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132 comments

Cost-cutting (5, Insightful)

Senes (928228) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606080)

You can save money by leaving out the three colors which aren't actually used.

Re:Cost-cutting (2)

korgitser (1809018) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606100)

And now everybody go watch 'Brazil' again.

Re:Cost-cutting (1)

jkmartin (816458) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606140)

And it would be compatible with the proposed new system that only has 2 settings: "elevated" and "imminent".

Re:Cost-cutting (5, Insightful)

hairyfish (1653411) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606240)

I thought they were only proposing one setting: "do what we tell you"

Re:Cost-cutting (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606554)

I thought that in the last revision that was simplified to "Be fearful"?

Re:Cost-cutting (1)

JWSmythe (446288) | more than 3 years ago | (#34608238)

Actually the new scale is:

  • They're coming for you
  • Be very afraid
  • Be afraid
  • [obsolete] It's not so bad
  • [obsolete] rainbows and unicorns

Re:Cost-cutting (1)

RDW (41497) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606344)

Will the audio warnings also be implemented?:

http://www.theonion.com/articles/orange-alert-sirens-to-blow-24-hours-a-day-in-majo,135/ [theonion.com]

Re:Cost-cutting (1)

Opportunist (166417) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607216)

Sorry, politician drivel not included.

not so fast, cowboy (3, Interesting)

pohl (872) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607146)

That would be true if we were to use this display for the uncreative purpose of displaying whatever threat-level the DHS is currently at.

I would pay for a display like this. Back in 2004 I had to resort to using the various colors of the dry-erase-marker rainbow to create a threat-level display on the whiteboard in my office. Back then my team's product had a memory leak somewhere in it, and nobody believed me. The servers would be up for a handful of days, and then just when everybody was lulled into a false sense of security we would get a flurry of random OutOfMemoryExceptions as the whole thing would sieze up and become unresponsive - pulling system administrators out of their scheduled meetings to conduct emergency rolls in a panic. And then, back to business as usual.

At first I was alone in suspecting a leak. Back then we didn't have any memory monitoring in place so it was all thruthiness from my gut. But worse than being alone in my suspicions was the sinking feeling that the leak was proportional to user load, which was on a steady incline with no sine of abating. So over the course of a few months - while everybody went about their business of making sure to only work on things that could be billed to client project numbers - the frequency of emergency rolls steadily increased, and I kept elevating my threat level in response.

"What's that on your whiteboard," some would ask. I would explain that a shitstorm was on the horizon and that we had better take some time to find and fix the memory leak even if it meant taking a hit to billable hours. "Leak? What leak?"

By doing this I got a partner onboard who put some hand-rolled memory monitoring in place using JFreeChart to plot the decline. "See...a memory leak!," we would insist. "No, no," said the best and brightest of our software engineers. "It'll pick up," he continued, suggesting that maybe I didn't really understand how the garbage collector worked and that maybe it merely needed to fall below some threshold before it kicked in.

And with that, I once again elevated the threat level, and kept elevating it until it hit the top. Eventually we got to the point where one out of four nodes in our cluster was always in the process of being rolled, with users spilling over to the remaining 3, and one of them would crumble just as the 4th node was coming back up.

We eventually discovered a dubious use of ThreadLocal in the old version of Xalan (the pre-xsltc version), and fixed the problem by upgrading the library. But without the threat-level indicator in my office, I might never have gotten attention to the problem before it was too late.

I'll pay $200 for one of these boards. And I want all of the colors, damn it.

Re:not so fast, cowboy (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34607500)

cool starry bra

Re:Cost-cutting (1)

AndGodSed (968378) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607332)

I would have been extra impressed if it was automated and took the setting from something like this site online:

http://www.geekandproud.net/terror/ [geekandproud.net]

Or, for the less ernified among us: http://www.terror-alert.com/ [terror-alert.com]

I bet with a little work I can make one that merges into my current desktop wallpaper... Some imagemagic, curl and grep in a script should do nicely...

