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Comment: Re:Government Dictionary (Score 5, Informative) 156

by TheRealMindChild (#48194519) Attached to: Facebook To DEA: Stop Using Phony Profiles To Nab Criminals
I'm sick of folks saying "entrapment" when a criminal is nabbed by any sort of deception. That isn't what entrapment is. It is when you convince an entity to commit a crime they wouldn't normally commit, such as, telling a Nun if she didn't buy drugs from that guy over there on the street corner, her church probably will burn down due to an "unfortunate accident"

Comment: Re:More bloat, less marketshare (Score 4, Insightful) 113

by TheRealMindChild (#48143121) Attached to: Firefox 33 Arrives With OpenH264 Support
Chrome gains market share the same way IE had. It is default on the fafillion android devices out there, even if that device can't handle it.

Breaking everything out into a plugin because the system only allows SO much and native code is rarely an option due to the plethora of exotic hardware firefox runs on. Do you want to decode advanced compressed video or decrypt cpu intensive encryption in a lowest-common-demoninator interpreted language on an ARM device with 256 MB of ram that runs like a 486? I don't.

Comment: Re:You crippled your wifi? (Score 3, Informative) 429

by TheRealMindChild (#48112157) Attached to: BitHammer, the BitTorrent Banhammer
This doesn't have to do with bandwidth. It has to do with the size of the connection table... a table used to keep track of which internal/external addresses have established connections. With these cheap residential routers, they have very little memory, so when you have a hundreds of connections, it fills the table and things go to shit.

Comment: Re:let them suck it (Score 2) 354

by TheRealMindChild (#47998657) Attached to: FBI Chief: Apple, Google Phone Encryption Perilous
"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized."

Don't worry. "Unreasonable" can and is defined however it is convenient for them

Comment: Re:Self Serving Story? (Score 2) 267

by TheRealMindChild (#47691295) Attached to: Are Altcoins Undermining Bitcoin's Credibility?
Well, you COULD create an altcoin where instead of 10 minutes to the new block, you have it down to 10 seconds. But then submitted stale shares are substantial, no one wants to mine, and the network doesn't have the computational support it needs. Every altcoin is based on bitcoin, with parameters/hash method just changed. All of it have advantages and drawbacks depending on how far from one side to the other you tweak those values. Overcoming these will need a totally new idea

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