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Wi-Fi Pineapple Hacking Device Sells Out At DEF CON

sockman Logging in to say... (132 comments)

I hope it can be used for evil, because "good" these days amounts to a circle jerk with NSA, DEA debauchery. Your privacy is yours to own, and if other people begin to realize how screwed they are maybe they will choose a better path.

1 year,23 days
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Supreme Court Decides Your Silence May Be Used Against You

sockman Re:wtf (662 comments)

No, the Bill of Rights is a codification of the "god" given or natural rights every human possesses, regardless their tyrannical state interpretation. These are not rights GRANTED, but are rights enumerated among an infinite list of natural rights, these being the most important to put in to law (supposedly). Governments do not grant rights, they only take them away.

about a year ago
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Israeli Army Retweeting 1967 War As It Happened

sockman Re:No it's not (317 comments)

Damn I came here to say this and you beat me to it. At least those two aren't quite the propaganda machine.

about a year ago
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Linus Chews Up Kernel Maintainer For Introducing Userspace Bug

sockman Re:Still.... (1051 comments)

Seriously, if as an enthusiast I submitted a patch that broke user space and got a beat down from Linus I'd be a bit sad. If, as a PAID developer, I submitted a patch that broke user space AND THEN blamed the user space applications and got a beat down I'd wonder wtf am I doing writing software.

You never, ever, blame the end user for your fuck ups. Even more so when you changed the API/ABI and fucked it up yourself.

Linus is an ass, but when dealing with someone who goes full asshole on the user space devs over his fuck up, he was a justifiable ass.

about a year and a half ago
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Rootbeer GPU Compiler Lets Almost Any Java Code Run On the GPU

sockman Re:How about getting java code to run on java (304 comments)

Because people are incapable of learning without the government, right?

There will always be good programmers, regardless of what the government institutions churn out.

about 2 years ago
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EA Outs Battlefield 4, Plans To Charge $70 For New Games

sockman Re:uBI and aCTIVision do it too (323 comments)

I registered well after I lurked on /. I'm sure you understand that.

more than 2 years ago
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EA Outs Battlefield 4, Plans To Charge $70 For New Games

sockman Re:No, no no (323 comments)

I suspect you don't vary your servers much because I've seen all of this and I play only PC.

more than 2 years ago
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EA Outs Battlefield 4, Plans To Charge $70 For New Games

sockman Re:uBI and aCTIVision do it too (323 comments)

Not sure you've been here long enough either. Let's see how far this trend will continue.

more than 2 years ago
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Ron Paul's New Primary Goal Is "Internet Freedom"

sockman Re:who's internet freedom? (948 comments)

You're wrong here, actually. Weaken the government and it's ability to wrongly regulate a service (which causes it to become shit) and consumers will win.

Weaken the governments ability to regulate anything and the private sector will actually listen to the consumers. When a city makes money off of a franchise fee, the consumer certainly is not going to win.

more than 2 years ago
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Ron Paul's New Primary Goal Is "Internet Freedom"

sockman Fuck yea, Comcast can rape me more! (948 comments)

Internet freedom by letting Comcast coagulate with the scum of the earth MPAA/media producers.

That means my internet will suck more, because I refuse to buy a fucking subscription to their shit ass channels. Fuck you Comcast, I just want my goddamn internet and I'm not a fucking pirate.

more than 2 years ago
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Judge Orders Hundreds of Websites Delisted From Search Engines, Social Networks

sockman Re:For non US-filtered search results (308 comments)

It would be anti-cronyism, and against brib... er, "lobbyists" and donations.

more than 2 years ago
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Ex-Google Engineer Blasts Google's Technology

sockman Re:Hadoop? (158 comments)

but the question was "don't they mean Hadoop MapReduce" and the answer was, "no, Hadoop is based on the paper Google released"

more than 3 years ago
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Oracle To Give OpenOffice.org To Apache Incubator

sockman ORACLE (129 comments)

One Rich Asshole Called Larry Ellison

more than 3 years ago
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Senate Passes 4-Year Re-Up of Patriot Act Provisions

sockman Re:"lone wolf" suspects (422 comments)

Do not question the slashcode.

more than 3 years ago
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Fable III Dev: Used Game Sales More Costly Than Piracy

sockman Re:Don't tell the car companies (342 comments)

Fail. With one-time downloadable content they are settling for used software.

more than 3 years ago

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