* Posts by ukgnome

1560 posts • joined 16 Jun 2011

Free WiFi coming to UK trains ... in two years

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Currently the trains that offer extortionate Wi-Fi use a satellite system. It is slow and expensive.

Just what is the government offering? And why?

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Boy, 16, cuffed after posting selfie with body of kid he allegedly killed

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Re: Oh well

No, but the kid with a hole in his face might of been.

Still I guess it's OK to be flippant as it didn't happen to you or yours right.

prick

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What time do you call this, BT? Late, state-funded broadband rollout plods on

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Dear BT

Please can you at least service the kit in our sub-exchange. Just a little maybe?

I shouldn't be ungrateful as the 6.5 down and .3 up is better than some rural communities. It's just that it's been a year, and I thought you might of at least assessed it.

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We'll ask GCHQ to DELETE records of 'MILLIONS' of people – Privacy International

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Re: Does it really matter ?

They do? Are you sure?

I know they don't think highly of wiki-twonks but I thought Snowden (the man not the mountain) and the grauniad may be to blame on this one.

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Robot vacuum cleaner EATS WOMAN

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Our robot overlords suck

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Mark Stay was right

This is the beginning

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Post-pub nosh neckfiller: The Red Dwarf chilli chutney egg sarnie

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I remember trying this as soon as the episode aired and I can contest that this indeed is a winner, although I would lightly fry the bread to stop the collapse.

Also if you find yourself without chutney or chilli then you I would also say using raspberry jam and English mustard also works a treat.

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Wanted: Brit Facebook and Twitter trolls for counter-jihad psyops

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At last

A British regiment that I can join!

Sign me up sir!

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Parts for Brit proto-mainframe EDSAC show up in USA

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Trollface

Hmm

Where other news sources have a picture of the 'shelf' I note that it is apparently missing from this article.

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Web daddy Tim Berners-Lee calls for net neutrality in Europe

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Coat

net neutrality

Tell that to the Spanish fleet.

Oh my bad, wrong kind of net.

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Zimmermann slams Cameron’s ‘absurd’ plans for crypto ban

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Re: They aren't banning encryption

You need at least 3 trigger words and you have only used one

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OK everyone

From now on we will use this -

A1 B2 C3 D4 E5 F6 G7 H8 I9 J10 K11 L12 M13 N14 O15 P16 Q17 R18 S19 T20 U21 V22 W23 X24 Y25 Z26

3181311 208120 251521 621311518

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Breaking news: BBC FINALLY spots millions of mugshots on cop database

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hur hur

The Reg is having a swipe at the beeb for slow reporting....

Hey Kettle - This is pot

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Crackdown on eBay sellers 'failing to display' VAT numbers

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Re: That will not work

The seller ratings can be fudged just as easily if you think about it.

But I agree that a few tweaks could be made, but that's not in the interest of ebay who strangely has its offices in Ireland.

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Meh

Of course the way around this would be to act as a private seller rather than a business seller. Then all you would need to do is sell privately until you're just under the threshold and then close your account. Then free to pop up as a different user.

The ebay model is there for fraudulent transactions. heck I wouldn't be surprised if it was used for spying - in much the same way that the classified ads used to be (apparently)

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Facebook kills pic of Mohammed weeks after Zuck's Je suis Charlie!

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Did Zuck actually say that it was a free speech zone?

Hahahahahahahahaha

The Douchebook network doesn't allow a picture of proud parents breastfeeding, yet gorges itself with scams, click bait, scams, annoying paid for adverts, scams and pages specialising in bigotry and hatred.

I think my sides have split and I have fallen off my chair.

Free Speech.....hahahahahahahahaha

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Google Translate MEAT GRINDER turns gay into 'faggot', 'poof', 'queen'

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Re: Does it turn

Which is why I now have to change the ethnic toners on the xerox

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Fact Hunt!

there is no translation for lesbian from English to Icelandic

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Virtual Vulture 2 swoops into Spaceport America

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Would it help if we all sent a nice email and some donuts to the FAA?

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HMRC fails to plan for £10.4bn contract exit... because it's 'too risky'

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Isn't this near identical to the botched EDS contract of ten or so years ago.

Hmm, that ended well didn't it.

The fact is the only way to do this properly in my opinion is a brand new system designed from the ground up, tested and tested and tested and then run parallel and then rolled out to all locations in one hit. Of course this is close to impossible, highly impractical and doomed to fail.

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Cash'n'Carrion January sale: Get in there while you can

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nope, you don't have any BOFH stuff so nope

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Oi, Aussie sports fans! Take that selfie stick and stick it

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Facepalm

Humans are dumb.

Oh I wish I could post photo's.

While visiting Stonehenge in December I noticed a German gentleman taking a picture of himself with such a device. His wife \ partner stood by and watched. Humans are dumb.

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YOU. Your women are mine. Give them to me. I want to sell them

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Wonky? More like wanky

When it comes down to proof it should be the person making the claim that has to prove it. It's no good saying that's ours without prooving it.

