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New York State Releases Sex Offender Facebook App

xiao_haozi Status update: (252 comments)

NYPD just tagged you in a photo.

more than 2 years ago
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Google+ Loses 60% of Active Users

xiao_haozi Re:needs improvement (519 comments)

How are group setups all that different from g+ circles? Not being argumentative, but rather, curious....

more than 2 years ago
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Are Games Worth Complaining About?

xiao_haozi Re:Ars Technica (287 comments)

Debbie downer....

more than 2 years ago
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Google+ Registers 25 Million Visitors

xiao_haozi Re:I signed up right away.... (213 comments)

Could be, but I don't believe even Wave ever had this much hype/excitement in the community or even membership.

more than 2 years ago
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Google+ Registers 25 Million Visitors

xiao_haozi Re:comparable? (213 comments)

EDIT: I guess I should say, "the google vs facebook rate" comparisons.

more than 2 years ago
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Google+ Registers 25 Million Visitors

xiao_haozi comparable? (213 comments)

Really digging it so far... Just now sure how you can compare membership rates. College kid starting a site and letting it grow through exclusivity vs the internet's biggest presence sliding over users from their other services. Don't get me wrong, they are interesting metrics... just not that comparable in my mind.

more than 2 years ago
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What Happens After the Super-Hero Movie Bubble?

xiao_haozi Uh... (339 comments)

we all get to enjoy movies again? Wait... that didn't happen much before the SHB (super hero bubble) either.

more than 2 years ago
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Fellow Hackers Blast Geohot For Sony Settlement

xiao_haozi Re:this is a (310 comments)

The main complaint is that he was asking for donations to fight this, and then more or less bailed on the fight. That's the only valid complaint in my opinion, then again, we don't know if and how much money was raised. It pays to be wary of donating to a legal defense fund, you can't be certain it will be spent the way you want it to be spent.

Agreed. Whether it was a good move on his part or not, it doesn't matter when it comes to the donations scenario. He implicitly collected donations to fight Sony, and then discontinued the fight. Would we do it too? Probably. But that is not the point. If I paid seeded X amount of money to you to sail across the world and then you stopped part way because the outcome looked bleak, I would all or some of my money back. Hopefully it does get passed on to the EFF.

about 3 years ago
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Fellow Hackers Blast Geohot For Sony Settlement

xiao_haozi Re:Misleading (310 comments)

it's assumed that he is going to donate remaining legal funds to the EFF

Assumptions are always dangerous, especially when a lot of money is involved. Will he donate all of it, some of it, of none of it? We'll likely never have anything better than his word on what he did with the money. And that has an even more damning effect on these sorts of cases in the future, since people will be much more reluctant to donate to someone else's case after this guy sold out and took the money (even if it's just some of the money, even if it's just *allegations* that he pocketed some of the money).

Well we can always hope that the EFF would share information as to whether these donation claims are factual or not down the road.

about 3 years ago
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'Officer Bubbles' Sues YouTube Commenters Over Mockery

xiao_haozi Quick... (594 comments)

In before the we're sued.

more than 3 years ago
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Government Admits Spying Via Facebook

xiao_haozi You have a Facebook message: (240 comments)

Robert S. Mueller, III just poked you. Poke him back? Robert S. Mueller, III tagged you in a photo. (picture of you sitting at your computer right now)

more than 3 years ago
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'Greasemonkey' Malware Targets Firefox

xiao_haozi that's it... (370 comments)

That's it....I'm switching to IE!

more than 5 years ago

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