Re:Cost-cutting (1)

mysidia (191772) | more than 3 years ago | (#34608772)

You can save money by leaving out the three colors which aren't actually used.

He used a $25,000 milling machine to engrave letters on a sign, and you're thinking about saving money based on the number of colors. He would have money by not having bought the $25k machine, which is out of most Slashdotters budgets anyways :)

He could have saved money by using stick-on letters and spray paint on a transparency, and a LED for backlighting.

Or just print the display on photo paper... and put it in a picture frame.

I know where I'd put it (5, Funny)

Haedrian (1676506) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606092)

Outside the bathroom door. The rest of the family will appriciate it.

Re:I know where I'd put it (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606264)

Outside the bathroom door. The rest of the family will appriciate it.

You don't need a selectable display for that, a biohazard sticker will do...

Re:I know where I'd put it (1)

Z00L00K (682162) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607476)

You will need to add a HC and NOx sensor in the bathroom to allow for automatic updates.

But I think that the road administrations around the world should have this kind of signs - to list the current danger level for the road in question. That would probably save more lives than any terror alert warning.

could've saved a small bit of effort (3, Interesting)

Trepidity (597) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606094)

The "low" (green) and "guarded" (blue) levels have never actually been used, and probably won't ever be, so they're only really there in theory.

Perhaps a more realistic version would've had the cutout for those two levels, but not bothered to install the color backing, because the switch would be rigged so selecting them is impossible.

Re:could've saved a small bit of effort (2)

troll -1 (956834) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606768)

The "low" (green) and "guarded" (blue) levels have never actually been used, and probably won't ever be ....

True. They prob won't ever be used because then Congress would cut their funds. What a racket.

Re:could've saved a small bit of effort (1)

ethanms (319039) | more than 3 years ago | (#34608978)

After the complete release of all major nuclear weapons results in the total annihilation of civilization (and most life) I'm pretty sure they can drop that baby down to "Low"... there won't be much a homeland left to worry about securing...

What a waste of time (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606096)

Just put an "ELEVATED" sticker on the wall and you're set for life.

Re:What a waste of time (1)

Opportunist (166417) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607244)

And what if you need to squeeze more money out of congress for your pet security theatre projects?

So last admin (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606104)

The last admin would have given this to ever home had they thought about it.

A small mod (1)

cvtan (752695) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606106)

When you set it to green it explodes.

He's Michal Zalewski (5, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606108)

Michal Zalewski [wikipedia.org] isn't just some guy. He's a well known security researcher.

Re:He's Michal Zalewski (4, Funny)

audunr (906697) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606164)

And he looks just like Jimmy Wales!

Re:He's Michal Zalewski (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606332)

Slightly OT: is the wikipedia fundraising a US-only thing? I live in the UK and I'm not seeing any banners.

Re:He's Michal Zalewski (1)

nsupathy (515587) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606404)

I see it. I think when you close it, it doesn't appear for the rest of your browser session. It comes back once you restart your browser though.

Re:He's Michal Zalewski (1)

icebraining (1313345) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606418)

No, I live in Portugal and I get them all the time.

Re:He's Michal Zalewski (1)

AndGodSed (968378) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607124)

Same here in South Africa.

Re:He's Michal Zalewski (1)

TheRaven64 (641858) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606500)

I see them in the UK (on the https wikipedia, at least, not tried the unencrypted one). They seem to take ages to load, so if I click anywhere near the top of the article in the first few seconds I find that the text suddenly jumps down and there's a banner under my mouse cursor as I click.

Re:He's Michal Zalewski (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606614)

NoScript blocks them. I had tried enabling javascript in Wikipedia to see if the banner appeared but, as you say, it takes a while to load and I'd closed the tab before it did.

Re:He's Michal Zalewski (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606398)

Your comment is self-negating.

Waste of time (4, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606126)

Re:Waste of time (1)

donotlizard (1260586) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606558)

Oh no. I only have a Roland MDX-520 CNC mill. CAPTCHA: I hate it when people post their CAPTCHAs.

