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Retired SCOTUS Justice Wants To 'Fix' the Second Amendment

thunrida Re:It's crap (1633 comments)

But you really think you can do anything with your guns against government tanks, drones, planes, missles, ... Don't be silly. You can't. It's simple. You just need tighter regulation. Force gun owners to register and pass safety exams and phych evaluation. Most should pass just fine. But no, somehow, liberty for you means every nutcase can get AR-15.

about 3 months ago

NASA Laying Foundation For Jupiter Moon Space Mission

thunrida Re:Permanent Habitat? (100 comments)

All fine, but where do you get your energy from? Might be a bit far for solar...

about 4 months ago

Classified X-37B Space Plane Breaks Space Longevity Record

thunrida Re: I know what it's doing... (123 comments)

Good luck changing orbit to reach that ballistic projectile.

about 3 months ago

U.S. Aims To Give Up Control Over Internet Administration

thunrida Re:Hmm..... (279 comments)

If censorship is hard to pull over there, why are cursewords forbidden on tv? Or nudity? If you dress up like nazi, you won't be imprisoned in most of europe. Germany went a bit far, but they had their reasons :). If you dress as KKK, what will happen in usa? Can you guarantee you will be free to spread "white power" statements? I kind of doubt it. You pepper sprayed students just sitting in park peacefully protesting. Personally I don't see why hatespeech should be legal, since I don't see how that is limiting our freedom of speech in any meaningful way? What is so great to have absolute freedom of speech, when making it absolute just legalises lying and you are free to character assasinate anybody. And his ability to fight is none, if he does not have the resources. And then, when company does it, you get Foxnews. And then you have 50% of population beliving creationism.

about 4 months ago

U.S. Aims To Give Up Control Over Internet Administration

thunrida Re:Hmm..... (279 comments)

Can you give a specific example of how free speech is limited in europe? Cause i'm from east block and never saw anyone get in any trouble, unless they were making shit up. You can freely express your opinion, you can even say prime prime minister stole money and nothing will happen to you. Free speech is special for you in USA somehow. Like freedom. You are so proud of it you fail to realise it is something very common. > The UK already has filters for the pirate bay and pornography. Oh, so that is free speech limitation? Let me remind you that it is your country that beeps curse words on tv. Which seems kind of retarded, but hey, you are free speech lovers. You must have your reasons. :)

about 4 months ago

Dennis Ritchie, Creator of C Programming Language, Passed Away

thunrida Re:Goodbye (725 comments)

Is being responsible for Windows is a good thing now?

more than 2 years ago

Why WikiLeaks Is Unlike the Pentagon Papers

thunrida Re:No it's not Wikileaks that is negative impactin (696 comments)

Exactly. Last sentence in WSJ article says: If he is not charged or is acquitted of whatever charges may be made, that may well lead to the adoption of new and dangerously restrictive legislation. The way I understand ths: You live in a free speech state, but if you actually practice free speech, we will hit you with restrictive legislation. Therefor,e with practicing free speech, you are being responsible for it's destruction. So in god's name, don't do it if you want to live in free speech society.

more than 3 years ago

Inside the Labs At HP, Microsoft and IBM

thunrida Ms obviously wins (81 comments)

I knew it. Only in totally free research environment that MS is practicing can you produce such groundbreaking advancements as Clippy.

more than 3 years ago

MIT Developing Self-Assembling Computer Chips

thunrida Re:I wonder if... (65 comments)

What dream? Getting fired dream?

more than 4 years ago

OpenBSD 4.7 Preorders Are Up

thunrida Re:Is ugrading OpenBSD still kind of a mess? (191 comments)

RHEL 5.3 to 5.4 is just artificial patch release. Kind of like service packs with windows. It is trivial to update, when all the programs stay at the same version and config files stay the same. We shall see how easy it will be going from 5.x to 6.x, for this won't be update like 5.x to 5.x+1, but upgrade.

more than 4 years ago

Microsoft Finally Open Sources Windows 7 Tool

thunrida Re:Why GPL? (284 comments)

Not really, it's why GPL is said to be viral.

more than 4 years ago

CentOS Project Administrator Goes AWOL

thunrida Re:Is This Bus Syndrome? (492 comments)

CentOS actually helps RedHat. RedHat cannot really afford to have low cost or no cost alternative, or it would seriously damage his high margin support contracts. Aslo, those that do now want to pay for RedHat would have a lot to choose from even with absense of CentOS. And for RedHat, it's better those who want free go with CentOS then say Debian. But, with Centos, their platform expands massively so more ISV's support it, students and admin's are willing to learn RedHat (via CentOS), and their developer base also grows.

more than 4 years ago

Opera CTO Thinks IE Will Be Forced To Support SVG

thunrida Re:A browser ballot is stupid (411 comments)

People modding you insighful shows lack of understanding. Preventing monopoly abuse is anti-capitalism? It seems to me USA with it's monopoly abuse protection (they do nothing about it) is becomming communist in a sense. It's not government based, but still government approved and result is the same.

about 5 years ago

The State of Munich's Ongoing Linux Migration

thunrida Re:Both sides of the story (203 comments)

Well, first years it also took them to migrate to Openoffice, Thunderbird, Firefox. And train users on this new environment. This phase was done 1 year ago and now they entered the final stage, OS change.

more than 5 years ago

Software Enables Re-Creation of 'Lost' Instrument

thunrida Re:re-creation? ITS A GUESS (136 comments)

It reminds me of Matrix quote: Because you have to wonder: how do the machines know what Tasty Wheat tasted like? Maybe they got it wrong...

more than 5 years ago

Microsoft Shoots Own Foot In Iceland

thunrida Re:Screw this (476 comments)

Smart decision. I stopped here: This switch is easy because not only is superior software in every respect, it's also feature-compatible with Microsoft Office

more than 5 years ago

Portugal's Vortalgate — No Microsoft, No Bidding

thunrida Re:Flash has wonderful Linux support, I suppose (312 comments)

How can you compare silverlight to amarok? You don't need amarok to play your music, but you need windows to see silverlight website. And yes, it's MS fault you can't. It's good for them.

more than 5 years ago


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