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Google Is Backing a New $300 Million High-Speed Internet Trans-Pacific Cable

master5o1 Re: Isn't this pointless? (135 comments)

So really, it's cheaper to lay new than to upgrade existing.

about two weeks ago

EFF Releases Wireless Router Firmware For Open Access Points

master5o1 Re:In Germany (56 comments)

How does it bypass that?

about a month ago

Avast Buys 20 Used Phones, Recovers 40,000 Deleted Photos

master5o1 Re:Where the fault lies? (231 comments)

But how many people actually reset phone and reset data? I'd imagine a lot of people simply manually delete their photos and unhook their Internet accounts from the phone. Hardly a wipe.

about a month and a half ago

Windows 9 To Win Over Windows 7 Users, Disables Start Screen For Desktop

master5o1 Re: hmmmmm (681 comments)


about 2 months ago

Windows 9 To Win Over Windows 7 Users, Disables Start Screen For Desktop

master5o1 Re:hmmmmm (681 comments)

It's when most of the time they are only divisible by itself (and one), and only when the number feels like it will it be divided by another number.

about 2 months ago

Toyota's Fuel Cell Car To Launch In Japan Next March

master5o1 Re:Hydrogen? (216 comments)

Hey, don't we all want flying cars?

about 2 months ago

Congressman Asks NSA To Provide Metadata For "Lost" IRS Emails

master5o1 Re:Just imagine "if" (347 comments)

National Storage Archives.

about 2 months ago

Game of Thrones Author George R R Martin Writes with WordStar on DOS

master5o1 Re:Amen, brother Amen! (522 comments)

Type 'Google' into Bing bar to get Google to search for 'Hotmail' to look at their email and then forward it to their grandchildren.

about 3 months ago

New Zealand Spy Agency To Vet Network Builds, Provider Staff

master5o1 Re:Not Illogical (92 comments)

Oz Can Suck Us is what I read every time.

about 3 months ago

UN Report Reveals Odds of Being Murdered Country By Country

master5o1 Re:I've made a decision (386 comments)

To Liechtenstein would be going too far for a Kiwi like me.

about 4 months ago

Online Skim Reading Is Taking Over the Human Brain

master5o1 Re:Its called evolution.. (224 comments)

Dammit man, you made me break from reading the comments and into the Wikipedia article. Throwing my brain around like that gets confusing.

about 4 months ago

Should Microsoft Be Required To Extend Support For Windows XP?

master5o1 Re:Depends (650 comments)

Confusion over mixed copyright ownership.

about 4 months ago

How interested are you in Virtual Reality tech?

master5o1 Re:VR again? (202 comments)

My prediction is that it will meet the same fate as the Wii, which now is a basement filler.

Good to know that you think that it will be hugely successful that there will be about 100 million units sold.

about 5 months ago

OKCupid Warns Off Mozilla Firefox Users Over Gay Rights

master5o1 Re:Wait... wha? (1482 comments)

He's so solidly rooted as a prick that such disturbances are like a gentle breeze on the arm.

about 5 months ago

OKCupid Warns Off Mozilla Firefox Users Over Gay Rights

master5o1 Re:Wait... wha? (1482 comments)

Boycotting the work of thousands just because of one guy's personal opinion is moronic.

about 5 months ago

Xbox One Reputation System Penalizes Gamers Who Behave Badly

master5o1 Re:Karma? (183 comments)

Xbox One Colourful Karma.

about 5 months ago



Outrage as New Zealand Passes Anti-Filesharing Law

master5o1 master5o1 writes  |  more than 3 years ago

master5o1 writes "The Pirate Party of New Zealand is disappointed that the Government used urgency to pass the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill after the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Bill.

"Not only is the urgency process being abused," party secretary Noel Zeng stated, "but our government is also exploiting the people of Christchurch by using their unfortunate situation to pass underhanded legislation.""

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