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Tesla's New York Laboratory Up For Sale

_johnnyc Re:If past performance is a current indicator... (183 comments)

Time travel? Where on earth did you get that idea? Care to source that?

Death beams? He was just looking at an efficient weapon because he was under the idea (or delusion), like those physicists in the Manahattan Project, that a powerful weapon would end all war. His notion was that this could be done by harnessing electricity. Is this what you mean by a death beam?

more than 5 years ago

Norton Users Worried By PIFTS.exe, Stonewalling By Symantec

_johnnyc Re:Forum posting by Semantec employee re PIFTS (685 comments)

You know you're reading BS when he doesn't even address the issue of why the legitimate posts inquiring about PIFTS.exe were deleted from the forums. Apparently, all deleted posts were spam, according to the response.

But hey, if I don't believe Symantec, then I must be a so-called "conspiracy theorist", cos' everyone knows there are no such thing as conspiracies. Unless, of course, they're government approved.

more than 5 years ago

Norton Users Worried By PIFTS.exe, Stonewalling By Symantec

_johnnyc Re:Any idea what it is? (685 comments)

Please do tell us more. Was this in the news? Did someone you know work there, or did someone's kid go to school there? I would definitely like to know more about a virus written specifically for RedHat that could take down an entire network, especially when it only happens in Saskatchewan.

more than 5 years ago

Norton Users Worried By PIFTS.exe, Stonewalling By Symantec

_johnnyc Re:Any idea what it is? (685 comments)

Really? Care to provide some kind of source for this? The only thing resembling a virus that I've seen infect an OS X machine was a macro virus targeting - you guessed it - MS Office. Not OS X.

more than 5 years ago

Are Linux Zealots Terrorists?

_johnnyc Re:Real Question: How is this flamebait? (812 comments)

I'm just wondering, why is this considered flamebait and why should it be ignored?

Terrorists kill people, "Linux Zealots" don't. Perhaps it shouldn't be ignored, because it shows just how far some people are willing to go to discredit OSS. They have to resort to the "T" word in order to tarnish the movement, when the people he refers to represent a fraction of the overall community. But even this minority could never reasonably be referred to as terrorist. It's ridiculous.

Zealots from all walks of life do have much in common, in that they hold extreme points of view and seldom allow for debate, but that doesn't make them terrorists. Terrorists instill terror on the population, so that people fear for their physical safety. At worst, a Linux "Zealot" just goes on about Linux ruling and MS sucking. Let's get a grip.

more than 10 years ago


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