Archive for March, 2005

Blog Spammers

March 28, 2005 in General | Comments (0)

Given how little traffic my infrequently updated blog generates, it’s amazing how many spammers come along to pepper it with bogus comments and trackbacks, or just fill up the referral log. Oh well. No more. I’ve removed those links, so even if they do fill the logs, no robot will index them anymore.

It’s a shame to have to do it, since it’s basically letting them win, but I don’t have any discussion going on here anyway, so no one is going to miss it I don’t suppose.

PlayNC: Federal Judge Dismisses Claims and Strikes Allegations in Marvel Lawsuit Against NCsoft

March 11, 2005 in General | Comments (0)

Happily enough, there are sane judges out there. I’m glad one is sitting on this case. FCC Censorship : News

March 1, 2005 in General | Comments (0)

I heard Howard Stern referencing this article on the air the other day. It is really amazing that the government is rallying around a cause like “cleaning up the airwaves.”

… for the price of Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction” during the Super Bowl, you could cause the wrongful death of an elderly patient in a nursing home and still have enough money left to create dangerous mishaps at two nuclear reactors.

With a little luck people will wake up and kill this before it grows. Otherwise, the children that this legislation is intended to protect will suffer through their adulthood with severely reduced rights to free speech.

FAQ: The next video game consoles? | CNET

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An article on CNet about the upcoming game consoles. I really wanted an Xbox, but never bought one. Will I break and get the Xbox 2, or spring for a Sony Playstation 3? City of Heroes will have to loosen it’s grip on me before I get involved in console games, I fear.