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Senate May Vote On NSA Reform As Soon As Next Week

Rich_Lather Don't hold your breath (127 comments)

None of these folks are worried about re-election right now, so they will likely be voting purely on self-interest rather than the interests of their constituency.

about 2 months ago

Lockheed Claims Breakthrough On Fusion Energy Project

Rich_Lather Re:Of course! (571 comments)

Fusion is always 10-20 years away.

about 3 months ago

Facebook Apologizes To Drag Queens Over "Real Name" Rule

Rich_Lather tempest in a teapot (280 comments)

They got their panties in a wad over nothing just to make political hay. Nobody I know uses their real name in FB.

about 4 months ago

Student Records Kids Who Bully Him, Then Gets Threatened With Wiretapping Charge

Rich_Lather Bullies (798 comments)

I thought a phone had to be involved in order for it to be considered wiretapping. What is missed here is, bullies eventually grow up and become....police lieutenants.

about 9 months ago

Edward Snowden and Laura Poitras Win Truth-Telling Award

Rich_Lather exile? (123 comments)

Exiles my arse. Poitras and Applebaum engage in self promotion by giving themselves the artificial "street cred" of self-declared exiles. Oh how hard it must be to blog from Berlin coffee shops while on the lam from the evil US government.

about 10 months ago

Your Car Will Tell You How To Hit the Next Green Light

Rich_Lather Re:Count down clocks on signals? (364 comments)

We have that in Tallahassee. I guess you could call it a "Red Wave system"

about 10 months ago

Introducing a Calendar System For the Information Age

Rich_Lather I'm in (224 comments)

As long as the months are named after Jesus and the twelve disciples.

about 9 months ago

Comcast To Buy Time Warner Cable In $44.2 Billion All-Stock Deal

Rich_Lather Re:Antitrust lawsuit? (303 comments)

More people get to be Comcastrated.

about a year ago

The First Open Ranking of the World Wide Web Is Available

Rich_Lather CC? (53 comments)

Creative Commons? Why would that be in the top ten?

about a year ago

Journal of Cosmology Contributor Sues NASA To Investigate Mars "Donut"

Rich_Lather whoa! (140 comments)

Dude, that's a shroom!

about a year ago

Ask Slashdot: What Does Edward Snowden Deserve?

Rich_Lather final plea (822 comments)

This is the final option offered up by the government before they send the Seals to go get him.

about a year ago

AMC Theaters Allegedly Calls FBI to Interrogate a Google Glass Wearer

Rich_Lather My phone call (1034 comments)

Ok, glass, call lawyer.

1 year,6 days

US Senator Warns Against Political Surveillance By Drone

Rich_Lather DIFI (150 comments)

Orwell's pigs suddenly come to mind.

1 year,9 days

UCSD Lecturer Releases Geotagging Application For "Dangerous Guns and Owners"

Rich_Lather Gun nutz (976 comments)

Brett Stallbaum must be a closeted meta-prepper.

about a year and a half ago

Book Review: The Chinese Information War

Rich_Lather Biased insider (139 comments)

This guy is pushing an agenda that is likely linked to lucrative government contracting. Check out his linkedin profile: Former Member President's Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee Latest Book: The Chinese Information War: Espionage, Cyberwar, Communications Control and Related Threats to United States Interests (McFarland Publishing) on sale March 29, 2013 Former faculty: Defense Security Institute, VCU, NOVA and Federal Examination Council of the Federal Reserve Board Former Staff Consultant, U.S. House of Representatives Director of Information Assurance, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization Presented 10 international papers, 5 at Canadian Security Symposia, Ottawa 10 years Industrial Security. Inspected government contractor sites and taught first Industrial Computer Security Course for 9 years . 7 years Security Engineering, Intelligence Community

about a year and a half ago

Ask Amir Taaki About Bitcoin

Rich_Lather economic model (768 comments)

With a final tally of 21 million bitcoins, a rapidly growing user-base and the potential of billions of users, won't bitcoin suffer from a much greater deflation than a metal based currency? What safeguards are available to prevent massive hoarding and subsequent market crashes much like the one that occurred last week?

more than 3 years ago


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