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Reaction To the Sony Hack Is 'Beyond the Realm of Stupid'

Lunix Nutcase Re:Land of the free (424 comments)

Again, you've not actually contradicted me. Subsidiaries are subject to the laws and courts of the country under which they've incorporated. In the case of Sony Pictures that is the US.

2 hours ago
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Reaction To the Sony Hack Is 'Beyond the Realm of Stupid'

Lunix Nutcase Re:Land of the free (424 comments)

Hahaha. That's gotta be one of the dumbest things I've ever read. Sony Pictures is a US corporation precisely because of its country of incorporation. The country you incorporate in is the country under which law you are subject to.

You aren't really dumb enough to think being a subsidiary of an international company means that the subsidiary isn't subject to the laws of the country it's incorporated in, do you?

2 hours ago
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Reaction To the Sony Hack Is 'Beyond the Realm of Stupid'

Lunix Nutcase Re:Land of the free (424 comments)

And that contradicts anything I said, how? A US corporation, Sony Pictures, is still subject to US laws and courts. It being the subsidiary of an international company doesn't change that.

2 hours ago
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Reaction To the Sony Hack Is 'Beyond the Realm of Stupid'

Lunix Nutcase Re:Land of the free (424 comments)

Sony Pictures is. It's incorporated in California.

4 hours ago
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Reaction To the Sony Hack Is 'Beyond the Realm of Stupid'

Lunix Nutcase Re:Land of the free (424 comments)

Last I checked, Sony Pictures Digital Productions, Inc. was a subsidiary incorporated in California as entity CA468715. And last time I checked, California was a US state.

4 hours ago
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Reaction To the Sony Hack Is 'Beyond the Realm of Stupid'

Lunix Nutcase Re:Land of the free (424 comments)

Sony Pictures is a US subsidiary. Sony the parent has plenty of US-based subsidiaries.

4 hours ago
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Navy Develops a Shark Drone For Surveillance

Lunix Nutcase Re:FFS (43 comments)

samzenpus isn't even fully literate in his native language. So... probably not.

yesterday
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Skype Unveils Preview of Live English-To-Spanish Translator

Lunix Nutcase Re:Yeah right. (99 comments)

No it's just genuinely poor in general. I tried idioms even in langauges like Spanish and many were poorly translated. I then tried translating English idioms to other languages and then back to English and they were almost always mangled as well.

2 days ago
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Verizon "End-to-End" Encrypted Calling Includes Law Enforcement Backdoor

Lunix Nutcase Re:It's required (161 comments)

They are providing end-to-end encryption. They probably just control the keys.

2 days ago
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Verizon "End-to-End" Encrypted Calling Includes Law Enforcement Backdoor

Lunix Nutcase Re:It's required (161 comments)

Why would they need one if either or both the random number generator is weak or the encryption algorithm is vulnerable to cryptanalysis?

2 days ago
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Skype Unveils Preview of Live English-To-Spanish Translator

Lunix Nutcase Re:Yeah right. (99 comments)

Even Google Translate gets almost all of them right, and will translate idioms directly into a corresponding idiom in the target language.

No, actually it gets most of them wrong. I ran a number of Japanese idioms and proverbs and more than 95% of them were hilariously badly translated.

2 days ago
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Google Earth API Will Be Retired On December 12, 2015

Lunix Nutcase Re:Alternative? (75 comments)

Java - it's way nicer for actually providing a precise, fast, rich client experience in the browser,

The only thing the Java applet platform is "nicer" at is providing a huge security hole in your system to be exploited. Java applets are ugly, slow and horrendous to use.

5 days ago
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Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications

Lunix Nutcase Re:Over to you, SCOTUS (378 comments)

He wouldn't have voteoed it regardless of the margin. He's basically Dubya II.

about a week ago
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Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications

Lunix Nutcase Re:Over to you, SCOTUS (378 comments)

Plenty of contemporaries said that the Patriot Act would to lead all the things it has. That you're ignorant of them does not mean they didn't exist. The ACLU was all over trying to fight against it due to all its onerous provisions. Michael Moore, love him or hate him, was all over it at the time in his film Fahrenheit 9/11. But at the time many of these criticisms were shot down as being overreactions.

about a week ago
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Fraud Bots Cost Advertisers $6 Billion

Lunix Nutcase Re:Not sure who to cheer for (190 comments)

If and only if they also do not visit the site. Not being willing to spend money does not equal worthless as their time has worth.

People waste time on lots of things they think are worthless. Spending time to do something doesn't mean you give it worth.

about a week ago
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Fraud Bots Cost Advertisers $6 Billion

Lunix Nutcase Re:Not sure who to cheer for (190 comments)

It's not bullshit. If people are unwilling to spend any amount of money on something that means it has no financial value to them. Thus by definition it would be "worthless".

about a week ago
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Fraud Bots Cost Advertisers $6 Billion

Lunix Nutcase Re:Good (190 comments)

One that I pay a subscription to is Ars Technica. They actually make content worth paying for. Not vacuous, ad-ridden clickbait.

about a week ago
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Fraud Bots Cost Advertisers $6 Billion

Lunix Nutcase Re:Not sure who to cheer for (190 comments)

It's not my job to find their business model. If no one wants to pay for their content then the have worthless content. People are not owed money just because they put up a website.

about a week ago
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James Watson's Nobel Prize Medal Will Be Returned To Him

Lunix Nutcase Re:One good turn... (234 comments)

What was selfless about Watson selling his medal to get money for himself? The guy who bought it and returned it migh be considered selfless, but Watson's act of selling his medal was certainly not. Do you even know what selfless means?

about a week ago
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$35 Quad-core Hacker SBC Offers Raspberry Pi-like Size and I/O

Lunix Nutcase Re:XBMC Finally? (139 comments)

*one of the points* that is.

about a week ago

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