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Comment: Re:Religious fanatics scare me (Score 1) 163

by ThatsDrDangerToYou (#49235821) Attached to: Why Israel Could Be the Next Cybersecurity World Power

ISIS is an organization that has institutionalized the torture and enslavement of girls, the torture and decapitation (sometimes burning alive) of non-Muslims, and systematic genocide of non-Muslim civilians.

To be fair, ISIS has also institutionalized the torture, decapitation, and burning alive of Muslims who are not quite their kind of Muslims. So yeah, ISIS is pretty much the gold standard.

Comment: Re:What else will Cameraphones ruin? (Score 1) 606

christian neocon is a distinct minority when it comes to discrimination these days.

Look, I know you're a troll, but I'm going to feed you anyway. While most Christian neocons have learned to shut their mouth in public when it comes to racism, check out any conservative blog or Facebook page and you'll see it riddled with hateful anti-Muslim comments, along the lines of saying we should kill them all, or blow them all up, or round them all up and lock them away (ahem, concentration camps).

Also, we shud nook th3e entire middle earth.

Comment: Re:That does not make sense (Score 3, Funny) 128

by ThatsDrDangerToYou (#49181701) Attached to: The Mexican Drug Cartels' Involuntary IT Guy

Seems to me they could simply find and hire the right IT guy.

Hell, for the right amount of money I would do what ever they wanted. Drop me a couple of million and Ill give them a network and services that are close to untraceable and allow for the management of their business with little worry of the DEA figuring it out. I'd even include classes to teach there guys how to maintain security.

Will you throw in grammar classes as a package deal?

Comment: "Find Your Peeps" (Score 1) 698

My kids have (so far, thankfully) been successful in their college careers, and one key element of their adolescence has been finding their peer group in high school and beyond. Our daughter is/was a performer, so she was a "drama kid". Our son found the ultimate frisbee team, and had a decent group of friends.

Also, be well rounded. If she is a geek girl, she should be sure to be physically active, eat well, and you know, blah blah blah..

Best to you in your future. All is well and will be so forever.

Comment: Re:Just because others do it doesn't make it okay (Score 1) 130

by ThatsDrDangerToYou (#49091123) Attached to: Gadgets That Spy On Us: Way More Than TVs
It's hard to convey the inherent creepiness of, for example, FB having an exceptionally accurate and deep digital fingerprint of everything you have done on their platform. FOREVER. All this info is essentially freely available to any FB friend/frenemy unless we go to lengths to avoid it.

So then... in the "future", some government or private entity will gain access to all of this information and use it for any purpose they wish.

People don't get that someday they may have something in their public profile that they don't want to be public anymore, and not just the pr0n they uploaded last week (but oh yeah, that too..).

"future" -- see also, "now"

If it's working, the diagnostics say it's fine. If it's not working, the diagnostics say it's fine. - A proposed addition to rules for realtime programming