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Scrapping the Human Rights Act: What about privacy and freedom of expression?

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Re: You don't need rights when you've money

"Well, the poorer members of society tended to get fairly thoroughly shafted..."

No changes there then....

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Apple: SO sorry for the iOS 8.0.1 UPDATE BUNGLE HORROR

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Windows

ROFL

That is all...

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Oz carrier Tiger Air takes terror alerts to new heights

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We might as well

give up now. The terrorists have won.......

Look at us, finding it (terror) everywhere.....

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As bankruptcy looms for RadioShack, we ask its chief financial officer... oh. He's quit

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Re: Reminds me of Maplins

like sheeps???

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Re: Another one bites the dust...

Wont ever happen.

Old style electronics hobbyists are a rare breed. Open any modern device, see a 0.6w 100k metal film resistor anywhere labelled brown black yellow??? No...

Everything these days is SMD or SOC.

Its a shame cos i enjoy building circuits but without specialist tools and parts its a dying hobby...

Look at maplins. headed down the same path..

You have to order a resistor now as they dont stock em...

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Re: Another one bites the dust...

Or Tandy as they were known in the UK.

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Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5bn. Notch: I'm getting the block outta here

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Re: Kerching!

"My Wife (who's very non-technical) is able to use Linux at work, and she doesn't even know what compiling (software) means."

In other words, YOU installed linux, set it all up, put all the pretty icons on the desktop and said "here, love, press this to email and this to surf".

What happens when it doesn't email and surf. I'm sure your non techie SOH can then easliy reinstall it and set it all up...

Ahh, thats where YOU come back in.

I have a non techie wife, she uses windows because i use windows. Doesnt mean she can fix it when it borks out on her....

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Apple gives fanbois The Sweetest Thing: A delete button for that U2 album

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And cRapple

pushing stuff onto you from within their walled garden is news how?

Downvote away, but they really are showing their true colours.

The rot is starting to set in.

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Massachusetts shoots down car dealers' Tesla-busting sueball

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Re: 500,000 Batter Packs

Beat me to it.

Does Harry Ramsden have any shares in tesla???

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Bank IT bod accused of stealing $40 MEEELLION from employer

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Yep.

A quick search on some of the less "pleasant" sites on the web will enlighten you to what happens if you are accused of stealing a chicken or a loaf of bread in the wonderful land of Nigeria et-al. This poor sod ought to take his moolah and GTFOOT.....El sharpish...

I have an account i could help him to offload some of it into....

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Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water

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Re: This is a positive thing.

"their technical/repair team are total idiots."

Sadly, as i speak from bitter experience, the Nokia repiar team can also be as bad.

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Re: Only last night ..

WTF is a "scotch pie"??

Scotch egg, yeah. But a scotch pie???

And dont "LMGTFY". Can a true scottish commentard enlighten this sassenach?

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India's MOM Mars mission makes final course correction

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Nail on the head.

And yet we STILL give millions to India in aid....

Makes my shit itch to see people in this country using food banks, heat or eat, kids failing to get proper meals yet we splurge billions in aid to countries whos priorities are arse about tit...

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Boffins: Searching for ALIENS is like looking for PIZZA among students

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Hmmmm.

"Boffins have warned that humanity may have missed out on finding aliens because we are looking for the wrong signs."

Or because they have seen enough to know to stay the fuck away from us.

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New 'Cosmos' browser surfs the net by TXT alone

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"Minifies"

When did THAT creep into existence????

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In a spin: Samsung accuses LG exec of washing machine SABOTAGE

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Re: and that other German brand who's name escapes me

Probably a brushless motor in that case.

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Italy's High Court orders HP to refund punter for putting Windows on PC

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Re: If

As cars come with a variety of engines, chosen by YOU at the time of purchase, AFTER taking a test drive you decide the engine is wrong, that's your own stupid fault for failing to test/research.

Why the fuck would you expect to be compensated for buying, of your own volition, the wrong thing???

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Re: OEM Pricing?

"I can see this ruling resulting in users having to buy and install their own operating systems now."

"I can see this ruling resulting in users having a choice into which operating system they would like to install".

