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Three new charges laid against alleged Silk Road kingpin

emmanuel goldstein

AH, THE PARADOX THAT IS THE U.S.A.

Founded with righteous principles of freedom paramount. Now creeping towards totalitarian status and yet still the birthplace of TOR and printed handguns and Silk Road Market. I love it and hate it in equal measures.

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'A motivated, funded, skilled hacker will always get in' – Schneier

emmanuel goldstein

Re: off topic, & i apologise in advance

thanks. I get why it wouldn't work now.

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emmanuel goldstein

off topic, & i apologise in advance

***in theory***

I want to decloak a tor hidden service.

if I have the ability to scan the entire intenet, won't I eventually discover the IP of a machine that serves the hidden service I'm looking for?

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SPECIAL iPHONE TROUSERS will ease Apple into the fashion world

emmanuel goldstein

it's about time the emperor, I mean fanbois, learnt they are not actually wearing anything at all

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Hey Brit taxpayers. You just spent £4m on Central London ‘innovation playground’

emmanuel goldstein

Re: SOMEONE PLEASE REBOOT REALITY

Not to mention that utter cunt, George Osbourne, ripping off, with no discernable sense of irony, dialogue from "Trainspotting". What a fucking cunt.

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emmanuel goldstein

SOMEONE PLEASE REBOOT REALITY

As if box-ticking bullshit like this is not enough, free speech itself is under attack (see Theresa May's speech today).

I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it any more.

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How the FLAC do I tell MP3s from lossless audio?

emmanuel goldstein

totally agree. there is no good reason not to use FLAC. unless you are forbidden by the likes of Apple.

This article is more of a call to choose operating systems that do not lock us into proprietary file protocols.

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FBI boss: Apple's iPhone, iPad encryption puts people 'ABOVE THE LAW'

emmanuel goldstein

Re: And all completely irrelevant to us right-pondians...

nice try. as far as they are concerned you are obstructing access. even if you genuinely forgot the passphrase, you're looking at some serious bird. basically, you let them in or go to jail. simples.

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Ordnance Survey intern plonks houses, trees, rivers and roads on GB Minecraft map

emmanuel goldstein

I'M NOT BEING FUNNY BUT...

what the fuck is the point of minecraft?

seriously, please can someone explain?

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NSFW: Click here, watch iPhone 6 being TORTURED

emmanuel goldstein

FANBOIS' SHINY NEW TOYS GET BENT

apparently the iPhone 6 plus has an undocumented feature - a flexible screen (and a flexible body). quality.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/iphone/11117809/The-iPhone-6-Plus-bends-but-not-by-design.html

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Stray positrons caught on ISS hint at DARK MATTER source

emmanuel goldstein

Pedant alert

Opening sentence:

Data.... *ARE* being suggested...

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Damien Hirst, eat your heart out - these guys chop up TAXIS

emmanuel goldstein

Just

fools and their money....

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iPhone 6: Most exquisite MOBILE? No. It is the Most Exquisite THING. EVER

emmanuel goldstein

A peasant asks...

How, Mr. Pie, do you reconcile the paradox of Apple producing the most beautiful object in the universe without the almighty Steve running the show?

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Microsoft's rumoured $2.5bn Minecraft gobble expected on Monday

emmanuel goldstein

Re: So.... any revenue and profit numbers?

man, you are so right. the markets are hyper-pumped on surreal QE wierdness. BUT there's a HUMUNGOUS correction in the post.

buy physical gold, bitchez...

PS

my cousin's a fund manager.

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LOHAN acquires aircraft arboreal avoidance algorithm acronyms

emmanuel goldstein

BUSH

Branch and Unplanned Snagging Heuristic

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Fanfare of trumpets as LOHAN reveals mission patch

emmanuel goldstein

First class

Hats off to Fenke et al.

Top patchery and looking forward to seeing it hewn from the living cloth.

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Tor attack nodes RIPPED MASKS off users for 6 MONTHS

emmanuel goldstein

MY PREDICTION...

tor will be around long after Putin has been consigned to the dust-bin of history.

off topic, but does anyone else find the new iPhone ad (crayons are dangerous) particularly nauseating?

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Apple fanbois SCREAM as update BRICKS their Macbook Airs

emmanuel goldstein

Re: top tip

Confucious say:

"Dent in MacBook inversely proportional to dent in Wallet"

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emmanuel goldstein

top tip

apple owners, rather than risking lethal software updates, just buy new kit every few months.

oh, i forgot, you already do that.

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German brain surgeon flies in for vital LOHAN operation

emmanuel goldstein

Can't wait...

LOHAN is starting to take on grown-up dimensions and excitement levels are rising fast!

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British cops cuff 660 suspected paedophiles

emmanuel goldstein

Re: Police declined to explain how they "snared" the suspects

they claim to be monitoring and interdicting people using tor. I don't buy that. tor is still pretty much opaque to law enforcement.

and whilst I'm glad they've busted a load of perverts, I'm also glad there are parts of the internet that are truly free.

