* Posts by Winkypop

4088 posts • joined 21 Oct 2008

Bloke fesses up: I forged judge's signature to strip stuff from Google search

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It all started as a kid

Dear Teecha

My sun is to I'll to come to skool today

Muther

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Downloaded CCleaner lately? Oo, awks... it was stuffed with malware

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NEW PRODUCT

Introducing CCleanerCCleaner!

Is your CCleaner program infested with bugs and malware?

Try CCleanerCCleaner today!

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Astroboffins map 845 galaxies in glorious 3D, maybe dark matter too

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potato - boil 'em mash 'em stick 'em in a galaxy

SAMi

--> Elven cloak

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Massive iPhone X leak trashes Apple's 10th anniversary circus

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A thousand spondulicks for a phone

Hmmm, OK...

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Sci-Fi titan Jerry Pournelle passes,
aged 84

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Unhappy

Loved his books and collaborations

Big

Thick

Hard

Sci Fi

Books

The best!!

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London Tube tracking trial may make commuting less miserable

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Love London, love big data sets, love the Underground

Off-peak as a tourist, of course!

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Daily Stormer binned by yet another registrar, due to business risks

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Re: It beings.

Once you invoke nazis (and their ilk) you lose all rights and respect.

Period.

Never give a nazi a break, never.

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我的天啊! China gives Weibo users a week to use their real names

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Re: Infamy, infamy!

eventually

ɪˈvɛntʃʊ(ə)li/

adverb

adverb: eventually

in the end, especially after a long delay, dispute, or series of problems.

How's that for a 'specific date'?

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Twitter is just randomly deleting people's lists – and no one knows why

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I used Twitter once

But apparently you need friends and followers.

I left...

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Violent moon mishap will tear Uranus a new ring or two

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Re: within the next 4 to 100 million years

It won't stop those thieving insurance policy bastards from putting up the premiums now though!

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Stand up who HASN'T been hit in the Equifax mega-hack – whoa, whoa, sit down everyone

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Corporate criminality

"only the names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver's license numbers of 143 million Americans were exposed."

That's OK then, at least they didn't get hold of the key to the executive washroom!!

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Facebook's music plans mean you'll never leave Facebook

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In my case, leaving just isn't possible

I've never actually arrived (at Facebook)

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Sub plot subplot thickens: Madsen claims hatch fumble killed Swede journo Kim Wall

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Scraping the bottom of the excuse bilge?

I hope that comment is not sub judice.

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Climate-change skeptic lined up to run NASA in this Trump timeline

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No wonder it's from an AC

Hmmmmm

A false dichotomy

OR

A straw man

???????

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Dust Bowl 2.0

We are screwed.

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15 'could it be aliens?' fast radio bursts observed in one night

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Alien

Bad news travel fast!

Yes, Trump, IS president!

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Big Tech slams Trump on plan to deport kids

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FAIL

I've read some bombastic drivel in this thread

But saying Obama is/was worse than Trump is just too far.

Trump has created his own category of poor performance.

He stands alone, proudly atop Mount Fail.

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US government: We can jail you indefinitely for not decrypting your data

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The dog ate my passwords?

No?

It didn't work for my homework in Ms Johnston's grade 5 class either.

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Robocall scumbags already target Hurricane Harvey victims

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If I was in any way religious...

I would wish the full-fat Catholic Hell on these scum-bags.

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nbn™ adds premises to FTTC, HFC, slims down FTTN build

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The NBN: Such bollocks

See title

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Sweden may extend data retention, splat NAT and register VPNs

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Alas poor Privacy!

I knew him.

OR

Tyvärr, dålig integritet! Jag kände honom.

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Uber squints, makes room for another probe: This time it's bribery

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Just ordered a big box of popcorn from

Uber eats

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Judge: You can't call someone a c*nt, but a C∀NT is a cunning stunt

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Well..

Tony is a bit of a .......

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Scientists measure magnetic field around most distant galaxy yet

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"a galaxy five billion light years from Earth"

Try and imagine that if you can.

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Is it possible to control Amazon Alexa, Google Now using inaudible commands? Absolutely

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WTF?

These digital assistant thingies

Why?

Just why?

