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Anita Sarkeesian, Creator of "Tropes vs. Women," Driven From Home By Trolls

qbast Re:Her work (1212 comments)

What exactly are "MRA" types?

3 days ago
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African States Aim To Improve Internet Interconnections

qbast Re:but can the Internet kill terrorists? (27 comments)

Are you the same AC that posted similarly idiotic anti-American first post in previous story?

4 days ago
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Fake NVIDIA Graphics Cards Show Up In Germany

qbast Re:Don't buy American. (75 comments)

They looked at 'Made in China' sticker and thought it is safe.

4 days ago
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Chromium 37 Launches With Major Security Fixes, 64-bit Windows Support

qbast Re:Hello, it is 2014 (113 comments)

Then would they care about browser upgrade?

4 days ago
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Chromium 37 Launches With Major Security Fixes, 64-bit Windows Support

qbast Hello, it is 2014 (113 comments)

Why even bother with 32 bit builds?

4 days ago
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Fermilab Begins Testing Holographic Universe Theory

qbast What next (247 comments)

Ok, so let's say experiment confirms that we live in holographic universe. And then what?

5 days ago
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California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch

qbast Re:The worrisome part (233 comments)

Trial by jury of idiots is natural consequence of adversarial system - both prosecution and defence want jurors easy to manipulate, so they make sure that any smart ones are removed.

5 days ago
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California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch

qbast Re:Bets on first use (233 comments)

Yes, but the problem with these apps is that they give control only to owner of the phone, not to police.

5 days ago
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California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch

qbast Re: The worrisome part (233 comments)

Exactly. Does anyone know of an audio recording app for android which *immediately* (while it is still recording) uploads to remote server? Even better if it is possible to start it in unobtrusive way.

5 days ago
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California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch

qbast Re:The worrisome part (233 comments)

So you live in a world where almost every single person accused of a crime in US gets a trial by jury of their peers? What colour is sky in your world? Because here, in real world jury trial is a very rare thing - 97% prosecutions end with plea bargain ( http://www.thecrimereport.org/... ) . This is a real problem, because plea bargain has nothing to do with justice.

5 days ago
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Early Bitcoin User Interviewed By Federal Officers

qbast Re:Never talk to US law enforcement (92 comments)

Ok, but how does it help me? Again, if they are willing to lie, then trusting or not trusting, talking or not talking does not matter any more - they can just write down whatever story they please without even bothering with question and you are fucked.

about a week ago
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Early Bitcoin User Interviewed By Federal Officers

qbast Re:Never talk to US law enforcement (92 comments)

Really? If as you suggest they are willing to lie in their notes, what exactly is stopping them from turning "I have nothing to say to you" into long and detailed confession?

about a week ago
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If Java Wasn't Cool 10 Years Ago, What About Now?

qbast Re:I don't care about Java (508 comments)

It is interesting how badly C# has been doing in TIOBE recently. It had been rising to become 'new java' until 2012, but then it went into decline steep enough to leave it behind BASIC.

about a week ago
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Major Delays, Revamped Beta For Credit-Card Consolidating Gadget Coin

qbast Re:Wonder if... (78 comments)

You can't copy data from chip, so Coin won't be able to deal with it.

about a week ago
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South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"

qbast Re:LOL (421 comments)

Come on, show me link to story that got French or Chinese kid arrested over writing school assignment about shooting something.

about a week ago
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South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"

qbast Re:Land of insanity (421 comments)

And how many years ago it was? Besides giant oven is ok - you did not use any of the magic words like 'gun', 'bomb', etc.

about a week ago
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South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"

qbast Land of insanity (421 comments)

Only in America ...

about a week ago
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Finding an ISIS Training Camp Using Google Earth

qbast Re:I'm looking now (134 comments)

Yes, by all means nuke Russia. Most of USA would end up as irradiated rubble as well, but you would sure show Putin who is the boss!

about two weeks ago
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NSA Agents Leak Tor Bugs To Developers

qbast Re:Not entirely surprising (116 comments)

And to make it even worse - 'friendly' and 'enemy' categories frequently overlap.

about two weeks ago

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