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January 06, 2004

Reading this thread on mefi about copyright infringement on the web. We've heard of at least one other case of this recently on MoFi - Mil Millington's site was used, unattributed, by the Mail on Sunday. Now retroCRUSH has had an article quite obviously ripped off by The Daily Star. When a (presumably) large newspaper thinks they have the right to say "You can't copyright anything on the internet," what chance do we have of protecting what we say here?
Neil Bush President Bush has been trying to promote abstinence-only sex education. Apparently, his brother Neil hasn't been practicing abstinence. Brown: "And you were married to Mrs. Bush?" Bush: "Yes." Brown: "Is that where you caught the venereal diseases?" Bush: "No." Brown: "Where did you catch those?" Bush: "Diseases plural? I didn't catch..." Brown: "Well, I'm sorry. How ... how many venereal diseases do you suffer from?" Bush: "I've had one venereal disease." Brown: "Which was?" Bush: "Herpes."
The Times is now available as an e-paper to those outside the UK. more inside
Accordians Are Not Only For Creepy German Guys In Shorts. more inside
Curious, George? Buying a new laptop more inside
Satiated Procrastinating George, Curious Again I need a planner more inside
You're Kidding, right?
Sadly, no.
Farmers push through law barring animal rights activists in name of homeland security. No doubt they fear that animal rights activists (aka "domestic terrorists") will free the cows, which could lead to open rebellion.
Channel 8 put a wiener on tv. There was a chill in the air in the Dallas Cowboys locker room earlier this season after the loss in New England, as evidenced by this Dallas TV station WFAA.