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Politicians + technology = disaster

Politicians + technology = disaster

It's nice to be back from CES and ready for news that's unrelated to either porn stars or consumer electronics. But this is just a bit depressing. President Bush last week signed a bill that makes it a federal crime to "annoy" someone on the Internet, if you're doing so anonymously. You can post hostile, flame-y, rude, or otherwise "annoying" comments online only if you use your real name. Because hey, when it comes to determining whether a federal crime has been committed, annoying is a very legally specific term, I'm sure. Seriously, government? Get your greasy fingers off of our comment forms, OK?