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SiriusXM may be a major competitor to traditional AM/FM radio, but it has always maintained some of the limitations of that old tech. Most notably, subscribers were forced to tune in to shows at the specific times that they aired if the wanted to listen, but that’s changing today with the launch of SiriusXM On Demand. The satellite radio company is offering up about 200 shows from entertainment, music, comedy, and sports for its internet subscribers to listen to at their leisure. While that doesn’t cover every single show offered on the service, the company is opening up its back-catalog of shows for on demand access.
A district judge has temporarily stopped a sweeping state law meant to curb online ads for prostitution from going into effect. On July 27th, Ricardo Martinez of the District Court for the Western District of Washington State issued a temporary injunction against SB 6251 , which would make it illegal if any site ” knowingly publishes, disseminates, or displays … any advertisement for a commercial sex act, which is to take place in the state of Washington and that includes the depiction of a minor.” The injunction will prevent SB 6251 from being implemented until the court has decided whether to strike down the law (or parts of it) because of fears that it goes too far in regulating online speech.
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Judge temporarily stops Washington State anti-prostitution law, citing free speech concerns
Padmapper skirts around Craigslist cease and desist, brings back apartment listings with third-party API
Padmapper got some unwanted attention from Craigslist last month in the form of a cease and desist letter, which led the apartment listings aggregator to remove all content sourced from the classifieds site. It was a devastating blow for the tool, and founder Eric DeMenthon implored users to contact Craigslist executives in support of Padmapper’s cause. Thus far the company hasn’t budged on the matter, but DeMenthon has just announced plans to bring back Craigslist apartment results anyway. Citing the major inconvenience that the situation is causing his users, DeMenthon says he plans to again integrate Craigslist listings into Padmapper with the help of a company called 3taps. They’ve developed an API that provides data from Craigslist…
The PlayStation Vita might already have parental controls, but now Trend Micro wants to make sure your portable browsing experience is free from ultraviolence and phishing scams as well. Trend Micro Web Safety (for fraudulent or “malicious” websites) and Kids Safety (for “inappropriate or harmful content”) have been expanded from the PSP and PlayStation 3 to the Vita — you can get a year of either one for $19.99, or both for $34.99. In order to get it, you’ll need to actually order the tool online, then activate it in the Vita’s browser settings.
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Trend Micro expands security programs to the PlayStation Vita
Be careful what you wish for! That’s what they say, right? Or maybe it should be: be careful how you phrase your wish. Because one wrong word, and your genie might end up with terribly deformed fetus legs.
Ninjas are cunning foes. The purpose of the ninja is to flip out and kill people . Foolish Canadians learned this valuable lesson after challenging one ninja and being ambushed by scores of the deadly assassins. More »
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Ninjas Do Not Fight Fair [Video]