Leave it to the US Federal Communications Commission to stick it to nefarious corporate overreaching: USA Today reports the FCC just slammed Google with a $US25,000 fine for collecting private information about American Wi-Fi networks. That'll stop 'em!
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This isn't the first time Senator Karl Kruger's proposed a ban on mobile phone-use and listening to MP3 players when crossing the street. The motion didn't get passed in 2007, so let's hope the same happens again.
Police quotas - mandatory numbers for nailing you with parking tickets and traffic violations - have always been one of those unconfirmed realities of urban living. But the New York Times has new proof, exposing an agenda from the top at the New York Police Department.
Ah, Balloon Boy. It happened barely two months ago, yet it already seems ready to show up on an I Love the 00s nostalgia-fest. Anyway, Balloon Boy's a-hole parents just got hit with a $US42,000 bill for the stunt.