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1348 posts • joined 16 Jun 2011

Surprise! Google chairman blasts EU's privacy ruling

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What bugs me

Where will this erosion of history finish?

You can't just go around deleting history, now if it turns out that the search result in any way is false then fair enough. Surely we have to be a bit responsible for our actions.

Is the idiot driver that killed my brother-in-law going to ask for that court filing to be removed, because Nigel is dead and it was a few years ago? Why should it be removed?

Should that picture of me with the two strippers and the big bag of surf be expunged because I want to work in finance?

It's not up to the EU to make the rules, and what about all the other search engines? Won't this stop development of other browsers because it's suddenly got more expensive? And then what about data that isn't stored in the EU but involves an EU citizen?

Clearly it's not workable, and clearly this stupid decision needs challenging.

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Stop bullying SUPER FAT GODZILLA, urge movie stars

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You think he's fat? You should see what Bay has done to Mecha-Godzilla....

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Nintendo says sorry, but there will be NO gay marriage in Tomodachi Life ... EVER

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Re: It's just a fecking computer game folks!

NO!

All computer games now need to be rainbow flavoured...

Splinter Cell shall now be sphincter cell...

Doom will be re-branded with rainbows and be called Happy

And Microsoft Train Simulator will now have tighter tunnels....

Yes, I am been a bit sarcastic, but that's because it's just a friggin game.....

*I am more concerned with pokemon, but you don't see the ALF protesting!

**An El Reg, we need a sarcasm icon please!

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UN to debate killer drone ethics

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When the chips are down

You have about 30 seconds to get out of the area whilst the droid reboots.

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Amazon granted patent for taking photos against a white background – seriously

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Hahahahahahaha you now owe Amazon a quid ------------------>

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Apple pulls iPhone 4 from sale in India after just four months

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@ Andy Prough

A) same as everyone.

B) same as everyone.

C) I usually spot sony, and now windows and their stupid surface devices, hardly ever apple.

D) same as everyone

E) That's not actually true, but just like everyone they pay very little.

F) Use green and conflict free materials, leading the way with investment and hopefully turning around the manufacturing companies to a better more sustainable way.

Sorry, have I left anything out?

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Ninten-DON'T: Wii U bomb blows Mario Kart giant off track – but new console promised

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I think there is a difference between a family entertainment console and a games console.

Nintendo's problem is mainly the press. If you get several sites slagging it off because they are basing the experience on the xbox or ps then it's hardly surprising. I guess they are too honourable as a company to grease the palms of the reviewers.

I realise that makes me sound cynical, but it's the truth.

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Spain clamps down on drones

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Re: How can it be banned .......

It's a bit like some corporate firewalls that I have worked on.

If it's black listed then you can't access it, and you can only access things that are on the white list.

if it isn't on either list then you still can't access it and have to ask the nice firewall people if you can access it.

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Potato in SPAAAAACE: LOHAN chap cooks up stratospud with Heston Blumenthal

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He's quite weird isn't he?

No wonder he's part of SPB

*obvs this is a joke, I would never, NEVER, disrespect anyone in SPB. They can build drones and stuff.

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Cold War spy aircraft CRASHED Los Angeles' air traffic control

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They have 6 weeks and 1 day.......

.....to sort out that sh1t

or I'm.......actually I want to visit the states, so I had better not finish that sentence

#Spartacus

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Tesco to tout its own smartphone – now THAT'S an unexpected item in the bagging area

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@ MJI - Far too creepy Tesco

So where do you buy your sex toys?

And why are you buying so many?

*enquiring minds want to know

**and so do tesco too

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El Reg Quid-A-Day Nosh Posse back on the bacon

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Next Year

Please can we have more notice?

As I would happily take part...

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Bill Gates: Sell off Bing? Nah. Xbox? Maybe...

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I didn't understand what Bing was

I had to google it.....

