Monday, January 19, 2004

Why don't they change the name to The Borg once and for all?

The Register has a story on Microsoft suing a 17 year old Canadian programmer for breach of copyright. The kid's name is Mike Rowe, and his website's domain is This reminds me of old Lord McDonald and his troubles with the fast-food chain with the same name... ...and yes, I have watched Star Trek occasionally. I am a programmer, after all

Friday, January 02, 2004

Mullah Krekar Arrested

After living freely in Norway for an extended period, Mullah Krekar, the former leader of the Kurdish guerilla/terrorist group Ansar al-Islam has been arrested, on economic crime charges that also include charges of direct involvement in a suicide attack in Northern Iraq: Aftenposten Nettutgaven, Local