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Leap Second Coming In June, 2012 142

Posted by timothy
from the they're-calling-it-a-time-step dept.
Zoxed writes "IERS have just announced a leap second due at midnight, June 30th this year. Are your systems ready?" The last leap second added was at the end of 2008.
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Leap Second Coming In June, 2012

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Thursday January 05, 2012 @11:21AM (#38596526)

    Anybody else getting sick and tired of the government doing crap like this? It's like when Congress decided a few years back to change the start and end dates for Daylight Savings Time. I still have VCRs and computers that change to DST on the "wrong" days now because of this garbage.

    Congress and the federal government: LEAVE THE DATE AND TIME ALONE. It's just fine without your intervention. This is why I am supporting Ron Paul in the 2012 elections -- he recognizes that there is a Constitutional role for the federal government. And screwing around with people's clocks is not in the Constitution.

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