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Google's CEO Warns Kids Will Have to Change Names to Escape "Cyber Past"

cthulu_mt Re:Alice's Restaurant (706 comments)

That reminded me:

I need to take out my trash.

more than 3 years ago
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Google's CEO Warns Kids Will Have to Change Names to Escape "Cyber Past"

cthulu_mt Re:Either that (706 comments)

When we're all unemployable we'll all be unemployeed.

That day is almost here.

more than 3 years ago
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WikiLeaks 'a Clear and Present Danger,' Says WaPo

cthulu_mt Re:The Washington Post.... (837 comments)

calling for criminal action by the U.S. Government to silence an organization built to ensure transparency

From whence do they derive their mandate? Their funding? How are they structured?

I'd have more confidence in someone demanding transparency in others if they weren't completely opaque.

more than 3 years ago
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NY Governor Wants To Expand DNA Database

cthulu_mt Re:NYC Governor? (169 comments)

Little surprise us folks from the other 54,000 square miles of New York hate those provincial louts from the city.

more than 3 years ago
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Synthetic Genome Drives Bacterial Cell

cthulu_mt Re:What... (174 comments)

You can watch it on Hulu now. Held up suprisingly well over time.

more than 3 years ago
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Is the 4th Yellow Pixel of Sharp Quattron Hype?

cthulu_mt Re:RGB (511 comments)

Is that why Jersey Shore seems so bad?

more than 3 years ago
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Beaver Dam Visible From Space

cthulu_mt Re:I like beavers (286 comments)

We make tools that make other tools.

more than 3 years ago
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Rich Pretexter, Poor Pretexter

cthulu_mt Re:...f (121 comments)

And now you understand how the system works. Give yourself a pat on the back and get back to the salt mines.

more than 3 years ago
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US Says 4.3 Billion People Live With Bad IP Laws

cthulu_mt Re:Democracy (229 comments)

We've been a dictatorship since Lincoln suspended haebus corpus.

more than 3 years ago
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Can World's Largest Laser Zap Earth's Energy Woes?

cthulu_mt Re:And nothing could possibly go wrong... (372 comments)

How about the Nuclear Regulatory Commission allowing OZ Corp to perform their test in New York City (population 8 million)? You can do all sorts of wierd physics in a superhero movie, but don't tell me bureaucracy doesn't still exist.

more than 3 years ago
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Joss Whedon To Direct The Avengers

cthulu_mt Re:Why? (349 comments)

Make's me wish he had been the writer for Star Trek:Voyager. God that thing was a steaming pile.

about 4 years ago
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Joss Whedon To Direct The Avengers

cthulu_mt Re:Doubt it will ever get made (349 comments)

It should have been on FX (cable) where they could have done more risque story lines rather than being held to the standard of broadcast television.

about 4 years ago
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Joss Whedon To Direct The Avengers

cthulu_mt This is good. (349 comments)

I just pooped myself a little. It is awkward at work.

about 4 years ago
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Ex-Googler Obama Appointee Gets Buzz'ed

cthulu_mt Re:No lobbyists ...except mine. (195 comments)

Ronald Reagan was Governor of California before being elected President.

George HW Bush was director of the CIA and Vice-President among other things.

George W Bush was Governor of Texas.

about 4 years ago

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Firefox Adblock May Be Theft

cthulu_mt cthulu_mt writes  |  more than 6 years ago

cthulu_mt writes "The International Herald Tribune reports "Adblock Plus threatens the online revenue model" based on a move by several small website to block users of the Firefox browser. On the grounds that Firefox users are stealing their content by running Adblock Plus a popular Firefox extension. In some cases users of the browser are redirected to the web page Why Firefox is Blocked; which goes on to say; "Software that blocks all advertisement is an infringement of the rights of web site owners and developers. Numerous web sites exist in order to provide quality content in exchange for displaying ads. Accessing the content while blocking the ads, therefore would be no less than stealing.""
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