Some 20 years after she became the first woman on the Supreme Court, Sandra Day O’Connor’s assumption of the presiding role at the Court for a day was not treated as anything extraordinary.
It’s a good thing juries decide these cases, because Jacko’s “flu-like symptoms” hardly justify a week-long delay in jury selection in his child abuse trial.
Today the U.S. Supreme Court — without any dissent, even from the most conservative justices — refused to accept review of the Massachusetts decision requiring state officials there to recognize same-sex marriage
It was bad enough with Amazon’s “one-click” patent, but now we’ve got insurance patents, order-processing patents and other patents for what are not inventions, but just ideas. Of course ideas are creative and deserve protection, but they should not be patentable.
Cisco will start to embed “lawful interception” capability into its router products. This is just another sign that the days of anonymity on the Internet are numbered.
Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer, once again on an anti-open source crusade, now says Linux is a “cancer” but that the new Windows Server 2003 product can compete with free software because is it “innovative.”
As the epitome of the “new economy,” AOL’s continuing accounting irregularities only underscore that there was not much real value to the “value propositions” these Internet-centric companies touted.
EPIC released documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act showing that the government has established a “No Fly List” of suspected terrorists.
So cybersecurity risks are increasing. Wow, what a surprise!
Bernie’s fiasco is finally over, but it’s a shame that the once-proud MCI brand will apply to the sad remnants of such a sordid band of scum.