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Linux systemd dev says open source is 'SICK', kernel community 'awful'

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Re: Hostile leadership vs hostile software

"pulseaudio, NetworkManager and systemd" all from LP's team ... suddenly it is all beginning to make sense! Linux is making a Faustian bargain.

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the gentleman doth protest too much

from the tone of his email it seems that he knows that he has lost the argument and now tries to savage the community to save his own face

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Facebook: Ha! Like we'd STOP trickcyclists messing with your MIND

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fooling the maximum number of people for the longest possible time

and why not?

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OMG!! With nothing but MACHINE TOOLS, STEEL and PARTS you can make a GUN!!

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tipping point

maybe there is no happy medium regarding gun control laws

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One Windows? How does that work... and WTF is a Universal App?

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client-side encryption

if cloud had been client-side encrypted from the beginning there would have been no problem with it but even now, open source cloud tools like owncloud dont support it.

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Facebook apologizes for binning accounts of drag queens

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chris poole "facets of a diamond"

chris poole of 4chan has more useful ideas about the uses and abuses of identity and anonymity

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Look, no client! Not quite: the long road to a webbified Vim

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Re: Why bother?

because breaking into and stepping through code examining variables etc etc is the fastest way to debug any code ...

and a personal rant about a valuable feature missing from all the current in-browser debuggers - visual studio (but not the free express versions) also allows changing the "current" line to step from a different line. this enables much richer debugging of tricky issues by allowing restepping through code, say after changing local variables, without having to restart from the beginning

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Slap my Imp up: Bullfrog's Dungeon Keeper

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"It's GOOD to be BAD!"

heheh

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Warrantless phone snooping HAPPENS ALL THE TIME in Blighty

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Pol beats off police abuse.

Just goes to show that the rich and powerful are not subject to police abuse. The gall of police to try it on pols shows their arrogance.

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

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solution is lateral thinking

I think that people should not be able to issue their own password but be able to receive randomish but memorablish passwords without great entropy to their email address on request. Three password or other failures would cause account lockout until some procedure is followed - possibly as simple as requesting a new password to their email address. This will solve a massive range of problems but introduce other problems which I think might be lessor.

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Mozilla's 'Tiles' ads debut in new Firefox nightlies

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domain pinning

nice and about time!!!

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Boffins attempt to prove the UNIVERSE IS JUST A HOLOGRAM

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so ironic that a man who could expand his mind to conceive that time was not constant everywhere, had difficulty to believe that things truly happen randomly at the quantum level

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Dropbox cuts cloud storage prices $10 per terabyte, matching Google and Microsoft

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Re: Don't shoot the messenger!

The simplicity of the overall dropbox experience is the attraction for me and most I suspect. They have no other job to do but please you on storage.

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Brits STUNG for up to £625 when they try to cancel broadband

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Re: Broadband, Fiber Optics and ISP's & Cancelations

"Only one thing I cant stand. Cultural intolerance ... and the Dutch!"

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Cracking copyright law: How a simian selfie stunt could make a monkey out of Wikipedia

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Re: It really doesn't matter

You are projecting. Also you are an ankle-biter.

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Pedals and wheel in that Google robo-car or it's off the road – Cali DMV

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turing test?

can an inspector tell if it is driven by a human or not after being in a car with a blind between driver and passenger for one hour - or something like that.

also autoautos to be bright orange initially. over 10 years we will adapt as we learn

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SpiderOak says you'll know it's secure because a little bird told you

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Point of weakness

Oak can be nobbled by US forcing its citizen NOT to sign the page. I wonder if that could happen.

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Sit back down, Julian Assange™, you're not going anywhere just yet

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Re: Couldn't the UK and Swedish police solve all this?

"Then he can offer himself up for justice for his sex crimes"

seems you are a uk/us gov shill since you willfully ignore the fact he has not committed any sex crimes. Ever heard of INNOCENT UNTIL PROVED GUILT you primitive?

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fcuk the law

since uk has adopted european laws we need to adopt european attitudes to the law which is fcuk it instead of respect it.

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Dubai to get HUGE climate-controlled DOMED CITY and giga-mall

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Re: bilious commentards

Bullshit. Slums in india are VAST. Slums in UAE are non-existent. And emiratiis are no more hypocritical than most of the world. You wanna hate arabs? Pick on any other than the emiratiis esp. Dubai who are golden by comparison with the primitives in the rest of the region. You have no ffing clue.

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bilious commentards

I think most of the bile here is based on incomprehension, ignorance and fear. For example the prat who has so much to say about the subject but is so clueless as to think the country of Bahrain is one of the states of UAE. If you want real shockery go to the slums in India. Nothing like that exists in UAE. Even Islam is relatively tolerant in UAE. But I guess people will just hate on all Arabs regardless.

Source: Lived and worked there on and off for 20 years.

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SHOCKER: CIA CIO CAN confirm that AWS cloud safe for big government

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Buy off

Buying them off or compensation for loss of real business basically.

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Assange™ makes fresh bid for FREEDOM from Scotland Yard's 'physical encirclement'

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state shills

as we know from snowdon, the state engages in social disinformation big time. hence all the helpful shills presenting their "opinion" here

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Tor is '90 per cent of the net' claims City of London Police Commish – and he's dead wrong

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"Bitnet, The Tor"

probably he was trying to say bittorrent .. which is a big wack of the net

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Snowden's Big Brother isn't as Orwellian as you'd think

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Boiling frogs

This article is trying to settle down the frogs ... jostling uneasily in the pan as a rather hot bubble wells up.

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Docker blasts into 1.0, throwing dust onto traditional hypervisors

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More a VVM really.

