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Britain's Conservatives Scrub Speeches from the Internet

spartacus_prime Re:1984 (234 comments)

NOW TESTIFY!

about 5 months ago
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FBI Seized 144,000 Bitcoins ($28.5 Million) From Silk Road Bust

spartacus_prime Re:Dread Pirate Roberts (162 comments)

I'm Spartacus?

about 6 months ago
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Report: Fisker Automotive Sold To Hong Kong Billionaire Richard Li

spartacus_prime YRO? (35 comments)

Having not read the article, I am at a loss as to how this possibly falls under the realm of "YOUR RIGHTS ONLINE." Can somebody explain?

in b4 mods are trolling

about 6 months ago
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Engineers Design Tornado Proof Home

spartacus_prime Re:Holy stupid ideas, batman (189 comments)

"While I agree that owning land is an absurdity"

Uh, what are you smoking?

"over-privileged"

Oh, you're just brainwashed by the Marxist college professor that teaches you. Carry on.

about 6 months ago
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Lavabit Case Unsealed: FBI Demands Companies Secretly Turn Over Crypto Keys

spartacus_prime Re:Your move, NSA (527 comments)

I, too, pilfer material from reddit.

about 6 months ago
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Maryland Indictment Says Silk Road Founder Tried To Arrange Murder of Employee

spartacus_prime Re:No. The cat has FriendlyChemists tongue Slashdo (294 comments)

<quote>Any criminal act that results in the death of another is called felony murder.</quote>

In some instances, that may not be true, such as where a victim kills a criminal (depends on the state really).

about 6 months ago
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Pentagon Spent $5 Billion For Weapons On Day Before Shutdown

spartacus_prime IT'S HAPPENING (286 comments)

Good thing I spent $5 billion on tin foil the day before the shutdown.

about 6 months ago
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AT&T Maintains Call Database For the DEA Going Back To 1987

spartacus_prime Re:Why was this even posted? (141 comments)

Attorney here, I've seen more subpoenas issued by fellow attorneys than I've ever seen issued by a judge. Example: If a bankruptcy trustee wants to depose a debtor for one reason or another (or if a creditor wants to do the same), they'll issue a subpoena of their own accord. I've even sent subpoenas myself on occasion. This is usually occurring when the matter is not quite serious enough to bother a judge for his/her signature.

about 7 months ago
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Android 4.3 Based CyanogenMod 10.2 Nightlies Arrive

spartacus_prime Re:do they fix the play store update bug (82 comments)

I had that problem after flashing the latest Gapps build. What I did that fixed the problem was deleting my Google account from my phone and wiping all that data out, and then reinstalling it. My apps updated like normal.

about 8 months ago
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Royal Navy Deployed Laser Weapons During the Falklands War

spartacus_prime Re:Yes, but... (139 comments)

Too bad the pilots wouldn't have seen it.

about 8 months ago
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Is New York City Ready For Digital Voting?

spartacus_prime What could possibly go wrong? (93 comments)

The 2013 mayoral race won by "Hitler Did Nothing Wrong" in a landslide.

about 8 months ago
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Is New York City Ready For Digital Voting?

spartacus_prime Re:Want a higher turnout? (93 comments)

The problem isn't necessarily lack of meaningful choice (although that is tragic in and of itself), the problem is that of apathy. Diddy's entreaties notwithstanding, a lot of people don't believe that every vote counts, and that may be a good reason why people don't show up to the polls on election day. Or they just don't care. Or they are deliberately not voting as a matter of protest (whatever that may be).

about 8 months ago
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LulzSec's Raynaldo Rivera, a.k.a. 'neuron,' Gets One-Year Prison Term

spartacus_prime Re:$600,000 (105 comments)

Bankruptcy attorney here. Without reaching the merits of discharging criminal restitution, you do not necessarily run the risk of losing everything you have in a Chapter 7 (and you definitely don't in a Chapter 13). From my experience, the only time an asset is in jeopardy is if there is equity and your attorney didn't take the requisite exemptions. This rarely happens, however -- most people get to keep their houses (usually underwater), their cars, and most other things. YMMV however.

about 8 months ago
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Anti-Government Hackers Hit Jay-Z's Android App

spartacus_prime Re:Anti-Obama ranters (95 comments)

You're a funny guy, Sully. I like you. That's why I'm going to kill you last.

about 9 months ago
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EU To Vote On Suspension of Data Sharing With US

spartacus_prime Re:Kettle = Black (330 comments)

Spying on civilians that pose no threat to the United States (to say nothing of spying on American citizens) is immoral, if not illegal.

about 9 months ago
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EU To Vote On Suspension of Data Sharing With US

spartacus_prime Re:Ouch! (330 comments)

yes, but to deal with that problem would be too difficult for most, so it's easier to blame a whistleblower.

about 9 months ago
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Ron Paul Wants To End the Federal Student Loan Program

spartacus_prime Interesting (1797 comments)

Would this include forgiveness of all current student loan debt from federal loans?

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: P2P Liability On a Shared Connection?

spartacus_prime Re:yes. they wouldnt. yes. (346 comments)

As to your first point, it may depend on if the plaintiff is negligent in this case. Depending on how negligent the plaintiff is and what sort of jurisdiction you live in, you may be able to escape liability altogether.

But get a real attorney.

more than 2 years ago

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