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FOIA Documents Detail iPods Overheating, Catching Fire

pig-power Not a bug... (314 comments)

According to Apple in a statement:
"Apple is about innovation, this is a self destruct feature that
demanding consumers requested"
Anyone else want to take a ride on the "spin machine"?

more than 5 years ago

Canadians Find Traffic Shaping "Reasonable"

pig-power In a related poll... (291 comments)

"Pollsters found that most users fully understood how
important traffic lights are to proper traffic shaping"

more than 5 years ago

Online Attack Hits US Government Web Sites

pig-power stating the obvious... (199 comments)

Government website?
"and nothing of any value was lost"

more than 5 years ago

Cellphones Increasingly Used As Evidence In Court

pig-power 2 options (232 comments)

Looks like there are only 2 real choices here:
1. Don't use or carry cellphone
2. Don't break any laws
Was there anything I missed?

more than 5 years ago

Sunspots Return

pig-power skin marks (276 comments)

I bet you were pretty happy to hear this.
The marks on your skin that looked like sunspots...
turned out to be rings around Uranus!

more than 5 years ago

Rhode Island Affiliates Banned From Amazon.com Sales

pig-power Thank you Amazon! (532 comments)

Glad to see a company taking a stand.
Time to order another book...

more than 5 years ago

DHS To Kill Domestic Satellite Spying Program

pig-power general rule of politics... (150 comments)

Seems that I was taught, when the megolomaniacs speak
of what they are NOT going to do?

"First they deny it, then they do it!"

more than 5 years ago

Univ. of Wisconsin's 30-Year-Old Payroll System Needs a $40 Million Fix

pig-power Should we change the name? (418 comments)

just maybe...
we can call it "The Looney-versity of Wisconsin".
Would be appropriate.

more than 5 years ago

Open Source Car — 20 Year Lease, Free Fuel For Life

pig-power an eco-friendly name (319 comments)

In the name of perpetual eco nonsense...
I dub thee:
"The CawFin"

more than 5 years ago

Sony CEO Proposes "Guardrails For the Internet"

pig-power real bummer (708 comments)

I am very fond of Sony equipment, their products have always performed to my expectations.
So it's a shame that the head the company can only see badness in the internet
Maybe he can talk the shareholders into producing...
rotary phones?

more than 5 years ago

Energy Star For Servers Falls Short

pig-power Contradiction? (69 comments)

Putting "Energy Star" and "useful" in the same sentence?

more than 5 years ago

FCC Reserves the Right To Search Your Home, Any Time

pig-power Rather than "testing this in court.." (589 comments)

How 'bout we just get rid of the FCC?
Oh wait! All those important *cough* alphabet agencies...
how can we manage without them? *cough*
Stand back, sarcasm alert!

more than 5 years ago

Law of Armed Conflict To Apply To Cyberwar

pig-power thank god for a change... (242 comments)

The US of A went from being total warmongering fucking idiots
to totally insane warmongering fucking idiots.
The Change is working already!

more than 5 years ago

Shuttleworth Says Ubuntu Can't Just Be Windows

pig-power Nicely said... (710 comments)

I am not a user or fan of Ubuntu but, Mr. Shuttleworth has summed it up perfectly. Clap clap clap! Push forward on the strengths that the Linux community has built. It really is worth all the effort, getting the deserved respect is a good start.

more than 5 years ago

New Speed Record Set For Wind-Powered Vehicles

pig-power Obligatory comment... (138 comments)

Anyone else thinking how much this car blows??

more than 5 years ago

Rights Groups Speak Out Against Phorm, UK Comm. Database

pig-power Sorry for singing an old tune here, but.... (102 comments)

Whenever I see a story about internet and privacy, the same thought comes to mind.
The idea is brought up regularly on slash. Are we at the point that we need a type of DNS/ssl system put in place?
I mean, come on!, this IS slashdot people here??

more than 5 years ago

Wife of Harried Pirate Bay Witness Gets Buried in Internet Love

pig-power Nicely done... (470 comments)

Those lovelorn geeks, at least we know their hearts are working as well as their fingers! Very thoughtful.

more than 5 years ago


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