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How Patent Trolls Destroy Innovation

AndyKron who cares? (95 comments)

Why should I start a business when at any time a troll could come by with some vague patent, and sue me? Fuck this country, and fuck the government.


No, a Huge Asteroid Is Not "Set To Wipe Out Life On Earth In 2880"

AndyKron Oh crap (117 comments)

So I shouldn't have quit my job and sold my house? Is that what they're trying to say?

3 days ago

Google Expands Safe Browsing To Block Unwanted Downloads

AndyKron how many warmings? (105 comments)

So this will be in addition to the anti virus warnings, and the multiple Microsoft warnings?

about a week ago

Chinese Researchers' 'Terror Cam' Could Scan Crowds, Looking for Stress

AndyKron Knive are the problems. (146 comments)

Why aren't they doing anything to curb all the knives in China? I understand that knives don't kill people, people kill people, but if the people had less access to knives there would be less of this. Give them guns instead.

about a week ago

Every Day Is Goof-Off-At-Work Day At the US Patent and Trademark Office

AndyKron What patent office? (326 comments)

The patent system has been twisted into a cruel joke.

about two weeks ago

Toxic Algae Threatens Florida's Gulf Coast

AndyKron buzzhead (99 comments)

They just don't want you to drink the water because the toxin gives you a good buzz.

about two weeks ago

Paint Dust Covers the Upper Layer of the World's Oceans

AndyKron rap it! (141 comments)

It wouldn't be a threat to zoo-plankton if there weren't so fucking many people who need so fucking many boats.

about two weeks ago

40% Of People On Terror Watch List Have No Terrorist Ties

AndyKron Fuck homeland Security (256 comments)

Fuck Homeland security All of them

about two weeks ago

Wikipedia Reports 50 Links From Google 'Forgotten', Issues Transparency Report

AndyKron Fuck Europe (81 comments)

Fuck the EU All of it.

about two weeks ago

Hack an Oscilloscope, Get a DMCA Take-Down Notice From Tektronix

AndyKron FU techass (273 comments)

Old tube scopes turned on faster than the shitty new ones from Techtronix

about two weeks ago

Ford, GM Sued Over Vehicles' Ability To Rip CD Music To Hard Drive

AndyKron don't buy shitty music - problem solved. (317 comments)

If everybody stopped supporting these overbearing assholes things would be different. Unfortunately, people support them through purchases of shitty music.

about three weeks ago

Put Your Code in the SWAMP: DHS Sponsors Online Open Source Code Testing

AndyKron DHS sucks balls (67 comments)

Anybody who trusts the Department of Homeland Security is a fucking idiot.

about three weeks ago

Smoking Mothers May Alter the DNA of Their Children

AndyKron them them stronger (155 comments)

The changes probably make the child more tolerant to environmental pollution, so there!

about three weeks ago

The Army Is 3D Printing Warheads

AndyKron Safe warheads? (140 comments)

Did I just read people want to design warheads to improve safety? Whoever said that should be locked up in a mental institution.

about three weeks ago

Biohackers Are Engineering Yeast To Make THC

AndyKron weed in the machine (159 comments)

Good luck since THC isn't a protein. You need to encode the machine.

about a month ago

US Arrests Son of Russian MP In Maldives For Hacking

AndyKron 51? (176 comments)

The USA has 51 states? How did that get past me?

about a month and a half ago

ESA Shows Off Quadcopter Landing Concept For Mars Rovers

AndyKron Why can't it BE the rover? (104 comments)

Why can't it BE the rover?

about a month and a half ago

Police Using Dogs To Sniff Out Computer Memory

AndyKron ?O? (415 comments)

Just another article from the Onion.

about a month and a half ago

FDA: We Can't Scale To Regulate Mobile Health Apps

AndyKron make 'em do it. (123 comments)

Just tell the app makers they need to go through the million dollar approval process just like everyone else.

about a month and a half ago



Ask Slashdot: What small devices fail without an annual license?

AndyKron AndyKron writes  |  about 10 months ago

AndyKron (937105) writes "Do you know of any hand held devices that require an annual license to continue operation? I just learned to today that a product I'm working will stop working if the annual license fee isn't paid. I'd like to know if this is a common practice?"


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