It virtualises the local kernel not the local hardware so it is more a virtual virtual machine. Cant run another OS though.

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It's Google's NO-WHEEL car. OMG... there aren't any BRAKES

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full marks to subeditor for clickbaiting

wheel-less car indeed.

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Crypto-guru slams 'NSA-proof' tech, says today's crypto is strong enough

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implementation implementation implementation!

nuff said

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Users folder vanished after OS X 10.9.3 update? Here's a fix

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Re: I find Apple hardware extremelly good...

ubuntu buggy? - bullshit

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Oracle vs Google redux: Appeals court says APIs CAN TOO be copyrighted

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Re: Probably the death knell of the "industry"

actually google said something like "java api is industry standard therefore we can use it" ... it appears to be the judge who spun it into "popularity voids copyright". The judge here looks like they have "owner instinct" not "user instinct"

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Net tech bods at IETF mull anti-NSA crypto-key swaps in future SSL

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Privacy for the masses including thinkers and whistleblowers is mor important than catching bad guys I think. Police think everything is a nail.

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Report: Climate change has already hit USA - and time is RUNNING OUT

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Re: Starting point of graph is deceptive to unscientific brains

True what happened a million years ago is irrelevent. What happened OVER the last million years IS relevent because it shows to the common man that any correlation in the last 100 years is chance. But you are a believer and in denial over the lack of warming in thr last 20 years so you willfully missed my point.

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Starting point of graph is deceptive to unscientific brains

Move the starting point of the graph to 1 million year ago and you will see how ludicrous it is to conclude co2 causes warming. Warmists are in denial over the lack of warming in the last 20 years.

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Most Americans doubt Big Bang, not too sure about evolution, climate change – survey

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Re: atheists are experts at NOT following consensus

@dan ... I dont ignore any evidence at all neither recent nor past ... there is loads of historical evidence about huge climate changes before modern era that cannot be ignored and the changes is massive compared to recent changes which also cannot be ignored. but your smarmy sarcasm is typical warmist bile

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Re: atheists are experts at NOT following consensus

"GW = science, belief is irrelevant.GW = science, belief is irrelevant."

the style of most warmists indicates that that they are fervent followers of a cult

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Re: The takeaway . . .

"The point is that all these positions, including those around climate change, are the positions held by the majority of scientists in those fields."

arguing that most people believe in something therefore it is correct is circular logic. the same goes for warmism and for evolution. for example ... 100 years ago if you were an atheist going against the trend that nearly everybody believed in god. THINKING atheists are skeptics. FOLLOWING atheists are just credulous believers of another type.

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atheists are experts at NOT following consensus

I dont believe in god and I dont believe in warmism ... both crocks of shit ... historical cycles in earth observables dwarf those in the last 50 years.

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Kim Dotcom extradition: Feds can keep evidence against Megaupload mastermind a surprise

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Re: No news

Buy his way out? Who is he paying? His lawyers? Whaat a sneeaky trick!

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nsa's role

could be blackmailing the decision makers ... in this case either the judges or those who control them

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Q&A: Schneier on trust, NSA spying and the end of US internet hegemony

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surveillance isnt about the average person

please remember that all the domestic spying is only to target whistleblowers or other contrarian influential people of all kinds. what kind of a society we end up with if the historical influence of such people is severely curtailed is anyones guess.

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'Polar vortex' or not, last month among the WARMEST Januaries EVER RECORDED

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Re: Doing the Warmist shuffle

why start at 1970? look deeper. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/60/Five_Myr_Climate_Change.png

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Facebook turns 10: Big Brother isn't Mark Zuckerberg. It's YOU

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fb has a file on everybody

clever joining of data from places you wouldnt believe means they really do have a file per fleshy body and you even if you are not on fb. and fb is just one collator for the nsa and friends. info is power

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Tell us we're all doomed, MPs beg climate scientists

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quibble

It isnt climate scientists who claim 99.9% of climate scientists believe in agw ... it is warmist activists -a big difference.

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Boffins: Antarctic glacier in irreversible decline, will raise sea levels by 1cm

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Re: How commentards do science: word analysis on a writeup by El Reg

you think the reg should take a position on gw agw? I dont. I want info.

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Developer CEO 'liable for copyright infringement' over unlawful tool

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Re: Exclusive rights

you ARE a servile twit arent you?

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French gov used fake Google certificate to read its workers' traffic

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I have stated before that this is a failure of my browser software to help me decide who is the certifies that the HTTPS connection is valid. FIREFOX IN PARTICULAR I AM LOOKING AT YOU!

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Can you trust 'NSA-proof' TrueCrypt? Cough up some dough and find out

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"If you REALLY have something to hide from the NSA et al, you probably shouldn't be doing it in the first place. You DO have a right to privacy, and that should be taken seriously, but you absolutely need to get into perspective what the real threats against you are."

True, the average man has no need of protection against NSA/GCQ but whistlenblowers DO need it. For example we have the apparent suicide of a government employee in UK over leakage of damaging information about our governments involvement in Iraq. OUR SOCIETY DOES NEED PRIVACY!

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Washout 2012 summer, melty Greenland 'nothing to do with Arctic ice or warm oceans'

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Re: Global climate "science" isnt science

I think you missed the point.

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Re: Global climate "science" isnt science

Actually a lot of astronomy is hypothesis. It has made a lot of predictions which can and have been tested with further observations. Climate "science" predictions from the 1990s on the other hand have completely failed. viz. lack of any global warming over the past decade.

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Global climate "science" isnt science

because you cant experiment on it like you can with tadpoles and atoms and god help us if they could. climate science is just observation really.

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