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Teen in the dock on terror apologist charge for naming Wi-Fi network 'Daesh 21'

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This story seems to be repeated by a number of news sites, but none of the big French papers and the more reputable French papers are keen to point out that they aren't reporting first hand.

But if true it would be interesting to know how the court drew any conclusion about support from just one noun.

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Does it count as support if direct all traffic to a suitable "educational" target?

Does it count as support if I make it open, allow anyone to connect, but redirect all web traffic to a goatse.cx (or wherever that wonderful picture resides today)?

I used to have that set-up (with a different SSID). You needed a VPN to get out. Anyone without credentials on the VPN concentrator had a choice of goatse or goatse for their afternoon browsing session.

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Re: Does it count as support if direct all traffic to a suitable "educational" target?

Indeed, it looks dodgy, especially as Daesh is a derogatory term for the vicious violent war-mongering Mohammed botherers. (Peace be upon him.)

I guess it's fake news, and I read a timely article this morning. It's all down to confirmation bias, people think the law is an ass, especially cheese eating surrender monkey law, and this type of truthiness confirms it for them.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-37846860

"Journalists need to get training so that they can quickly spot fakes, and people in school should learn how to read things critically online - they should learn how to research and check multiple sources online." Which is good advice for us all, not least kids being radicalised by religious nutjobs. Things that you chance upon while reading the Koran, ain't necessarily so. With apologies to the Gershwins, IGMC...

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Re: Does it count as support if direct all traffic to a suitable "educational" target?

"redirect all web traffic to a goatse.cx"

Well, I guess its a strategy to be arrested for Making an Obscene image under the UK Extreme Pornography laws instead of being arrested as a terrorist sympathiser under s.44/45.

Comedy is a hard career choice these days, it appears!

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it would be interesting to know how the court drew any conclusion about support from just one noun

It would be interesting to know if the French media, police or courts know that daesh is a word that IS find offensive and if they know that's the reason the name is used in western media - because it actively pisses them off.

Using the word daesh in an IS controlled area will get you relieved of your tongue.

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Next time...

..try "The terrorist organization that cannott be named".

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Anonymous Coward

Re: Next time...

You mean The Knights Who Say Ni?

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Pint

Re: Next time...

At your office...

Rename your Phone to "Free Pr0n".

Switch on the 'Personal Hotspot' feature (with a password of course).

Start Timer, and measure time until somebody cries out or laughs loudly.

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IT Angle

Re: Next time...

>You mean The Knights Who Say Ni?

IT!

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Devil

Re: Next time...

Ecky ecky pkang ZOOOM boing...

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Mushroom

Re: Next time...

Or Robin Hood Airport <postcode>.

For crying out loud - this is just giving the terrorist b******ds a propaganda victory.

Maybe the internets will explode as a result. Someone should be banged up for aiding tererists.

I sometimes wonder who the real enemies are. This was a somewhat mocking joke at the expense of a bunch of particularly evil killers. Getting upset at that kind of thing is what THEY excel at.

Only icon suitable for that kind of stupidity.

NB.

1. READ THE KEY TO THE ICONS. SECURITY CLOWNS. IT'S HYPERBOLIC COMMENT - NOT A THREAT - YOU'RE NOT WORTH A SPENT MATCH.

2. AS FAR AS WE KNOW ISIS DON'T HAVE A NUCLEAR DEVICE. FRANCE DOES. GET THE INFERENCE?

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Re: Next time...

You mean The Knights Who Say Ni?

The BOFHen who say LART!

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Weird

Daesh would hate him for calling it that.

Incidentally there's a station in lincolnshire where you can pick up a wifi network called MI5 Surveillance.

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Re: Weird

One of mine is called GCHQ_Monitoring_Hub_something (something being a random number/letter sequence).

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Re: Weird

I've got:-

We_Can_Hear_You_Having_Sex

and

Police_Surveillance_Van_No-1

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Re: Weird

You should set it to GCHQ_Monitoring_Hub_117

That way, it would suggest there are at the very least another 116 floating about somewhere.... ;-)

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Re: Weird

I've had theresa_may for my wide open SSID for the last couple of years. Do I need to set up a captive portal for the six regular visitors to my network just to emphasize that this should not be seen as endorsement?

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Re: Weird

Presumably nobody wants to go near it?

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@Adam JC You should set it to GCHQ_Monitoring_Hub_117

That way, it would suggest there are at the very least another 116

Ahem...

