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Man Walks Past Security Screening Staring At iPad, Causing Airport Evacuation

koan The terrorist won. (210 comments)

That is all.

2 days ago
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Piracy Police Chief Calls For State Interference To Stop Internet "Anarchy"

koan Well funded well manned (297 comments)

The Israeli cartel strikes again...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

“A freedom of information request requesting the contents of the list and whether it contains technology from the controversial[36] advertising company Phorm was refused under section 30:[37]”

http://www.cityoflondon.police...

“PIPCU has now been running for over six months and has gone from strength to strength. The unit is a 21 strong-team consisting of detectives, police staff investigators, analysts, researchers, an education officer and a media and communications officer. The team also benefits from the skills and expertise of two secondees; a Senior Intelligence Officer from the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and an Internet Investigator from the British Recorded Music Industry (BPI).http://

2 days ago
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FCC To Rule On "Paid Prioritization" Deals By Internet Service Providers

koan Re:Deals Yes But To WHO (125 comments)

It's not just gold, you won't be able to use certain services I'll wager (VPN anyone) and I am almost certain there will some sort of "anti piracy" bullshit injected into it.
They want to turn it into TV, that way they have control again.

It took the Internet to show us just how much that Hollywood garbage is worth.

2 days ago
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FCC To Rule On "Paid Prioritization" Deals By Internet Service Providers

koan chairman Tom Wheeler (125 comments)

Chairman? Don't you mean corporate shill?

2 days ago
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World's Smallest 3G Module Will Connect Everything To the Internet

koan Why? (117 comments)

Would anyone want this?

2 days ago
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Nixie Wearable Drone Camera Flies Off Your Wrist

koan Re:Still Too Early (63 comments)

Where do I put my money?

Back in your wallet, this thing is a joke.

2 days ago
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Nixie Wearable Drone Camera Flies Off Your Wrist

koan Re:Only good on calm days (63 comments)

Depends on the size, something as small as a Blade 350QX can handle moderate wind quite well.

2 days ago
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Nixie Wearable Drone Camera Flies Off Your Wrist

koan Bummer (63 comments)

I am heavily into multirotor construction and design, I also love FPV and routinely film with a gimbal and several types of cameras.
So this disappoints me to see this offering, there are a lot of morons out there with their Phantoms causing problems.

Past a certain size these things are flying lawn mowers and if you take a look at the number of youtube videos of people flying these over people and property it's disgusting.

I'm certain my favorite thing in the World will be outlawed due to the number of idiots out there, and this "toy" makes it even more likely.

2 days ago
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Microsoft Co-opts Ice Bucket Challenge Idea To Promote Coding In Latin America

koan Re:Anything for a FP Microsoft Story! (96 comments)

On Robin Williams:

Boyd said Williams was last seen alive at 10:30 p.m. Sunday when his wife, Susan Schneider, went to bed. His personal assistant became concerned about 11:45 a.m. Monday, Boyd said, after Williams failed to answer knocks at his door.

The assistant eventually managed to open the door and found Williams clothed, in a seated position and "with a belt secured around his neck, with the other end of the belt wedged between the clothes closet door and the door frame," Boyd said. "His right shoulder area was touching the door, with his body perpendicular to the door and slightly suspended."

Williams was "cold to the touch," Boyd said, and rigor mortis had set in. Forensic scientists say it takes three or four hours for rigor mortis to begin after death.

I feel he was into auto erotic asphyxiation, notice they made a point of his being clothed, Hollywood hid this to protect the "franchise" meaning if the truth came out they would expect to lose money.

But I liked him as an actor, and i don't care what his sexual preferences were.

I am concerned Hollywood gets away with so many things, as does our financial sector..

3 days ago
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Microsoft Co-opts Ice Bucket Challenge Idea To Promote Coding In Latin America

koan It seems (96 comments)

All tech giants really want is cheap labor, making tech giants a threat.

3 days ago
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Apple Yet To Push Patch For "Shellshock" Bug

koan Re:~/.cshrc (208 comments)

Yeah a better operating system than OSX.

4 days ago
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2015 Corvette Valet Mode Recorder Illegal In Some States

koan California (267 comments)

Both parties have to agree to it.
Unless of course it's in public, but then it depends on who it is.
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-...

It's nice the legislators give their preamble about protecting rights, when it's really about protecting themselves.

4 days ago
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Security Collapse In the HTTPS Market

koan This isn't news. (185 comments)

been going for years.

4 days ago
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The Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes

koan This (195 comments)

This is how you know it was all planned, from Clinton signing off on the final; removal of Glass Steagall to Fab stating "I don't even know what I'm selling".
The same group of people have been at these financial constructions designed to rob people, the FED is a part of it, you need only look at who runs the financial institutions, who is tops at the fed, who has the presidents ear and finally who really drives the wars in the Middle East.
All the same group of people, it's amazing people aren't pointing it out...
Except there is.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/...
http://www.ifamericansknew.org...

Another Clinton in the White House will seal the deal and screw the rest of us, Hillary is beholden to foreign powers.

4 days ago
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First Shellshock Botnet Attacking Akamai, US DoD Networks

koan How long? (236 comments)

Has it been going on.

5 days ago
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Why India's Mars Probe Was So Cheap

koan All is vanity? (200 comments)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

Maybe it was so cheap because it doesn't seem to do much, and nothign that hasn't already been done, it is considered a "demo" and study in interplanetary missions.
As a bragging point it seems great for India, I'll try to remember that next time I stay at the Taj West in Bangalore, you know where I can walk a block and see the most crippling poverty that you can imagine.

5 days ago
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Apple Yanks iOS 8 Update

koan Laugh (203 comments)

They make the hardware, they write the software, and they still can't get it right.

about a week ago
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Apple's TouchID Fingerprint Scanner: Still Hackable

koan laugh (70 comments)

What moron is storing anything to worry about their?

Oh yeah Apples "wallet", good luck with that.

about a week ago

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The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011

koan koan writes  |  more than 2 years ago

koan (80826) writes "The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011, introduced by Rep. Mike Rogers and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, allows companies or the government free rein to bypass existing laws in order to monitor communications, filter content, or potentially even shut down access to online services for "cybersecurity purposes." Companies are encouraged to share data with the government and with one another, and the government can share data in return. The idea is to facilitate detection of and defense against a serious cyber threat, but the language is so broad it could be used as a blunt instrument to attack websites like The Pirate Bay or WikiLeaks"
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