The News

The News

• Airlines fill up on freight to try to make a buck. Cargo crates complain of cramped quarters, having to buy own forklifts. [CT]

Pith & Vinegar: The Spinning of the Chum

Pith & Vinegar: The Spinning of the Chum

• Old news but we didn’t talk about it yet: Telcos secretly funding anti-net-neutrality websites. Probably made by the same ad agency who did the pro-C02 spot. [Digg]

Verizon Sued $5 Billion for Phone Record Sale to NSA

Verizon Sued $5 Billion for Phone Record Sale to NSA

Leaving nary a moment to spare, two public interest lawyers filed suit against Verizon on Friday for $5 billion, for gross violation of citizen’s privacy in the telcos’ sale of phone records to the NSA.

A Million Little Phone Records

Finally! Something else to be mad about besides gas.

BREAKING: NSA Has Massive Database of Americans’ Phone Calls

BREAKING: NSA Has Massive Database of Americans’ Phone Calls

Good thing we installed that intricate secret network of tin cans and string. Reports USA TODAY:

Net Neutrality as Told By Gun Wielding Halo Maniacs

Here’s a funny window into the issue of net neutrality, depicted by characters from the shoot-em-up smash hit, Halo, spotted here.

Yeehaw it’s a DRM Roundup!

  • The Department of Homeland Security is finally doing something good, even though how it falls under their jurisdiction is a bit ambiguous. US considers banning DRM Rootkits. Use username dominos6. Must be anthrax on the brain.