German Tank Problem

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Re: Weird

Never knew where Mike Corley was, live and learn ...

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Re: Weird

One of mine says "VIRUS ALERT!". I was hoping that it would scare people away or get a giggle. However, I would not expect to be charged with false advertising or causing public panic. Presumably the young French chap had the same idea. I am certainly not spreading or promoting any virus.

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Re: Weird

@David 123: Thank you for that link! Very interesting subject.

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Re: Weird

> Police_Surveillance_Van_No-1

Familiarise yourself with Section 90 of the Police Act 1996 - then change it to GCHQ or something which won't get you a substantial fine for an offence which will continue to cause you hassle for years. Most coppers will just laugh, but there's one in every nick who'll pursue that.

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116? They're called ANPR/aka. Tax Disc Evasion cameras, and there are about 117,000 of them. They clock you in, they clock you out, they are strategically placed at 'pinch points' - all towns will have them on roads in/out of said town. Welcome to Britains' Open Prison, its here, working now, with TM in as Prison Governor.

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Re: Weird

"They're called ANPR/aka. Tax Disc Evasion cameras, and there are about 117,000 of them"

Pay your f*cking VED.

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Re: Weird

"MI5 Surveillance".

That's what I call mine! I like to hope it keeps the local terrorists occupied...

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Re: Weird

I used to run with that too! (Well, somethinng like SW Police Sureveilance van #6)

(I currently use "The Aslyum")

I wonder if we could be done for impersinating a police officer?

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Bollocks

I need to stop calling my mobile hotspot NSA_5eyes

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Re: Bollocks

And mine - "tv detector van"

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Devil

Re: Bollocks

And mine - "tv detector van"

"iPlayer_Monitoring_Hub" might be more appropriate to get a rise out of someone these days.

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B team?

Is the B team editing articles today? Or are we down to the C team?

"the medieval murder bastards" - perhaps missing an "ing"?

"he did note pose a terrorism" - too many "e"s?

"he was not terrorist" - too few "a"s?

You, sir, are a terrorist against the English language. Yes, I'm well aware there is a Tips and corrections link, but that would involve linking web browsing with email. A web form would be so much better!

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Re: B team?

Not if "murder bastard" is being treated as a noun. You could be a "murder king" or "murder facilitator" for instance, so I guess you can also be a "murder bastard".

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Re: B team?

or perhaps there is a missing hyphen between "medieval" and "murder."

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Coat

Re: B team?

""he did note pose a terrorism" - too many "e"s?"

But "he did note pos a terrorism" makes no sense!

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medieval murder bastards

I believe the correct term is, "dickless nutjobs".

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Re: medieval murder bastards

...would be an excellent name for a rock band

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Re: medieval murder bastards

...the name of which I won't be embroidering on the back of my denim jacket.

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Re: dickless nutjobs

> ...would be an excellent name for a nu rock band

FTFY

Medieval Murder Bastards is allright but surely it's already taken.

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Re: medieval murder bastards

I think it would go well on the back of the Red Hunting jackets tho!

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Re: medieval murder bastards

> ...would be an excellent name for a rock band

All female members?

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Re: medieval murder bastards

...would be an excellent name for a rock band

...or a Nick Cave album

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Re: dickless nutjobs

Sadly for many women who were unfortunate enough to have been living in the affected areas, these particular nutjobs are sufficiently non-dickless that their dick-related activities are on a par with their murderous ones. Kinda makes a mockery of any pretence they might have of being true to Islamic principles, but no surprise there.

Perhaps sex-mad homocidal heretics would be a more accurate term. I dunno. It's a tough one.

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Re: dickless nutjobs

That's no way to talk about Saudi/Qatari/CIA financed Assad-ousting friends!

I will have you done for hate speech!

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Re: medieval murder bastards

I'd go with Mediæval Murder Bastards myself, for added mediævality.

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FFS

Should really set my phone sharing said to something else then.. its currently on "Daeshingthroughthesnow"

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Re: FFS - "Daeshingthroughthesnow"

sorry, "snarlingasyougo" is already taken. Could try for "ïfsomeonegetsinyourway" or "shovethesoandso", and you'd just be in time for Christmas!!!

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Daesh it all …

If I used “Far Queue” for an SSID, could I get into trouble for that?

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Re: Daesh it all …

If I used “Far Queue” for an SSID,

Much safer to call it 'Far Canal'.

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