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Comment: Re:At least they were arrested (Score 2) 153

In this case, I believe, for one or more of them is Afghanistan. i.e. they were child refugees from the post 9/11 conflict whose homeland we bombed to smithereens.

Now grown up, they've become radicalised in Sydney by foreign born clerics.

We don't have the death penalty here.

Comment: Re:Android (Score 2, Interesting) 131

by ChunderDownunder (#47886549) Attached to: Chrome OS Can Now Run Android Apps With No Porting Required

The cynic in me suggests this is a pre-emptive strike against alternative open-source OSes Tizen and Firefox OS.

By utilizing a Chrome-only technology (NaCl), by value-adding, Google kills off Gecko and Webkit competitors running a pure HTML5 platform.

(Also stifling adoption of BB and Sailfish, which both include Android compatibility)

Comment: Re:So if I... (Score 1) 362

by ChunderDownunder (#47861247) Attached to: BBC: ISPs Should Assume VPN Users Are Pirates

As long as they keep showing Doctor Who on ABC1 within 24 hours of its UK release, all's well.

It'd be nice if the ABC did a deal with BBC online to mirror some of its geoblocked educational content such as foreign language learning. I'm not interested in streaming TV shows but learning a language for my next trip to Europe would be great.

If you had better tools, you could more effectively demonstrate your total incompetence.

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