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Public Address 11/11/05 - Five Post Frenzy

PUBLIC ADDRESS 11/11/05 - Five Post Frenzy

EULA lunacy | Nov 11, 2005 10:57
Russell Brown's Hard News

Thanks to Stephen Judd for directing me to the EFF translation of the Sony BMG End User License Agreement for its malware music CDs. Who knew that if you're declared bankrupt you have to erase all the music you've bought from your computer? Seriously...,


Three Score and Ten | Nov 11, 2005 09:33
David Slack on his own account

Poor old beleaguered McDonalds. You do your best each morning as you empty your hash browns into the deep fryers and melt the cheese over people's breakfast sandwiches, but what thanks do you get? A generation ago, you called yourself a family restaurant and everyone agreed with you...,


The Treaty of Waitangi's relevance to Alien Species: Part 2 | Nov 11, 2005 09:09
Living the invasion with Tze Ming Mok

The question 'where do rights come from?' is as important as it is boring. Therefore, as many Star Trek analogies as possible will be incorporated into this unplanned but obligatory political-philosophic-follow-up to Keith's last post...,


The Simpsons Are Going to England! | Nov 10, 2005 18:16
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

I've never been to England before. It makes me a constant source of mirth and bewilderment among my more windswept and interesting friends. "Hey England virgin" they taunt, or at least they would if they had the same lack of imagination as me...,


I can explain | Nov 10, 2005 14:22
Keith Ng off the election trail

Tze Ming called me up at 10:00. That's 10:00 *in the morning*! I rolled off my mattress to get the phone and instantly found my quarter-awake self struggling to defend a position I couldn't remember against some kind of argument around international treaties and laws that I didn't...,


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