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Virtual Reality Experiment Wants To Put White People In Black Bodies

Cederic Re:It has been done. (437 comments)

I live in a country where people have been prosecuted successfully for murder because they killed the driver of a car that had been trying to run them over, and the fatal shot was fired after the car had passed them - by inches.

It's called the rule of law. The judges are compassionate, court cases take into account mitigating factors, the prosecution service can and often do choose not to pursue certain cases.. but people are definitely held to account if they seek to exact extra-judicial revenge.

5 hours ago
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Virtual Reality Experiment Wants To Put White People In Black Bodies

Cederic Re:It has been done. (437 comments)

Delightfully I live in a country where beating someone up because you don't like what they've done is illegal.

Maybe you should move.

6 hours ago
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Top Five Theaters Won't Show "The Interview" Sony Cancels Release

Cederic Re:Terrorists Win (526 comments)

Comically the BBC is currently getting bashed for supporting a book about assassinating a former British Prime Minister.

But verbal feedback is some way from threatening mass murder. I'm not sure that any movie justifies that, and particularly one that gravely offends some cunt with no sense of humour.

Yes Kim, I mean you.

10 hours ago
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Top Five Theaters Won't Show "The Interview" Sony Cancels Release

Cederic Re:Home of the brave? (526 comments)

that's why their so funny

Only to people that lack the wit to differentiate between "they're" and "their".

I'm not even joking. There's a whole class of hollywood comedy based around "stupid people being stupid" that just isn't terribly funny.

I prefer my comedy to be very dark (Old Boy - in Korean) or played straight (Blues Brothers or Monty Python) or situational (Ferris Bueller). Don't be giving me some badly scripted shit based on stupid people doing blatantly stupid things (Dumb and Dumber).

10 hours ago
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Top Five Theaters Won't Show "The Interview" Sony Cancels Release

Cederic Re:OT: Seppuku (526 comments)

Hmm. Does that mean that literal translations are
Seppuku : Ritual disembowelment
Hara-Kiri: Stupid posh bloke killing himself

10 hours ago
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Sony Leaks Reveal Hollywood Is Trying To Break DNS

Cederic Re:This needs to stop ... (367 comments)

Oh, no. We'd spank you for being naughty.

Of course, everybody would laugh at all my secrets too. The police would arrest me. I'd get spanked too.

Spankings all round I guess. But you breaking in doesn't mean everyone should ignore my bad behaviour.

yesterday
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Virtual Reality Experiment Wants To Put White People In Black Bodies

Cederic Re: Easier method (437 comments)

What, like picking up a gun off the shelf in Walmart, or committing the terrible crime of "being a child with a toy"?

yesterday
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Virtual Reality Experiment Wants To Put White People In Black Bodies

Cederic Re:It has been done. (437 comments)

..and fail.

Now they're guilty of assault but at least they don't have a family to miss while they're in prison.

yesterday
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Amazon UK Glitch Sells Thousands of Products For a Penny

Cederic Re:Hmmmm ... legality? (138 comments)

Zero for 6.

erm. 6 for 6, given he was quoting 'harmful assumptions'.

2 days ago
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Eric Schmidt: To Avoid NSA Spying, Keep Your Data In Google's Services

Cederic Re:Under US Jurisdiction? (279 comments)

Why, to the shadowy figure stood behind you with a beautifully crafted knife to your throat of course.

3 days ago
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Sony Pictures Leak Reveals Quashed Plan To Upload Phony Torrents

Cederic Re:Best idea ever! (130 comments)

Bull. The majority of pedophiles transition between fantasies to actual rapes

You, err, have actual evidence of this?

The pattern is well known to law enforcement and mental health professionals.

Law enforcement find that people they arrest for raping small children also have fantasies. Big fucking surprise. Still doesn't follow that A causes B.

The only realistic alternative for allowing pedophiles to be free is to force them to have absolutely no contact with children.

This is quite tricky, given most pedophiles come under the category "Parents".

