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  • Batman 3 Probably Won’t Be In 3D
    By on April 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    Filmmakers have begun using digital cameras that allows actors and actresses on screen to reach out and pickpocket the audience. But not Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan. He thinks it’s just a fad.

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  • UK University Researchers Must Make Data Available
    By on April 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Sara Chan writes “In a landmark ruling, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office has decided that researchers at a university must make all their data available to the public. The decision follows from a three-year battle by mathematician Douglas J. Keenan, who wants the data to do his own analysis on it. The university researchers have had the data for many years, and have published several papers using the data, but had refused to make the data (more…)

  • Gay Softball Team Disqualified for Not Being Gay Enough
    By on April 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    In 2008, a San Francisco softball team came to Seattle to compete in the Gay Softball World Series. The team, named D2, made it all the way to the championship game. And that’s when people started asking questions. Now the players are suing, because they were disqualified for (allegedly) having more than two heterosexual players.

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  • RCN P2P Settlement Is Not Even a Slap On the Wrist
    By on April 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ars covers the settlement of the RCN P2P throttling class-action lawsuit, which lets the company walk away without admitting guilt, without paying affected users, and without any meaningful restraint on their network management practices. “[The] settlement is due to be finalized on June 4. … The case has largely flown under the radar. Yesterday, a notice … was issued that alerted RCN customers to the settlement, and one Ars reader was aghast at (more…)

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic – Peace for the Republic?
    By on April 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The centuries immediately preceding the Great War were thought to be one of the most peaceful eras in Republic history. As he dives deeper into the galaxy’s history, Master Gnost-Dural discovers new evidence that suggests the dark influence of the Sith Empire was seeping into the Republic even then.

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