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Idiot for Congress

Wow, I only just got my first piece of political candidate spam for this election cycle. It only had 166 email addresses listed in the To: field. And I only received four copies of this garbage. I guess I know who to vote for now: the OTHER candidate!

Gmail Invitations

I’ve got a few Gmail invitations, in case there is anyone out there who doesn’t have a Gmail email address yet. Just send me an email and I’ll get you invited. GMail.com.

“Spam” in the Subject

It appears that at least one product is configured to not allow the word “spam” to be in the subject line of an email message. Nice, see CDT Policy Post 10.15: Spam Continues to Plague Industry and Users.

Buy a Mac: Macs are Faster

And another interesting “Industry Analysis” at LinuxInsider: But Macs Are Slower, Right?.

Buy a Mac: Macs are Cheaper

Fascinating commentary at LinuxInsider: Macs Are More Expensive, Right?.

Real.com Requires an email address to download Real Player 10

Why would Real.com now require an email address to download their “free” software? And why in the world is the license agreement nineteen pages long? It’s quite a bit scary to think that that stupid text gives Real the right to do whatever it wants and if someone simply clicks “Agree” that Real would be […]