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Nasty firmware update butchers Samsung smart TVs so bad, they have to be repaired

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"stuck on one tv channel and will not respond to remote controls "

Those TV programming execs will stop at nothing for ratings!!

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If at first you don't succeed, you're Microsoft trying to fix broken Excel 2016

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Excel

Bring back the hidden flight simulator!

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Germans force Microsoft to scrap future pushy Windows 10 upgrades

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Don't mention the war

I said 'Microsoft' once, but I think I got away with it...

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Oldest flying 747 finally grounded, 47 years after first flight

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A venerable workhorse

A good ROI for GE Aviation I imagine.

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Kraut coppers seize 5,000 Donald Trump-shaped dance biscuits

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So, it's true!

Donald Trump IS on drugs!

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Hackers scam half a million from Enigma digital currency investors

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Naughty but quite clever really

They certainly knew their marks well.

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Bizzby balls-up: Handyman app spams customer's details to world+dog

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Yeah yeah

But did Reuben get his frikken thermostat fitted or not?

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Groundhog Day! ACCC again calls for truth in broadband advertising

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Sanctions?

The wet lettuce and the flying goggles, again!?

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I say, BING DONG! Microsoft's search engine literally cocks up on front page for hours

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It's now gone?

What a dick move!

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London cops urged to scrap use of 'biased' facial recognition at Notting Hill Carnival

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Gimp

Crack out the gimp masks!

Ready -->

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Don't panic, Chicago, but an AWS S3 config blunder exposed 1.8 million voter records

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Holmes

I'll just leave this here....

Cloud computing!

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UK govt steams ahead with £5m facial recog system amid furore over innocents' mugshots

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Big Brother

Soon, citizen, soon

Everyone will need a photo-ID 'breathing' licence.

Opt out if you want, but no air for you!

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Tomorrow, DreamHost will square up to US DoJ to avoid handing over 1.3m IP addresses of anti-Trump site visitors

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Re: Trump brings out the best in people

"The Dems have done everything to harm Trump."

I think old Donny is the best at doing this.

Libs are too busy scoffing popcorn.

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President Trump to his council of industry CEO buddies: You're fired!

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Re: Political Correctness "key words" and "tricky phrases"

Trump is exactly the tyranny that the founding fathers warned of.

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Intel CEO Krzanich quits Trump's Manufacturing Council over response to Charlottesville rallies

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How does a snowflake survive in a dumpster fire?

Hey, Mr Trump?

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US prosecutors demand data to unmask every visitor to anti-Trump protest website

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Ooops

I clicked!

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Australian Bureau of Statistics flip-flops over marriage equality survey

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ABS Clusterfuck 2.0

Ready for launch, probably...

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GoDaddy gives white supremacist site its marching orders after Charlottesville slur

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Good for you El Reg

"The Register chooses not quote or link to the site's remarks, on grounds that it is difficult to imagine more insensitive language being used to describe a recently-deceased person, or a more sexist depiction of a woman being used under almost any circumstances."

Truly sad for everyone else.

Trump's America?

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HMS Queen Lizzie impugned by cheeky Scot's drone landing

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Flechettes!

Massed flechette strike.

See John Birmingham's book "Weapons of Choice (Axis of Time)" series.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Birmingham#Axis_of_Time

Highly recommended.

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Tech billionaire Khosla loses battle over public beach again – and still grants no access

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Simples

Just arrive by sea

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Good Lord: Former UK spy boss backs crypto

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In response, a Government spokemans said today:

LOOK

LOOK OVER HERE

MAGIC SHINY THINGS

TERRORISTS!!

LOOK

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Hey America! Your internet is going to be so much better this January

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Re: And low and behold

Correct.

Low and Behold are an accountancy firm in Slough.

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Lauri Love and Gary McKinnon's lawyer, UK supporters rally around Marcus Hutchins

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America (today)

Has become the kind of place your mother warned you about travelling to...

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We all deserve a break. Pack your bags. Four Earth-like worlds found around nearby Tau Ceti

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Packing bags now....

Try and keep this NEWS from Trump and his miserable cronies.

There's just gotta be an escape.

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Manchester firm shut down for pretending to be Google

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Google My Business

Google are hard enough to deal with without these leeches climbing in and extorting money as well.

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