152 posts • joined 22 May 2012
Re: unlimited bandwidth and capless download plans
"You are claiming you need a 120 Mb capless internet connection for watching porn ? You must have some serious callousses in odd places.
For the record. I'm not an anti piracy maniac. In fact, I'm not any kind of maniac."
An ideal world where the internet needs only dial-up because i only ever post uninformed comments on forums and look at my bank statements.
You are not a maniac, just grossly uninformed about the current state of the internet and all the possibilities! Have you heard nothing about the marketing war over streamed television services? Even here in the UK where speeds are lagging way behind, all the major TV suppliers are desperate to win customers for their streaming services. Even Sky is frantically promoting their On Demand. so much for pirates only needing high speeds.
Re: Once it makes it on the books
"Expect the extradition requests to flow freely."
This was my immediate thought on reading the headline.
Jail 'em up I say, jail some sense into 'em!
"Don't be silly. There're plenty of drug dealers, bank robbers, and murderers we can parole to make room for the copyright violators."
I can't see them having an issue with that, the worst crimes imaginable are 'stealing' from rich people and exposing the crimes of our governments.
Re: Wow - Seems you downvoters missed
Only a troll would expect any responder to get upset.
Re: Wow - Seems you downvoters missed
So you do think all men are potential rapists!
Whatever you think is driving them is irrelevant!
Re: Wow - Seems you downvoters missed
"Human nature would also have you attempting to mate with as many females as possible (regardless of their feelings on the matter,) "
Did you just accuse all men of being potential rapists?
Re: Jimmy has been listening to radio 5 live
"I don't think ISP admins will be shaking their heads and laughing. They'll be very worried that they're going to be the fall guys in this fiascoette. As soon as one of these filters (inevitably) fails, it'll be the ISP on the end of the Mail's outrage and the threatening letters from lawyers."
Then their reaction should be obvious.
Block everything that could possibly be construed as adult and let Perry and her mob deal with the consequences to the economy!
If I have nothing to hide then why are they spying on me?
Re: @Zombie Womble
I am talking about those who support this spying and that is why I specifically said 'some'.
I find he willingness of some to surrender all their freedom to unaccountable agencies with unknown agendas quite startling. Some people would rather have a Big Brother type screen in their home than face terrorism with determination and courage. Very depressing.
@Craigness - Re: Re Anonymous Coward While I don't by any means endorse the rape stuff...
You'd have to be as dumb as a bag of spanners to think this is a new invention.
Fortunate they still have plenty of fanboys that will believe just that..
I'll take 2.
It's a bit late for that.
"Then keep them on your own computer."
So by your logic you cease to own your car if you park it in the street.
Re: I wish the world would disintermediate the need for dickheads
Time to build ourselves a 'B' Ark.
Re: Pass the tissues
We need a naughty step.
Or at least a 'knickers in a twist' icon.
Also unable to see the difference between depression with suicidal tendencies and making shit up.
Re: EFF = Energetic Frivolous Fools
"They don't represent me nor my interest, thank you."
Then why are you so upset?
Someone call the hurty feelings police, I'm about to cry and someone needs to pay.
Re: im in 2 minds about this.
"I have a few 'friends' on there that seem to think that they own 'their' page. Asin if I was to post something on there they didn't like, they would act asthough I had defaced their property, the same as graffiti on their house/car whatever."
That's basic internet protocol/manners. A persons webspace should be treated like an extension of their home whereby the owner sets the rules. So just like someone's living room, if you walk in a start talking crap they have every right to evict your ass.
Re: The usual.
How did you manage to confuse 'coke dealers' with 'cartel financiers'?
Apparently you are wrong.
According to Dotcom, Megabox will only be taking 10% of profits, the rest goes to the artists.
".... the fine ultimately comes out of taxpayers pockets."
How? All that happened is that money would be taken from funds given to the CPS by the government and given back to said government. The tax payer loses nothing.
I agree with the unaccountability bit though.
Re: analysts BS
"Sorry iHaters, just had to post this on el Reg where Apple haters love to congregate."
At least outside the mutual appreciation echo-chambers of the fanboy forums you can appear a tiny bit like an individual.
So, you want people to be fined/jailed because you joined the wrong forum and didn't have mummy there to protect you?
Legislating against hurty feelings is the epitome of a nanny state.
What next? The ministry of 'There, there. let me kiss it better.'
"Sneering like that makes you look fifteen years old, max"
The lack of self awareness and irony in your post is fucking priceless.
Total iphone orientation.
Hig Hurtenflirst, the risingest young executive in the Dolmansaxlil Shoe Corporation must now be consulting for Apple.
Re: this is radio
When I read the article "to suit all budgets" i thought to myself, I bet the cheapest one will be around £100 and I was spot on, the writers here are out of touch with reality when it comes to some peoples finances.
Esther Rantzen on Radio 4.
"There are those who want to access internet porn but caring loving parents....."
There you have it, anyone who opts out of filtering isn't a 'caring loving parent'.
How long will it be before they insist on lists of these defective parents?
Pissing on the achievements of great men.
Is that how you get your jollies?
Does it help you feel less the pathetic failure you obviously are?
I have news for you, it isn't working.
Now fuck off back to your hoaxer crazy pit where you belong.
"the barking wing of the Fox News Party"
Someone buy that man a pint.
Re: what phone?
I threw one of those against the wall in anger and all that happened is the case got cracked as it flew apart, It worked perfectly well afterwards, once I found the battery that is.
They should take inspiration from Apple and call it the pOS.
Ariel view of your mum's house.
Don't get upset, if you can dish it then you should be able to take it.
Re: Fools rush in...
They haven't attacked yet, so it would seem they are wiser than you give them credit.
Re: Its a MMORPG !
"Do you expect blizzard to manufacture TWO ENTIRE VERSIONS of the game, one to go on your SINGLE PLAYER LOCAL INSTALL and one to run CLIENT/SERVER ?"
That's right, name me one game that has both offline single-player and online multi-player
It just doesn't happen.
Re: re: So...people actually complain about this stuff?
My neighbour is a perfect example of that.
She believes everything she sees on TV or in print because 'They're not allowed to lie'.
I dread to think what would happen if she ever used email.
The most frightening thing I can imagine in world politics is a Republican landslide victory this coming November.
Re: What about?
Taking industrial action on behalf of a third party is illegal in the UK.
Re: is it shit or is it good? is it shit or is it good?
Sorry, lost me at 'touch support'.
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- Review Raspberry Pi B+: PHWOAR, get a load of those pins
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- Will It Blend? Maybe. BlackBerry’s secret comeback weapon