– The Obama administration agrees with the RIAA that $222,000 in damages is a reasonable punishment for illegally downloading 24 songs.
– Gay man stands up to homophobic subway preacher (with video). Hold on, I think I’ve got something in my eye.
– North Carolina Republicans are pushing a bill that would criminalize public toplessness in the state (most municipalities already ban toplessness, but some, like the city of Asheville, do not).
– And finally, a New York mom has been arrested for hiring strippers for her son’s 16th birthday party. Come on, there are worse things a 16 year can see than a naked woman!