* Posts by JimBob 2

3 posts • joined 11 Jun 2010

UK smut filter may have sent game patch to sin-bin

JimBob 2

They could easily test if this is the filter by uploading blank files with those filenames to a web server and getting the users with filtered connections to try to download them. If the filters really are blocking this deep based on filenames, really bad things are going to happen as more people are exposed to the filters.

No anon pr0n for you: BT's network-level 'smut' filters will catch proxy servers too

JimBob 2

Re: Who cares!!!

Thanks for doing that, it's refreshing to read about the practical implications from someone who has used the system as opposed to all the"omg 1984" posts. I'm still against the idea of default on since it will cause social problems for some adults.

iPhone manufacturer to shutter China factories

JimBob 2

"Make sure you make the announcement after the iPhone4 launches.

We don't want the plight of 800 thousand people distracting from our utopian 'Apple' view of the world."

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