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MPAA to Universities: Curb Piracy or Lose Federal Funding
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has decided to mimic the efforts of its music industry counterpart and put pressure on universities to curb student piracy. The organization notified its partners this week that it would begin sending out letters to college and university presidents in the US "calling their attention" to the anti-infringement provisions of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA). The letter-copied to the campus CIOs-asks universities to cut off infringing students or face potentially crippling consequences.
Detroit's Ford Field will host the New York Giants-Minnesota Vikings game Monday night, moved from Minneapolis after the Metrodome's inflatable Teflon roof collapsed under the weight of snow from a heavy storm that passed through Saturday.
The world can never have enough guns--at least not if they embody exciting new ways to destroy people and things that look wonderful in movies. So here is a weapon that seems to be the sheer personification of gun fun.