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Canadian Agency Drops Cases Rather Than Deal With New Requirements For ISP Info

Zeromous Re:Frist Psot! (29 comments)

Too bad mods here dont appreciate him :( when he died I died a little inside. Will never forget that day in May 1998.

about two weeks ago
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Canadian Agency Drops Cases Rather Than Deal With New Requirements For ISP Info

Zeromous Re:Frist Psot! (29 comments)

Dear Sir/Madam/Common Internet Criminal,

Your IP (x.x.x.x) has been detected disseminating years old copy-pasta, clearly owned and retained by DICE Internet Holdings LLC on slashdot.org (http://news.slashdot.org/story/14/12/07/1416250/canadian-agency-drops-cases-rather-than-deal-with-new-requirements-for-isp-info). Slashdot.org is a common news website, far past it's prime and as such depends on the security of it's little remaining Intellectual Property (IP) to survive. Should you fail to cease and desist immediately in distributing the IP of slashdot.org we will be left with no other option but to begin civil proceedings against you, your families family, and three generations of their family thereafter.

Signed,
Lionel Hutz.
"Attorney" Slashdot.org

about two weeks ago
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Node.js Forked By Top Contributors

Zeromous Re:FAIL! (254 comments)

Lol. That went better than expected

about two weeks ago
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The Sony Pictures Hack Was Even Worse Than Everyone Thought

Zeromous Re:Over what time interval? (528 comments)

Hours and minutes. Its obvious to me, a former backup/dr guru in another life, this data was either walked out of Sony itself in 2-3 plastic bins, or fell off the back of an offsite storage truck.

about two weeks ago
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Node.js Forked By Top Contributors

Zeromous Re:Joyent unfit to lead them? (254 comments)

They lost me when they said had he been a Joyent employee it would have been a firing offense. I say: give it up, She's dead Jim and you killed it by politicizing a commit. Fork it and forget it. goodbye.

about two weeks ago
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DOOM 3DO Source Released On Github

Zeromous Re: HP-UX (323 comments)

yes I still run hpux.

about two weeks ago
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Jackie Chan Discs Help Boost Solar Panel Efficiency

Zeromous I'm impressed (194 comments)

That's one helluva case of 'sticky hands'. Photons beware!

about three weeks ago
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Pirate Bay Co-founder Arrested In Northeastern Thailand

Zeromous Re:What a shame (189 comments)

Oh my god you are a moron.

>They are not Aaron Swartz.

No they are not. Aaron Swartz actually attempted to liberate the data himself. TPB amorally allowed users to break the law if they want. They are no less moral or culpable in this situation than you ISP or Google.

about a month and a half ago
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Pirate Bay Co-founder Arrested In Northeastern Thailand

Zeromous Re:What a shame (189 comments)

> We all know that the purpose of pirate bay was to share copyrighted content

Your premise is flawed. TPB was a clearing house for torrents. Illegal and legal. TPB's problem was they felt they were not breaking the law, because they were not performing the infringement. they lost. That doesn't mean its the correct conclusion. They certainly did not profit off of person A's book, which again was the entire premise I responded to:

> How does a book author make money from touring? He spends years writing a book and some jackass puts it on a website for free and makes money off advertising and buys a house in Phuket.

They profited off of the users that consume pirated data. (S)he who uploads and downloads the data. TPB is agnostic, it's users were not.

about a month and a half ago
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Photon Pair Coupled in Glass Fiber

Zeromous Re:Naive optimism in headline (91 comments)

Far less intelligent me got the idea when I applied for Sally Struther's Firearms repair course and they misspelled the junkmail as a result of that for years!

about a month and a half ago
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Photon Pair Coupled in Glass Fiber

Zeromous Re:Naive optimism in headline (91 comments)

I use this to track where my information comes from. Salutations such as Professor, or minor mispellings work wonders to reveal the path of crumbs your information left for businesses to follow you.

about a month and a half ago
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Pirate Bay Co-founder Arrested In Northeastern Thailand

Zeromous Re:What a shame (189 comments)

Well he certainly didn't put it on a website.

Person A writes book and publishes it for sale.
Person B writes software engine for searching
Person B decide to use their search engine for sharing of torrent file data.
Person C enjoys person A's book and creates and uploads torrent of Person A's book, (which is just a pointer to Person Cs computer at this time) to search engine and begins seeding. Person C has nothing to do with Person B. They don't know each other, have never spoken, or implicitly communicated for any purpose.
Person D .. Z download torrent, complete dowloading the file, and then seed to others who have not yet completed downloading.
Person B notices a lot of traffic to his search engine and puts advertising on it to recoup costs, ends up making profit.

Please explain to me how Person B profited off of Person A's work and not his own? If anyone is responsible it is Person C, and possibly D through Z (but it's definitely Person C who performed the infringement).

about a month and a half ago
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Pirate Bay Co-founder Arrested In Northeastern Thailand

Zeromous Re:The long arm of the law (189 comments)

I don't recall Al Capone leaving the country.

about a month and a half ago
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SpaceShipTwo Pilot Named; Branson Vows To 'Move Forward Together'

Zeromous Re: This was bound to happen. (112 comments)

Lets take a moment to remember Justin Beiber has purchased a ticket.

about a month and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: Can You Say Something Nice About Systemd?

Zeromous Re:Speed (928 comments)

That's just it. No one here is AGAINST NEW TECH. They are against defaulting new tech on reference and enterprise software.

Systemd is half baked. Wake me when its cooled and ready to eat.

about a month and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: Can You Say Something Nice About Systemd?

Zeromous Re:It freakin' works fine (928 comments)

> Let the good people who develop your distro worry about these hard parts.

I needed RHEL7 in January. It sort of works in November. I work in devops and know better than anyone developers can not be trusted to sort the shit out for us.

about a month and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: Can You Say Something Nice About Systemd?

Zeromous Re:It freakin' works fine (928 comments)

I don't use automount because it is flakey. Admittedly this seems to be a solved problem on Ubuntu. But on RHEL7, you best be using automount or you are going to have a bad time. But with solutions like this, who needs problems? It will be the first of many RHEL6 it is.

about a month and a half ago
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HP Unveils Industrial 3D Printer 10X Faster, 50% Cheaper Than Current Systems

Zeromous Re:try Caligari trueSpace 3D (111 comments)

Truespace is a very acessible 3D program. I loved the simplicity of its binary object tools. You might not make the most efficient model in TS, but its solid.

about a month and a half ago
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Debate Over Systemd Exposes the Two Factions Tugging At Modern-day Linux

Zeromous Re:It's not first and foremost about you (863 comments)

And when it fails it fails hard. I can't say I agree with your approach either. If you are concerned about how fast your server boots up after downtime you've already lost. A Server failure should not take down multiple critical systems. That's how you save real money.

>Because, you know, Zimbra can't use the postfix, apache httpd, amavis, tomcat or openldap that comes with RHEL

Part-time problems. I suggest you haven't looked closely enough at RHEL's capabilities (see channel subscriptions) or you should probably just go with something like Ubuntu or Fedora if you want/need bleeding edge. Though I did a check and I'm not sure what your issue with Zimbra on RHEL is anyway.

about 1 month ago

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