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Comment Re:data-mining encrypted data? (Score 1) 46 46

I think the original poster meant that doing operations on encrypted data is something else than data-mining.

For data-mining you need to know the data. But the point here is that actually the one doing the operations does never see the results.

How can you data-mine that?

Comment Re:Finally (Score 1) 169 169

Bollocks. The United States of America is the nexus of true freedom in this universe. They love whistleblowers, I hear they want snowmen back to apologize to him about the whole misunderstanding and return the ill gotten rights of the government, obtained by one or two bad apples, to the citizens. Furthermore the USA would never resort to underhanded tactics like that. How could you be so insulting to such great nations? I dare you to find a SINGLE real world example!!!

True story.
In fact they are a prime example of selflessness.
They brought so much justice and democracy to the world that nothing of it is left at home.

Comment Re:Established science CANNOT BE QUESTIONED! (Score 1) 719 719

Actually yes.
There is this theory to account for the difference in the observed and expected rotational curves of spiral galaxies without the need for dark matter.

Though dark matter seems to be the favored model today, this is not totally out of the window.

Submission + - Sony Pictures 'Paralyzed' by Hack and Data Leak in #GOP Blackmail Attack->

An anonymous reader writes: Did Sony learn nothing from the LulzSec hacks?

'Sony Pictures Entertainment employees worldwide have been ordered to disconnect their computers and not access email, after the studio was struck by a malicious hacker attack which infiltrated the company's network and threatened to publish "secrets".'

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