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Behold… the power of The Internet

I have a usenet account at They’re highly recommended, by the way. In the aftermath of the tsunami disaster in Asia, they’ve really stepped up to the plate. For every gig of data that users give up from their download quota, Easynews is donating 50 cents to Red Cross relief efforts. The maximum donation of $50,000 was hit a few days ago. Just over 100 terabytes of downloads were donated. 20gb of it was mine I think. Simply amazing! The number of deaths in this tragedy is enough to boggle my mind; I just can’t comprehend it. Thankfully, this 100TB figure hits the same level.