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Comment: Dear editors (Score 0) 121

by The 2nd . Oracle (#27547391) Attached to: Sweden Sees Boom In Legal Downloading
...why do you keep spewing this kind of crap at us?


Here, go ahead:


This is the monthly summarized statistics for netnod. Does indeed look like a big drop at April 1st and pretty stable usage before.

Comment: Re:I love ARMs... (Score 0) 390

by The 2nd . Oracle (#27464095) Attached to: ARM — Heretic In the Church of Intel, Moore's Law
Quite true.
I'm 22 and currently studying EE in Denmark, and for a semester project, we're (4 of us) in the middle of building a M68k-based answering machine. M68k assembler, C, digital and analog hardware, interfacing to various peripherals.

While it might not be the newest hardware, it's still perfectly good as an educational tool.

Comment: Re:Hmmmmm. (Score 1) 461

by The 2nd . Oracle (#27363083) Attached to: Pirate Bay To Offer VPN For $7 a Month
I know that there has been quite a few replies to this already, but I just wanted to chime in: I don't want people spying on my stuff. As soon as IPredator opens up, I'll buy an account if they're any better than Relakks (PPTP sucks ass!).
I'll use it when using WLAN on the train, when using unsecured WLAN at the university, when I'm at my parents', when I'm at the library, whenever.

Oh. I smoke weed as well, and I quite like having paraphernalia available; luckily I live in Europe.

Comment: A mirror -- just in case (Score 2, Informative) 80

by The 2nd . Oracle (#27338263) Attached to: Amateur Astronomer Grabs Amazing ISS Picture

Funny how nyud.net has disappeared from /. in the last few years. I kinda miss the reliability. It seems like twice a day some poor website is blasted half way around the world because of /., why not use nyud.net some more?

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