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Man Jailed For Refusing To Reveal USB Password

batquux Re:GCHQ is incompetent (374 comments)

If it's something like an Ironkey, it can be set to destroy the data after a number of failed attempts.

about 8 months ago
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Israeli Infrastructure Proves Too Strong For Anonymous

batquux Re:What's an attack? (569 comments)

I was using it more as a descriptive word, and because it simplifies the sentence.

about 2 years ago
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Israeli Infrastructure Proves Too Strong For Anonymous

batquux What's an attack? (569 comments)

I'm sure every ping on a port scan counts as a failed attack here.

about 2 years ago
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Calif. Man Arrested For ESPN Post On Killing Kids

batquux Re:"Several Guns Were Found"? (416 comments)

And somehow that is more relevant than actually quoting what he said. For all I know, they arrested him because his post "had nothing to do with sports."

about 2 years ago
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Calif. Man Arrested For ESPN Post On Killing Kids

batquux Re:Ermahgerd 1984! (416 comments)

...take out the next chav...

That's awful nice of you to treat them to dinner.

about 2 years ago
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Hackers Hack Handcuffs at H.O.P.E. (Video)

batquux Re:Handcuffs... (172 comments)

I remember, as I perused the promissory note, I was told I would get a copy so I could read it later. Fat lot of good that does me AFTER I sign it.

more than 2 years ago
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Could You Hack Into Mars Curiosity Rover?

batquux When you put it that way... (452 comments)

All you would need is your own massive 230-foot dish antenna and a 400-kilowatt transmitter

In that case, yes. Yes, I could.

more than 2 years ago
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Could Cops Use Google As Pre-Cogs?

batquux Re:Internet Answers (376 comments)

By "pulling it off" I meant, "actually managed to kill someone." Probably not the best phrase, but I didn't get as far as even considering them getting away with it.

more than 2 years ago
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Could Cops Use Google As Pre-Cogs?

batquux Internet Answers (376 comments)

Imagine some of the answers they found to those questions on Yahoo. I can't believe they pulled it off after asking the Internet.

more than 2 years ago
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10 Ways To Celebrate Pi Day

batquux Explanation (196 comments)

"Based on the mathematical constant number that represents the ratio between the circumference and the diameter of a circle"

In case you're reading slashdot and don't know what pi is.

more than 2 years ago
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Those Sleeping Pills May Be Killing You

batquux Re:Did they adjust for crazy? (237 comments)

No need. As it turns out, taking sleeping pills increases your odds of getting hit by a bus.

more than 2 years ago
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Advertisers Co-Opting The Lorax With Half-Truths About Conservation

batquux Re:I cringed when I saw the trailers (265 comments)

It looks like they changed the Lorax' character. The previews show him acting more like the Cat in the Hat.

more than 2 years ago
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Police Find Apple Branded Stoves In China

batquux Re:I was not expecting that... (212 comments)

Technically, they're Apple police, branded to look like they work for China.

more than 2 years ago
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Interrupted Sleep Might Be the Best Kind

batquux Re:I call bullshit (277 comments)

Your situation might be different, but I figured out you just let them sleep. They'll come around on the eating. It's easy to get caught up in the science and numbers and forget they're critters, not machines.

more than 2 years ago
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Why People Don't Live Past 114

batquux Re:yet more biblical contradictions (916 comments)

I see. So he might as well have warned them that they would be given a ride in a helicopter if they ate the fruit, for all their understanding of the matter.

more than 2 years ago

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