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Comment: Re:I don't see the big deal here. (Score 1) 176

by Coren22 (#48628385) Attached to: US Links North Korea To Sony Hacking

According to this BBC article, the most recent (2013) test was claimed to have miniaturized the warhead to make it small enough to put on a missile, but prior to that, they were known to be large weapons:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-...

As I said, I read it somewhere that their weapons were large, but I am still unable to find the article I read.

Comment: Re:I'm shocked. (Score 1) 187

by Coren22 (#48628171) Attached to: Apple Wins iTunes DRM Case

Your previous post which linked information from 2006, this was prior to 2006, it did not work.

Are you having reading comprehension issues?

The first iPod was released on Oct 23 2001, the page you linked in the internet archive was from 2006, so between those times, that page did not exist, and iTunes was forcefully incompatible with all hardware not made by Apple. They sued odioworks for making software that synced to the iPod http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A...
They got very mad and did something to Palm when their Pre faked being an Apple device, but it must have been short of a lawsuit as I cannot find info about a lawsuit:
http://forums.macrumors.com/sh...

Yes, you could bypass iTunes if you had another device, they even gave you a way to strip their DRM, but it required burning a music CD then reripping the song. Later on, they removed the DRM, but early iTunes had DRM to prevent the use of the music on anything but an Apple device.

Now, Apple iTunes did not allow other hardware prior to 2006, if you can show ANYTHING that says otherwise (from before 2006) than you can say you proved something, but your link quite clearly shows that the page hosted on archive.org is from 2006, not earlier.

Comment: Re:What? (Score 1) 432

by Coren22 (#48621399) Attached to: Federal Court Nixes Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance

So than what gives them the RIGHT to break the law to come work here for practically free? There are reasons we have the laws we have, it is hard enough to support the 50% of legal people in this country which are on some kind of support. Why is it we are required to support all these people who come over illegally and drain more on our services?

Comment: Re:I'm shocked. (Score 1) 187

by Coren22 (#48621379) Attached to: Apple Wins iTunes DRM Case

Back when this lawsuit started, iTunes most definately worked with nothing that wasn't sold by Apple. They actually sued a company for making a product that faked being an iPod so it would work with iTunes.

Yes, you could always drag the music out of iTunes and into your music player, unfortunately, at this time it didn't do anything for you because they used DRM that no one else could LEGALLY play. We are talking pre 2005 here, not since 2006 as that archive.org article clearly shows (the document was CREATED in 2006, the iPod was already old hat by then). I won a 60GB iPod at the Christmas party in 2005, and remember having these issues with it.

Comment: Re:I'm shocked. (Score 1) 187

by Coren22 (#48612755) Attached to: Apple Wins iTunes DRM Case

they blocked any non-Apple DRM, just like every other company out there, and Real had to hack it (to get their stuff to work around Apple's DRM).

but in the end, iTunes allowed you to use any hardware you wanted, as long as the maker coded a few of Apple's APIs (eventually Apple decided to play nice and stop suing manufacturers and instead made an API system that allowed other hardware to play nice with iTunes).

Comment: Re:its not as if american cops have anything to fe (Score 1) 514

by Coren22 (#48611873) Attached to: Once Again, Baltimore Police Arrest a Person For Recording Them

No, I won't resist arrest, I will take it up in court later and make a boatload of money from the police/police department that screwed up in the harassing arrest.

Now, that doesn't excuse that in this particular case, the guy WAS breaking the law, and the officers were right in arresting him.

Comment: Re:its not as if american cops have anything to fe (Score 1) 514

by Coren22 (#48611845) Attached to: Once Again, Baltimore Police Arrest a Person For Recording Them

I did watch the tape, after the first time saying "I can't breathe", the cop released him and moved around him to hold him down by the head area as he was already on the ground. The remaining "I can't breathe"s occurred because of the asthma attack that the man had.

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