Grasping for hilarity

It’s hilarious that the US Justice Department is taking Google to court with a subpoena for “1 million random Web addresses.” Why don’t they just ask the US Chamber of Commerce for those addresses? Or, hey, O’Reilly has a book that can help. Maybe those characters over at NSA could use it to collect some, you know, public Web addresses for their Justice Department brethren. They’ve been fighting about this for six months now — in that time, who knows how many millions of addresses they could find! “Billions and billions….

Sigh. I have to laugh, because, you know, the rest of the story is just so incredibly depressing I can’t even believe it.