By letting "wonky" bots do the work we are failing as humans.

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Panicked teen hanged himself after receiving ransomware scam email

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Big Brother

This is tragic

in no way is this meant callous, but all the demands for the police to do more should stop and think.

Maybe if there was some sort of charter that monitors internet activity and was able to assist police better in catching these bastards.

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Dot-com is dead. Long live dot-com

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Damn you

and your click bait!

I was hoping the rotund Kim had demised

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Then there were 3: Another UK mobile network borged ...

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Cut the crap

and spell it out just how much this means the consumer will be shafted.

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Kim Dotcom flails desperately, launches chat service

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Is it just me?

Or does Kim Dotcom look like Dr Robotnik?

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Penguin high-flyers: Andrew Tridgell on the Linux autopilot

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Re: but when...?

I'm just please he didn't say bare, I'm in enough trouble at work already.

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MYSTERY RADIO SIGNAL picked up from BEYOND our GALAXY

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Seems a remarkable coincidence that this occurs at the same time as the infinite monkey cage starts again on R4

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Give ALL the EU access to Netflix, says Vince Cable

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he doesn't get it does he?

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Spammers set their sights on WhatsApp – that's that ruined then

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Re: @ukgnome

That's correct, Google and Facebook don't have that data unless you let them.

Likewise they don't have your location unless you let them.

I'm not saying you would let them, but I bet you know quite a few click anything and it will all be OK types.

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That's right Chris, although you do need to tell it your phone number.

*pass me my tin foil hat please.

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Post-pub nosh neckfiller: 1.5 MILLION SCOVILLE masala omelette

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Semi Skinned?

That's no good whatsoever - you need full fat, preferably gold top. A higher fat content is what is required.

Of course the correct thing is to squeeze limes straight into your gob hole and have the neutralising effect of citric acid help wash away those fire daemons. You could go for vinegar too, but thats just unpleasant - effect though.

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BT bemoans 'misconceived' SUPERFAST broadband regs

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Only if you use Configured Unified Network Testing

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Hollywood vs hackers: Vulture cracks Tinseltown keyboard cornballs

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@TwistUrCapBack

dammit!

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"it's a Unix system, I know this"

Whenever there is a hack segment on a TV or film my wife usually looks at me to see how angry I am becoming. When I am close to exploding she knows that the shows researcher may of maid a few errors.

And I find it odd that you haven't included Jurassic Park.

"it's a Unix system, I know this"

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Stop viewing Facebook at work says Facebook at work on Facebook at Work

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Has anyone seen my fucks?

It's not important because I wouldn't give them, and this moment I simply couldn't give them.

No fucks given here

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Google UK doubles London Kings X mega-office sprawl

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correlation

sq units taken goes up, taxation goes down.

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Google unleashes build-it-yourself 'Ara' SLABLET phones (in Puerto Rico)

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Gimp

Speaking as a fanboi

If this was for sale in the UK I would have to ditch my fruit.

This is potentially the sort of innovation that the handset market needs.

*gotta take a high res macro of some pollen - there's a podule for that.

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$500 TEDDY BEAR teaches tots to spit up personal data

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Re: OMG what if . . . .

It's OK, you can keep your child in an airtight bag - problem solved.

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This appears to be a solution looking for a problem.

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Kim Jong-Un shoot-em-up Glorious Leader! yanked

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If your data isn't in three separate location then you have no data.

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TERROR in SPACE: ISS 'Nauts end panic by switching computer off and on again

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Re: Can you believe it?

But then you can't charge £85 for vehicle diagnostics

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David Cameron: I'm off to the US to get my bro Barack to ban crypto – report

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Utterly pointless

Doesn't this smell unconstitutional? Isn't this against human rights?

Whatever next? banning slang, talking, double seats on busses, congregations, gyms, clubs. pubs.

Fuck I could go on, you have never needed encrypted messaging to plan an attack. You can actually meet and discuss in person, or over the fucking phone. Hell, for all we know (pass me my tin foil hat) some commentards on here could be using code words to assist the ne'er-do-wells in carrying out some explosive mischief. This sort of bullshit posturing is pointless and actually detracts from sensible anti-terrorism. And why does this fucking clown want to ban something? Yep, that's right. He wants to ban something because less that 1% of people want to blow up shit and kill people.

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Apple v Ericsson: Yet ANOTHER patent war bubbles over

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Ericsson ???

Is that still a thing.

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DANGER: Is that 'hot babe' on Skype a sextortionist?

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Playmobil reconstruction please

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Cash'n'Carrion launches big January sale

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Just give us back the bloody BOFH stuff!

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Grand Theft Auto 1997: 'Sick, deluded and beneath contempt'

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Chinatown wars on iPhone is a must for anyone wanting some nostalgia.

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Icelandic brewers knock up whale 'nad beer

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Yummy

I like my WhAle with a panda top.

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Professor's BEAGLE lost for 10 years FOUND ON MARS

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Alien

What they won't tell you is it has a hole blasted in it and burn marks on it's hull.

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