Re:Waste of time (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34608564)

Thank you so much for the post. Adana Oto Kiralama [tekinrentacar.com]

My solution (2)

htnprm (176191) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606128)

I've gone low-tech. I just have the following video playing on the telly:

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xg5m2n_janet-napolitano-and-wal-mart_news [dailymotion.com] ...and have a more 'current' theme of Security Scare Theatre over the now decommissioned threat level display.

Re:My solution (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606234)

I've gone low-tech. I just have the following video playing on the telly:

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xg5m2n_janet-napolitano-and-wal-mart_news [dailymotion.com] ...and have a more 'current' theme of Security Scare Theatre over the now decommissioned threat level display.

I have no idea who made this picture, but it is a hilarious-yet-scary comment to that video: http://i.imgur.com/7GSkN.jpg [imgur.com]

Too late (3, Informative)

jhylkema (545853) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606130)

DHS has recommended dropping the colour-coded terror alert system [www.cbc.ca] .

Re:Too late (1)

dkleinsc (563838) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606498)

I thought that Robot Chicken [adultswim.com] had established a long time ago that we'd replaced the color coded terrorism alert system with one that uses rubber duckies.

Re:Too late (1)

Pharmboy (216950) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606962)

The same government also recommended plastic sheeting and duct tape, and at one time, the concept of "Duck and Cover" [youtube.com] for dealing with nuclear weapon detonation.

Re:Too late (1)

khallow (566160) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607032)

at one time, the concept of "Duck and Cover" for dealing with nuclear weapon detonation.

Beats "stand up and fry". Sure, odds are fair, you won't be in a situation where a colossal explosion, nuclear or not, intentional or not, goes off near you, but not too near you. If you do happen to be in that situation, you have a better idea?

Re:Too late (1)

Opportunist (166417) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607292)

Yeah. Making sure that those that could cause such an explosion don't have shelters. It kinda increases their interest to NOT start such a nonsense.

Why try to avoid something after the fact? I'd consider it a better idea to avoid making something a fact that you cannot protect yourself from.

Re:Too late (1)

Aqualung812 (959532) | more than 3 years ago | (#34608176)

Yeah. Making sure that those that could cause such an explosion don't have shelters. It kinda increases their interest to NOT start such a nonsense.

You assume that US government officials not having a shelter would somehow deter Soviet leaders from dropping the bomb. That's like the idea of putting a 10-inch spike on the center of a steering wheel to make the driver have a interest in driving safe. It only works if the driver is driving the only car on the road.

Re:Too late (1)

khallow (566160) | more than 3 years ago | (#34608324)

Making sure that those that could cause such an explosion don't have shelters.

Not going to happen. You have any more fantasies you'd like to waste our time with?

Why try to avoid something after the fact? I'd consider it a better idea to avoid making something a fact that you cannot protect yourself from.

Because such things happen. Avoidance is never perfect.

Re:Too late (1)

Pharmboy (216950) | more than 3 years ago | (#34608006)

Beats "stand up and fry".

I'm pretty sure that the life and death during a nuclear holocaust isn't determined solely by how many inches you are from the floor. And if you ever find yourself in the center of a nuclear holocaust, I assure you, the ones that instantly fry are the lucky ones. Even as a kid in the 60s and 70s, we were glad we lived next to a primary Soviet targer (B-52 base), because we knew we would die instantly instead of being the unlucky ones that wandered around in the aftermath. As gruesome as that sounds, it was the frame of mind during that time.

Re:Too late (1)

khallow (566160) | more than 3 years ago | (#34608294)

I'm pretty sure that the life and death during a nuclear holocaust isn't determined solely by how many inches you are from the floor.

I doubt you can find one of those videos that does claim otherwise. They probably also talk about dealing with blindness, burns, radiation poisoning, lack of infrastructure, etc. But if you do end up near, but not too near a large explosion, then your life span past the next few seconds is in very large part determined by how many inches you are from the floor.

