Internet Archive: UCSF Tobacco Industry Videos

The UCSF Tobacco Industry Videos Collection contains material that is generally unavailable outside the Minnesota Depository and includes recordings of focus groups, internal corporate meetings, depositions of tobacco industry employees, government hearings, corporate communications, both internal and external, and some commercials. In addition to these types of tapes, the Minnesota Depository has numerous recordings of [...]

A Foreign Affair

On the great Ukrainian bride hunt “Ive lived in St. Petersburg for two years, and I wouldnt date an American woman right now if you paid me!” A Foreign Affair (Harpers.org)

The Torn-Up Credit Card Application

“You should probably buy a shredder today.” Similar to the “credit card prank“, but much scarier… http://www.cockeyed.com/citizen/creditcard/application.shtml

IDNs And IE7 And The Coming Storm

As of today, users of IE will be able to use internationalized domain names (IDNs). These are domain names that use non-Roman type everything from umlauts in German to entirely different alphabets and scripts. Many other browsers are already IDN-capable, including Firefox, but most people in the world use Explorer. Think China, Japan, India. [...]

EFF: Legal Guide For Bloggers

The difference between a blogger and a journalist is that in many cases, bloggers may not have the benefit of training or resources to help them determine whether what they’re doing is legal. This guide gives a basic roadmap to the legal issues one may confront as a blogger, and lets you know you have [...]

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Famous Trials

Educational site about famous trials maintained by Doug Linder, Professor of Law. Covers a very wide range of examples, from the trial of Socrates to the one Galileo, to Amistad trials, to Charles Manson’s, to O. J. Simpson’s. “There’s more” resources links at the bottom of the page. http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/ftrials.htm

How To Erase Old Hard Disks

Never throw away an old computer/hard drive with sensitive information still in it. Engadget shows us that with a little patience, you can securely and easily erase your old hard disks. http://engadget.com/entry/1234000473036054

Delphion Gallery of Obscure Patents

From the unusual to the bizarre — The Gallery is a result of your journey into the deepest recesses of Delphion Research. Don’t stop there, take a look around… http://www.delphion.com/gallery

Bank Safe Online

“How To Stay Safe When Banking Online”. Answers questions such as “What is phishing? What are Trojans? What is a money mule?” and contains FAQs, links, and general advice on staying safe online. http://www.banksafeonline.org.uk

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse

Do you know your online rights? Have you received a letter asking you to remove information from a Web site or to stop engaging in an activity? Are you concerned about liability for information that someone else posted to your online forum? If so, this site is for you. Joint project of the Electronic Frontier [...]

Groucho Marx’s Letter To Warner Brothers

A Hollywood legend claims that Warner Brothers, makers of “Casablanca,” threatened to sue the Marx Brothers for using the word “Casablanca” in the title of “A Night In Casablanca.” Groucho Marx wrote a letter back. However, film critic Richard Roeper claims that the story is fake, and Groucho wrote the letter as a publicity stunt [...]