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2971 posts • joined 21 Oct 2008

Businessman takes Google to High Court to block online abuse from search results

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WTF?

Is the surname pronounced:

Streisand ?

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Woman who stung Tinder with sex-pest sueball stings again – with rival Bumble app

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Cry Wolfe

Nothing, I just wanted to use the title.

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Abbott scholarship leaker escapes conviction

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If you see something...

...say something.

Right or wrong, she should be supported for exposing the hypocrisy of a PM who is raising Uni fees.

Fees that will really hurt the less well off.

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Assange™ slumps back on Ecuador's sofa after detention appeal binned

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Devil

How long does Ecuador's London embassy lease have left?

If they had to move buildings I imagine that would be a problem for The Great Assange™

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Northern Ireland website leaves front door open, spills users' data

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FAIL

Trace it right back...

...to the bean-counter who said NO to the professional web development quote.

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'Pirate block' proposal back on Oz agenda

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First we hobble the NBN

Second we 'restrict' naughty sites

Third we let Rupert, ummm, big-media sue the punters.

Venerable

Politicians

Not!

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NBN Co screws lid on FTTP coffin

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FAIL

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

NBN! I knew him well.

A plague o' both your houses!

- Apols to Bill S

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I'M SO SORRY, sobs Rosetta Brit boffin in 'sexist' sexy shirt storm

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Unhappy

Seems a bit harsh

That is all.

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Facebook's plain English data policy: WE'LL SELL YOU LIKE A PIG at a fair

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Devil

Facebook

I've heard of it.

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Bible THUMP: Good Book beats Darwin to most influential tome title

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Devil

Noddy goes to the seaside

Much better than that some contrived old artifact.

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NBN 'working' on pay-for-fibre-to-your-premises product

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Facepalm

LNP wet dream

Forget the advancement of the Nation and the here-and-now.

Let the (wealthy) pay for it directly.

Champagne anyone?

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Italian appeal court clears seismologists of manslaughter

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Alert

Stop prosecuting honest scientists

How about going after all the free-energy, pseudo-science, clairvoyant and quack-remedy charlatans instead?

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ESA sends back PRE-LANDING COMET CLOSE-UPS

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Alien

Newest National Park?

Take only pictures and leave only ice-screw marks.

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Oracle gives HR tool to track your fitness

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As if.....

...I'd ever be allowed to leave my workstation during work time!

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'Tech giants who encrypt comms are unwittingly aiding terrorists', claims ex-Home Sec Blunkett

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Big Brother

Pretty soon passwords will no longer be a problem

We can all share the same, Government appointed, one: WarisPeace1984

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Microsoft warns of super-sized Patch Tuesday next week

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Meh

I much prefer updates

To the alternative.

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HP's pet lizard is FERAL PERIL says wildlife group

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Happy

Sick 'em Ralph!

Oh, wrong commercial.

Wrong critter.

But legal.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ac9XE2Koxg

(It was on TV, so I guess it is SFW)

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How Hollywood film-makers wove proper physics into Interstellar

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Alien

As long as Tom What's-his-name isn't in it

It might be OK.

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Space Oddity redux: Hadfield's cover back for two years

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Re: Does copyright exist off planet?

So we need Radio Caroline ISS

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Does copyright exist off planet?

Serious question.

Is it truly universal?

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Hackers plunder Hilton 'HHonors' rewards points, go on shopping spree

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Paris Hilton

Hilton Honor

Who knew she had any?

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Hans Neij of Pirate Bay arrested in Thailand

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It's all relative

People can develop weapons of mass destruction.

People can destroy the climate.

People can start wars.

People can slaughter the enemy.

But

But NEVER dis' the man.

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Brighten your November morning: 900 in-browser arcade classics added to the Internet Archive

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And to think of all those 20 cent bits as a kid

It must be the 21st century!

Free arcade games for all.

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Australia's going to need a standalone metadata retention bureau

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Devil

I for one will be creating as much metadata as possible

And where can I invest in server farms?

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NSW Govt spends half a million dollars on XP support

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Joke

NSW

Non Secure Windows

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Oz gov lets slip: telco metadata might be available to civil courts

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They are bastards

And we are screwed.

