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The Department of Homeland Security Needs Its Own Edward Snowden

stevez67 Re:Bob: So we just went ahead and fixed the glitch (145 comments)

Turn the it over to Congress? Yes, let's swap DHS for a bunch of do-nothing industry and wealthy donor shills. What could possibly go wrong?

4 hours ago

Windows 9 To Win Over Windows 7 Users, Disables Start Screen For Desktop

stevez67 Re:I skipped Windows 7... (681 comments)

If a Mac Pro is only "a little more money" either you're paying too much for your PCs or you have a skewed idea of what "a little more" is.

about three weeks ago

Tom's Hardware: Microsoft Smartband Coming In October With 11 Sensors

stevez67 A solution without a need (70 comments)

They'll all fail because there simply is no mass need to drive sales.

about three weeks ago

Update Your Shelf: BitLit Offers Access To Ebook Versions of Books You Own

stevez67 Not a chance (82 comments)

"None of the Big Five publishers will EVER participate ..." FTFY

about three weeks ago

KeyStore Vulnerability Affects 86% of Android Devices

stevez67 Serious? (71 comments)

Because the word scares people? Has it been exploited in the wild? And good luck updating all the Android devices.

about three weeks ago

Protesters Launch a 135-Foot Blimp Over the NSA's Utah Data Center

stevez67 Ineffective publicity stunt (104 comments)

Most people will laugh it off as just what it is ... a publicity stunt by a bunch of attention whores.

about a month ago

IRS Lost Emails of 6 More Employees Under Investigation

stevez67 Re:Great Length? (465 comments)

I see you're working on your humanitarian award ... got to love when you leave your decency and morality at the door and proceed to wish pestilence on people simply for not agreeing with you.

about a month ago

IRS Lost Emails of 6 More Employees Under Investigation

stevez67 Gotta love the right wing conspiracy nuts (465 comments)

In fact the IRS was scrutinizing the left wing organizations too. This is just trolling biased BS.

about a month ago

Canadian Supreme Court Delivers Huge Win For Internet Privacy

stevez67 What's lost in the rhetoric and internet rage (112 comments)

This whole situation assumes a government having access to and data-mining your online activities is inherently more dangerous than the same behavior by large, multinational, profit driven corporations.

about a month ago

Study Finds Porn Exposure Associated With Smaller Brain Region

stevez67 In other news (211 comments)

Study Finds Porn Exposure Associated With Almost Everything, If You Parse The Data Correctly (FTFY)

about 2 months ago

German Authorities Lack Evidence To Prosecute Anyone For NSA Spying

stevez67 Proof? (107 comments)

The fact that Snowden claimed it happened isn't proof.

about 2 months ago

Linux Sucks (Video)

stevez67 Re:Zounds?! (293 comments)

And, Linux has no sense of humor.

about 2 months ago

Gen. Keith Alexander On Metadata, Snowden, and the NSA: "We're At Greater Risk"

stevez67 Re:No (238 comments)

Really no one has to make certain cultures hat the USA, they've been at war with everyone around them for centuries. In the US what is feeding the hate are pseudo news organizations who fan the flames of bigotry and xenophobia to draw viewers and sell more ads. Oh, and "polio" state?

about 2 months ago

Your Old CD Collection Is Dying

stevez67 Back them up (329 comments)

Rip them to your HDD and store them in the cloud(s) as a backup.

about 2 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Does Your Job Need To Exist?

stevez67 The good Dr. needs remedial training (343 comments)

With a little additional training I'm pretty sure David Graebner could handle, "can I super-size that for you?".

about 2 months ago

Duo Sneak an Oculus Rift Onto Roller Coaster For a Wild Ride

stevez67 And the point is ... (81 comments)


about 2 months ago

Maintaining Internet Freedom Isn't Easy (Video)

stevez67 Re:Government must be transparent (55 comments)

Negotiating in public means absolutely nothing will get done because no one will dare cross the line and compromise. While in theory 100% transparency in gov't sounds like a good idea, in practice it's a recipe for gridlock.

about 3 months ago


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