Re:Too late (1)

Pharmboy (216950) | more than 3 years ago | (#34609084)

I doubt you can find one of those videos that does claim otherwise.

Do you realize what all is involved in a nuclear explosion? Not a dirty bomb, but a good old fashioned thermonuclear device? I understand that most people don't really, and perhaps my military training gives me a little edge, but you are talking about something hotter than the surface of the sun (ie: measured in megakelvins), and by the time you notice it, at any distance that "ducking" could be even conceivably effective, you are already blind by the massive amounts of UV, even far away from ground zero. Moments later, the actual "blast" comes and is flipping Buicks like tinker toys, along with a wave of heat hot enough to melt lead at fairly long distances. And the entire design of nuclear strategy is to have multiple warheads aimed at the same area, with the goal of having at least one get through defenses.

The entire world has long since discredited the whole concept of "Duck and Cover" as American propaganda designed to fool the American public into thinking that a full scale military conflict would be survivable. It was a feel good campaign that never had any basis in reality, even when conceived. It is like holding your break when released into the vacuum of space: too little, too late.

Re:Too late (1)

nmb3000 (741169) | more than 3 years ago | (#34609188)

It is like holding your break when released into the vacuum of space: too little, too late.

Ah, you had me all ready for a car analogy there. :(

Re:Too late (1)

Opportunist (166417) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607276)

And it worked just as well as our anti-terrorism measures work! Or have you or anyone else in the US ever been killed by a nuclear bomb?

See? The system works!

Re:Too late (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34607742)

it works just a good as this Tiger stone i bought of a shifty guy in a van. i tottally have never been attacked by a Tiger now that i have this magic stone :D

Re:Too late (1)

Opportunist (166417) | more than 3 years ago | (#34608028)

Yup. Our government has been buying a lot of stones lately, too.

Re:Too late (2)

Opportunist (166417) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607318)

Yes. Of course. And why? Because the whole color coded nonsense was (rightfully) mocked from here to Albuquerque. It's the staple of jokes related to homeland security or the war on terror in general. I'm honestly wondering why we didn't get yesterday, when discussing the dropping of the DADT practice of the army, "DADT gets dropped? OMG! Set threat level to mauve!"

DEFCON (1)

Reverant (581129) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606132)

Would prefer one.

Oh wow (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606138)

That is the gayest thing I have ever seen.

OK, one time I caught my gym teacher blowing my best friend. That was gayer.

But not by much.

DIY for 20G (2)

drmitch (1065012) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606148)

I made my own CNC milling machine for less than $1000 plans http://www.drzib.com/projects.php [drzib.com] (Google drzib projects)

Re:DIY for 20G (1)

robi5 (1261542) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606848)

That's nothing! In my youth, my father had to build his own welding apparatus just so he can build his concrete mixer whih he then used to build our family house.

Re:DIY for 20G (1)

Opportunist (166417) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607338)

Your father built this [flickr.com] ? Or was it that [flickr.com] ?

arduino (1)

chibiace (898665) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606150)

where does the arduino go?

Re:arduino (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606384)

where does the arduino go?

That's like asking, "where does the GNU go?"

Re:arduino (1)

chibiace (898665) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606402)

but does it run linux, etc

Switches? (2)

Smivs (1197859) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606158)

But it's no use if it's not automatic! What if you forget to switch it to the appropriate level?

Re:Switches? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606252)

Yeah...this being slashdot, I thought it would at least be hooked up to the intertubes for automatic updating.

Re:Switches? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606318)

But it's no use if it's not automatic! What if you forget to switch it to the appropriate level?

We're talking DHS threat levels here. Dump the thing in the trash bin and you'll always be at the appropriate level. It's fully automatic and wireless!

Re:Switches? (1)

TheRaven64 (641858) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606502)

Exactly! I was wondering what he used as a random number generator, but it turns out that a human needs to supply the random numbers. Lame!

