Monthly Archives: May 2014
lpress (707742) writes “At a recent conference, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts rationalized charging Netflix to deliver content by comparing Comcast to the Post Office, saying that Netflix pays to mail DVDs to its customers but now expects to be able to deliver the same content over the internet for free…
Intentional corporate protection enforcement.
Your tax dollars at work.
An anonymous reader writes “Peter Sunde was arrested today in a police raid in southern Sweden. The Pirate Bay co-founder was wanted by Interpol as he had yet to serve prison time for his involvement with the site. Sunde’s arrest comes exactly eight years after the police raided the Pirate Bay serv.…
That’s cute. I’ll have to prepare for my next visit.
From the state that brought us America’s first ‘anti shariah’ bill.
“Any person in this state, who shall carry or cause to be carried, or publicly display any red flag or other emblem or banner, indicating disloyalty to the Government of the United States or a belief in anarchy or other political doctrines or beliefs, whose objects are either the disruption or destruction of organized government, or the defiance of the laws of the United States or of the State of Oklahoma, shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and upon conviction shall be punished by imprisonment in the Penitentiary of the State of Oklahoma for a term not exceeding ten (10) years, or by a fine not exceeding One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or by both such imprisonment and fine.”
Looks like he’s reprising his role from the movie W.
Josh Brolin has been tapped to play the villainous Thanos in Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy,” sources confirm to Variety. Thanos, who first appeared in the post-credits scene in “The Avengers,” …
Single digit pricing reflecting its option value as a pure commodity play.
All those people asking “Who will build the roads?” now have an answer.
An Idaho couple has a vision to cover our roadways with smart solar panels. Turns out it’s a vision shared by a record number of backers on Indiegogo.
Completely expected, unintended, consequences.
Seattle Minimum Wage The Emerald City may witness the economic dangers of hiking the minimum wage to $15/hour sooner rather than later. SeaTac, a suburb of Seattle, hiked the minimum wage for certain service industry employees to $15 at the beginning of
Right in the feelz with that pic.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney is stepping down, President Obama announced Friday in a surprise statement at the start of Carney’s daily press briefing.