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Canada Introduces Privacy Reforms That Encourage Warrantless Disclosure of Info

Azmodan Re:Sorry, Canada (99 comments)


about 8 months ago

Nature Publisher Requires Authors To Waive "Moral Rights" To Works

Azmodan Re:2014/04/01 (82 comments)

Certainly not real, this is not a robotic overload but someone using a mic.

about 9 months ago

Firefox OS Will Become the Mobile OS To Beat

Azmodan Re:The plan costs more for a smartphone (205 comments)

I am on Virgin Mobile, currently paying 18$/m for 50 min., unlimited txts, pay as you go 3g (I don't use it) and have a Samsung S3 that I've bought elsewhere.

about 9 months ago

Sony Issues Detailed PS4 FAQ Ahead of Launch

Azmodan Re:Licenses purchasable separately? (312 comments)

I wonder if the PS3 remotes will work for PS4s too.

They don't, as seen in the FAQ.

about a year ago

International Linear Collider Design Ready To Go

Azmodan Re:Wrong Link (71 comments)

Fixed. Thanks

about a year and a half ago

Solowheel is for People Who Think a Segway is Boring (Video)

Azmodan Re:I love this stuff (94 comments)

I knew people didnt RTFA but it's in the summary :

And "to market" isn't a dream; for about $1800, you can have an experience that's a bit more intense than a Segway

about 2 years ago

How Many Text Messages Do You Send a Day?

Azmodan I have to disagree... (217 comments)

I found quite the opposite. I pay 20.40$ monthly for 50minutes anywhere + unlimited texting. I never use a single minute. No 3G either.

about 2 years ago

Pot Smokers Might Not Turn Into Dopes After All

Azmodan Re:Vicious circle (332 comments)


about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: DIY NAS For a Variety of Legacy Drives?

Azmodan Re:Not worth it. (260 comments)

I, for one, welcome our new overlord 19thNervousBreakdown, for writing one of the best +5 Informative post in a long time.

more than 2 years ago

Intel Announces Xeon E5 and Knights Corner HPC Chip

Azmodan Re:Little Intel has growed up (122 comments)

This would be a +1 if you werent posting as AC.

more than 3 years ago



Raspberry PI outperforms Tegra 2 & doubles Iph

Azmodan Azmodan writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Azmodan (572615) writes "Anticipation for the launch of the Raspberry Pi $25 PC continues to grow as its launch window gets ever closer. Over the past few months it has been surprising to see what the tiny machine is capable of. It features an advanced graphics core that outperforms the GPU in iPhone 4S by a factor of two to one "across a range of content", according to claims made by the manufacturer ".

Complete article needs user registration : http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/digitalfoundry-inside-raspberry-pi"

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Amnesty: Canada 'required' to arrest George W. Bus

Azmodan Azmodan writes  |  about 3 years ago

Azmodan (572615) writes "Amnesty International called on Canadian authorities Wednesday to arrest and prosecute George W. Bush, saying the former U.S. president authorized “torture” when he directed the U.S.-led war on terror."
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Ubisoft Blames Piracy for Non-Release of PC Game

Azmodan Azmodan writes  |  about 3 years ago

Azmodan (572615) writes "Ubisoft is known for laying the blame for many problems on the unauthorized downloading of its games. Stanislas Mettra, creative director of the upcoming game ‘I Am Alive,’ confirms this once again by saying that the decision not to release a PC version is a direct result of widespread game piracy. However, those who look beyond the propaganda will see that there appears to be more to the story than that."
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PSN New Terms and Privacy Policy

Azmodan Azmodan writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Azmodan (572615) writes ""On September 15, 2011, Sony Network Entertainment America Inc. ("SNEA") will transfer its online services operations, including your wallet and the funds in it, to Sony Network Entertainment International LLC ("SNEI"). The first time you sign in to your PlayStation®Network account on or after September 15, 2011, you will be asked to enter into a new Terms of Service and User Agreement ("TOS") and Privacy Policy with SNEI if you wish to continue using your PlayStation®Network account. Please review all changes to the TOS and Privacy Policy carefully before indicating your agreement. In particular, please review Section 15 of the TOS, which now includes a class action waiver and requires that most disputes be resolved through arbitration. "

As IAMAL, I'ld like to ask the Slashdot folks what do you think about this? I'ld like to point out the 12 point in the TOS document : "[...] automatic updates or upgrades which may change your current operating system, cause a loss of data or content or cause a loss of functionalities or utilities".

TOS here :

Privacy here : http://www.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com/SEN-legal-docs/Privacy_Policy_Changes-EN.pdf"

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