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BMW i8 plug-in hybrid: It's a supercar, Jim, but not as we know it

emmanuel goldstein

Re: The advert

could not agree more. unfortunately today's breed of corporate marketing drone will never risk anything remotely creative. it's incredibly frustrating for ad agencies and incredibly boring for viewers.

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UK Parliament rubber-stamps EMERGENCY data grab 'n' keep bill

emmanuel goldstein

and how banana republics start.

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LOHAN seeks stirring motto for spaceplane mission patch

emmanuel goldstein

lohan knows...

"the higher, the better."

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Thought PCs were in the toilet? They're STILL eating Apple's lunch

emmanuel goldstein

Re: Profits?

fair point. market share is not everything.

i still think the herds are growing bored of apple's shiny offerings though.

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Victim of Tor-hidden revenge smut site sues Tor Project developers

emmanuel goldstein

it's like...

the bank that's been robbed suing the manufacturer of the clown masks.

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Reg reader fires up Pi-powered anti-cat garden sprinkler system

emmanuel goldstein

Re: smashing idea, but...

when you arrive deactivate the system and let your dog patrol the garden then re-arm it just before leaving.

simples.

might need a larger dog, however.

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Mystery bidder plunders the whole haul in Silk Road Bitcoin auction

emmanuel goldstein

buyer identified

according to zerohedge it was venture capitalist Tim Draper.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-07-02/venture-capitalist-buys-entire-stash-silk-road-bitcoins-us-marshall-auction

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Tom Hanks NICKED my COPYRIGHTED PIC, claims Brit photog

emmanuel goldstein

shock horror...

even some news websites "borrow" uncredited thumbnail images for the top stories ;)

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US Marshals seek buyer for Silk Road's Bitcoin

emmanuel goldstein

Re: Compensate the victims

i think they mean victims of crime in general.

btw, they still have an additional 140K BTC that belonged to dread pirate roberts and which are not yet being auctioned off.

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emmanuel goldstein

Re: Doing it wrong.

of course they're doing it wrong - the federal government never misses an opportunity to miss an opportunity.

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Israel develops wireless-malware-injection-by-smartmobe tool

emmanuel goldstein

Re: Sowing confusion

well said. another example, closer to the source of this story, is the web of lies built around uri geller. lies that certain powers found quite useful, and certainly encouraged.

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

emmanuel goldstein

Re: Russia stop-over

precisely. he is in Russia through necessity, not choice. important to bear that in mind.

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NSA: Inside the FIVE-EYED VAMPIRE SQUID of the INTERNET

emmanuel goldstein

Re: Simple Counter-Measure

properly implemented PGP/GPG.

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SpaceX 'Dragon V2' ROCKET PODULE can hover-land on Earth - or MARS

emmanuel goldstein

Re: Marketing challenge

not to mention spiriting nazi rocket scientists back stateside after the war.

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Rap chap tapped for $3 BEELLION: Apple buys Dr Dre's Beats

emmanuel goldstein

here hare here

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Hackers lay claim to exploit that defeats iPhone anti-theft tools

emmanuel goldstein

Re: It would appear

all you need is 15 grams of RDX

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yahya_Ayyash

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Greenwald alleges NSA tampers with routers to plant backdoors

emmanuel goldstein

Re: Not just for export

nice link. thank you - it's almost a shame she didn't wait until the laptop had been delivered before going public. might have been interesting...

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emmanuel goldstein

I'm just waiting to be told...

Oceania has always been at war with Eastasia.

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GM reveals how much you'll pay to turn your car into a rolling 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot

emmanuel goldstein

a lot of cellphone plans don't allow tethering.

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emmanuel goldstein

Bravo

another sphere of family life where we don't have to bother conversing.

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London cabbies to offer EVEN WORSE service in protest against Uber

emmanuel goldstein

you're having a tin mate...

"most of which will never see a penny of tax paid in the UK"

priceless, coming from the LTDA.

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Architect of Apple's total-silence public relations policy leaves

emmanuel goldstein

Re: Eh?

I guess that having left the cult, she no longer has to keep schtum...

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Silk Road dealer 'SuperTrips' faces 40 years for DVD drug imports

emmanuel goldstein

bullshit article

bad journalism. you are, at best, just repeating what the cops have told you.

you say he shipped 104kg mdma to USA in 18 months.

but then you say he sent 500g mdma per week.

doesn't add up.

do some fucking investigating rather than echoing the feds

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TrueCrypt audit: Probe's nearly all the way in ... no backdoor hit yet

emmanuel goldstein

if there are "backdoors" to be discovered, I would expect to find them in the cryptographic code. since this has yet to be audited, it's too early to declare that truecrypt is kosher.

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Ancient Earth asteroid strike that dwarfed dinosaur killer still felt today

emmanuel goldstein

Re: @Tom 7

around teatime...

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Mt Gox staff tried to warn CEO of Bitcoin loss risks – reports

emmanuel goldstein

not surprised

i sold 2000 or so bitcoins through gox between Feb and June 2012. the trading itself was kushti but there were some nerve-shredding delays when it came to wiring GBP back to the UK. it always turned up in the end but I remember on at least two occasions the delays and lack of explanation lead me to believe my money had gone missing.

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