Wednesday, January 2, 2008

VIDEO: The Banned George Bush Interview

This is a reportedly banned interview with an Irish journalist where you can see Bush turning first from a bumbling idiot, to a defensive and tetchy idiot, and then back to the bumbling idiot again. Worth watching, simply to see how in the world was it possible for the world's most powerful country to vote this guy into power not once, but twice.

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TECH: RIAA Says Copying CDs Onto Your PC Is "Illegal"

A man who kept a collection of about 2,000 music recordings on his PC - all ripped from his collection of CDs, has been confronted with the news (along with the rest of us) that this is apparently illegal. So, you've bought that $25 CD and you have absolutely no legal way of copying it to your PC and then onto your MP3 player. Nope. None at all.

The RIAA's lawyer in the case, Ira Schwartz, argued in a brief filed earlier this month that the MP3 files the man had made on his computer from legally bought CDs were "unauthorized copies" of copyrighted recordings.

The Washington Post has more after the jump

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VIDEO: Top 10 Signs Your Country May Be Going Fascist

Amusing, if a little taken out of context. Sure to goad conspiracy-theorists everywhere...

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WTF: Dean 'Sell-out' Takahashi

Okay, not sure if you all heard of this. Dean Takahashi (of Mercury News 'fame') wrote a review completely slamming Mass Effect some time ago, even going as far as to call it Mass Defect. Upon seeing how many of his readers were pissed about his review (and no doubt thinking of what happened to Gerstmann) he then retracted his review and gave the most lengthy, filled to the brim with bs-corporate-cock-s*cking drivel I've ever seen. Either review games (and stand by your opinion/review) or get out of the whole damned game altogether. How does it feel Takahashi, knowing that you are nothing more than a clown?

Original review


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