TFTFY

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Google swallows SMARTSPOON manufacturer Lift Labs

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Absolutely

brilliant solution.

Simple. As most good solutions to complex problems are....

Now, watch as google fuck it all up.

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5 Nigerian gangs dominate Craigslist buyer scams

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Nigeria

is, always has been and always will be a festering hole on the arse of civilisation. Don't hold your breath (unless you go there) for the government to do anything. They are as corrupt as the bastards running the scams.

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Google extends app refund window to two hours

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About time.

I ordered torque, by the time i had gone downstairs, plugged the OBDII adapter in, paired it, ran torque my 15 mins had already expired. Fortunately Torque is good software but WHY does software so flagrantly fall outside normal consumer goods law!!!!

You get 28 days for most physical goods.

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Smart meters in UK homes will only save folks a lousy £26 a year

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Re: They're a bit OTT

Strangely enough, i can guarantee thats what going to happen to mine because of this:

http://www.globalgadgetuk.com/rx90.html

Placed 5 feet away on a remote switch so i can activate and de-activate at my whim...

Told em no, now i'll enforce MY choice to not have one.

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BONEHEAD FANBOIS encamp outside Apple Stores

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Re: not a Delivery?

The iBarrow is simply there to carry away the flood of tears the sane, non fanbois have cried out of their ducts with laughter at the sad, sad, iBastards...

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BBC Trust candidate defends licence fee, says evaders are CRIMINALS

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Compromise

Black and white license here.

Keeps the bastards at bay and she can watch her soaps.

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'4chan may be just a sysadmin who knows his way around', claims so-called expert

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Numb nutted hypocrite

" But I don’t agree with them. We don’t look at any other crimes and say 'It’s such a big problem that it’s not worth bothering with'. We wouldn’t stand idly by if paintings worth hundreds of millions of pounds were being stolen from the National Gallery".

Meanwhile, there is talk of crimes like burglary and other likewise offences being treated as "non serious" and essentially de-criminialised.

So, once again, the paymasters decide WHO or WHAT gets treated as a criminal / offence.

Frankly, i car more about my car/house being robbed than some fucking 500 year old painting or some auraul excrement CD from "Nobodys INC et-al" being plastered all over the pirate bay...

Twat.....

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Scared of brute force password attacks? Just 'GIVE UP' says Microsoft

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Re: I just use...

"Verified By Visa" another pandoras box

It doesn't differentiate between upper and lower case.

So if you use Tz123456Q, it will ask for 3 characters, and it doesnt matter if you input tZq for the requested digits, it will still work, its a sack of shit designed so the banks can pass on blame to you for "fraudulent" use.

"But you enrolled on VBV, you MUST have given them access to your account. No compensation for you, me laddo"....

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Should have spoken to ebay

they know all about strong passwords...

#Not...

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Re: One password to rule them all

Tesco's own brand marmite was subject to a recall a year or two ago as it contained something which "caused skin sensitisation" in "susceptible" people,

What they fuck they added to salt and yeast shit to cause urticaria I dread to think.

Ensured I only ever bough Marmite after that...

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Re: Interesting

@ Dogged.

Whom?????

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4th Century GOBLET could REVIVE CORPSE of holographic storage

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How...

Did romans create nano particles???

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Govt waves stick at pirate-friendly Google search

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Pirate

*sigh*

Let the fool spout off his ill informed rhetoric.

In the meantime, i will continue to circumvent the "blocks", i will continue to pilfer music and films and software. In fact anything i can. Most of which is deleted 24 hours later when the dawning realisation of how utterly shit most of the music and tv/films are these days.

The occasional gem (breaking bad) is worthy of my hard earned £££.

The occasional bit of code (keyscrambler) is worthy of my £££.

Thats the key, if something is worthwhile, most people will purchase it. If not, its downloaded, watched, scorned and then deleted.

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Drone captures shots of budding APPLE SPACESHIP HQ

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DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter drone

DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter.

TFTFY.....

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CryptoLocker victims offered free key to unlock ransomed files

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Re: First post where i said it WILL happen and it did...

In what way is it "not quite true".

In the same way as your vauge statement is "not quite accurate".

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Re: It was inevitable.

