MSNBC reports that Comcast has begun cutting off customer’s internet access for exceeding bandwidth limits. Comcast reasons that excessive downloaders hog Internet capacity and slow down the network for other customers.
Comcast refuses to reveal the actual limits before a disconnect occurs, nor how many people have been affected by the cut-off policy.
Other Internet service providers, including Time Warner Cable, Verizon and AT&T, say they reserve the right to manage their networks, but have not yet suspended service to subscribers.
TheMovieBlog is reporting that the new Street Fighter movie has a director. Did we really need another Street Fighter movie? Did you come running out of the theatre as a kid going, ‘Hell yes that movie was rad!’? No. No one did.
Wikipedia has a great article on Pepper’s Ghost, an illusion which is used in Knott’s Berry Farm’s Mystery Lodge attraction.
Apple has posted an open letter from Steve Jobs to all iPhone owners, many of whom have become upset at Apple’s dropping the iPhone price by two hundred dollars only two months after launch.
Yay the Cult of Steve….
Technews has a VERY clever advertisement for tampons. While not exactly geek news, it did make me laugh so I thought I would share it anyway.
Youtube has a startling video revealing the next threat in the War on Terror…Zombies!!!! Run before they make you into man sushi…or…mushi!
AICN is reporting that Faith’s story arc in the Buffy: Season Eight comic series starts today at comic book stores everywhere!
Yahoo reports that regulators in Great Britian have approved the creation of human-animal hybrids which will be 99.9% human and 0.1% animal for ‘research purposes.’
The creations will not mature into live infants, but kept in the embryonic stage. Anonymous sources close to the story revealed that human-animal hybrids are but the first step in a set of instructions from an apparent alien race to allow us to develop the technology to match human DNA with a sample provided by the alien race. We’ve chosen a female because she’d be more docile.
ZeroPaid has an interview with Ridley Scott where he proceeds to blast the Internet for it’s ‘killing cinema’.
People lambasted video for killing radio too. Seems like the avant-garde always ruffles the feathers of those before.
Gamespot reports that Aerosmith might be a very large part of Guitar Hero IV or at least a downloadable expansion for III.
With Rock Band coming out, I think Activision is mighty worried about now.