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Driver Arrested In Ohio For Secret Car Compartment Full of Nothing

fekmist Re:Full of Nothing (670 comments)

I do now. Thank you sir!

about 10 months ago
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Driver Arrested In Ohio For Secret Car Compartment Full of Nothing

fekmist Full of Nothing (670 comments)

So he had vaccum sealed a compartment in his car? Could be dangerous...

about 10 months ago
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Facebook Launches Advanced AI Effort To Find Meaning In Your Posts

fekmist Warn your loved ones. (125 comments)

I am now officially warning everyone I know on a monthly basis at the least not to use Facebook and to use the appropriate browser addons to negate "like" buttons across other sites. This has clearly gone too far, I can understand if masochist ignore my warnings, but for whome I deeply care for in my life I will do my best to help them push this evil corporation away from their lives. Good luck to everyone else in your efforts to do the same. We have what it takes!

1 year,9 days
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Microsoft Botches More Patches In Latest Automatic Update

fekmist Re:This is why I have a 1 week delayed install pol (254 comments)

I used to have this policy as well, until I went GNU/Linux for 99% of the time. The 1% on Windows I use to play games but it is rare and seeing as Linux is getting more games nowadays I might go 100% soon enough.

1 year,19 days
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Says Private Business Will Not Open the Space Frontier

fekmist Re:Neil DeGrasse Tyson may be right - now, but... (580 comments)

Rare earth metals is the correct term, seeing as they are rare on earth. In space though, you may as well call them common space metals.

about a year ago
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Transgendered Folks Encountering Document/Database ID Hassles

fekmist Gov. Work (814 comments)

I used to work for the government of Canada at an agency which I cannot name. I ran into an awkward situation when I was speaking with a woman who had recently gotten married to another woman and as I was putting the info in, the software I was using told me there was an error that needed to be corrected before proceeding. I was both embarrassed and furious. I could not believe our software was not written with same sex couples in mind and I apologized to her and kept on going with the rest of call. I doubt this issue has been fixed yet, this happened about a year ago.

about a year ago
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Sharing HBO Go Accounts Could Result In Prison

fekmist Hmmm... (221 comments)

It would seem as though it would be safer for an individual to obtain these shows through means of copyright infringement using peer to peer software, as well as easier.

about a year ago
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UK Police Launch Campaign To Shut Down Torrent Sites

fekmist Re:I am all for goverment support in this matter (244 comments)

Nothing can be done about keeping people from copying copyrighted material on the internet. Although I'd agree with you that something does need to be done, you might be disappointed to hear that it's that they need to stop trying to stop copyright infringement. RIAA, MPAA, "Hollywood", were too slow to adapt to the internet (they couldn't as digital laws only came later), and now they are unable to catch up with the rest of the world. It's as though they're still stuck in the Napster days. Anyways, it would be in their best interest to refrain from spending money on going after consumers. Music artists nowadays have adapted to the internet and have their fans be much more involved in the music making process, and that seems to be working out for them even without record labels.

about a year ago
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UK Police Launch Campaign To Shut Down Torrent Sites

fekmist Re:What are they trying to achieve? (244 comments)

Exactly what I meant to say. I didn't mean to make it seem like I was speaking about the law enforcement officials on duty. It's more along the lines of: "Hollywood, figure your shit out without having to sue everyone because unless you can shut down the internet you won't ever have your nice pre internet revenues, so adapt like the rest of us"

about a year ago
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UK Police Launch Campaign To Shut Down Torrent Sites

fekmist What are they trying to achieve? (244 comments)

Seriously, this will in no way keep people who pirate from pirating some more. If anything it just wastes tax money and time. What could they possibly try to be achieving by doing this?

about a year ago
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Apple Releases Basic iPod Touch, Possibly Foreshadowing iPhone Strategy

fekmist Hmmm (228 comments)

I can't see many owners of iPod touches wanting to get the new one, although new buyers might be attracted to it. But for the most part I think the people who'd have an i device in the first place would already have one by now.

about a year ago
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Amazon Buys Sunlight Readable Color Display Company Liquavista

fekmist DRM (56 comments)

We should be boycotting Amazon for their DRM infested swindle. I hope this does not succeed.

about a year ago
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Printable Gun Downloads Top 100k In 2 Days, Thanks to Kim Dotcom

fekmist Re:Thanks to Kim Dotcom? (656 comments)

Yeah, this is most definitely a case of the Streisand effect. :)

about a year ago
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Printable Gun Downloads Top 100k In 2 Days, Thanks to Kim Dotcom

fekmist Thanks to Kim Dotcom? (656 comments)

Thanks to Kim Dotcom? I'd say it's more appropriate to say it's thanks to the internet as a whole. It doesn't matter where it was uploaded, the people that downloaded it in the first 2 days knew about it long before its release. If anything this is yet another misleading headline to make him look like he's doing something illegal, which he isn't.

about a year ago
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Tool Reveals iPad and iPhone User Locations

fekmist Re:Ouch! (36 comments)

good !

about a year ago
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In Canada, a Government-Backed Electronic Currency

fekmist Re:http://www.linuxadvocates.com/p/support.html (248 comments)

Wait do you guys have anything to do with the Mintchip or something? Or does it have something to do with Linux? I'm a bit confused as to what you're asking of us.

about a year and a half ago
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My most frequent OS migration path?

fekmist Linux is not an OS (413 comments)

Linux is a kernel used in the GNU + Linux system. I believe it would be best to write it out that way so as to not confuse people when they use GNU/Linux and are then told that is the system they're using. People get protective of the word Linux, I am not sure why. It's best to give credit to Richard Stallman and the system he has given to us all.

about a year and a half ago
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NVIDIA Releases Optimus Linux Driver With New Features

fekmist THIS IS GOOD NEWS! (123 comments)

This is good news. I bought a new Intel/nvidia rig a few days ago and am now looking even more forward to using Linux on it! :)

about a year and a half ago

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