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N. Korea Could Face Prosecution For 'Crimes Against Humanity'

denelson83 Re:Depends on China (325 comments)

Yeah, and as with any lid on the jar, no air gets in, and anyone inside suffocates.

about 7 months ago

W3C Rejects Ad Industry's Do-Not-Track Proposal

denelson83 Don't even bother, advertisers (162 comments)

Advertisements of any kind are illegal on my screen. Adblock has really made it a pleasure to browse the Web again.

about a year ago

WWVB Celebrates 50 Years of Broadcasting Time

denelson83 Re: And (97 comments)

WWVH doesn't operate on 20 MHz. WWV and WWVH also broadcast on 2.5 MHz, though.

about a year ago

Spain's New S-80 Class Submarines Sink, But Won't Float

denelson83 Kursks! (326 comments)

Foiled again!

about a year ago

Adobe's Creative Cloud Illustrates How the Cloud Costs You More

denelson83 Re:I don't want (403 comments)

"Cloud" storage. And I'm not going to pay for it.

Why would you? "Clouds" can easily disintegrate in a matter of minutes, leaving nothing but blue sky behind.

about a year ago

EA Repeats As 'Worst Company In America'

denelson83 Re:Simple (346 comments)

You really think that message of yours will reach enough people? EA's really just drowning you out, outspending you on advertising.

about a year and a half ago

Standard Kilogram Gains Weight

denelson83 Re:Why isn't there a precise atomic standard? (177 comments)

The mass of X number of molecules of element Y = 1 gram.

Like there is for the second:

"the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of the caesium-133 atom."

Because we don't yet have an accurate-enough measure of the Avogadro or Planck constants.

about a year and a half ago

Canada Prepares For Crackdown On BitTorrent Movie Pirates

denelson83 Re:Lucky for them bittorrent is uploading (292 comments)

You telling your computer to fetch the data you have no license to and make a copy of it (in memory or on permanent storage) is a copyright violation. Like it or not.

Sorry, but I don't recognize copyright of any form.


about 2 years ago

Police Raid Home of 9-Year-Old Pirate Bay User, Seize "Winnie the Pooh" Laptop

denelson83 Re:The holy grail (376 comments)

If the people really cared about this issue, they could get it changed via the ballot box.

Won't work if all of the candidates are in the pockets of Big Money.

about 2 years ago

Why American Internet Service Is Slow and Expensive

denelson83 It's clear... (351 comments)

Big corporations are above the law. The only thing that can make them accountable may be a violent revolution.

about 2 years ago

iPhone 5 Scorns Standards Promise To European Commission

denelson83 Re:Technically, Apple IS compliant. (543 comments)

I totally agree they overcharge though.

"Overcharge" as in money or as in electricity? :

about 2 years ago

Astronomers Fix the Astronomical Unit

denelson83 Good... (182 comments)

...Now fix the kilogram.

about 2 years ago

Astronomers Fix the Astronomical Unit

denelson83 Re:Distance remains the same? (182 comments)

Yes, but the AU was supposed to have been based off the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun over one orbit of Earth around the Sun.

about 2 years ago

Astronomers Fix the Astronomical Unit

denelson83 Re:They should mesure it in miles. (182 comments)

I'm sorry, but I don't know what a mile is. And since my brain is hard-wired to the SI system, it's impossible for me to know.

about 2 years ago

Complex Systems Theorists Predict We're About One Year From Global Food Riots

denelson83 Re:prediction is difficult (926 comments)


about 2 years ago

The Algorithmic Copyright Cops: Streaming Video's Robotic Overlords

denelson83 Re:Don't Fight the DMCA, Countersue (194 comments)

Which will provoke a violent revolution against the monolithic companies behind those trollbots.

about 2 years ago

The Algorithmic Copyright Cops: Streaming Video's Robotic Overlords

denelson83 Re:Outrage!??? (194 comments)

Hasn't big media read Gilmore? "The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it!"

about 2 years ago

Hugo Awards Live Stream Cut By Copyright Enforcement Bot

denelson83 I think we've had enough... (393 comments)

It's high time to just stop recognizing copyright altogether until the big media corporations finally get their heads out of their asses and finally accept the big picture. If they decide to fight instead, then it'll mean WAR.

about 2 years ago



Novell's Linux business up, due to Microsoft

denelson83 denelson83 writes  |  more than 6 years ago

denelson83 (841254) writes "From the article:

"Novell says its Linux business has grown by 243 percent over the last three quarters, and it largely credits its deal with Microsoft."

And I thought Microsoft was against Linux succeeding in any way."

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