* Posts by PerspexAvenger

8 posts • joined 9 Jul 2009

EFF, Lessig battling copyright takedowns

PerspexAvenger

Maybe he's a copyright lawyer? :D

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Colombian boffins reconstruct flight path of Russian meteor

PerspexAvenger

Re: A modest proposal...

"Well, our object collison budget's a million dollars. That allows us to track about 3% of the sky, and beg'n your pardon sir, but it's a big-ass sky. "

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Mobes, web filth 'PORNIFYING' our kids, warns top Labour MP

PerspexAvenger
IT Angle

Why is she focusing on the tech side?

See "Why the Daily Mail is Evil", here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9dqNTTdYKY

(Stick with it, there is a -reason- for the intro)

Great scott, they can just walk through shops and see this stuff!

Won't someone think of the children?!?

*flail* *kneejerk* etc, etc...

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Bendy screens are the future, screams maker of bendy screens

PerspexAvenger

The multi-tablet thing seems like a marvellous solution in search of a problem.

What, IMO, they need to do is fix the form-factor; scrap the cables and just mount a tubular computing/power core at the bottom of the page and tadaa - roll-up Kindle.

I'd buy one.

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'Amazon can't do what we do': Twitter-miner's BYO data centre heresy

PerspexAvenger

Re: How much do they pay Twitter for the feed?

I'm glad I wasn't the only one thinking that - it's a reasonable data-rate and I'm surprised they've not been ToSed out of access yet...

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Disappearing filth leads to dropped charges in extreme smut case

PerspexAvenger
FAIL

In other news...

Please feel free to commit as many high-tech crimes in Northumbria as you like, as they don't appear to have a functioning computer forensics team there...

*eyeroll*

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Child porn victims seek multimillion-dollar payouts

PerspexAvenger

You know how I figured this was organised by the lawyers...?

"Any defendant who was forced to pay more than another is free to sue the other for compensation."

Bonanza!

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NHS Direct gets to be number one, one, one

PerspexAvenger

Great.

Now can we look at getting a national "non-emergency" number for Police services as well? Something I regard as A Bit More Useful.

If someone's nicked my car overnight there's no point me dialling 999, but it'd be nice to have a straightforward way of poking the local station.

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