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Comment: Willing to go the distence? (Score 2) 39

by Frosty Piss (#48678243) Attached to: The Open Bay Helps Launch 372 'Copies' of the Pirate Bay In a Week

So, with TOR basically compromised, are you willing to personally take on the "rights holders" and their lawyers? Think they will not knock on your door and explaine that the assholes that make the laws are willing to grind you into the dirt?

Go for it. As for me? I haven't seen a movie in years that's worth it...

I know, it's a cop-out.

Reality and all...

Comment: Re:The TOR Project was well aware of this a while (Score 1) 70

by Frosty Piss (#48678079) Attached to: Lizard Squad Targets Tor

Ok, Ok, how's this?

What if you were driving down the road, and lost control of your car, and plowed into an onion patch?

How may onions have to be run over for the field to considered compromised?

Depends on the number of onion plants. If it's around 6000 onion plants, maybe around 3000 or so?

And you better be driving a big 'ol redneck Haus pickup truck with a cow catcher on the bumper.

Comment: Re: Smartphone with 50 Megapixel CCD sensor ? (Score 2) 88

by Frosty Piss (#48676573) Attached to: Kodak-Branded Smartphones On the Way

A 100% "open" phone is only important to a small minority of phone buyers. Such a phone would not give Kodak any kind of significant market share based on that alone. A better camera *might* do something for sales, but really, Kodak's days are over.

Perhaps they should have focused on high-end image platforms to compete with Canon and Nikon?

Comment: Let's Be Honest (Score 4, Insightful) 94

by Frosty Piss (#48673919) Attached to: NASA Makes 3-D Printed Wrench Model Available

When International Space Station Commander Barry Wilmore needed a wrench, NASA knew just what to do. They "e-mailed" him one.

They make it sound like "Woah! I need a wrench and I don't have it! What ever will I do?"

Clearly, however, this was a fully planned experiment, and it is doubtful that the wrench was used a the sole tool for some important fix. The wrench will come back with the crew and be studied in a laboratory as I'm sure was planned from the beginning.

Impressive none the less, but let's be honest here.

Comment: Re:The Navy sucks at negotiating (Score 1) 117

by Frosty Piss (#48673293) Attached to: US Navy Sells 'Top Gun' Aircraft Carrier For One Penny

I got the "in pristine condition" from http://www.military.com/daily-..., which is one of the links in the summary. I would think that they should know.

Military.com may not have the latest information. I work for the DoD in the Puget Sound area, and know a number of worker bees at Bremerton, and they have a different opinion.

Comment: Re:The Navy sucks at negotiating (Score 1) 117

by Frosty Piss (#48673233) Attached to: US Navy Sells 'Top Gun' Aircraft Carrier For One Penny

in pristine condition

And no, it was not in "pristine condition".

For (I'm so sorry) Fox News:

âoeWe would have liked to have seen it become a museum, but it just wasnâ(TM)t in the cards,â Navy spokesman Chris Johnson told FoxNews.com. âoeBut unfortunately, it is a difficult proposition to raise funds. The group that was going to collect donations had a $35 million budget plan but was only able to raise $100,000.â

...and...

The Ranger will have to be towed to International Shipbreakingâ(TM)s facility on the Gulf of Mexico from the pacific bit since it is too large for passage through the Panama Canal, it will have to be towed down and around South America. The voyage is anticipated to take up to five months.

Johnson said that the tow will come at no cost to the Navy and the International Shipbreakers is currently drafting a towing plan and will absorb the costs.

It isn't easy being the parent of a six-year-old. However, it's a pretty small price to pay for having somebody around the house who understands computers.

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