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Australian Electoral Commission Refuses To Release Vote Counting Source Code

sethradio LIES!! (112 comments)

Releasing the source code for software does not make it vulnerable to hackers. If that was the case, nobody would use GnuPG.

about a month ago
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IRS Lost Emails of 6 More Employees Under Investigation

sethradio Re:NSA: For All Your Backup Needs (465 comments)

No, honey, the government does not spy on the government. (Ignore the whole intelligence committee/CIA debacle that has Dianne Frankenstein up-in-arms)

about 2 months ago
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Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?

sethradio Re:only a trick if the truth makes a difference (346 comments)

He knew that due to US policies he would be charged with treason and found guilty. His only hope was that he could avoid extradition and not spend the rest of his life in a 10x10 wet hole in gitmo.

He should be pardoned and given the presidential medal of freedom.

about 2 months ago
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Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?

sethradio NO! (346 comments)

Snowden is a Russian spy! Listen to Darth Cheney!

about 2 months ago
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Millions of Smart TVs Vulnerable To 'Red Button' Attack

sethradio Red Button? (155 comments)

All we need is a molly-guard!

about 2 months ago
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A Measure of Your Team's Health: How You Treat Your "Idiot"

sethradio Re:Really? (255 comments)

Call the drones! Get them now!!!!

about 3 months ago
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A Measure of Your Team's Health: How You Treat Your "Idiot"

sethradio Re:Really? (255 comments)

Considering my grammar, I must be the idiot in this case.

about 3 months ago
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A Measure of Your Team's Health: How You Treat Your "Idiot"

sethradio Really? (255 comments)

I can't rejects someones help on my open source projects? Linus Torvalds is really mean then.

about 3 months ago
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Belief In Evolution Doesn't Measure Science Literacy

sethradio Re:"observation" (772 comments)

To flies don't want to get it on and that proves evolution?

about 3 months ago
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US Nuclear Plants Expanding Long-Term Waste Storage Facilities

sethradio Re:what a waste (187 comments)

The feds don't have money they borrow it. Then the pay the loans with borrowed money.

about 3 months ago
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Botched Executions Put Lethal Injections Under New Scrutiny

sethradio Re:Use confiscated drugs (483 comments)

It really is cruel and unusual punishment. Unconstitutional.

about 3 months ago
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Botched Executions Put Lethal Injections Under New Scrutiny

sethradio Re:Use confiscated drugs (483 comments)

If not that, how about the guillotine?

Heads usually stay alive for a few seconds after decapitation because they have not run out of blood.

about 3 months ago
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UN to Debate Use of Fully Autonomous Weapons, New Report Released

sethradio Re:Thou shalt not kill. (180 comments)

Collected from the NSA's PRISM program I presume? Which does not collect any personal information at all...

about 3 months ago
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The Man Behind Munich's Migration of 15,000 PCs From Windows To Linux

sethradio I knew it! (264 comments)

Those european communists are at it again!

about 3 months ago
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A Look at Smart Gun Technology

sethradio Re: Camera gun (765 comments)

Bad guys would just tape over the camera.

Common sense, right?

about 3 months ago
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DOJ Requests More Power To Hack Remote Computers

sethradio Re:Illegal (76 comments)

What happens and should happen are separate things.

The concept of the king can do no wrong died a long time ago, got reborn and needs to be killed once again.

You just put yourself on the drone list, buddy.

about 3 months ago

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iPhones frozen by hackers demanding ransom

sethradio sethradio writes  |  about 3 months ago

sethradio (2603921) writes "

Owners of iPhones and iPads have been targeted by a hacker who is freezing iOS devices and demanding a ransom of up to £55 to unlock them. The majority of the attacks have taken place in Australia although there are also reports of Britons being affected. It appears that the hacker, who goes by the name Oleg Pliss, has managed to exploit the Find My iPhone feature which can track and remotely lock stolen devices...

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