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  • Net Neutrality Alone Won’t Solve ISP Throttling Abuse, Here’s Why
    By on November 5, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    MojoKid writes Net neutrality is an attractive concept, particularly if you’ve followed the ways the cable and telco companies have gouged customers in recent years, but only to a limited extent. There are two problems with net neutrality as its commonly proposed. First, there’s the fact that not all traffic prioritization is bad all of the time. Video streams and gaming are two examples of activities that require low-latency packet delivery to function (more…)

  • Draft Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Update Expands Powers and Penalties
    By on March 25, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Despite calls to limit the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, it looks like Congress is planning to drastically expand the law and penalties. walterbyrd writes with a few of the major changes listed in the draft bill (22 pages): “Adds computer crimes as a form of racketeering. Expands the ways in which you could be guilty of the CFAA — including making you just as guilty if you plan to ‘violate’ the CFAA than if you actually did so. Ratchets up many (more…)

  • Ireland’s archbishops ‘covered up abuse to protect Church”
    By on November 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ireland’s Roman Catholic archbishops and police covered up four decades of child sex abuse by priests in a conspiracy to protect the reputation of the church, a report found.


  • Holloway anger at ‘racist abuse’
    By on September 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Blackpool boss Ian Holloway reveals that striker Jason Euell suffered racist abuse from a Stoke fan during their Carling Cup defeat on Wednesday.


  • Insane Item Abuse Super Mario World Speedrun
    By on September 14, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Before complaints start, yes, it’s a Tool Assisted speedrun. Yes, it’s still pretty freakin’ insane, even for a TAS, and I’d like to see you do better.