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Testing.

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Ahoy Matey!

Whilst Pirate Bay might’ve been taken down earlier this week, unless a cease-and-desist is issued, given that Iso-hunt copied their database and posted it on-line, P2P piracy looks to remain for now… (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/nZibsf

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Exclusionary…

Should it really come as any surprise that Apple (yes, the former non-Microsoft that seems to now be more akin to Redmond than different) worked to block all their competition’s access to the iPod? (Source) Engadget: http://goo.gl/7wH0jP

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‘Dislike’

Arguably, Facebook’s arrogance regarding the fact that end-users are unable to ‘dislike’ something is bad form. Granted, ‘disliking’ someone’s content could be done maliciously. Conversely, counting bogus ‘likes’ (which the firm has also been criticized for) is not good form. … Continue reading

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Google-Tax…

While Google’s News will shutter their service in Spain (effective December 16th) the fallout could be larger in and as far as yet another limitation on consumer media access (at a time when the Mass Media is not only continually … Continue reading

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Astonishing!

Wow, NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft is moving at light speed… and is “2.9 billions miles from Earth and over 162 million miles from Pluto…” it’s amazing that 4 hours and 26 minutes later a signal was received that the probe … Continue reading

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T-Minus…

NASA’s New Horizons space Probe is now reportedly within striking distance of Pluto – way to go – let’s hope the mission is incredibly successful!

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The ‘Patriot’ Act?

With latest news of the NSA super-snooping (Aurora-Gold) via having compiled details of 70% of global cellular networks, reviewing what the NSA’s actual charter is long overdue… Yet, it seems that the mere questioning of such draws such pushback that … Continue reading

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Auroragold.

If the latest Snowden accusations prove true, truth is not only stranger than fiction but Sky-Net is essentially becoming a reality (due to humankind’s own creation!) 1984 seems to be not just the 30th anniversary of a year and/or and … Continue reading

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Woken Up!

NASA’s New Horizons (Pluto Space Probe) has been awoken in advance of encountering the planet. Mission Control is awaiting (confirmation) word back that all systems are go…

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