It looks like the competition between Spain and Portugal to control Brazil is heating back up. This time they are attempting to buy the country.
The Department of Justice has quick reference chart on Prosecuting Intellectual Property Crimes which includes strategies to use to ensure an “appropriate sentance.” It sure is nice of them to offer this information in ways that will help me understand what I must do to ensure as little sentance as possible should I ever decide I want a career as an intellectual property pirate.
Is Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson looking to give Microsoft more reasons for appeal? I think if you threw Jackson and Gates into a room alone together it wouldn’t be long before you started hearing, “I’m God! No, I’m God!” coming from it.
Reuters Oddly Enough reports that a Poodle Attacks Pitbull, Sinks Teeth Into Owner. Never make fun of a person’s dog. You never know what it is capable of. ;-)
Also in the same AVweb NewsWire (08-January-01) it looks like Chicago’s Meigs Field may still be alive for a while longer. It has just been placed on the National Air Transportation Association’s (NATA) list of America’s “100 Most Needed Airports.”
Remember the Concorde? Another report has been released by France’s Air Accident Investigation Bureau (BEA) and according to a report in AVweb’s NewsWire (08-January-01) the finger is definatly being pointed at Continental Airline’s maintenance of a DC-10 that took off just prior to the Concorde. Faulty maintenance on an airplane always needs to be addressed but I don’t think that a blown tire ought to result in the catastrophic failure that we saw in the Concorde crash.