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Comment: Re:Dem haxxorz dey be haxxin. (Score 1) 30

In a country where the internet is about as commonplace as for us having your own rocket launch system in the backyard? Please. How do you hit NKor via internet? Take down their online payment system? Hack their official pages so their citizens would get to see defaced pics of li'l Kim?


I can see that as an offensive force, but defense? Please.

Comment: That's pretty much the idea (Score 5, Insightful) 106

by Opportunist (#48667481) Attached to: How Laws Restricting Tech Actually Expose Us To Greater Harm

You're not supposed to control your appliance! If you would, you could not only fix them instead of replacing them, you could find new applications for them instead of buying another, specialized, one. And the maker could not at will end its life so you'd be buying the next one, bigger and better than your old 6 month old ancient garbage.

It's not a bug. It's a feature.

Slowly and surely the unix crept up on the Nintendo user ...