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Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On

davester666 Re:Probable cause (198 comments)

In Canada, the general population is considered unconvicted criminals living in the community...according to officials in the Canadian Prison System...

3 hours ago

Tor Project Sued Over a Revenge Porn Business That Used Its Service

davester666 Re: Redneck roadhouse (290 comments)

once you have more than one for each hole, it's illegal? that's some quality legal thinking.

I wonder how many Senators and Representatives currently are violating this law? All of them, or just 180?

3 hours ago

Cosmic Mystery Solved By Super-sized Supernova Dust

davester666 Re:"gets compressed and cools down"? (16 comments)

Are you sure cosmic dust isn't just the pool cue chalk that came off the cue when God was playing pool with the planets?

3 hours ago

The Pentagon's $399 Billion Plane To Nowhere

davester666 Re:Stop throwing good money after bad. (222 comments)

now you are talking about something else. defense policy is responsible for the middle east debacles, not the budget. and that really is the president's fault.

4 hours ago

Study: Why the Moon's Far Side Looks So Different

davester666 Re:Cosmic Baking (51 comments)

Good thing zits generally disappear once you leave your teenage only get them later if you are really unlucky.

4 hours ago

Tired of Playing Cyber Cop, Microsoft Looks For Partners In Crime Fighting

davester666 Re:It's Microsoft's fault (101 comments)

Perhaps we could all get together and form some kind of group, call it something like Software Protection For Kittens and Children, and then this group could be responsible for doing stupid things like taking domain names from companies and then botching handling it before handing it back.

This way, the blame for stupidity won't be squarely placed one specifically stupid company, instead, it will be spread on the entire software industry. Of course, it'll still be the one company doing the stupidity.


BlackBerry's Innovation: Square-Screened Smartphones

davester666 Re:Well that does solve the vertical video problem (135 comments)

did you look at a boarding pass, the envelop of crap they ram it into and your passport?

guess what you see? rectangles.

rectangles that are a LOT narrower than this thing.

I believe Stephen Colbert has a custom-made jacket with a pocket that can hold this...


Police Using Dogs To Sniff Out Computer Memory

davester666 Re:Any Memory?? what judge will go on just that? (415 comments)

And this is what the head of Canada's prison system thinks of everyday Canadian citizens as: unconvicted criminals living in the community

3 days ago

Two Earth-Like Exoplanets Don't Actually Exist

davester666 Re:Get it right (102 comments)

Oh, yeah, welcome to Independence Day.

4 days ago

Two Earth-Like Exoplanets Don't Actually Exist

davester666 Re:Get it right (102 comments)

I'm expecting a response, even if you aren't.

4 days ago

Two Earth-Like Exoplanets Don't Actually Exist

davester666 Re:Get it right (102 comments)

make sure to use IPv4 TCP frames, as those are universal...they are unlikely to have upgraded to IPv6 due to the additional cost, just like we haven't.

4 days ago

Ask Slashdot: How Often Should You Change Jobs?

davester666 Re:Every day (279 comments)

so, what you are saying is that you will stay at your current job until it gets really hard to change jobs, then change jobs?


4 days ago

Lessig's Mayday PAC Scrambling To Cross Crowd Funding Finish Line

davester666 Re:Not a dime from me (117 comments)

Yes, we mustn't suppress Hitler. We have to somehow raise everybody else up.

5 days ago

Austrian Tor Exit Node Operator Found Guilty As an Accomplice

davester666 Re:Parents are all guilty (253 comments)

it's australia. they're all children of criminals.

about a week ago

NSA Considers Linux Journal Readers, Tor (And Linux?) Users "Extremists"

davester666 Re:FreeBSD (359 comments)

Well, we all are individual sleeper terrorist cells, just waiting to rise up when the right circumstances occur.

about a week ago

California Property Tax Exemptions For Solar Energy Systems Extended To 2025

davester666 Re:Property Tax? (76 comments)

hey, nobody is forcing them not to hide in the bushes at the local park every night as a place to sleep.

about a week ago



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 "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"..."

Link to Original Source



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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