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Senate Set To Vote On the Repeal of Net Neutrality

nonewmsgs Re:Please repeal! (345 comments)

the government didn't decree people are property...at least not until Dred Scott v. Sandford,in 1857.

more than 2 years ago
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Microsoft Sues Salesforce.com Over Patents

nonewmsgs Re:Could be stolen code. (243 comments)

How the crud do you patent HTML? I mean seriously.

hmmm. i am now in the process of patenting the tag and the tag. i'm going to be rich soon :D

more than 4 years ago
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SCO Asks Judge To Give Them the Unix Copyright

nonewmsgs sco still alive? (286 comments)

isn't sco dead yet?

more than 4 years ago
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Wikileaks Targets the Local News Frontier

nonewmsgs FLAG (57 comments)

I knew the Knight Foundation was real! Oh, how the kids in 4th grade used to tease me when I said I wanted to go work for them...

on KR it was called FLAG -- the Foundation For Law and Government. you misunderstanding that was why they teased you.

more than 4 years ago
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AT&T Makes Its Terms of Service Even Worse, To Discourage Lawsuits

nonewmsgs phirst post! (412 comments)

can you really expressly forbid class action suits in such a way that the law respects it?

more than 4 years ago
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Cocaine Test Prompts Red Bull Removal In Germany

nonewmsgs Re:Guess what? Coke too (now) (290 comments)

cocaine is schedule II. it has some medical use as a local anesthetic.

more than 5 years ago
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Dealing With Fairness and Balance In Video Games

nonewmsgs Re:I met Bobby Fischer once (192 comments)

can you give the scoresheet (moves)?

more than 5 years ago
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Quick Boot Linux Hopes To Win Over Windows Users

nonewmsgs Re:Who reboots? (440 comments)

the 1541 wasn't just a floppy drive. it was another entire beast complete with its own cpu.

more than 5 years ago
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Uproar Over Netflix's New Instant Viewer

nonewmsgs Re:Uninstall Reinstall? (575 comments)

i only upgraded once the original one ceased to work. luckily i am on a ~2mbps adsl line so the video quality is the same :D

more than 5 years ago
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Alaskans Prepare For Volcanic Eruption

nonewmsgs Re:adding fuel to the (server) fire (293 comments)

i just checked it to try to see if it is back up and it is, so we don't have to worry. you can always see for yourselves if you don't believe me.

more than 5 years ago
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Researcher Says Social Networks Link Terrorists

nonewmsgs Re:Red herring (212 comments)

dell. i wish it would start with that. first your phone number, serial number, some other serial number, birthdate, address, and then, how many we help you? have you tried rebooting?

more than 5 years ago
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"Smash Your Hard Drive" To Fight Identity Theft

nonewmsgs Re:I find a Magnet Works (527 comments)

i remember my sister called me and told me the equivalent of she was having trouble with her laptop. later on in the conversation she asked if putting magnets on it were bad and asked why there wasn't a warning label.

more than 5 years ago
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The 10 Coolest Open Source Products of 2008

nonewmsgs Re:not a 2008 project but (198 comments)

isn't that just a windows clone of the KDE program that does the same thing? Kdirstat (i think)

more than 5 years ago
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HP Accused of Illegal Exportation To Iran

nonewmsgs Re:Least of the problems (287 comments)

funniest thing i've read here in a few weeks.

more than 5 years ago
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HP Accused of Illegal Exportation To Iran

nonewmsgs Re:ummm ... printers? (287 comments)

my god the iranians can print in triplicate with ease!

more than 5 years ago
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HP Accused of Illegal Exportation To Iran

nonewmsgs Re:PC LOAD LTR (287 comments)

i love when my printouts default to the wrong paper size. out-of-paper despite full trays of letter because for some fscking reason abiword decided that paper size ought to default to A mother fscking 4.

more than 5 years ago

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