Peter Schiff Opens Hard-Money Bank. Iran Is Quitting the Internet Because It’s Afraid of America. Curiosity landing removed from YouTube after bogus copyright claim by Scripps. The Internet Archive Starts Seeding Over a Million Torrents. MCA’s Will Bars Use of Beastie Boys Songs to Sell Crap. Ukraine Officials Shut Down Demonoid to Impress the US Government. French illegal downloads agency Hadopi may be abolished. Best Buy Founder Makes $8.5 Billion Bid To Take Company Private. Facebook Is Trying Online Gambling. Rest in peace SCO (finally). Ustream Outperformed Cable News During Curiosity Landing
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Arnold Schwarzenegger sends a secret message to the California Congress. A sad day for geeks: Jolt Cola is ceasing production. We talk about the “Yo Dawg” meme. China accuses Google of unfair censorship (ironic much?). Blackberry phones get eavesdropping software. Musicians call for a release of the torture soundtrack details. DARPA is researching putting the Internet into orbit. Walmart is competing with Best Buy’s Geek Squad in terms of in-home installation. All this plus Fark Headline of the Week and Question of the Week.
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Flying Robots! iPhone Hating Japan! Icy Hot Stuntaz! @shawnp0wers! This week we discuss the hot topics in the news. Also Best Buy buys Circuit City, Flexible Touch Screen e-Paper, BMW makes a computer, Quake Live opens their beta, and a printer that hippies will love.
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