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Symantec: Antivirus is 'DEAD' – no longer 'a moneymaker'

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Re: What Symantec did AV?

have an upvote +1

If I had a pound for every time I had to kill a symantec process then I would have a lot of cake.

Also I would still have my small business and possibly a better car.

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Scariest NSA revelation yet: Spooks are RUBBISH at CIPHERS

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It was deliberate

El Reg doesn't want to work for the secret squirrels.....

*at least that's what they want you to think!

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OUCH... right in the Androids! Google hit by another antitrust sueball

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Re: Bing Bong

I'm pretty sure my 5s carries out all it's browser searches using Google.

Not sure about Siri, it's ghastly

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Please work for nothing, Mr Dabbs. What can you lose?

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F' 'em Dabbsy

I don't work for free, I would even charge my Mum for IT assistance.....granted it's usually a cup of coffee and a nice crisp tenner.

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Chinese iWatchers: Apple's WRISTPUTERS ALREADY in production

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Re: You will need

no, I am pretty sure those magic headphones that he describes are called bluetooth

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Teen jailed for ARMED ROBBERY says he and pals had been inspired by Grand Theft Auto

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I think his defence is valid....

I have built a massive gun that can fire projectiles, it runs on rails and for protection I have 3 houses that will happily absorb laser blasts from nefarious aliens.

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Stone the crows, Bouncer! BT defends TV recorder upgrade DELETION snafu

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Re: I'm no Murdoch fan but...

Agreed - Sky has just totally overhauled the EPG and front screen - the whole shebang...not a single bit out of place.

Heck, hiding behind DP annoys me somewhat.

I'm glad I am not a TV customer, and only receive my slightly shoddy broadband from them.

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NASA's Curiosity rover set to give Mars its THIRD HARD DRILLING

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Re: Suspicious

Space gypsies?

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The Reg Quid-a-Day Nosh challenge: What's the point, exactly?

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Shit the bed!

That sounds particularly nasty......

It's not going to stop me moaning about the hayfever I am currently battling, but it will get me chucking another quid or two in the hat.

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FCC seeks $48K fine from mobile phone-jamming driver

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entitlement perception

On my way to work today I had to point out that the light had turned green, but the women on her phone didn't seem to notice, and then she acted all butt hurt when I yelled get off the phone!

*I was a smug pedestrian at this point in my journey.

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Marauding quid-a-day nosh hack menaces teepee hippie villages

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Is it foraging still if......

you re-purpose little salts and peppers in there sachets from popular fast food places?

whilst foraging for salt and pepper you eat fries from the floor?

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A real pot-boiler kicks off Reg man's quid-a-day nosh challenge

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Re: fecking labels that you are meant to remove

Top Tip - mayonnaise......yes the white slippery stuff

Coat the sticker in large blobs of the stuff and leave for a couple of days - et voilà...

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Fry me a river

those eggs look near damn perfect!

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Chap builds mobe based on Raspberry Pi

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Re: @ daniel

Dude - this isn't XDA, maybe they will help you with your projects of awesome androidness.

Now bog off!

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Re: @ daniel

I only come on here to ready the daily mail readers comments....

Seriously dude, all that anger isn't worth it. And as for your droid tablet....That's not going to cure world hunger is it? But pie on the other hand....What, oh Pi....nope that won't either. And Resistive? Seriously dude! shaking my head....

Now pass me the popcorn - its the food of trolls y'know

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Reg hack hacked off by iPhone 5 repair notice

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So.....

you didn't upgrade to a 5S - who feels stupid now? Maybe you would like to phone me and complain.....Best of luck waking your phone up loser

*the one with the 5S in the pocket....

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El Reg posse prepares for quid-a-day nosh challenge

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A meagre amount added in the jar from me - now dance monkeys dance!

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LOHAN and the amazing technicolor spaceplane

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You see, that's what I like about El Reg - it may be an embittered meany at times, but Lester's comment shows that underneath the vultures feathers beats a heart of fluffy loveliness.

