290 posts • joined 17 May 2007
Re: Secret mode?
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Re: Weeell... sort of
I, too, worry that it will end up with aforementioned MP instructing their minion to open MS Word, type "Hello World" and then using File -> Save as -> HTML and thinking that's all there is to this interweb lark. If you're lucky, they may use the Insert picture from file option...
@Anon who didn't read the article...
You Sir, are what I like to call a Fotho. Fuckwit of the Highest Order.
Re: https @ returnmyjedi
"We certainly don't think its not a challenge."
So...it's a challenge then? Challenge Accepted!
Re: Do they check if the data is legitimate?
"Do you think I count as a statistic?"
Only as an outlier, friend.
Re: Next on 24: Nothing to do at the office
...and set the threat level to Purple Alert!
Are you sure? That does mean changing the bulb...
QANGO isn't spelled QUANGO, it's an acronym for "Quasi Autonomous Non Government Organisation".
QUasi Autonomous Non Government Organisation
See how flexible the english language can be?
Re: @i like crisps - I don't think there's anything to worry about..
"no toast, no teacakes, no buns, baps, baguettes or bagels, no croissants, no crumpets, no pancakes, no potato cakes and no hot-cross buns and definitely no smegging flapjacks"
Re: I don't think there's anything to worry about..
i mean, the AI on Red Dwarf was harmless enough
Yes, with an IQ of 12,000, or the equivalent of 6,000 P.E. teachers.
Re: Shades of the King
Blaine is a pain, and that is the truth.
Re: Give That Man A Cookie
So many people taking so little, so seriously.
That should actually be the tagline to the whole of the intarwebs.
Re: Technical Limitations
Why bother inserting the beacon, when they can be persuaded to carry it around themselves as the latest new shiny?
Re: Be glad you didn't live millions of years ago
."Boffins have just confirmed that Tyrannosaurs hunted in groups."
Just waiting for the first copyright/trademark case against someone who used a photo of their boss/spouse/family member/celebrity/delete where applicable to be launched.
Re: 3 minute orgasm
Think of the arm ache.
Re: Long passwords are easy
"Unfortunately a lot of sites insist on relatively short passwords."
Additionally a lot of sites also insist on the mixed use of upper/lower case and numbers.
Re: I like it...
He doesn't know how to use the three seashells!
Re: Lizards/Dinosaurs x Human sex not illegal
"Presumably our lawmakers being somewhat reptilian themselves ..."
You are David Icke and I claim my £10 gift voucher.
Re: so annoying@Valeyard
"i'm really offended by the casual portrayal of racism toward my planet :("
Re: Not "extra-terrestrial"
Don't be ashamed, embrace it, love it and express it.
Re: Sock gnomes
Dammit to Hell!
Re: Not just Oz.. happening in the UK aswell
"I think that one calls for a hoover to remove it though."
Nope, the correct procedure in this situation is a vinyl album cover of Dark Side of the Moon, a large mixing bowl, and a clear run from the bottom of the back garden.
Then you can never live in the house again.
Upvote for the drop bears, those buggers hurt!
Re: Are there ANY success stories? @ mdava
"Can anyone point out a major government IT project in the last decade that has been a success?"
How about any of the GCHQ surveillance programs?
Re: Is it wrong to Torrent Murdoch content?@Anonymous Cow heard
Depends on what value you attribute to "worth". Or what value you attribute to "content".
Re: Misdirection @ Fibbles
"If you scan everyone then your actual target becomes obfuscated"
Unless everyone is your target?
Re: So basiclly, @ Mark 85
And all those exclamation marks, you notice? A sure sign of someone who wears his underpants on his head.
"I love this canned press release statements that tell us how wonderful our political overlords are."
Expect much more in the coming months, election time and all that...
Re: Is watching Twitter taking your eye off the ball ?@ Anon
"I know the average incompetent terrorist, or criminal is - almost by definition - not the sharpest tool in the box"
Re: All these posts, and no one has hinted at the real agenda ..
Lemme guess, slightly less than 1 and slightly more than -1?
Re: The next obvious steps in captcha town@Sandtitz
All Your Works Are Belong To Us?
Re: Thats going to be one pretty big database file @ Mr_Pitiful
"So how do you store everyones metadata?"
Google/Facebook already do to some extent don't they? Wasn't that the point of part of this bill? To ensure that companies are forced to hold the data for more than the statutory 12 months?
Re: If only @ James Boag
Re: SOP is as follows...
Probably about ~99% effective
So you admit then that it hasn't worked at least once?
Stick your finger in the loop of my tag!
Re: YO @ I ain't Spartacus
Re: Who cost the taxpayer £6M?
"It is a valid point, although I have to say 6 million to pay someone to watch a front door does seem rather bad value for money."
Not if your name is G4S.
Mine's the one with the ankle bracelet in the pocket.
Re: Maybe...@ Super Tim
Here's the great thing I like about the powers that be; In some instances (NSA/GCHQ etc) they seem to be pretty on the ball as far as teh intarwebs is concerned. They have the ability and/or tech to hoover up as much information about the rest of the world as they want. Then you have total numpties like this guy, who make such hilariously inaccurate comments as he did, that they come across as looking completely inept.
I'm sure those in the know (again, NSA/GCHQ etc), are absolutely loving comments like this made by highly paid public figures, for various reasons. Not least being that it helps to justify their activities to some degree, but also that it helps garner support in the level of policing/monitoring activites on the net that they take part in.
Re: SOS, DD
Depends on the tortoise, and if they press charges.
Re: Aw man
Danger Mouse's trusted assistant, Ernest Penfold. Codename: The Jigsaw, because when he's faced with a problem, he goes to pieces.
Re: non story
The Tomb Raider reboot multiplayer mode had male avatars that you could select IIRC, however all of the selectable avatars were based on the in-game models from the single player campaign.
"Now go and have an original thought for once instead of just rehashing the same boring rubbish and crap "jokes". Or better yet, talk about the thing in the article. You know, the science? The actual interesting stuff?"
And yet, you completely fail to contribute to the conversation topic in any meaningful way yourself.
"Yeah but in your case, George wouldn't kill you until you'd already tried to kill him in a chronologically misplaced revenge bid."
Well played, have an upvote.
You are a MS shill, and I claim my £10 gift voucher.
Re: Arrr!, me hearties!! Thar be some heavy-handed policing!
Sausage rolls, I believe
Re: I've heard that before...@Don Jefe
"But the chances of something from one of the billions of other planets finding us are greater simply because of volume."
So what you're saying is...the chances of anything coming from mars, are a million to one?
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