Archive for date: June 26, 2004

Senate Has Too Much Time – Passes Useless Bill

June 26, 2004 | Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

Reuters is reporting that the Senate has just passed a bill that makes using a camcorder to record a movie a federal crime. punishable by up to three years in prison, or up to five years in prison if such recordings were made for commercial purposes. On the one hand, I work for the movie […]

Pay for My Stupidity

June 26, 2004 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Slashdot provided a link to KiteCam Disaster Fund Appeal, the website for an individual who lofted and subsequently landed a Casio EX-3 digital camera using a kite. To pay for the folly of his poor engineering and inadequate kite flying skills, he now has resorted to pleas for money. Frankly, I think giving money to […]