lipstick!

I’m sure you’ve heard about Republican vice president candidate Sarah Palin’s e-mail account getting hacked. Turns out, the hacker knew more about her personal life than both the Republican party and the press. The hacker had guessed that Alaska’s governor had met her husband in high school, and also knew Palin’s date of birth and home Zip code. With those ...

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