ITBusiness Elsewhere is a collection of unusual technology stories from around the globe
French law is “state-sponsored piracy”: Apple
Would you like some freedom fries with your iPod, sir?
Bugzilla breaks off engagement
If you’re going to cheat on your bridezilla to be, at least don’t get caught by a bugzilla
Hot ballin’ it in Nevada
Because you can’t already lose enough money in a casino, here’s a device that will help you lose more than Richard Simmons on speed — and now Nevada state law approves it
Island-dwellers reveal answer to productivity
Want to know what the real key to productivity is for the cubical-dwelling set? Find out how residents of a small, IT-free island manage and turn that knowledge into a desktop productivity tool.
The Internet pirate police are coming!
Rockford Register Star
Not only do you have to worry about illegal music downloads but apparently stealing wireless signals from other computers is also illegal.
The 300m hunger attack
Next time you walk over to the vending machine, instead of paying out of your own pocket, make up a fake invoice and get the customer to pay for it.
Instead of trying to solve pressing geopolitical conundrums, these folks are trying to come up with new euphemisms for malfunctioning robots. Great work guys.
Growing up digital
At least leftie children won’t get a rap on the knuckles for writing with the wrong hand. E-mails and text don’t discriminate.