The 404 1,053: Where we'll never pay for that (podcast)

Leaked from today's podcast episode: Fort Lee, New Jersey, bans texting while walking, Facebook flirts with fees, and the new batch of MacBooks lost a lot of weight.


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The police force in Fort Lee, New Jersey, is so tired of distracted pedestrians clicking on their phones that they've made it illegal to send a text message while walking. Sources in Fort Lee just started issuing tickets after one of the largest crackdowns on jaywalking in the borough -- more than 117 jaywalkers have already been arrested, but now legislators are honing in on texting pedestrians, many of which are responsible for accidents involving cars and public property.

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