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Around the Web 8.26.08: Facebook copyright fears, Wii Fit hacks and X-ray photography

August 26, 2008 |  9:36 am
Yoda

-- Facebook blocks Japanese writer Hiroko Yoda. Reason? Seems some Jedi dude copyrighted her last name. Curious, this is. BoingBoing

-- In more Facebook news, the social networking site, fearing further copyright fallout, has blocked Scrabulous outside North America. AP via LAT

-- Free ride on FasTrak? Hacker finds the way. MIT Technology Review

-- Social networking on the go? Hi5 hits handsets in the U.S. CNet

-- PlayStation 3 "tabulator" provides handy dandy chart for six versions of the game console. JoyStiq

-- Garage hacker uses the Wii Fit Balance Board to control Roomba. Why, you ask? Why not? Engadget

-- Artist practices peek-a-boo photography, using X-rays. Wired

-- Alex Pham

Photo: Yoda in "Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Siths." Credit: Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox