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2820 posts • joined 11 Jun 2009

Dark web doesn't exist, says Tor's Dingledine. And folks use network for privacy, not crime

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TOR,

I use it to circumvent the nanny state blocks on sites that the government seem fit to impose.

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Re: Monitors

By the addition of dihydrogen monoxide and sodium chloride they could double its capacity.

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UKIP flogs latex love gloves: Because Brexit means Brexit

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Erm,

yes, it is.

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Re: does not compute

Use it as free delay spray. Just have a quick glance, should stop the jesters shoes ringing for a few more moments...

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Got any ecsta-sea? Boffins get octopuses high on MDMA – for science, duh

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Re: "California two-spot octopus"

Octopuses.

Octopi is a misnomer.

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Octopuses

don't have tentacles, they have arms.

WHY was this comment rejected?

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Man cuffed for testing fruit with bum cheek pre-purchase

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Well, if they

say you have skin like a peach, I can only assume he was trying a practical experiment to confirm that hypothesis.

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Re: Disgusting but not criminal.

Please allow me to wipe my fat sweaty arse all over your fruit bowl's contents and watch you chow down on them.

Pillock.

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GG n00b lol! Amazon frags support for its own games controllers

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Re: Billion dollar US tax-dodging megacorp fucks over it's customers

Because grammar is no longer taught. This is why we have cretins using "of" instead of "have" and words like "fucken" and "bigly".

The world is becoming dumber...

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Apple hands €14.3bn in back taxes to reluctant Ireland

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This:

"The alleged state aid cash will be held in an escrow fund until the appeal process has been completed, which could take years".

Bagsy the interest.

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How an augmented reality tourist guide tried to break my balls

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Re: apps

*sheer.

Shear is what you do to sheep.

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Oh Look

A muggers magnet.

Seriously, just asking to be "forcibly seperated" from your valubles*.

*not your knackers.

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You'll never guess what you can do once you steal a laptop, reflash the BIOS, and reboot it

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Re: F-Secure's Olle Segerdahl and Pasi Saarinen...

"Arnie was robbed of an Oscar".

Funniest comment on the thread.

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Again,

This is *old* news.

Truecrypt mitigated this "attack" as does using a BIOS (BIOS!!, FFS it's all UEFI now) boot up password or BIOS setting password. And physically turning the machine off also dealt with this.

Or is this some new kind attack based on these old principles?

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Microsoft accidentally let encrypted Windows 10 out into the world

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Re: 19H1 - virus id?

It must have taken the contagious to think of that name.

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Jesus..

Every incarnation of Windows 10 is a major clusterfuck.

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Guess who just bought Maplin? Dragons' Den celebrity biz guy Peter Jones

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Re: Well, best of luck to him...

No, Whisky is the drink, Scotland is where some of it comes from.

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RS~?

And people say Maplins were overpriced!!

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The eyes don't have it! AI's 'deep-fake' vids surge ahead in realism

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Re: Can we have....

David Dickinson is great, leave him out of this.

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ye gods

As myopic as I am, it's blatantly clear that the video is "doctored".

For ANYONE to fall for this suggests they need a trip to specsavers.

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Guess who's still in charge of your gas safety, Brits? Capita

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Crapita, meet Carillion.

That's all.

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Activists rattle tin to take UK's pr0n block to court

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Re: Is porn that damaging ?

PARENTS should be educating kids about healthy relationships.

However, 30 mins of Jeremy Kyle will show you how that's working out.

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Re: What could possibly go wrong,..

Meh. Given the proliferation of HD porn on the piratebay, rarbg, usenet, the net in general then I don't really see who this is targeting. Other than sheeple.

It seems to be a mere knee jerk reaction and a solution to a non problem and per-leese, spare me the "think of the children" rhetoric.

It has fuck all to do with AV but everything to get you on a list of "thought paedophiles". You watch porn, ergo you are deviant.

Another pointless idea for some set of officious jobsworths to keep their snouts in the trough.

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PPI pushers now need consent to cold-call you

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Re: Won't make a bit of difference

WHAT obvious reason?

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It says

oxo on the side of busses but I wouldn't try making gravy with one.

Just because it says its from the NHS, doesn't make it so!

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If anyone

actually thinks that this will make a shit of difference, then they are deluding themselves.

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Wasted worker wasps wanna know – oi! – who are you looking at?

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Re: / Smug

Yes, we call that the "Pest controllers dance".

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Re: flying patterns are misleading

In their defence:

-they have an unusual fast side to side search flying pattern

-difficult for us to fathom and likely to seem aggressive.

However, if you hold your hand near as they waver about you'll see they don't attack you, they're just inquiring and searching.

Give them a chance to have a look, stay calm, carefully relocate any landers and then sting you anyway.