Re:Switches? (1)

maxwell demon (590494) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606552)

Connect it to your computer, and have it display the risk associated with your computer's current state:
* Computer off: Low.
* Computer running Linux: Guarded.
* Computer running Windows: Elevated.
* Computer running Windows and accessing the Internet: High.
* Computer running Windows and accessing the Internet using Internet Explorer: Severe.

SCNR

Re:Switches? (2)

tchdab1 (164848) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606528)

Exactly.
One thing this project has shown is that Homeland Security needs a threat-level website and a threat-level radio frequency. They can broadcast the threat level continuously, not in a small handful of discreet levels but in a nearly granular spectrum from blissful to bowel-blowing terror. Say, update the threat level 100 times a second based on CIA/NSA intercepts and analyses, local input from around the country ("who are those guys over by the water tower? Barney, notify DHS!), and presidential directives or maybe heart and stress monitors on the executive staff digitally averaged out and included in the total.

This opens the door for all sorts of notification devices: meters, iPhone apps, embedded web objects, the possibilities are endless. The broadcast can include color monitors of the exact threat levels across the country on a map, to see how the national threat level appears in Chicago or Birmingham, for example.

I think I've found an economic stimulus package.

Re:Switches? (2)

vlm (69642) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607004)

Grats on reinventing the NWS weather alert SAME system

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Specific_Area_Message_Encoding [wikipedia.org]

There are perfectly good DHS compatible "you should be scared" messages like CEM, EVI, BHW, DEW, etc

You'll find the market for notification devices has not been as big as you expect, but it keeps some manufacturers in business, so I guess its not too small.

It is, of course, completely cryptologically insecure so you occasionally read news stories in the back pages about the occasionally goofball transmitting spoofed alerts over a small area (blizzard alerts in Hawaii, etc).

Re:Switches? (1)

davester666 (731373) | more than 3 years ago | (#34608464)

They could broadcast with a carrier frequency of 1 kHz. Nobody else is broadcasting at that frequency.

Re:Switches? (1)

Arlet (29997) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606946)

You might as well print out the levels on several pieces of paper, stack them all up, and put the correct one on top.

Re:Switches? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34607090)

DHS actually has a threat level rss feed. So all you need to do is hook it up to an arduino (or similar) and do some basic search filtering and it can update automatically.

Re:Switches? (1)

Opportunist (166417) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607358)

Then the same happens that happens when they forget to set the level in the "real" one: Nothing.

Re:Switches? (1)

Ksevio (865461) | more than 3 years ago | (#34608570)

Well it's been at Orange for the past few years and now they're ditching the color system so you're probably safe leaving it at that.

Obsolete (1)

XCondE (615309) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606166)

Wasn't the colour-coded threat level discontinued? I thought I remember reading about it on Schneier's

very nice indeed (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606278)

looks well built. and the photos are very nice too- talented chap

That's very Boston (1)

snsh (968808) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606286)

For extra fun, sew it into a Yankees jersey and wear it to Boston. They love [wikipedia.org] blinking lights [boston.com] in Boston.

He forgot Ludicrous Threat Level (2)

RoverDaddy (869116) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606300)

Of course making the plaid epoxy color filter would have been a little bit more complicated.

Re:He forgot Ludicrous Threat Level (3, Funny)

Chris Mattern (191822) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606368)

Not to mention it *does* mean changing the bulb.

Re:He forgot Ludicrous Threat Level (1)

cvtan (752695) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606560)

Excellent suggestion! Also need a threat level below green, but not sure what to call it. Maynard G. Krebs level maybe? -- When your program returns an "Error in line 1050" you will find there IS no line 1050!

DIY? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606308)

Sure, I'll just pull out my $21,000.00 mill... oh...

Re:DIY? (1)

Jeff DeMaagd (2015) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606506)

Sure, I'll just pull out my $21,000.00 mill... oh...

I've paid about a third less for a production CNC machine, used. But a new one often starts at twice your figure if it's any good.

