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Comment: Re: Here's MY test (Score 1) 514

by KamikazeSquid (#49340105) Attached to: A Bechdel Test For Programmers?

I think any movie that focuses on two people talking is going to be boring so I wouldn't choose to watch it

A movie doesn't have to "focus" on this to pass the test. It literally needs to have a single scene in which two women talk to each other about something other than a man. It could be a 30-second conversation about how they're going to defuse a bomb. It's a stupidly easy test to pass, and most media doesn't pass it, because most stories are about men and about how everything in the entire movie relates to those men.

Comment: Re:this person is full of shit. (Score 1) 331

Fair enough. Yeah, generally speaking, I try to default to whatever language the individual in question would prefer, since there are some differences of opinion regarding what language to use around these issues.

I was mostly just curious about your intentions, because I don't hear the phrase "gender confused" very often.

Comment: Re:this person is full of shit. (Score 1) 331

That's an article for "Gender Identity Disorder" that you were redirected to after using the search term "Gender Confused." Which indicates that "Gender Confused" is not an official medical term, and I've seen it used in a lot of contexts which are dismissive or invalidating to people whose gender expression does not match their gender assigned at birth.

Comment: Re:The thing about witch hunts... (Score 1) 467

Well, it certainly didn't take long to figure out what you're all about.

It's funny when you engage with someone who demonstrates a lack of sensitivity, and less than three comments later, they're sending you links to an anti-feminist rag that has little credibility and a transparent agenda.

Comment: Re: Uh ...wat? (Score 1) 467

Oh, for fuck's sake. Your post was basically a bunch of whining about how people can't talk about women's issues, because men have it bad too, or something.

Here's the thing: sexist, patriarchal bullshit is harmful to men AND women. So the "sexist status quo" is damaging to everyone. If you actually are interested in learning about how sexism is damaging to men (which it sounds like you are), you'd probably be interested in a documentary by Jackson Katz called "Tough Guise."

+ - GSM/GPS tracking device found on activist's car at Circumvention Tech Festival->

Submitted by vivaoporto
vivaoporto (1064484) writes "A GSM/GPS tracking device was found this March 4 on an activist's car attending the Circumvention Tech Festival in Valencia, Spain, a festival that proposes to gather "the community fighting censorship and surveillance for a week of conferences, workshops, hackathons, and social gatherings, featuring many of the Internet Freedom community's flagship events"

They are now asking for the internet tech community for help in order to identify the device. Below verbatim is the plea for help published on torproject website. The fine article also contains pictures of the device.

"On March 4th, 2015, we found a tracking device inside of the wheel well of a car belonging to an attendee of the Circumvention Tech Festival in Valencia, Spain. This was reported in the local media.

If you have information about this device — please send information to jacob at appelbaum dot net using gpg.

The device was magnetically mounted inside of the left wheel well of the car. The battery is attached by cable to the tracking device. The battery was magnetically mounted to the frame of the car. The tracking device was similarly magnetically mounted. The device itself has an external magnetically mounted GPS antenna. It has a very simple free hanging GSM antenna. The device included a Movistar SIM card for GSM network access. The entire device was wrapped in black tape.""

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