How? I'm an Aussie, and this is no great unexpected revelation. Pine Gap is a joint Aus/US operated facility, and I'm pretty sure that nobody really thought that it was just a nice place meeeting place for American and Australians to swap recipes.
Nobody is too boring, citizen. Go about your life now.
Maybe they could compensate all the stockholders with a free Surface RT? I hear there's a few spares around..
Don't forget the State run knockoff Disney channel! Hooray for Comrade Mouse demonstrating glorious leadership in exceeding production quotas!
It's probably actually desirable - since streaming media is not accessible (IE YouTube and the like), the TV tuner is a sort of way of having government controlled media delivered. True it isn't on demand, and you can't pick what you like when you like, but it's probably the next best thing and can be tightly controlled
Maybe we should give him an aimbot, to blast people hiding behind the wall off his lawn
I heard that there's some kind of new computer being developed that might do just that - I thnk it's called an Amiga? Or is it a Macintosh..I don't know, all this new technology is too hard to keep up with.
I've heard there's good money for their pelts
Stories like this always just astonish me. Surely companies like this would realise by now, that by pulling this kind of stunt, they are essentially slashing their own wrists. Bullying their way into a legitimate discussion about their product by making questionable demands that screencaps be taken down just a) raises suspicion about the quality of their product, b) generates a lot of negative publicity and c) turns the very people that their product is targeted at against them! Striesand effect FTW
It's April 2nd here. Does that mean I get to punch the editors in the balls?
Mines 26, and I'm 41 - do I win?
No choice - he should be given a copy of SimCity as his payout.
What was going to be Generals 2 anyway, has been cancelled and re-made into an 'online Command and Conquer experience' 'set in the Generals universe' or some such nonsense. I hope it fails, and hard, I was actually quite looking forward to Generals 2, not some always online crap
Ah the old 'its fully supported and works great!' cry. Having been on the receiving end of that one as well, I sympathise. Thanks
Just curious - what eventually swayed your decision to go the Windows path?