TFTFY

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Re: Wasps, must die

An unapproved method and likely to dissolve upvc frames if the nest is built around one.

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Re: HP Fruity Sauce

Oddly, had you been stung, some neat hp fruity would have been an immediate sting reliever.

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Re: Wasps contribute *nothing* other than eating insects which has all the bird lovers up in arms.

No, I didn't miss it. Did you miss the part where I said the two common pest wasp species don't pollinate plants to any great degree. Its only through function of them hunting insects that they pollinate. It is not a preconditioned behaviour and without them not much would change.

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Re: Wasps contribute *nothing* other than eating insects which has all the bird lovers up in arms.

That report states that they eat insects, which is exactly what I said and as fig trees don't support 1274 mammal species in the uk then I stand by what I said.

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Re: / Smug

*Allow me to assure you that the smug look on your face will rapidly disappear when you are stung and if you happen to be allergic then the panic that follows when you realise you are entering anaphylactic shock will also wipe that grin off your chevvy chase.

*not that I wish it to happen to you but it can, does and has happened.

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Canny Brits are nuking the phone bundle

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Re: What a rubbish survey

All it proved was that a subset of the population lacked the common sense to avoid someone walking towards them carrying a clipboard and asking "can you spare me a few moments of your time"?

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Re: I never quite understood why one would get a bundle

"you are covered by the Sales of Goods Act, so should it malfunction you can return it for an immediate refund or new unit - your choice".

That's NOT correct.

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HTTPS crypto-shame: TV Licensing website pulled offline

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Re: We take security very seriously

*We take security very seriously

The cheques in the post

The dog ate my homework.

Of course I love you.

I promise I wont cum in your mouth.

*Added to the list of the greatest lies ever told.

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Take a pinch of autofill, mix in HTTP, and bake on a Wi-Fi admin page: Quirky way to swipe a victim's router password

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This is old hat

The WiFi pineapple has a module for this.

Its a MITM attack.

Nothing new here.

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Brit teen pleads guilty to Minecraft-linked bomb and airline hoaxes

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Re: Brain not ready yet

He's old enough to vote, die for his country, operate a vehicle and get married.

If he's STUPID enough to do what he did then they should throw the fucking book at him.

For his atrocious English if nothing else.

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Space station springs a leak while astronauts are asleep (but don't panic)

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Re: Small leak???

" I would think".

You SHOULD think.

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Spies still super upset they can't get at your encrypted comms data

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Typical really.

They cant get what they want because maths so now it's time to resort to threats.

The realisation that their eavesdropping utopia isn't quiet as simple as they hoped and nor would the people comply that now the threats come out.

Still, seemingly, totally unaware that the mechanisms for secure communications are everywhere already, public and private.

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Security bods: Android system broadcasts enable user tracking

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Re: there's no plan to fix older versions

Le typical.

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Everybody dance now: Watch this AI code fool friends into thinking you can cut a rug like a pro

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Re: Hands-Off

Arms as well. Its good but its obviously doctored.

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Uber breaks self-driving car record: First robo-ride to kill a pedestrian

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Rubbish

One self driving autonomous tin can kills one person, 20 million other cars controlled by humans kill 20 people. And I doubt the relatives of the deceased would consider it insignificant.

Go back to basic maths class.

Self driving cars are just a stupid idea that wont be ready for 20 years. Expect more innocent road user to get wiped out until they realise that a wetware component is a necessity or the public finally pipe up and say no more beta testing deaths.

Traveling by aircraft is statistically MUCH safer then by car, so where are the pilotless aircraft?

Would YOU get one?

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Southport: Come for a round of golf, stay for the flesh-eating STIs

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???

I was expecting some twee comment about a Donner kebab shack and the subsequent knee-trembler round the back with a loose morals local bike at 3am after 15 pints.

Donner-Van-osis.

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Teardown chaps strip away magic from Magic Leap's nerd goggles

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Re: Waveguide wizardry

You should know by know, you NEVER reverse the polarity of the neutron flows, nor EVER let them cross.

That would be.....Bad.

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Bloke hurls sueball over Google's 'is it off yet?' location data slurping

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Re: Bots on el-reg

I relish in my down votes. It proves to the feminists that I, as a man, can multi-task.

I can piss them off and amuse myself at the same time!

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Facebook flat-out 'lies' about how many people can see its ads – lawsuit

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Re: And, of course....

Facebook Purity is an add on for firefox which several people attest works well.

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Re: And, of course....

I just spend a few moments adding the Advert hosts to the HOSTS file.

No adblocker needed, the site works fine but with no adverts.

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Google keeps tracking you even when you specifically tell it not to: Maps, Search won't take no for an answer

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Re: Also need an Email Account

Looks nice....

But i'll wait till it's finished...

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