What is there about my comprehension you seem to think is lacking??

A set of private keys were recovered, it doesnt matter how, by who or when. The simple fact is they were recovered and that allowed the decryption of probably millions of files.

No doubt a blessed relief to a great many peeps

If they hadn't been recovered we wouldn't be having this conversation.

So, go on SRS, explain, what is it about my comprehension i lack?

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Re: It was inevitable.

Ohh the butt hurt.....

Cracked, hacked, decrypted, recovered keys, i dont give a monkeys HOW it was done. But it was..

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It was inevitable.

NO way was this not going to get cracked. It was too high profile and no matter how strong you think your lock is, someone smarter *will* break it.

http://forums.theregister.co.uk/forum/1/2014/01/02/cryptolocker_worm/

First post where i said it WILL happen and it did...

In the workds of Kryten "ah, smug mode!.

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RIP MSN Messenger, kthxbai. Microsoft finally flicks on KILL SWITCH in China

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There was sod all wrong

with messenger.

Excepts MS's constant need to fuck us users about whilst chanting the old "but WE'RE telling you its better mantra".

YOU might be telling us that MS but the USERS are telling you something completely different and you just don't seem to be able to get it through your ever thickening skull.... Sometimes, change is not good....

You constantly invent ways to push even die hard windows users (me) further and further away from either, A: Legally purchased MS software or B: towards a totally non-MS path...

Keep going....I only have a finite amount of MS love.......

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Microsoft boots 1,500 dodgy apps from the Windows Store

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Re: um

No Worries Tim. The downvotes clearly show the lack of thought and rational thinking brought about by fervent anti microsoftism...

I do sometimes think downvotes are a direct retaliation by some commentards so stupid that they are embarrassed by their own thought processes..

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Bright lights, affordable motor: Ford puts LED headlights onto Mondeo

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Re: Dazzle and indicators @AC bmw&Audi

you live in Cheshire don't you....

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New twist as rogue antivirus enters death throes

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Re: Still doing the rounds

You did just make that lot up, right???

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The Return of BSOD: Does ANYONE trust Microsoft patches?

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Re: 20th century

Portable Appliance Testing tester....

Thats what I say i am at any rate...

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Microsoft cries UNINSTALL in the wake of Blue Screens of Death™

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If THOSE are the alternatives...

then you really did just answer your own question..

6 of one and half a dozen of the other....

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Ahh.So this explains

my BSOD on my laptop last week.

It really borked my laptop although to be honest, the update was the straw that broke the camels back.

So after 30 mins of fruitless self repair, out came the ghost disk. Within an hour, back up and running...A minor inconvienience (to me)...

Fisrt time an update has ever borked my systems...

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Supervalu supermarket stores stung by sneaky sales system scammers

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Re: "Wait, there really is an ACME company?"

Indeed. I followed an ACME lorry only last week in cheshire.

No giant catapults or rocket roller skates on offer though.....

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Detroit losing MILLIONS because it buys CHEAP BATTERIES – report

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I have some

"Flying Bomb" brand 9v/PP3 batteries for em.

Going cheap also!!!!

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Beware WarKitteh, the connected cat that sniffs your Wi-Fi privates

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Re: Noooooooooooooooooooooooo

Yeah, all the best with that one.

Because the first question you will be asked is "what have YOU done to stop the cat from doing what cats do naturally"??

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African samba queen: Don't cut off pirates' net connections – cut off their FINGERS

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Re: Pirates?

The reason there are pirates is because of the starving millions.

The reason there are starving millions is because all the aid we give them is frittered away by the despot dictators like mugabe.

The reason there are dictators there is because we put them there....

Its a cyclic pattern....

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A quick visit

to the (not so) dark side of net will reveal loads of videos where some of these illucidated people think nothing of beating, stoning and setting people on fire for being ACCUSED of a crime...

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Recording lawsuit targets Ford, GM in-car CD recorders

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I sincerely

hope that Ford, GM et-al fight this and win.

It truely is a sad state of affairs when some farty uppity self righteous company proclaims the world is wrong and owes it gazillions of monetary credits...

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Remember when Google+ outed everyone by their real names? Now Google's sorry

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Google what????

That is all...

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