3 days ago
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Spanish Media Group Wants Gov't Help To Keep Google News In Spain

Cederic Re:Unclear to me depends on google action (191 comments)

What if Google includes click-through rates by users in its search rankings?

People in Spain wont be clicking through links to Spanish news sites via news.google.es so Google will algorithmically have no choice but to deprioritise those sites in comparison to e.g. Mexican ones.

Of course, we're both assuming that Google are even allowed to link to Spanish news sites in search results - when I search google it shows me an excerpt of the matching text; if Google have to pay the news sites to include that then it's illegal for them to include those sites if they haven't paid.

Personally I take the view that it's Google's website, Google's index and Google that succeed or fail by whether the results they show meet the needs of their users. So let them make the call and not politicians.

3 days ago
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Spanish Media Group Wants Gov't Help To Keep Google News In Spain

Cederic Re:They need to take it a step further... (191 comments)

On what grounds?

If I set up a website that offers direct access to every EU government citizen portal but for Spain merely links to cunts.org how am I breaking the law?

3 days ago
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3D Printer?

Cederic Re:Hot Glue Guns (171 comments)

why still buy a HDTV when 4K's are becoming the norm

Lack of 4K content - now, and for at least five years until they work out how to deliver it.

What, you _like_ upscaling artefacts onscreen?

3 days ago
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3D Printer?

Cederic Re:Overlapping options (171 comments)

Luckily those of us that are merely aware of Office Space and don't abjectly worship it get to laugh at the intentional misquote that has meaning to people that haven't ever seen the fucking film because lets face it, PC Load Letter was only in Office Space because every poor shit that's ever worked in an office in the 90s saw it at least once. Usually once a day, or more.

Subverting it into the 3D printer era isn't even a new joke, but clearly it's passed you by nonetheless. Don't worry, someone will buy you a red fucking stapler for christmas.

3 days ago
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3D Printer?

Cederic Re:Hot Glue Guns (171 comments)

Only by socialists.

Today's people living in poverty have wealth I could only dream of as a child. Shit, people in poverty in the UK have colour television, cars, new clothes.. Very much unlike my childhood.

3 days ago
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Former iTunes Engineer Tells Court He Worked To Block Competitors

Cederic Re:Good to Be A Software "Engineer" (160 comments)

Absolutely - but they can replace software engineers with some cheap as shit grad in India who will deliver _something_, so the choice is simple: Deal with the shit and deliver anyway, or watch the job go offshore.

Just because you have the fortune of regulatory protection doesn't diminish the skills and capabilities of people using the title software engineer, and doesn't mean that their job is as easy as yours. Any cunt can build a sewer, there's been a couple of millenia of practice to learn from.

4 days ago
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Former iTunes Engineer Tells Court He Worked To Block Competitors

Cederic Re:Good to Be A Software "Engineer" (160 comments)

You deal with the fucking impossible demands placed on software engineers and offer liability.

Built any bridges recently for which the budget was cut halfway, you were forced to use chocolate fudge instead of cement, the location was switched every two weeks and the timescales halved, and delivered a working bridge nonetheless?

No? Fuck off back to your pitiful superiority complex then you egotistical shit.

5 days ago
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Once Again, Baltimore Police Arrest a Person For Recording Them

Cederic Re:Fire all the officers? (513 comments)

Don't forget to factor in the intimidating complication that any act of self defence will be used as evidence that the crimes against you were justified, even though they caused the need for self defence.

about a week ago
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Sony Reportedly Is Using Cyber-Attacks To Keep Leaked Files From Spreading

Cederic Re:Amazing! (186 comments)

You appear to be trying to legitimise rape.

about a week ago

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L1NUX for sale

Cederic Cederic writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Cederic (9623) writes "The vagaries of the UK car licensing system mean that in 1993 the number plate L1NUX was given out as a valid UK number plate. Surprisingly it's taken until 2007 to reach Ebay. No, I didn't bid."

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