Recent content by Land Locked

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    Felony for illegal open wi-fi hot spot access?

    Felony is a pretty severe charge! I'm sure the law was written for black hats but he was not hacking files or peoples personal information. It sounds like police ignorance and a prosecutor has too much time on his hands. Since the cafe owner did not press charges he should have just been given a...
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    Felony for illegal open wi-fi hot spot access?

    Michigan Man Fined for Using Coffee Shop's Wi-Fi Network Thursday, May 31, 2007 A Michigan man has been fined $400 and given 40 hours of community service for accessing an open wireless Internet connection outside a coffee shop. Under a little known state law against computer hackers, Sam...
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    EA to embed Ad's in games

    It works this way, they slowly feed it to you and you accept it as natrual. If you don't like it, don't buy it! Of course no one will listen to me anyway, I warned people years ago about pay-per-view. I said, "Don't pay and it will go away." Even after NBC's fiasco trying to charge for the...
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    Lookin to upgrade the old fella...

    My wish list, http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1558,1778731,00.asp Depends on what you want out of the machine, $$$ and longevity. I tend to try and build my machines on what Alien is using for hardware. Start your search here, http://www.extremetech.com/category2/0,1556,236,00.asp
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    Lookin to upgrade the old fella...

    I have not posted here in along time, call me lurker, I had to re-register to respond to your question. I've upgraded the MB on some old Dells for friends and it is not the easiest upgrades I've done in the past. On both units I had to move the power supply down in the case 1/4" since...