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Mark Van Kingsley
Works at Franklin CSD
Attended SUNY Morrisville
Lives in upstate NY
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Systems Technician
Breaking Windows and Linux systems...and I can juggle
  • Franklin CSD
    Computer Technician, present
  • NBT Bank
    Systems Technician, 2013 - 2014
  • Empire Computer
    Lead Technician, 2011 - 2013
  • US Army, NY State
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upstate NY
New York - Germany, Texas, Korea, Middle East
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  • SUNY Morrisville
    Information Systems, 2007 - 2009
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WATCH: Teacher's Epic Resignation Video

Ellie Rubenstein has had enough. Upon learning that she would be involuntarily transferred to another Illinois school, the former fourth-gra

Embedding copyright-infringing video is not a crime, court rules

A court has ruled that embedding a copyright-infringing video is not infringement in itself, and therefore not a crime. Read this blog post

Court: 4th Amendment Applies At Border, Password Protected Files Not Sus...

An anonymous reader sends this Techdirt report on a welcome ruling from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals: ""Here's a surprise ruling. For ma

Judge scolds Righthaven lawyer, adds another $32,000 judgment

Righthaven once again finds itself owing a defendant big money for a copyright lawsuit gone bad.

Student Expelled From Montreal College For Finding "Sloppy Coding" - Sla...

innocent_white_lamb writes "In what appears to be a more-and-more common occurrence, Ahmed Al-Khabez has been expelled from Dawson College i

Spanish Judge Gets It: Pirated Copies Not Necessarily Lost Sales, May Bo...

One of the favorite assumptions of industries based around copyright used to be that every pirated copy is a lost sale. More recently, that

Super-Privacy-Protecting ISP In the Planning - Slashdot

h00manist writes "Nicholas Merrill ran a New York based ISP and got tired of federal 'information requests'. He is now planning an ISP whic

'SNL' laughs at Verizon confusing 'old people'

To LTE or not to LTE? Verizon mocks Verizon's ad that make no sense whatsoever to real, forlorn human beings. Read this blog post by Chris M

PATRIOT Act Continues To Harm US Businesses: BAE Refuses To Use MS Cloud...

Following on recent reports that, under the PATRIOT Act, European companies that use Microsoft's cloud offerings in Europe might find their

Send A Sympathy Card Over The Death Of The Internet To Your Senator | Te...

Alexis Ohanion, founder of Reddit (and Hipmunk and Breadpig), is kicking off a neat campaign to send condolence cards to Senators, mourning

Lamar Smith Caught Infringing On Photographer's Copyright | Techdirt

Any time you have someone who is vehemently copyright maximalist, it's really only a matter of time until someone discovers that they, too,

US Marshals turned loose to collect $63,720.80 from Righthaven

Righthaven, the Nevada copyright troll which relied on the majesty and terror of the federal courts to obtain settlements, didn't pay up whe

Vic Toews Apparently Not A Fan Of Others Seeing His Personal Data | Tech...

You may recall that Canadian Minister of Public Safety Vic Toews announced Canada's "lawful access" (read: government monitoring of the inte

First One Down: Rep. Lee Terry Removes His Name As A SOPA Co-Sponsor | T...

We were wondering when our elected officials would start realizing just how toxic SOPA and PIPA had become. It appears it's happening today

Jailbreaking made legal under DMCA for smartphones, but not tablets

Exemptions for unlocking phones to move them to a new networ to be cancelled.

"No thanks, I got Linux." October 26th

On October 26th, Windows 8 hits the store shelves. I've said before that compared to Vista, Windows 8 "doesn't completely suck." I stand by

Judge tells copyright troll to put up or shut up on porn lawsuits

Five "John Does" to act as test defendants in mass infringement lawsuit.