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Google Music Downloads To Go Ahead Without Sony Or Warner

mdemonic Re:Google has a major problem (220 comments)

Granparent was talking about g+, which made the mispronounciation rather non-obvious, though im glad you got a chance to boost your ego.

more than 2 years ago
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Google Music Downloads To Go Ahead Without Sony Or Warner

mdemonic Re:Google has a major problem (220 comments)

When I log into gmail there is an ad saying g+ is going away, but your posts shall always remain..

I just tried logging in to the gmail web interface, and it said google BUZZ is going away, but my posts will remain.

more than 2 years ago
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No Playboy App For iPad, After All

mdemonic wrong device (140 comments)

They should rather release it for the nintendo 3d thing

more than 3 years ago
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A 3D Lego Fabricator Made of Lego

mdemonic Re:Amazing! (87 comments)

Lego Command & Conquer machine?

about 4 years ago
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Indian Military Organization To Develop Its Own OS

mdemonic Re:The Wheel (466 comments)

In order to refine you must usually get back to the drawing board, or at least take some steps back, and "reinvent". If not the whole system, then at least part of it. Which is close enough for my point. No reason to wave your definition penis.

about 4 years ago
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Indian Military Organization To Develop Its Own OS

mdemonic Re:The Wheel (466 comments)

Im just using the vocabulary of the old stupid wheel meme.

about 4 years ago
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Indian Military Organization To Develop Its Own OS

mdemonic Re:The Wheel (466 comments)

If it weren't for repeated reinvention of the wheel, they would still be hexagonal rocks. Reinvention is what drives technology forward. Invention is a rare treat.

about 4 years ago
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Julian Assange To Write For Swedish Tabloid

mdemonic Re:Tabloid? (337 comments)

I usually dont bother complaining about modding.... but why is down this modded down? I personally don't know about aftonbladet, but his description fits the two biggest norwegian newspapers, VG and Dagbladet, like a glow. Each time I read one of the dramatic double words I die a little bit inside.

more than 4 years ago
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Twins' DNA Foils Police

mdemonic I know this one... (209 comments)

they just have to ask what the other twin would have said if he was asked

more than 4 years ago
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Filter Vendor Agrees Aussie Censorship Can't Work As Promised

mdemonic Re:Won't stop Palpatine err I mean Conroy (143 comments)

You're driving your car, but they're riding their bikes there.

Were where this when I needed it?

more than 4 years ago
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Web Copyright Crackdown On the Way

mdemonic the article, for your convenience (224 comments)

A coalition of traditional and digital publishers this month will launch the first-ever concerted crackdown on copyright pirates on the web, initially targeting violators who use large numbers of intact articles.

Details of the crackdown were provided by Jim Pitkow, the chief executive of Attributor, a Silicon Valley start-up that has been selected as the agent for several publishers who want to be compensated by websites that are using their content without paying licensing fees.

In a telephone interview yesterday, Pitkow declined to identify the individual publishers in his coalition, but said they include “about a dozen” organizations representing wire services, traditional print publishers and “top-tier blog networks.”

The first offending sites to be targeted will be those using 80% or more of copyrighted stories more than 10 times per month.

In the first stage of a multi-step process aimed at encouraging copyright compliance instead of punishing scofflaws, Pitkow said online publishers identified by his company will be sent a letter informing them of the violations and urging them to enter into license agreements with the publishers whose content appears on their sites.

If copyright pirates refuse to pay, Attributor will request the major search engines to remove offending pages from search results and will ask banner services to stop serving ads to pages containing unauthorized content. The search engines and ad services are required to immediately honor such requests by the federal Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

If the above efforts fail, Attributor will ask hosting services to take down pirate sites. Because hosting services face legal liability under the DCMA if they do not comply, they will act quickly, said Pitkow.

“We are not going after past damages” from sites running unauthorized content said Pitkow. The emphasis, he said is “to engage with publishers to bring them into compliance” by getting them to agree to pay license fees to copyright holders in the future.

License fees, which are set by each of the individual organizations producing content, may range from token sums for a small publisher to several hundred dollars for yearlong rights to a piece from a major publisher, said Pitkow.

Attributor identifies copyright violators by scraping the web to find copyrighted content on unauthorized sites. A team of investigators will contact violators in an effort to bring them into compliance or, alternatively, begin taking action under DMCA.

click the link to read the last 21%

more than 4 years ago
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FOSS CAD and 3D Modeling Software?

mdemonic gnu moon mission (413 comments)

Put a Stallman on the moon, Im shure you will get funding

more than 4 years ago
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Scientists Postulate Extinct Hominid With 150 IQ

mdemonic Re:Yes we all know size is everything... (568 comments)

What is the puma going to do? Ask riddles and kill you if you're wrong? A classical predator would start of with nerds and handicapped people.

more than 4 years ago
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Debian Elevates KFreeBSD Port to First-Class Status

mdemonic Re:I still dont see the point (376 comments)

Debian is in effect raising BSD from the dead.

How do you think the number of kFreeBSD users compare to the number of people using otherBSD?
How do you envision this ratio will change over the years?

about 5 years ago
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I hold paper to vertical surfaces by preference with

mdemonic Re:Cowboyneal option (310 comments)

cowboy nail

more than 5 years ago
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What Restrictions Should Student Laptops Have?

mdemonic Re:Privacy (1117 comments)

So, I shine my flashlight in your eyes. It's ok because you can buy sunglasses?

Only a moron would put up with needing a firewall to stop his school from spying on him.
Also, most people, morons or not, do not know what a firewall is.

But what is sadening is the mentality that lies behind such behavior. Not the annoyance of
defending any particular piece of freedom. The few people that are careful what they put up
with will be taken care of when all the others have gotten comfortable in the boiling water.
The man is turning up the heat I tell you.

more than 5 years ago
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What Restrictions Should Student Laptops Have?

mdemonic Privacy (1117 comments)

# We also have the ability to monitor any machine remotely...

You fucking what? Thats it, I hereby resign from society, good luck to you all

more than 5 years ago
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Accident Could Lead To Better Digital Cameras

mdemonic Serendipity? (120 comments)

How fortunate to accidentaly learn a new word from a tag. Now just to make shure im not offtopic - I think this photosynthesis thing is cool, and we should try to find more of it.

more than 5 years ago

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