While discussing legislative measures concerning cyberterrorism, several legislative aides on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee said that we need to protect ourselves from hackers who could open Hoover Dam and kill thousands. But is that scenario even possible?
The briefly ballyhooed iTunes movie rental store did sound a bit too good to be true. While multiple sources confirm Apple's feeler, the flipside is that the movie studios aren't exactly smitten, according to Reuters. $2.99 for 30 days? Preposterous, sneers Hollywood. Easy portability to your iPod or iPhone? Poppycock.