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Brian Gongol

October 7, 2010

Computers and the Internet Computer password lands British man in jail
He has a 50-character password that he's refused to turn over to police, who want to investigate him for child sexual exploitation

Computers and the Internet Tight competition in the smartphone market
Three operating systems -- Android, BlackBerry, and iPhone -- are engaged in pretty close combat for dominance in the market. Android has the smallest share of the three for now, but it's selling the fastest. This diversity of operating systems is good for consumers, since it encourages each of the three to innovate as aggressively as possible.

The United States of America Why don't we have sunset provisions on more laws?
In fact, they ought to apply to virtually all laws. Some laws deserve longer sunset horizons than others, but every law ought to be deliberately reviewed once in a while, to ensure that it's not outlived its usefulness and begun to impede human well-being.

News Chinese crackdown on immigrants from Africa

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