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Microsoft Promises Not To Sue Moonlight 2.0 Users

solszew Netflix (233 comments)

Does this mean that I can finally watch Netflix streams on Linux??

more than 5 years ago

Australian Govt. Proposes Internet "Panic Button" For Kids

solszew New Euphemism (434 comments)

I think that, if I were a small child, I'd probably pound on that dolphin button all day long. Hey, pounding the dolphin! New euphemism! Kids, don't try this at home...

more than 5 years ago

Fear Detector To Sniff Out Terrorists

solszew Inderal (342 comments)

Inderol makes this a non-starter.


more than 5 years ago

Cisco, Motorola, and Other Companies Take Aim At Net Neutrality Rules

solszew FCC Chair Julius Genachowski Email Addr (239 comments)


Please consider emailing the FCC chair with your concerns and questions. Don't let the evil bastards be the only ones who have a say in this.

more than 5 years ago

Linux Compatibility With VR Goggles?

solszew Cool?? (170 comments)

I'm just wondering, in what way are VR goggles "cool"? Every time I've ever seen someone wearing them, the word "dorkbot" has come to mind...

more than 6 years ago

TSA To Allow Laptops In Approved Bags

solszew Re:I don't think that sneaking stuff through is sm (571 comments)

Stricter measures?? The TSA people seem, to be generous, none too bright - I think they're already working at peak efficiency. Sadly, despite all of their misplaced, dehumanizing effort, they still don't seem able to do the job. I flew to Montana last summer, and TSA did a great job of confiscating my shampoo and shaving creme. However, when I arrived, I found that I'd accidentally left two knives in my carry on baggage, which were not detected. For fun, I left them in on my flight back home. TSA found the knife with a 2-1/2 inch blade at the gate, and chastised me most harshly (and confiscated it). They did not find the knife with a 6 inch blade, however. As far as I'm concerned, they are more "The TSA Show" than real security, placed there to demonstrate the gov't's commitment to security, rather than provide it.

more than 6 years ago



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