* Posts by Dan Davis

7 posts • joined 6 Dec 2007

Byrne's naked shorting crusade outs Yahoo! security vuln

Dan Davis
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Legal implications?

@Ian Ferguson: I too was surprised by the sympathetic tone of the article, and the total omission of any reference to the legal implications of Bagley's hacking.

@David Stever: Which GOPers do you mean? Bagley and Byrne are both Republicans.

Wikipedia bans Church of Scientology

Dan Davis
Black Helicopters

Freudian slip

"The site sees itself as an encyclopedia with a 'neutral point of view' - whatever that is."

Right, "neutral" is hardly in the vocabulary of this wikiobsessed web rag.

Sockpuppeting British politico resigns from Wikisupremecourt

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More Reg Wiki-obsession

A minor British pol resigns from Wikipedia's arbitration committee. Stop the presses. What are the origins of this single-minded hatred?

'Lord of the Universe' disciple exits Wikipedia

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Big effen deal

I am shocked, shocked that Wikipedia's pristine reputation has been besmirched yet again, and that this trashy little website looks saw luminous by comparison.

Wikimadness XVII: The Return of Byrne

Dan Davis
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Demented?

Today is the third anniversary of Byrne's famous Sith Lord Rant.

http://money.cnn.com/2005/11/01/news/midcaps/overstock_fortune_111405/index.htm

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/12/03/overstock_issues/

Demented.

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Who cares?

What's "one-sided" is your unhealthy obsession with Wikipedia and every belch and far emanating from that website. Who cares?

Latching on to the demented Byrne, because he hates Wikipedia, just makes you people look foolish.

Wikipedia black helicopters circle Utah's Traverse Mountain

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Patrick Byrne's problem isn't Wikipedia

Patrick Byrne's problem is that he can't squeeze a single quarter's profit out of this tired old dog of a company, which he has financed primarily by secondary stock offerings.

Your own publication wrote one of the first detailed articles questioning Overstock's business model, and described Byrne's bizarre behavior.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/12/03/overstock_issues/

Nothing has changed since this article came out two years ago, except that Byrne has gotten more loony and delusional.

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