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David Cameron defends BT's taxpayer-funded broadband 'monopoly': It's a 'success story'

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Maybe I am the only one......but

Other companies had a chance to bid.

Other companies decided not to.

BT became pretty much sole supplier.

Therefore it must be BT's fault.

Hmm - dammed if they do, dammed if they don't.

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Brit game devs WILL get tax relief for, er, EastEnders Game and Legend of Slough

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Grand Theft Tesco

see title

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Original iPhone dev team was 'shockingly small' - Apple engineer

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mirrors the endless discussion of Max Clifford's penis

I salute you, I raise a glass to you, and I will even buy you a pint.

I don't know if it adds to the story, but every time I see that man I laugh and laugh and laugh

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Terminator-maker 'Cyberdyne Inc' lists on Tokyo stock exchange

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Re: We want Manga.

If they go down that route, then what is to stop the Cronos corporation starts pumping out hyper-zoanoids?

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As WinXP death looms, Microsoft releases its operating system SOURCE CODE for free

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Pen and paper - word processing for blondes

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Three's money man reveals UK mobe firms' DARK PRICING dealings

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Seems to me that Three are just doing some willy waving for free headlines....oh look it has worked.

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GIANT FLESH-EATING DEVIL CHICKENS roamed North Dakota

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Massive Cock

is presumably what the male chickenosaurus is called.

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Crap flap-app flap chap yaps: Yes, FLAPPY BIRD is comin' back

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@shades

There is this thing right that most call the internet but the part we use is called the world wide web. Its incredibly useful as its full of all kinds of stuff and things. Lets call some of the stuff and things information. Are you following me so far Shades?

Good, now one of the useful things about this is the ability to search for facts. And one of these facts that you can search is how Nintendo feel about some of the similarity of the flappy birds backgrounds.

Thank you xx

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Kent Police fined £100k for leaving interview vids of informants in old cop shop

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is it criminal watching criminals?

The business owner confirmed that he had found the tapes in the basement of the old police station, after purchasing the site two months before, and was planning on watching them for entertainment.

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Xenon: Bitmap Brothers' (mega)blast from the past

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I'm all warm and fuzzy

Thanks El Reg, antique code show always makes me feel all chipper and squidgy inside.

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Is Apple about unleash a cheaper 8GB iPhone 5C? O2 'leak' suggests: Yes

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8GB

That won't cut the mustard I'm afraid. once the OS is loaded on you won't have much wiggle room for apps.

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Wackadoo DIYers scissor-kick beatboxer

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Regarding shock invective beginning with "cu-"

Ok I was curious, and now one of them CU types wants to expel me from the building. Of well, the pubs open so I might as well get cu*ted.

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Amazon wants me to WEAR NAPPIES?! But I'm a 40-something MAN

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I find that nappies

soak up the blood incredibly well.....anyone? Nope? just me then!

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Bill Gates-backed SOLAR POO RAYGUN COMMODE unveiled

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Can these be installed in volcano lairs?

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Actually, there is an Arapaho word for 'pliers'

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@Lester

You don't believe in magic?

Then how do you explain the mystical properties of Psychic Sally?

*the one with ....i'm seeing an old man beginning with S or it might be P and he's in my pocket!

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Fanbois SQUEAL as DNS snafu knocks out iTunes website

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Suggested title

Fanbois squeal at apple crumble

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Five unbelievable headlines that claim Tim Berners-Lee 'INVENTED the INTERNET'

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and for the yoof

UK's TBL 25YO WWW 2DAY

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Apple iOS 8 'will put end' to crap map app rap flap misery

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Re: Will it understand buses?

except that Google includes buses and underground and tram. So what was that you was saying *

*just check routes options

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We all owe our EXISTENCE to lovely VOLCANOES, say boffins

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Wow

Decepticon island.....that's gonna be so sweet with it's robots and stuff.

*the one with the ripped dictionary in the pocket

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