Hear about Mozilla's resist to the Department of Homeland Security's request to remove the Firefox tool! Plus, the first every scientifically confirmed poisonous bird is discovered, and the Japanese have a crazy 'Ghost in the Mirror' prank you won't want to miss!
Drank Beer, Shaved Balls, Saved Life!
Curiosity might have killed the cat but for Phil Stoker it probably saved his life.
You didn't pay your bill. We need our computer back. And here's a picture of you typing away on it, the computer rental company told a client as it tried to repossess the machine. Those allegations appear in a federal lawsuit alleging that the firm, Atlanta-based Aaron's Inc., loaded computers with spyware to track renters' keystrokes, make screenshots and even take webcam images of them using the devices at home.
Mozilla Resists Department of Homeland Security Request to Remove Firefox Tool
Mozilla, the non-profit developer of the Firefox Web browser, is holding off on complying with a government request to remove a software tool meant to circumvent federal efforts at curbing Internet piracy.
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The police will be out in force leading up to Memorial weekend. Hundreds of State and local law enforcement and highway safety officials across the Nation will participate in Click It or Ticket 2011 from May 16th-30th. They will be looking for you, day and night, and making sure that everyone is buckled up. Do yourself a favor, save your own life and a few bucks while at it. Click it OR Ticket.
Today's episode is sponsored by KEF. For those of you out there who do not already know KEF, they have been designing & engineering high-end innovative loudspeakers in the UK Since 1961, and have now pushed the envelope even further by making a truly thin loudspeaker - we're talking ONLY 1.4 inches thin! The new T-Series from KEF look incredible and sound even better. Kef is actually going to be giving away a set of the T-Series Speakers every month for the rest of the year. All you have to do is follow them on Twitter and you are entered to win. It's seriously that easy. Follow them now - @KEFDirect and be automatically entered to win a T105 full 5.1 home theater system. They are drawing the first winner on May 31st. The speakers have a retail cost of around $1,500 if you're on Twitter you probably want to go ahead and start following them right now. Again, that's @KEFDirect. Thank you to KEF and The new T-Series; Slim speakers, serious sound.