* Posts by VMax

5 posts • joined 23 Jun 2010

UK Home Secretary approves TVShack's O'Dwyer extradition

VMax
Childcatcher

Re: Couple of questions

From what I've read, linking to content is legal in your country. There have been several cases (OiNK and FileSoup) that have shown that. Otherwise he probably would be on trial in the UK. He hasn't committed a crime there, so the US is flying him here for trial.

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

VMax
WTF?

The lie

"The advocates of SOPA say they will shut down any website guilty of online content piracy". This is an absolute lie. The bill, as it stands will shut down any website AND prevent any other to link to it on an ACCUSATION. Only once proven innocent will the site be allowed back up.

Hey, due process is just too tedious and well, PIRACY!.

NASA to make MAJOR ALIENS REVELATION this week

VMax
Stop

Ok.

We've now passed from silly into the completely ridiculous.

LOST Vulture One PARIS spaceplane FOUND!!!

VMax
Boffin

Brilliant work!

I'm relieved that all are home safe, but still... Paper space plane with playmobile pilot lost returning to earth. Possibly still circling the earth looking for a place to land. Could become the stuff of legend, re-told by geeks at pubs around the world.

Scotland Yard mulls Google Wi-Fi slurp

VMax

Intent?

I can't say for others, but I can't recall ever writing a routine that saved data to a drive without indending to.

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