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Comment: Re:Supreme Leader (Score 4, Insightful) 177

by X.25 (#48640187) Attached to: Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony

What I really want to know is how did the FBI figure out it was the work of North Korean government agents. Except for a privileged few, North Koreans are completely blocked off from the outside world and would never hear of this movie even if it won more Oscars than the Titanic. Why would North Korea reveal its capabilities and tactics in such dramatic fashion to achieve nothing of any value. It seems to me that all the speculation that was in the news recently about Kim's disappearance from public life and his possible overthrow was far more damaging to the cult of the Supreme Leader than some silly comedy.

Ssssssssssshhhhhhhhhh. You're asking questions, you shouldn't do that.

Just trust the government.

Comment: Re:He's not in jail, despite admitting guilt (Score 1) 166

by X.25 (#48490641) Attached to: Kim Dotcom Faces Jail At Bail Hearing

You may notice he's not in jail. You may also notice all the evidence, including emails he wrote, is pretty much 100% showing he's guilty. Heck, he even had a personalized license plate made - GUILTY. He's bragging about it. The one and only difference between him and any other criminal caught on tape is that he "gave" you free shit (that wasn't his to give).

Do you realize that not a single thing that you wrote has any connection to reality?

Of course you do. That's why you write it.

Comment: Warthunder was a big one (for me) (Score 2) 265

by X.25 (#48358019) Attached to: Worrying Aspects of Linux Gaming

Just tried Warthunder on Linux 2 days ago and was shocked to see that it simply worked like no other game on Linux ever before.

No crashes, runs in fullscreen mode well and yet I can switch workspaces without breaking it. Sound works well, incredibly fast on my old machine. Just amazing.

For me, this is a big milestone, because I am so used to Linux games ('bigger' ones) not working properly - especially on release day.

Comment: Re:No big issue (Score 1) 146

by X.25 (#48288151) Attached to: A Mysterious Piece of Russian Space Junk Does Maneuvers

It's just that Russia are eating Western dust, and have been doing so for ages. They've probably cobbled together a total POS and launched it, just to show the world they can 'compete' in high-tech with the likes of the (extraordinarily capable) X-37b.

Putin is just being a dickhead, and in this case, wasting money showboating. Just a high-tech analog of the usual publicity stunt of getting topless and blasting small furry animals. Nothing new there.

Mongoloids like you are the reason I barely read any news these days.

Comment: Re:Don't do the crime (Score 1) 165

by X.25 (#48212571) Attached to: Proposed Penalty For UK Hackers Who "Damage National Security": Life

I know this is a radical idea, and I'm just spitballing here, but maybe the part about unauthorized act being done a computer should be a hint. If it's not your computer or your system, don't try to get into it.

Or are we going to use excuses as to why it's acceptable to try and get into someone else's equipment when you're not supposed to then whine about the penalty when you're found out?

How can you people be so shallow?

Did you even read anything about the topic you are commenting on?

Comment: Re:Yahoo knew fine was a bluff (Score 1) 223

by X.25 (#47887297) Attached to: U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data

How can you fine someone for not cooperating in activities that the government refused to even admit existed?

Because people in "free world", over the course of last 40-50 years, allowed governments to heavy regulate every aspect of their lives. That includes companies too, obviously.

So, whether you know it or not, you are breaking laws and regulations every single day. Literally.

All it takes is for them to have a reason to go after you.

This is one of the reasons why "I don't care if government spies on me, I have nothing to hide" attitude is beyond retarded. But people don't understand it until shit happens to them.

Then it's too late.

Comment: Re:They will just cheat anyway (Score 2) 322

by X.25 (#47823261) Attached to: The Argument For a Hypersonic Missile Testing Ban

Jesus: Russia signed a treaty to not invade Ukraine, in exchange for Ukraine's nuclear disarmament. Ukraine disarmed. First nation to do so in the history of nuclear weapons. Then Russia invaded. You want to trust them with another treaty? Suckers!

I seriously can't figure out what is wrong with you people.

Russia invaded? Do you mind showing some evidence for those claims, or you just like spreading shit that you read in mainstream media?

You know how invasion looks like? If you are not sure, you can always take a look at invasion of Iraq by 'coallition of the willing' to get the idea. Or you can also look at invasion of Kuwait by Iraq to get an idea. There are many examples.

But pretending that civili war (and I've lived through 2 of them, so I kind of know much better than you how it starts/looks like/ends) is an invasion just shows hypocrisy and ignorance.

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