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FBI Renews Push for ISP Data Retention Laws

theMerovingian Re:not that troubling (179 comments)


Please, they'll bypass the 4th amendment any time they want to get access to the data.

As a criminal defendant, your best hope is that the government did in fact violate the Fourth Amendment while procuring evidence against you. All evidence, acquired directly or indirectly as the result of an illegal search, must be excluded as the fruit of the poisonous tree. Wong Sun v. U.S.

more than 6 years ago

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Zonk, please review Tabula Rasa

theMerovingian theMerovingian writes  |  more than 7 years ago

theMerovingian (722983) writes "Zonk, thanks for your game reviews! I almost bought a PS3 to play Lair until I saw your article. Please take a look at Tabula Rasa and let us know what you think."

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Meta-moderation is fundamentally broken

theMerovingian theMerovingian writes  |  more than 6 years ago

I have apparently lost the ability to receive moderator points. I used to get access to them a couple times a week, and it has now been several months since any were available to me.

This loss of moderator points occurred at the same time that I decided to make a substantial effort to moderate down posts with really dumb slashdot-meme-humor. Meta-moderation most likely flagged my moderation choices as being 'incorrect' too often. Thus, I no longer have access to the points.

I would like to propose a fix to this problem: remove the effect of meta-moderation on "Funny" posts. Whether a joke is funny or not is a matter of subjective taste - some may agree or disagree by using moderation. This is a legitimate form of expression within the slashdot community, and should not be unfairly penalized.

"Funny" posts do not count towards karma, and negative meta-moderation on "Funny" posts should not affect access to moderator points. By trying to raise the level of discussion on slashdot, I have been effectively excluded from the community.

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my favorite games

theMerovingian theMerovingian writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur
Autoduel
Bard's Tale 1
Castlevania 2
Command & Conquer Generals
Contra 1
Defender
Defender of the Crown
Diablo 2
Dragon Warrior 1
Elder scrolls 3 & 4
Final Fantasy 1 & 7
Goldeneye
Grand Theft Auto San Andreas
Jaws (NES)
Joust
King's Quest 1 & 4
Mario Kart (N64)
Metal Gear (NES version and the first of the remakes)
Neverwinter Nights 1
Oddworld 1
River City Ransom
Rome: Total War
Star Wars Galaxies: pre JTLS, pre CU, pre NGE (no longer exists)
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 1
Star Wars: Lego
Street Fighter 2
Super Mario 3
Tenchu 1
Viewtiful Joe
Warhawk
War in Middle Earth
Wizardry 7
World of Warcraft
Zelda 1

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