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Man Behind Hacks of Bush Family and Other Celebs Indicted In the US

Apothem So now the fun question is... (65 comments)

Where can we find the data he leaked? Obviously he was trying to expose something. I figure at the bare minimum it'd make for an interesting read.

about 4 months ago

Anti-Game-Violence Legislator Arrested, Faces Gun Trafficking Charges

Apothem Re:Well actually he's pretty solidly anti-gun too. (234 comments)

> Could we please stop with the endless pro-drug commentary?

It's not "pro-drug". It's "anti-prohibition".

This is by far the best expression of the issue I have ever seen. The current laws totally mimic prohibition laws from the early 1900's. Seems more like history just keeps on repeating itself.

about 7 months ago

JPMorgan Files Patent Application On 'Bitcoin Killer'

Apothem Re:Trolling (292 comments)

Sounds like they're trying to patent a way to make it easier to launder their money.

about 10 months ago

Two Million Passwords Compromised By Keylogger Virus

Apothem 12345? (174 comments)

That's the sort of thing some idiot would put on his luggage!

about a year ago

Most IT Workers Don't Have STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Math) Degrees

Apothem Re:Personally (655 comments)

Leave it to /. to scrutinize every little bit of what you're saying.

1 year,1 day

Debunking the Lorentz System As a Framework For Human Emotions

Apothem The definition of amateur... (124 comments)

This wouldn't be the first time that someone who was an amateur made some kind of major progress. It seems that the definition of amateur needs a rewrite. The guy in the article sounds like he's more stating the obvious at this point.

1 year,2 days

EU Court Holds News Website Liable For Readers' Comments

Apothem Re:No freedom of speech in Europe (246 comments)

Thanks for producing a better summary of the article than what was posted on /. Everyone is freaking out over some slippery slope, when in reality it looks more like the courts handled this in a totally reasonable manner. Even the fine was a reasonable one. I think the bigger issue here is that the site didn't have anyone actively moderating the page.

1 year,11 days

Facebook Launches Advanced AI Effort To Find Meaning In Your Posts

Apothem Re:awful (125 comments)

I seriously don't give a shit what its first message is.

I dont know about that... I'd be a bit worried if it said "parasitic life form detected! EXTERMINATE EXTERMINATE EXTERMINATE!" The possibilities of things going wrong from that first sentence is just too damn high.

about a year ago

Your Brain Waves Are a Password: How Your Next Car Will Check You're Not a Thief

Apothem Re:Carving "Aaaaarrrrrrggghhh" (169 comments)

Parent post deserves mod points so badly. I wish I had some. Also, I wouldn't want something like this in a car anyway. At that point it's just about reverse engineering the way that type of data is logged. Knowing the companies we have today, there would be some type of global database getting 'hacked' on a daily basis for information.

about a year ago

AMD Next-Gen Kaveri APU Shipments Slip To 2014

Apothem Re:what about the next NON APU chips? (138 comments)

AMD hardware is what's backing up the XBOne, PS4, and WiiU. I'm sure they have plenty of customers.

about a year ago

Lord Blair Calls for Laws To Stop 'Principled' Leaking of State Secrets

Apothem Re: Government vs terrorists (395 comments)

The EFF is a good start, and maybe the ACLU. All Snowden and Manning did was tell the truth. We should be *very* careful about outlawing the truth in America.

Little late for that.....

about a year ago

Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle

Apothem Re:Let's hope no one needs... (91 comments)

The article mentioned a lot of landmines around the landmark. I'm guessing that's one of the reasons why there hasn't been much looting.

about a year ago

UK Government Spending £6,000 Per Computer Every Year To Maintain Desktops

Apothem Re:How is this even possible? (193 comments)

This is the government we're talking about here. There isn't much that they build that can be considered sane.

about a year ago

Data Leak Spurs Huge Offshore Tax Evasion Investigation

Apothem Re:Too big to jail (190 comments)

It's one of those things that sounds like a good idea at the start, but the more you look at the logistics of, the worse it gets.

about a year and a half ago

Omnidirectional Treadmill: The Ultimate FPS Input Device?

Apothem Re:Dream on. (292 comments)

You forgot to mention the part where you have to deal with getting shot and/or getting hurt while running for cover in the middle of a match. If I couldn't play paintball, this would make for a decent second possibly.

about a year and a half ago

Internet Poker Could Make a Comeback By Going Brick-and-Mortar

Apothem Wait a second.... (93 comments)

Wouldnt internet poker going brick-and-mortar make it a casino?

about a year and a half ago

Pakistan Boycotting Call of Duty, Medal of Honor Games

Apothem Re:Can you blame them? (220 comments)

As a matter of fact, I bet they would. They'd probably try to market it for the shock factor and make millions!

about a year ago

New York Pistol Permit Owner List Leaked

Apothem Re:Or the reverse (899 comments)

There's a big difference between outing records of consumer complaints or public donation information and posting private information relating to a large group of people. There is no gain to be had aside from fear and a lot of problems for a lot of people. It's not like when you 'Out' these businesses etc you're posting personal addresses of the people who complained along with the personal information of everyone who works there either.

about 2 years ago

Patent Troll Targeting Users of Scanners; Wants $1000/Employee

Apothem Re:Huh?? (227 comments)

Heck not even just the office scanners, most all-in-one printers that you can get for your house now do this as well. At this point it's such a generalized feature, that they're basically just targeting the general consumer at this point.

about 2 years ago


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