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Archives for July 13, 2011
A Blaine man who hijacked his neighbor’s Wi-fi and then made threats to Joe Biden and distributed child pornography using his victim’s identity has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. It’s just one more nasty incident — albeit a very small one — in the long war between forces of good and evil online. Read more →
Those tap-tap-tap noises you hear are DVD coffin nails. Netflix is trying like mad to get out of the DVD business. Peter Kafka of All Things D nails it: Even though the majority of Netflix’s 24 million subscribers are still paying it to get DVDs by mail, Reed Hastings and company see themselves as Internet Read more →
Weary of the state government shutdown? If not, read Shutdown 11 — MPR News is all over it. But you could use a break, right? We offer the following distractions: 1) How ships are launched 2) Macaque self-portrait That’s one compelling photo — taken by the monkey who grabbed a camera from a nature photographer. Read more →