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Scientists Silence Extra Chromosome In Down Syndrome Cells

marklark Re:Even if it does... (230 comments)

So, what is the value of a human life? Is yours worth living? Are you sufficiently non-defective? Can you be fixed?

Hard questions... Who decides?

(Are babies then to be treated as property like slaves?)

about a year ago

Scientists Silence Extra Chromosome In Down Syndrome Cells

marklark Re:Practicality? (230 comments)

You're replaceable, too. Feel free to skip your next major medical procedure. Pass the savings on to your heirs.

about a year ago

Scientists Silence Extra Chromosome In Down Syndrome Cells

marklark Re:Practicality? (230 comments)

Of all the people that I've seen with DS, only one of them has been an "angry" person. Most have been among the happiest people that I've ever met.

about a year ago

Wrong Fuel Chokes Presidential Limo

marklark Re:Um... (612 comments)

A Tale of Two Saturns:

1998 Saturn SL1, 1.8L engine, manual transmission - Highway 40+mpg; City 30+mpg; peppy and responsive

2001 Saturn SL1, 1.8L engine, automatic transmission - Highway 35+mpg; City ~22 mpg; sluggish

about a year ago

Netflix Using HTML5 Video For ARM Chromebook

marklark Re:thumbs up (232 comments)

Or for people who don't want to install SilverLight on their Mac just to watch Netflix.

about a year and a half ago

Chrome, Firefox, IE 10, Java, Win 8 All Hacked At Pwn2Own

marklark Re:What? Not Mac? It must be impervious to hacks (183 comments)

Yep, must be... ;^) So far, at least, since the article (but who (else) reads those?) makes no mention of it being compromised this time.

$65,000 if you can through, though.

about a year and a half ago

Homeland Security Stole Michael Arrington's Boat

marklark Re:so what? (812 comments)

I had the opportunity to look up an address in Washington State on Google Maps and found that there were a lot of boats in the suburbs of Seattle. They were typically parked on their trailers in or very near the front yards of their owners' homes. Small boats, surely, but obviously ready to use when the desire presented itself.

about a year and a half ago

Perl's Glory Days Are Behind It, But It Isn't Going Anywhere

marklark Re:Wait, what? (379 comments)

A little bit of troll food here: There is a roadmap and a vision for the future.

Get informed/involved at

about a year and a half ago

27 Reported Killed In Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

marklark Re:And yet... (2987 comments)

The "Gun Show Loophole" has been closed for several years. Even to buy a gun from a private seller at a gun show, you must pass a background check. Here in Colorado, it's an instant check (that looks into the FBI and CBI databases), but it has to be paid for, done, and passed before you'll be sold a firearm.

about 2 years ago

The Privacy Illusion

marklark Re:What people really want (198 comments)

He also freed his slaves and made it his business to promote the abolition of slavery in America. (Analogous to this -- Who do you think gave women the "right" to vote? Hint: It was men.)

about 2 years ago

Surfacestations: NOAA Has Overestimated Land Surface Temperature Trends

marklark Re:Not Published = Trash (474 comments)

But the pool of specialists in an area tend to be small and somewhat in-bred. The more specialized, the more closely related the group will be.

There is the way it should be (you seem to understand it) and there's the way that it is...

more than 2 years ago

12 Dead, 50 Injured at The Dark Knight Rises Showing In Colorado

marklark Re:Willing to bet.. (1706 comments)

First: you may run. I may not. Bravery is sometimes described as not the absence of fear, it is the control of it.

Second: Not everybody is required to own a gun and just a couple of people in the theatre could have stopped this goon. (Also, practice can be fun.)

Third: There is a simple solution to this. If another person with a gun is pointing it at the goon who is shooting unarmed people, then you don't shoot him, you help him.

more than 2 years ago

Doctors "Fire" Vaccine Refusers

marklark Re:as well they (1271 comments)

A new patient/customer is not a burden, but rather an opportunity for business/profit.

more than 2 years ago

Will Apple's Lion Roar For Business?

marklark Re:typo? (340 comments)

mod parent hilarious!

more than 3 years ago



marklark marklark writes  |  more than 7 years ago

marklark (39287) writes "... at least in part: From About Security Update 2007-001

CVE-ID: CVE-2007-0015

Available for: QuickTime 7.1.3 on Mac OS X v10.3.9, Mac OS X Server v10.3.9, Mac OS X v10.4.8, Mac OS X Server v10.4.8, Windows XP/2000 Impact: Visiting malicious websites may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A buffer overflow exists in QuickTime's handling of RTSP URLs. By enticing a user to access a maliciously-crafted RTSP URL, an attacker can trigger the buffer overflow, which may lead to arbitrary code execution. A QTL file that triggers this issue has been published on the Month of Apple Bugs web site (MOAB-01-01-2007). This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of RTSP URLs.
More to come?"


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