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The man who registered the domain name facebook.info has lost a cybersquatting case, after Facebook used his own eight-year-old Facebook account as evidence against him. Occasional web entrepreneur Igor Dolgalev registered the facebook.info address on 25 September, 2004, while he was still a student at Cornell and Facebook …

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Justin Timberlake......

......I see what you did there.

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of course I'm sure they will claim they did that on purpose and it wasn't just sloppy reporting

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He writes a competent but unexciting article, some sub drops in a piece of el Reg's trademark sarcasm*, and suddenly he's guilty of sloppy reporting.

*I suspect he Register's in-house style guide is just 20 pages of examples of how to do sarcasm.

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Justin Timberlake?

Get your hard facts from a film?

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Re: Justin Timberlake?

"Get your hard facts from a film?"

Deary, deary me.

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Re: Justin Timberlake?

Since the dawn of communications, humanity has led a fruitless war: how to embed irony, humor and other even subtle metadata to allow for transparent point to point exchanges of information (also called protocol).

It is a hard fight and there are no winners....

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Timberlake, is that swamp full of wood?

And sometimes people don't realise there is humour included and need the have the previous posts and maybe even this post explained to them.

That is to say that the humour passes over their heads (they don't understand it) and that they need "hand holding" to grasp the type of the humour and to spot any double meaning that is used to act as a "punch line" or in an ironic fashion (to know what it means basically, what type of "humour").

See

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humour

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irony

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarcasm

Those are web URL (links to information on web pages) you use a web browser.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_browser

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Re: Timberlake, is that swamp full of wood?

hah, confusing an actor with a film character what a hilarious notion! one day last week I was under the impression that sean connery was a secret agent, had me in stitches

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RE: Timberlake, is that swamp full of wood?

Dilbert, is that you ?????

http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/2012-05-26/

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