Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Foxtel pirate gets six months in jail, Uber offers free pizza delivery for Melt customers, why do people "enjoy" difficult video games?
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- Transport start-up Uber is adding a new feature to its luxury taxi service: free pizza delivery on demand. MELT Pizza customers in Melbourne can now order a pizza and have an UberX driver deliver it to their door, free of charge. The deal is only available for orders of $35 and over. Click here for more information.
- A Sydney man has been jailed for six months for providing unlawful access to encoded Foxtel subscription television broadcasts via unauthorised set-top boxes. The man's 24 years old son was also charged and placed on a good behaviour bond. The duo were allegedly part of an organised criminal network committing widespread intellectual property theft of Foxtel services. "Piracy is theft, and it’s illegal," said Foxtel CEO Richard Freudenstein
- "Why the hell do we keep playing difficult video games?", Kotaku editor Mark Serrels wants to know. His argument is curiously defeatist.
- It’s discount coupon time at Hungry Jack’s again. This season's deals include two flame-grilled Whoppers for $6.35, a Meal For Two pack for $10.95 and two mini cheeseburgers for $4.35. All vouchers are valid through to 17 June. [Via OzBargain]