NY Teen bites RIAA back!

The RIAA clan decided to sue a New York 16-year-old boy accusing him of being a pirate and thief. So the boy in turn is counter-suing the recording industry accusing them of violating antitrust laws, conspiring to defraud the courts and making extortionate threats. Yah!

I’ve had enough of the RIAA and their BS! I won’t be buying another record from that bunch of idiots. F*&% THEM and the people who are involved with them!

Robert Santangelo and his lawyer, Jordan Glass, responded at length on Tuesday, raising 32 defenses, demanding a jury trial and filing a counterclaim against the companies for allegedly damaging the boy’s reputation, distracting him from school and costing him legal fees.

This kid needs all the help he can get.

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BumpTop 3D Desktop Prototype Video

I really like it! Looking forward to see if this desktop technique will be the one to use as a 3D feel becomes more and more part of our everyday computer experience.

BumpTop aims to enrich the desktop metaphor with expressive, lightweight techniques found in the real world.

Watching the video shows it is very flexible in how we would use it, to be able to resize icons, place them or pile them up as we see fit. Definitely something to keep an eye on as it develops.

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WordPress 2.1 Ella Released!

Lots of changes in this release, including smoother looking administration! Lots of extra ajax too!

  • Autosave makes sure you never lose a post again.
  • Our new tabbed editor allows you to switch between WYSIWYG and code editing instantly while writing a post.
  • The lossless XML import and export makes it easy for you to move your content between WordPress blogs.
  • Our completely redone visual editor also now includes spell checking.
  • New search engine privacy option allows you take you to indicate your blog shouldn’t ping or be indexed by search engines like Google.
  • Installed on the site and things went well without a hitch!

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