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Comment: So it was the 1950's PATRIOT ACT (Score 4, Interesting) 224

Because short of the martial law of troops in the streets with body armor and M16's..... Oh wait... Our COPS have those now.
Well they dont have assult vehicles...... Wait....
Nor do they have grenade launchers...... Welll.....

So basically they have been planning on the shit we have today for decades?

Comment: They also are investigating other things... (Score 4, Funny) 139

by Lumpy (#48903959) Attached to: Secret Service Investigating Small Drone On White House Grounds

They also found some very high tech surveillance drones made from some high tech composites made to look like common folded notebook paper. It seems that these high tech spy planes also use a printed circuitry that looks like words on the surface.

The secret service is still researching these severe breaches of security. While they let a crazy guy run across the lawn and enter the white house in broad day light.

Comment: Re: I use Kaspersky (Score 1) 462

by DigiShaman (#48890179) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Best Anti-Virus Software In 2015? Free Or Paid?

Kaspersky is good, but I'm not sure that I would trust them to be state sponsored free these days; if you know what mean.

Vipre Antivirus has been real good these last few years (will be using for personal use once my Kaspersky subscription runs out). Norton has also improved vastly too (lighter engine). Can't go wrong with either.


Comment: Re:But then don't some have to go FASTER than ligh (Score 1) 139

by DigiShaman (#48888093) Attached to: Scientists Slow the Speed of Light

So um, is the speed of light 299,792,458 m / s - (minus) infinity? Meaning, at C, both the creation and discretion of the universe is instantaneous. C, being a reference for all things happening/happened simultaneously?. Thus, Time being an illusion in the disparity between the two??

Comment: Re:There is no anonymity (Score 5, Insightful) 110

by Lumpy (#48881623) Attached to: Barrett Brown, Formerly of Anonymous, Sentenced To 63 Months

A lot of these guys get caught because they open their yaps. A lot of us old timers from the early days never got caught. When the 414's were taken down I know several people that avoided it simply because they actually listened to the "trust no one" mantra. Just like how the guys that took over WTTW never got caught because they did NOT open their big fat mouths.


So a tip from someone old..... earning "cred" is for noobs. Keep your mouth shut and you really reduce the risk of getting caught.

Comment: Re:Noise (Score 1) 795

by DigiShaman (#48878463) Attached to: Fake Engine Noise Is the Auto Industry's Dirty Little Secret

The worst offenders are those that use blue headlight bulbs. It started out as a cheap imitation of incandescence bulbs to looks like HID lights, but then took on a culture of el-cheap-o to make them as Smurf blue as possible. And bright! All very fucking annoying.

I'll stick with my stock Sylvania bulbs. They last longer, and the human eye sees better in warmer lighting (yellows) conditions anyways; it's more safe for all drivers on the road.

Lend money to a bad debtor and he will hate you.