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Comment Re:Expect conservative meltdown. (Score 1) 367

Facts are subject to interpretation.

Example: politician A accuses politician B of voting for higher taxes.

1. Which bill is he talking about?
2. Which version of a specific bill is he talking about?
3. Which vote on the specific bill is he talking about?
4. Is he talking about an actual vote on a bill, or some procedural nonsense (i.e. voting to call for a vote)?

I can't see an automated script handling this kind of nuance very well.

Comment Re:and this is news because? (Score 4, Insightful) 194

People old enough to remember when AOL was in BIG BIG TROUBLE in the 90's because they couldn't figure out how to install the FBI's carnivore mail server plug-in already knew the government was already actively scanning all of our telecommunications.

Everyone ignores the fact that the FBI has been doing this for the last 20 years, but makes a big commotion about the NSA doing it. Yawn.

Comment Re:Easy back-up solution (Score 1) 149

Do you not know how email works? If I know your email address, I know your mail server.

All I have to do is--
default server:
>set q=mx
default server:

Non-authoritative answer: MX preference = 0 mail exchanger =

Of course, you don't HAVE to have a DNS MX record pointing to your mail server. You only need one of those if you want people to be able to SEND YOU MAIL.

Comment Re:Security cleared (Score 1) 89

Snowden didn't tell me anything I didn't know.

Remember Heartbleed? Tell me Robin Seggelmann isn't on the NSA payroll and I won't believe you. Tell me he's unemployed, and I might believe you. But he's not unemployed, after making the stupidest fucking mistake EVER.

And it goes deeper than one guy allegedly fucking up code in the most critical piece of security software in the world.

RFC6520-- WHY THE FUCK DOES THIS EXIST? Because it's too computationally expensive for clients to re-establish SSL sessions...?! Really? My dual core 2.15ghz smart phone begs to differ.

Highly suspicious that this RFC even exists, and then later is the source of the biggest FUCK UP in security coding history.

The fucking game is rigged. There is no privacy. There is no security.

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