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Comment: Re:You should title this "Patriot act to be repeal (Score 1) 186

by MobSwatter (#49339365) Attached to: New Bill Would Repeal Patriot Act

They are owned long before they make it to the ballot, no matter which party. The corporate principle of controlling both sides does apply. And very much so within the arms length separation of church and state policy, what was in safe hands pre 1947 definitely fell into the wrong ones.

Comment: Re:You should title this "Patriot act to be repeal (Score 5, Insightful) 186

by MobSwatter (#49336071) Attached to: New Bill Would Repeal Patriot Act

The people of WWII Germany had the same opinion in terms of "I don't care as long as I am safe", look where it got them. In 1954 the US began playing with the same things that Hitler did, what you are seeing now are the side effects and obvious brain damage. Soviets played with the same thing and look where they are now. One cannot put the genie back in the bottle but the many could make that conscious choice, but the greed and lust for power will ultimately bring a biblical style ending to it before things will get better.

Comment: Re:The downside? (Score 1) 86

by MobSwatter (#49306295) Attached to: How 'The Cloud' Eats Away at Your Online Privacy (Video)

Since the advent of Windows Server 10 which promotes use of cloud storage through integration there is some benefit to it in terms of redundancy, however there is a pretty nasty down side, the 'cloud' serves as an example of a high valued target for Tommy 10 year old script kiddy hidden behind likely only one layer of admin security. In essence the cloud violates the first rule of security, don't put all your eggs in one basket. Then there is the government that is walking the edge of going bankrupt since 1971 and floating on credit ever since that is always looking for ways to make money with hungry corporations looking for marketing data, then there is the aspect of corruption within government doing the same only with a bit more visibility than your average Joe to find targets and way more stingy about it.

I never did like the idea of the cloud simply over rule number one, and there is no way in hell I'd point any type of authentication towards the cloud in hopes of maintaining security of the checkpoint.

Comment: Re:freedom (Score 2) 1089

by MobSwatter (#49296231) Attached to: Obama: Maybe It's Time For Mandatory Voting In US

Maybe there should be a three party system after all, repubs, dems, mafia, so red/blue/joker? After all they have been filling the gap between church and state long enough to be granted the appropriate recognition for this and the pledge updated to:

"I pledge allegiance to our faded Flag of the Divided States of Amerika, and to the broken Republic for which it fell, one Nation under the mob, totally divided, with fascism and injustice for all."

Comment: Re:It is *also* about security. (Score 2, Interesting) 123

by MobSwatter (#49255211) Attached to: Mass Surveillance: Can We Blame It All On the Government?

The 9/11 attacks killed around the same number of people that Pearl Harbor did and how did we eventually respond then? The US has been on a path since the 50's that will eventually bring us all to a point where collapse is the only option to move forward. One might ask as to what happened back then to produce such a strong side effect of self destruction. Hint; paperclip, breach, assassination.

Comment: Re:Is it sad that it is old hat (Score 0) 224

by MobSwatter (#49238187) Attached to: California Looking To Make All Bitcoin Businesses Illegal

Are they going to tell Saudi to get permission from Sacramento before they announce they are going to an alternate currency because the dipshits over here keep printing money raising the debt ceiling? Doubt that will happen, but the Saudi's might just give us a nice golf clap.

Comment: Re:A Fantastic target for state-sponsored hackers! (Score 0) 107

The war on a war tactic over the last decade certainly has marginalized the concept of war. However I think maybe you are overlooking a layer of rule under that. What a lot of people do not realize is operation paperclip included not only technology, it also included all Hitler's mind control bullshit in his endeavor to build a super race. The DIA stargate program exploring remote view is only a small part of what was included with that. CIA was breached in the 50's and all that shit was the target. I think the reason JFK was done was he was not going to play ball and had a successful plan to shut it down. Kennedy was not owned, and could not be bought because he made his money running hooch so that should give you some indication as to who was behind the breach, and where the shooters met is where. All of the fascist behavior on part of brass is no accident, or coincidence.

Comment: Re:A Fantastic target for state-sponsored hackers! (Score 0) 107

I think they are talking about the kill switch for retaliation? That could be interpreted as declaration of war and the president does have those powers for a short period of time until congress can be assembled on the subject. I think a red button is a particularly bad idea, they should already have a red phone and should be instructed on how in terms of policy to use it.

... though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage from beginning to end. -- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"