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Comment: Re:FFS (Score 1) 501

by arh9623 (#28647233) Attached to: Korean DDoS Bots To Self-Destruct

Hmmm, nice bat.

Life sucks, bad shit happens, and the best you can do is try to survive. If you don't learn your lessons, shit keeps on raining down. I think our society will be none the better for nannying.

Don't get me wrong. I hope this help some people think more about backups. However I'm sure we all know someone who totals car after car with out changing their habits.


+ - Fraudulent Netflix Ratings

Submitted by Nom du Keyboard
Nom du Keyboard (633989) writes "For not the first time I notice a new film that hasn't yet even reached the theaters with hundreds of positive votes and/or reviews recorded on Netflix. This time the move is Inkheart. For a movie that doesn't even hit the theaters until January 23 it already has 428 votes and a rating of 4.3 (out of five) on Netflix. Seems more than a bit fraudulent to me. Also it has a review that doesn't even review the movie, but instead says the books are great therefore the movie should be too. Does the word "shills" come to mind? With millions spent just to promote a movie are a few hundred of that going to phony voters, or have that many people actually seen the film and just can't wait to rush home and log onto Netflix to vote? Just what is the responsibility here to provide honest ratings?"

Journal: Book review: Cory Doctorow's Little Brother 6

Journal by mcgrew

You're probably going to revoke my nerd license for admitting this, but I hadn't read any of Cory Doctorow's books before. I don't remember what it was, but I'd read a short something or other he'd written at Wired or somewhere that rubbed me the wrong way, and I simply refused to read any more. That was years ago; I don't even remember what I read or where I read it.

"There is such a fine line between genius and stupidity." - David St. Hubbins, "Spinal Tap"