My first cynical thought was "shoot them down if they blow up". But one bomber claimed to be on board, so they could have reasonably been concerned that the planes would be hijacked and used as missiles.
Yeah. If you make threats on Slashdot you get picked up by men in white coats instead of black helicopters.
``the number of escapees was so small as to be undetectable``.
This doesn`t exactly sound encouraging.
It means no one had died yet, as far as they know.
A state spying on it's own citizens... shameful. I'd be outraged, unless of course they said it was part of the war on terror, or whatever China's current favorite boogeyman is.
What do we know about the security of systems such as onStar?
But will a wearing a dongle help?
If you can think of as many distinct sexual activities as there are symbols in your wrinting system, make a table and encode your secret messages as porn movies. (Spies will probably watch them, but probably also forget that they're supposed to be looking for messages.)
"...serious newspapers and comedy TV shows..."
This is so stupid I don't even know where to start criticizing you...
Free speech means it's ok for him to post when he's off his meds.
Which is something that knowing a programming language isn't much help with.
We found your stoned script writers.
Don't forget the British Charm Unit, asswipe.
No, I'm an advocate of not having children. And yes, I started with myself.
I didn't have myself either. It's acually pretty common.
Actually, science "states" (or rather, simply recognizes) that it can't investigate anything that doesn't leave any observable evidence. It's religion that works hard to ensure that their cherished phenomena all stay in that category.
It is also impossible to disprove the existence of anyone's god(s).