OK, I blogged about this earlier today and I feel it deserves another post. Today “The Pirate Bay” – a well known Torrent site with links to copyrighted material like movies, CD’s and software – got bought out for quite a bit of cash. Many of the users of the website have quite rightly claimed [...]
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New owners of The Pirate Bay are going for a “compensation model” which “satisfies the requirements and needs of all parties, content providers, broadband operators, end users, and the judiciary. Content creators and providers need to control their content and get paid for it.” http://thepiratebay.org/blog/164 http://www.globalgamingfactory.com Sounds like they sold out for $7.7 million.. Either [...]
We went shopping on Saturday. We don’t usually do the “big shop” on a Saturday, so I popped along to push the trolley and generally run around the aisles like a nutter with my son. We found parking a problem though, and although it was busy, the parking situation was made worse by people like [...]
Last Sunday I was merrily flicking around the channels when I spotted that, yet again, Top Gear was on. It’s been on pretty much every Sunday night since the last series ended but they’ve been repeats or “best of” programmes. But.. last week, it was the start of an all-new series. Personally I’d not seen [...]
Here’s something I’ve been meaning to blog about for sometime now. A few weeks ago it was my birthday. I was 21 yet again. We decided to go out for a meal, but first we went a local fair with my nephew and his friend. After that we decided to go to the Frankie and [...]
I’ve just driven past the Google Maps car. It’s quite interesting to see it in the flesh actually. People walk past it and stare – some don’t quite know what to make of it, others jump up and down to try and become famous. Driving past it this morning reminded me about something I wanted [...]
OK. I’ve just watched this on the SciFi channel. Woaha. Epic fail. That is all.
This advert has just been on one of the gerzillions of music channels. Is it just me or is this whole thing just….plain…. wrong ? The idea, you’re having a baby. Great. Congratulations. Now, anyone expecting a baby will no doubt be thinking of a name. It’s only natural. You may buy a book with [...]
Here’s a funny news story regarding the new iPhone launch Shh… you ain’t seen me. Right? ;)
Seriously. Another bunch of “soon to be minor celebs for a few days then vanish into obscurity, possibly appearing on follow-up shows and the odd few seconds in those late-night countdown-style TV programmes”. All with personalities guaranteed to annoy each other. Time to turn it off now. This is getting dull no?