Re:DIY? (1)

vlm (69642) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607036)

Sure, I'll just pull out my $21,000.00 mill... oh...

I've paid about a third less for a production CNC machine, used. But a new one often starts at twice your figure if it's any good.

I was going to buy a cox industries single cylinder 0.049 cc airplane engine for my latest balsa wood RC model plane, but then someone told me a Boeing 777 airplane engine costs millions, so I guess I wont be able to afford one of them "airplane engine" things and will have to build a RC glider instead of an RC airplane.

Similarly, there exists at least one intel CPU sold by tiger direct that costs four figures, so I guess buying a tube of those "PIC microcontroller CPU" things is simply out of my budget.

The CNC mill market works about the same way.

Re:DIY? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34608048)

Hate to be picky, but you mean 0.049 ci, which is 0.8 cc.

0.049 cc? You'd have to build it with a microscope!

Re:DIY? (1)

Jeff DeMaagd (2015) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606520)

Something else to add, someone above posted links to instructions on how to make your own DIY CNC mill for $600 in parts. That might be worth it if you like to tinker. It gets you started. I wish it offered alternative parts for servomotor control rather than steppers though.

mod do3n (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606342)

had become like Hap7esS *BSD *BSD is dying It is

DIY Telescreen (1)

airfoobar (1853132) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606446)

Even Oceania had DIY fans. Thinkpol was really happy to see that.

Thinly veiled advert for CNC mills (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606452)

No news here.

Re:Thinly veiled advert for CNC mills (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34606526)

I bought myself a CNC mill after having a mid-life crisis. Now I pick up hot machinists every weekend.

timothy. (1)

broknstrngz (1616893) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606508)

The new kdawson.

"Wall St Doomsday Clock" (3, Interesting)

h00manist (800926) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606534)

The modern-fad "doomsday clock" would perhaps be inspired after the nuclear-war doomday clock, counting how close to implosion Wall St gets. In any case, it's neared midnight a number of times now. People like apocalypse clocks. doomsday clock [wikipedia.org] , US Debt clock [usdebtclock.org] , ipv6 countdown clock. [twitter.com] Impossible to tell how many fear and how many hope for a "Wall St Doomsday" -- but a clock just counts time.

Neat, how about this.. (1)

Sqreater (895148) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606546)

Homeland Security should provide the threat level via WWVB, the time hack sent out of Colorado. This threat level device or something like it could update nationally in real time automatically like a clock.

Missing feature (1)

slysithesuperspy (919764) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606658)

Surely this needs some way of communicating at the DHS. For example, I might spot my neighbour with a pair of binoculars, a book and a pen. We should report such suspicious activity to the authorities!!

Re:Missing feature (1)

Opportunist (166417) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607370)

Tell your neighbor. He probably IS "the authorities" when he's doing that.

Cool! (1)

Old Sparky (675061) | more than 3 years ago | (#34606844)

But I like Dial A Yield better.

law-abiding Slashdotters (1)

nurb432 (527695) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607030)

All 3 of them?

This Holiday Season.. (1)

aragosta (1166831) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607098)

You too can give the gift of Big Brother to your loved ones.

He's in trouble now!! (1)

p51d007 (656414) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607222)

Once the real DHS finds out he stole how they actually do it LOL.

But where is the Blackwatch Plaid setting? (1)

Eevee (535658) | more than 3 years ago | (#34607802)

Not to mention the maximum level of alert: The cover of Rush's seminal album "Moving Pictures".

Vanilla coke is disgusting (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34608120)

This story should be removed.

I made it real easy and cheap (1)

syntap (242090) | more than 3 years ago | (#34608514)

I just stapled a piece of orange construction paper to my wall. It never moves off orange.

The market has rejected this (0)

Animats (122034) | more than 3 years ago | (#34608680)

Such services are available now. There are "Christian ISPs" [truevine.net] , with heavy filtering at the server. They have very few customers.

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