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Comment Re: Do you even computer? (Score 1) 115

My iPhone is paired with my Mac and the Messages applications on my iPhone and Mac are linked as well. When my phone is near my Mac I do indeed get SMS messages on my Mac, as iMessage and Gtalk, other people probably do the same.

Doesn't Android do that too with Hangouts or something?

Comment Re:Yes? And? (Score 2) 266

which they very easily could do over the phone, skype or send a person to him to question him

Or he could go back to the country he fled and answer the fucking questions. Oh and by the way, they DID send someone to talk to him, just recently, he refused. Stop being an ignorant douche and open your eyes.

How your post got modded as insightful when it isn't is pretty insightful in itself as to how misinformed people can be.

Ironic considering I was thinking thing exact same thing.

And yes, they can agree not to extradite him to the US should they attempt to do so. Something they refused to do.

Sweden, BY LAW, does not extradite to countries that have the death penalty as an option. They can not legally agree to extradite him to the United States so there is no need to 'refuse'. They can't make the choice to refuse, its already made for them.

The reality of it is, he's a fuck who's trying not to get punished for breaking the law.

Comment Re:All the data hasn't been released (Score 1) 449

slowly drive the spike through AM's heart.

Are you kidding? There are 1 girl for every 2200 guys or so, between that factoid and the media interest in this, I'd be a months pay they've gotten more subscribers in the last month than in the last year.

This is doing nothing but good for them, all they need to do is put up a reminder about pre-paid CCs when signing up.
2200:1 ratio is better than 0:1 ratio that most of these people actually have of meeting a girl that's willing to sleep with a married man.

If they had a greater than 0 chance without Ashley Madison, they'd never have used AM in the first place.

Comment Re:"I am about to be killed, tortured, or exiled," (Score 1, Insightful) 706

No, he could use common sense.

Common sense says you don't publish shit ON A PUBLIC NETOWRK, let alone on a fucking outlawed (in his country) social media site ...

And work to change your oppressive regime.

See the two things are only slightly related, you can in fact do either one without the other, or both, or none.

What you don't get is to pretend it wasn't your fault that people found your were a closeted homosexual because YOU POSTED IT ON THE FUCKING INTERNET.

Don't post public shit on the internet if you don't want the world to know, dumbass. It's his own fault, 100%. His direct actions led him to this dillema.

Comment Re:Very sad - but let's get legislation in place N (Score 1, Interesting) 706

Considering that Ashley Madison as a whole is illegal in most jurisdictions I would be really surprised if those laws had no effect.

In NC, USA, the Ashley Madison website is in direct violation of several marriage statutes, namly around willful alienation of affection, which is punishable with jail time.

Affairs are probably illegal in most states in the U.S. If not all. Facilitating criminal conduct intentionally IS a crime in every state in the U.S.

Comment Not impressed (Score 1) 157

According to IW, for the last three-and-a-half years, Stenn said he's worked 100-plus hours a week answering emails, accepting patches, rewriting patches to work across multiple operating systems, piecing together new releases, and administering the NTP mailing list.

First off, bullshit. Well, bullshit or he sucks at his job or he doesn't want to do anything BUT his job.

If that was a problem, he could say 'I quit' and he would get help. But he doesn't. And he's not the maintainer of the protocol, just a daemon, arguably not even the best one at this point, especially based on his claims of how much work it takes to keep it going.

This whole thing wreaks of whiney little bitch syndrome.

If he wanted Apple to contribute to his lively hood he should have contracted like any more 60 year old person knows to do. Its not like he hasn't been doing software dev for a few years.

Comment Re:Insurance subsidy? (Score 1) 204

Not when everyone just stops showing moderation and gets trashed because they don't have to drive home, they can just get a cheap cab because its on their insurance.

And then I end up paying way more cause you can rest assured that Insurance companies aren't going to eat the cost.

Comment Re:Curious, how did they do that? (Score 2) 64

The TV receiver is a passive device, right.

No, not even a little bit.

It does not intentionally transmit signals. It is however filled with RF circuits designed to decode the incoming signal, the laws of physics ensure that these circuits also produce signals of their own. Ideally, these are shielded. Realistically, the shields aren't that useful and the sidebands that are being produced aren't being used by other nearby things that will be overwhelmed by the extra RF output of the TV.

FCC laws prohibit TVs from transmitting ... but the laws of nature still seem to overrule the FCC.

This applies to TV tuners as well as TiVo, you're car radio, cell phone or anything else that receives signals. Theres an oscillator in it thats helping to decode the signals, and at the same time, transmitting some things as a side effect. Even your computer monitor is transmitting signals and thats why you can actually read data from monitors you can't even see with the right equipment.

Doesn't work over very much range, but its pretty simple to detect and decode within short ranges (for varying definitions of short range)

Comment Re:A "phone" is already obsolete. (Score 1) 138

I call bullshit.

Your leaving a large amount of information out of your statement or you are flat out lying.

The cable run alone for a 25 mile patch is millions of dollars just to put it in the ground, not even the equipment required to make it work.

You're lying about the scenario you are in.

If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilization.