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Comment: Re:WTF UK? (Score 1) 350

by Mashiki (#48671437) Attached to: UK Man Arrested Over "Offensive" Tweet

Despite all of the BS that people like to claim that Fox as gospel, they're more authoritative on news then MSNBC. Remember it was last year that the news vs commentary bit came out from Pew research, and showed that nearly 85% of all programing on MSNBC was opinion/commentary, with 15% being factual reporting. Compare that to Fox, it was 55% commentary/opinion and 45% factual reporting.

Comment: Re:WTF UK? (Score 1) 350

by Mashiki (#48670577) Attached to: UK Man Arrested Over "Offensive" Tweet

I know exactly what it wants to be, what it is now isn't what it actually is. Social justice as it is, as it's portrayed, is feels over law, feels over reason, feels over fact. Take any case where people are "protesting" something, and you quickly find they're ignorant of the real issues. That they're morally outraged because it appeals to their emotions, they don't reason it out, they don't think it through. Then again, these are the same people who tried to ban GTAV, they're now akin to Jack Thompson as well.

The sjw's against gamergate have their own pedophile problem these days, perhaps they should expunge their ranks. Or perhaps pick a new movement, after all with Dan Olsen posting CP and them running around trying to cover for them it seems that the entire segment has some serious problems.

Comment: Re:WTF UK? (Score 1) 350

by Mashiki (#48670549) Attached to: UK Man Arrested Over "Offensive" Tweet

Ignorance and/or poor education? People, corporations, politicians trying to appeal to the lowest common denominator?

So you're saying that the various people in say...san fran which is a mecha of sjw's are ignorant and/or have bad education? These aren't folks with a lack of education, many if not all are university grads. I believe the problem stems from a lack of real world experience.

Comment: Re:WTF UK? (Score 0, Troll) 350

by Mashiki (#48669995) Attached to: UK Man Arrested Over "Offensive" Tweet

This is the new Godwin. And in this case, you are wrong. This is the police being dumb fucks, as usual. They have been given specific advice about this sort of thing, but are ignoring it.

Gotcha, you can easily see the various flappy headed social justice folks out there throwing a hissy fit whenever something intrudes on their bubbles. And they want to ban it because "it hurts my feelings" but you'd rather pretend that it really doesn't exist. Perhaps I should just call them slacktivists that make a lot of noise and ruin society for the rest of us.

Then again, considering the stuff with "hashtag activism" coming out of the democrats these days, that sounds about right.

Comment: Re:WTF UK? (Score 2, Insightful) 350

by Mashiki (#48669957) Attached to: UK Man Arrested Over "Offensive" Tweet

Really? Could you explain then why there's a sudden up swing in said "social justice warriors" trying to ban media, video games they disagree with, speech they disagree with, and censor content. I get that "feelings" are easier to make an argument with, but I don't live in a world of feels vs reality.

Comment: Re:Missing the point (Score 2) 91

by Mashiki (#48651499) Attached to: Major Security Vulnerabilities Uncovered At Frankfurt Airport

Airport security can be made better by requiring mandatory classes in kinesics. Of course some people see this as "racist" because it then becomes profiling. Many police constables here in Canada do so after they're hired on, many of the police colleges and DEPOT already have some form of it being taught during training. I have heard through friends that work for various forces that this is becoming a norm in the US as well.

Comment: Re: Who? (Score 1) 555

by Mashiki (#48645155) Attached to: FBI Confirms Open Investigation Into Gamergate

Considering that I know how law works, perhaps you should do some more reading on how it does actually work. See, when a group/individual/etc is named in an on-going investigation, even if innocent they're considered "part of the investigation" this is the standard MO in all FOIA/privacy IO/etc requests. Oh, there is most likely an investigation--after all, there's at least two people who attempted to swat someone...they individuals who attempted such are SJW's and anti-gamergate.