* Posts by M.A

31 posts • joined 7 Jan 2010

Anonymous hackers leak Scotland Yard-FBI conference call

M.A
Facepalm

if this is anonymous

and i do have doubts then lads surely you should have kept your powder dry on this one (saved it till we really need it). nice idea though.

European revolt over ACTA treaty gains ground

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Thumb Up

In the article it claims

300,000 have signed a petition I have just checked http://www.avaaz.org/en/eu_save_the_internet/?fp and as of now 1,569,422 have signed. If you want to add your name that's where to go.

The Register to publish other sites' blacked-out content in SOPA protest

M.A
Alert

Is that rag still going?

Murdoch slams White House over SOPA in Twitter row

M.A
Stop

what next?

I just wonder what next better watch out Obama your famous blackberry may be hacked.

UK student faces extradition to US after piracy case ruling

M.A
Coat

he should

Change his name move and try to disapear I would hey kid if u need hiding...

Solicitors from hell website unplugged by libel judge

M.A
Unhappy

Should have set it up outside the country. but then i thought all solicitors came from hell.

Open-sourcers suggest Linux secure boot block workarounds

M.A
Linux

why

unless I am free to implement the OS of choice LINUX) without jumping through loads of hoops i am not interested in buying.

Hunt: We'll slightly inconvenience pirate sites

M.A
FAIL

easier to spot

First point obviously the government don't know how the file sharing works i have never heard of a site that charges feel free to correct me.

a traffic light system will help people looking for free content find it. (thank you gov.)

the money would be better spent finding a business model that works preferably without the greedy corporations who cheat the artists out of their copyright.

Renault readies sub-£7000 e-car for Blighty

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FAIL

no chance

Several fails no doors bit cold in winter. having to rent the charger.cant really see it catching on.

Mozilla ships first security update for Firefox 4

M.A
Unhappy

firefox losing it?

Firefox was renound for being the most secure browser i hope this not going to tarnish that too much.

High Court squashes Digital Economy Act challenge

M.A

what savings

any one who gets kicked off is a lost subscriber to that ISP therefore if a hundred people get kicked at even the lowest price per month i can find for a decent connection is £7.99 call it £8.00

is 800 a month lost revenue. the cost gained from kicking those off would not equate to that.

M.A
FAIL

doesnt matter

what the DEA does is just drive file sharing further under ground encryption etc. not to mention legitimate files that may contain copyright material I work in Radio send large files of shows all over the world for broadcast I will be out of work as my ISP will not be able to tell the difference. so thanks britain this law stinks

Man Utd sues supporter over corporate client 'data theft'

M.A
Unhappy

down

the red news site appears to be taken off line not just the list of corp. clients but the entire site.

Judge to music industry: 'Worth trillions? Forget it'

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Thumb Up

record companies

Are there still some record companies left pity they should die in silence and stop screwing the rest of us and their artists most of all. Thumbs up to the judge on this one.

Microsoft releases IE9 for chip happy Windows world

M.A
Alert

IE 9 v the rest

First i will say i hear it is a fast browser. iI installed chrome a few months ago and i like that even more than firefox whixh i ran before on my XP box now will be a good time to switch the window 7 box to chrome. as too the gnu/ linux machines i guess they will stay with firefox sorry microsoft i dont like giving websites access to my hardware.

Feds subpoena Twitter for info on WikiLeaks backer

M.A
Unhappy

whst crimes

Wikileaks has not committed any crime it published leaked documents as any mrdia organisation would. If wikileaks or Assange is charged so should the British \Gaurdian New york times The BBC and just about most other media outlets.

No one rom wikileaks stole the cocuments this is just USA tryin to control people in the rest of the world I would tell them stick it where the sun dont shine.

UK Man cops to £500,000 iTunes royalty scam

M.A
Grenade

Hang him high

I hope he get £500,000 per song like the fileshaeretrs would better still hang him.

WikiLeaks' Assange to be indicted for spying 'soon'

M.A
Linux

proove this wrong!!

From what i understand Assange has NOT brocken any law all he has done is to publixh documents passed to him by someone else. Sa,e as any editor can and would do The U.S are oversteping the line by about 10 million miles.

penguin cause Linux means freedom

UK.gov: One address-location database to rule them all

M.A
FAIL

has anyone thought it through

easier to spy on you!!!!!!!

Diary of a Not-spot: One man's heroic struggle for broadband

M.A
Go

why not

become a radio amature 400 watts should solve your problem at freqs near to the ones you want.

WikiLeaked US cables link China to Google hack

M.A
Go

well done wikileaks

all gov should be there for people to see YES ALL maybe that way we wont al be shafted by our respected representative so often. GO GET EM GUYS.

Brits say 'no, no, no' to 3D TV

M.A
Coat

no from me

I am not interested ever in getting 3D tv or even 3D cimima its useles fuzzy picture even with glases. The shows on tv i dont think have improved much recently in fact mainly gone down hill so more reason not to buy.

maybe the fact I am blind in one eye may also influance the decition.

mines the one wuth the eye patch in the pocket.

Mandybill enters pre-election wash-up

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Gates Horns

funny you should mention

A ex member of big vountry is now a MP and spoke in favour of the bill being pushed through without further debate.

Northerners give up ID cards for Lent figures suggest

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FAIL

tyhey are desperate

I had a letter topday from the passport and idenity service proudly proclaiming "The New Idenity card is here at last" ( I live in Lancashire ) I have filed it in the usual place for junk mail, teh bin.

BBC protects 'unique' 1Xtra listeners from radio cull

M.A
Gates Horns

one question

when was the last time you had satelite reception in a car rupert murdoch . of course the beeb should NOT close down any station for commercial interests thatwou;ld be suicide.

M.A
Flame

mmm interesting point

Perhaps the commercial sector shopuld do 2 things put something on to appeal (to anyone) give their local stations some personality instead of corporate sound alike idiots. and stop moaning the beeb have all the listeners, they havnt stole them it is called competition live with and get some decet shows.!!!!!!!!!!!!

ASA to take over Facebook, Twitter regulation

M.A
Big Brother

i think

It is time to delete my twitter and facebook accounts this will lead to even more censorship

Men at Work appeal Down Under plagiarism ruling

M.A
Coat

you are rigt

Time Machine you are right iyt is about 30 years old and the kookabora thing 75 i think. All copyright needs a overhaul 5 years is long enough for any recording ten for the composer after that public domain. if thhey dont like it well compose more songs that is inovation that copyright is ment to encourage.

mine the coat with a pirate bay server in the pocket.

BT to throttle P2P for faster broadband

M.A
Unhappy

BBC

Remind me not yo use the Iplayer or Skype or Spotify when i want to.

UK BitTorrent admin acquitted on fraud charge

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well done

great news justice served today.

Sue them Alen

US music royalties' collector sues T-Mobile over ringback tones

M.A
Big Brother

fair use

as a ribgtone is less than 30seconds long is that not fair use in the USA

big brotner cause thats what it is

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