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Prolific DVD Bootlegger Is 92 Year-Old WWII Veteran

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The MPAA often loves to talk about just how evil DVD bootleggers are. They're the ones that the MPAA most frequently uses to draw a "connection" between "piracy" and "organized crime." Because of DVD bootleggers, we even got a ridiculous, 4th Amendment-ignoring law in California that lets police search DVD...
Prolific DVD Bootlegger Is 92 Year-Old WWII Veteran

Don't Even THINK You're Going to Get Away with Vining that Prince Concert

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Please don’t sue me, Prince! (Wikipedia) Prince is a legendary for three things: His music; his overall wackiness; and his scorched-earth policy toward digital bootleggers. The man sometimes seems to spend more time playing whack-a-mole with concert clips on YouTube than recording new music. Post so much as a video...
Don't Even THINK You're Going to Get Away with Vining that Prince Concert

Distro Issue 81: Exploring NASCAR's technological dichotomy

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Despite adopting new hardware like the Gen-6 car, NASCAR has been reluctant to embrace the high tech when it comes to other facets of the sport. In the latest issue of our tablet mag, we visit Daytona to take a look at the split between history and progress that...
Distro Issue 81: Exploring NASCAR's technological dichotomy

US Government Poisoned Alcohol During Prohibition

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Hugh Pickens writes "Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist Deborah Blum has an article in Slate about the US government's mostly forgotten policy in the 1920s and 1930s of poisoning industrial alcohols manufactured in the US to scare people into giving up illicit drinking during Prohibition. Known as the 'chemist's war of...
US Government Poisoned Alcohol During Prohibition

This 92-Year-Old WWII Vet is Hollywood’s Most Reviled Bootlegger

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(sunnewsnetwork.blogspot.com) When we think of bootleggers, most of us conjure images of shadowy Megaupload fanatics, or the shady characters lining Canal Street with their suitcases full of misspelled DVDs. Probably the absolute last person to come to mind would be a 92-year-old Jewish WWII vet from Long Island, but that's...
This 92-Year-Old WWII Vet is Hollywood’s Most Reviled Bootlegger

[Poll] Should Domains Like .Porn and .Sex Be Allowed on the Internet?

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Porn is pervasive on the Internet… if you know where to look. It is made and distributed by professionals, amateurs, aggregators, bootleggers and pirates. Really, it is just like any other type of content you can find on the Web. When the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)...
[Poll] Should Domains Like .Porn and .Sex Be Allowed on the Internet?

Funding Daily: Prohibition ends!

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Today in history, Prohibition ended. The 18th amendment was repealed by the 21st and alcohol became legal again. The Prohibition era is a time characterized by gangsters and speakeasies, and the teetotalers and G-Men against them. Anyone with an adventurous spirit and little regard for the rules could make their...
Funding Daily: Prohibition ends!
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