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The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist

davester666 Re:McCarthyism v2.0 (200 comments)

Everyone IS on the list. Well, unless you work for one of the law enforcement arms of the Federal Gov't.

8 hours ago
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The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist

davester666 Re:McCarthyism v2.0 (200 comments)

I believe it is current welded at "-1"

8 hours ago
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The Department of Homeland Security Needs Its Own Edward Snowden

davester666 Re:i bet (179 comments)

they are just following the orders of those who are failing.

8 hours ago
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'Optical Fiber' Made Out of Thin Air

davester666 Re:Perfect to mount (105 comments)

does anybody else feel a small warm spot on their forehead?

9 hours ago
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UK Users Overwhelmingly Spurn Broadband Filters

davester666 Re:It's mostly a nuisance (113 comments)

remember, it's not just blocking these sites, the system is also logging that you are accessing these sites, regardless of whether you opt-in or out.

yesterday
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Rupert Murdoch's Quest To Buy Time Warner: Not Done Yet

davester666 Re:so one billionaire (62 comments)

they aren't fighting. they are working out the details of who gets to penetrate the other and how deep they get to go.

2 days ago
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The "Rickmote Controller" Can Hijack Any Google Chromecast

davester666 Re:Maybe it's just me ... (131 comments)

yes, the reset procedure is to apply a significant amount of force using a blunt object.

2 days ago
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Activist Group Sues US Border Agency Over New, Vast Intelligence System

davester666 Re:So (82 comments)

illegals aren't a threat to the US gov't.

2 days ago
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Ars Editor Learns Feds Have His Old IP Addresses, Full Credit Card Numbers

davester666 Re:This is news? (209 comments)

why does the gov't have it? it's not like I'm going to phone them to book another flight.

3 days ago
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A Look At NASA's Orion Project

davester666 Re:Speaking of the future... (108 comments)

we need nasa to do all the development work using gov't funds, so once everything works, big corporations can swoop in and use the technology relatively cheaply to go to these asteroids and "own" them [as countries cannot do so].

3 days ago
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White House Approves Sonic Cannons For Atlantic Energy Exploration

davester666 Re:Lol (272 comments)

in small print "for foreign workers"

4 days ago
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White House Approves Sonic Cannons For Atlantic Energy Exploration

davester666 Re:Lol (272 comments)

everything is safe until we absolutely, 100%, know, for sure, with absolutely no dissent from anyone, that it is not safe.

4 days ago
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Genetically Modifying an Entire Ecosystem

davester666 Re: Pandora's box (52 comments)

Who waits for the earnings call?

What can you put out in a press release to pump the stock up tomorrow!

4 days ago
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Amazon Isn't Killing Writing, the Market Is

davester666 Re:Yep, how the music industry was killed... (191 comments)

No. Naming yourself after something that does photosynthesis does not give you the ability to also do photosynthesis. That's just stupid.

4 days ago
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World Health Organization Calls For Decriminalization of Drug Use

davester666 Re:Finally! (472 comments)

not the gov't, but private corporations who provide these valuable services to gov't.

4 days ago
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Microsoft's Missed Opportunities: Memo From 1997

davester666 Re:Too long (161 comments)

Okay, now tell it to me as if I'm a monkey who likes throwing around chairs and chants "Developers Developers Developers".

about a week ago
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Australia Repeals Carbon Tax

davester666 Re:it is the wrong way... (288 comments)

No, big corporations have gained. The carbon tax is in the price of products now, so when the carbon tax goes away, that tax == PROFIT. Not lower prices.

about a week ago

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Cisco to cut 4,000 jobs despite strong profits

davester666 davester666 writes  |  about a year ago

davester666 (731373) writes ""Network equipment giant Cisco Systems has announced plans to cut 4,000 jobs, about 5% of its workforce.
The news came after it reported net income of $2.3bn (£1.5bn) in the fourth quarter, up from $1.9bn a year earlier."

Translation: The CEO is having some trouble buying Airplane Gas for his car."

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MS rebranding Windows for portable devices again

davester666 davester666 writes  |  about 5 years ago

davester666 writes "From macnn.com: "The Windows Mobile cellular platform is being rechristened as Windows Phone, says Microsoft's French product chief for the software, Audrey Zolghadr..."

I guess they're hoping we'll finally stop calling it "microsoft wince"..."

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Journals

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Man, I wish I could get into posting to the Journal...

davester666 davester666 writes  |  more than 5 years ago

On a regular basis. But I find it tough to get into a new pattern of living.

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