Here's (volokh.com) an analysis of the new law. It pretty much concludes that it isn't nearly as stupid as it sounds. Basically, it'll just prevent harassment over the internet so trolls are still able to run wild and free. On some other message board at least.
He's got that hand-waving deal. He can become INVISIBLE! This means MONEY, Dawg! - AWARulz on Cena.
I personally love the new menu system. It's different, but I find it easier to find what I want on there or less annoying than using the old menu format. Very nice upgrade. Vista, I would do a dual boot unless that's not an option for you.