Metadata that.

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Australia's media regulator to oversee new data retention regime

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Facepalm

All hail King Rupert

(bows and scrapes...)

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Tim Cook: The classic iPod HAD TO DIE, and this is WHY

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Unhappy

I love my iPod classic 160G

I use it 8+ hours a day.

I want BIG storage capacity and I don't need 3G/wifi connectivity.

I will cry when Betsy dies.

Now where did I put that old 20G iPod?

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KRAKKOOOM! Space Station supply mission in PODULE PRANG EXPLOSION CHAOS

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Mushroom

Gravity

Is a bitch.

Nice to watch its effects though...

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Even a broken watch is right twice a day: Not an un-charged Apple Watch

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Trollface

Odd

I thought the kids/yoof/hipsters had stopped wearing wrist watches these days.

"The time's on me phone"

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HUGE SHARK as big as a WWII SUBMARINE died out, allowing whales to exist

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Extinction?

The sharks we have today are plenty big enough thank you.

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Faster, Igor! Boffins stuff 255 Tbps down ONE fibre

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Unhappy

Pfffft !

Here in Australia we have copper.

And that's copper wires powered by coal too.

We don't need no steenkin 21st century!

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Oz trade minister RUBBISHES TPP fears

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Unhappy

It will end in tears!

Ours.

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Voyager 1 now EIGHTEEN LIGHT HOURS from home

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Flame

That's a long way out.......

.....to be wondering if you left the gas on.

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Whisper. Explain this 'questionable' behavior – senior US senator

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Happy

I'm not cool enough to use social media

See icon --->

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Forget the $2499 5K iMac – today we reveal Apple's most expensive computer to date

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Joke

Any colour you like

As long as it is white

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Telstra ambit claim gets ACCC pushback

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WTF?

What NBN?

See title.

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Whisper tracks its users. So we tracked down its LA office. This is what happened next

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Devil

Did their office door have...

... a "private" sign on it?

Just wondering.

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Senators plot metadata pushback as requests keep expanding

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Big Brother

"differences in reporting"

AKA: It's how we hide shit.

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NBN Co adds 'burbs to copper map, claims 'speed up' rollout

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FAIL

NBN

Used to be fascinated at the prospect of NBN 1.0

Then: LNP

Now I couldn't give a tinkers cuss about NBN 2.0 (beta)

Just leave me to wallow in ADSL2+ and copper.

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That's no – actually it is: DEATH STAR MOON 'could be full of life-friendly water'

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The third possibility is that Mimas

...is actually a Death Star (albeit an old battered one)

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Prehistoric swingbelly KANGAROOS were TOO FAT to jump – scientists

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Pint

Got too fat and had to waddle instead.

Sounds like Friday night after drinks around here...

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Australian spookhaus busted for warrantless tap of own phones

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FAIL

Idiots, morons and dickheads!

Tap that!

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Martha Lane Fox: YEUCH! The Internet is MADE by MEN?!?

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Coat

The Internet has a phallus!!!

That would explain all the pron then...

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On Nov 12, a human-made space lab will try to HARPOON a COMET and land on it

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Test 1 - 2

Sorry, just testing the down vote button, no reason.

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This isn't a sci-fi movie: It's a human-made probe snapping a comet selfie

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Already a great achievement

Well done to the men and women who have already managed to achieve so much.

May your skills as scientists continue to be as successful.

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SECRET U.S. 'SPACE WARPLANE' set to return from SPY MISSION

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Come in X-37B !

Your time is up!

</old time gag>

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Philip Morris seeks pay-per-puff patent to help you STOP smoking

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Mushroom

Philip Morris?

Get stuffed you heinous bastards.

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10 Top Tips For PRs Considering Whether To Phone The Register

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In Hell...

Ex PR flacks clean the toilets.

With their own toothbrush.

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NASA: Mars satellites menaced by speeding SPACE ALIEN

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Re: If the spacecraft Bob the comet the damage will hopefully come to...

Thanks Mr Ialways Downvotewinkypop!

Wave!

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