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Comment: Re:Sooo... (Score 1) 313

by myowntrueself (#49593647) Attached to: Mozilla Begins To Move Towards HTTPS-Only Web

So Mozilla you do not want me to use your browser? You are going to cripple your browser for your perceived 'better' agenda.

I was thinking that.

The goal of this effort is also to send a message to the web developer community that they need to be secure.

No, Mozilla.

The message this sends to the web developer community is "Don't bother with Mozilla because no one will keep using it so just develop for browsers that actually get used."

Comment: Re:It's about more than that (Score 4, Insightful) 105

by myowntrueself (#49573999) Attached to: Why Crypto Backdoors Wouldn't Work

Making strong crypto illegal would only affect those in the US's jurisdiction. It would not affect the most desirable targets (outside US jurisdiction) and would have a chilling effect on demand for US technology products.

Theres already a chilling effect on demand for US technology products.

I'd like to see a company in a privacy-respecting nation such as Netherlands to release some decent network hardware...

Comment: Re: truly an inspiration. (Score 1) 493

If you repeat a lie long enough it will surely become reality. But, maybe, if you travel a little you will come to see the profound differences.

I've lived in 5 countries on 4 continents, 1st, 2nd and 3rd world.

Genetically, biologically, the differences are merely at the level of family resemblance and traits. The so-called 'races' are nothing more than HUGE extended families.

Comment: Re: truly an inspiration. (Score 1) 493

So from what species belong all the very different, but single race, human populations?

What you are referring to is political correctness ("changed over time, and is still in flux"). Some idiot believe that if you denies the existence of races you get rid of racism. Which is non-sense. There are clearly several human races and only by acknowledging this we can learn to live together.

Identifying stupid is easy when they claim that there is just one 'human race' and at the same time celebrate 'diversity'...

They are hardly 'very different', the differences are just at the level of family resemblance

Comment: Re:all they have to do is lure them to a webpage (Score 2, Interesting) 134

by myowntrueself (#49533229) Attached to: New Javascript Attack Lets Websites Spy On the CPU's Cache

A keylogger that runs on one VM to spy on anther is a huge deal, if true. A great many companies rely on VM isolation to keep customers separated cleanly on the same host. The entire "compute" cloud, for starters.

What makes you think the apps need to run on both machines to leak data? CPU cache snooping can see almost anything.

You are running a browser on the VM's host???

Comment: Re:Is banishment legal? (Score 1) 271

by myowntrueself (#49498213) Attached to: Gyrocopter Pilot Appears In Court; Judge Bans Him From D.C.

Federal judges can do whatever they want. There are no limits to the kinds of orders they can issue, unless overturned by a higher court which this won't be.

Judges can't do whatever they want. We have this thing called law.

Since when did Americans allow the law to stand in the way of justice?

Comment: Re:America! Fuck yeah! (Score 1) 271

by myowntrueself (#49498199) Attached to: Gyrocopter Pilot Appears In Court; Judge Bans Him From D.C.

Speaking of the characteristics of America...

Last week I was at an airport in Europe. I was thinking about how Americans were cautioned because certain criminals (and of course "terrorists") might target them. But this part of Europe had a demographic make-up similar to the USA - mostly white folk, plus a good percentage of people of African descent and a few Asians.

I was thinking, how would they know who is American? Then a plane was boarding. I saw this family, six people in total. The parents and all four children (some were as young as 5 or 6) were really morbidly obese. Then I understood how criminals might target Americans. Strange how the news didn't mention this.

Also, it's too bad telling the honest truth so often offends somebody, but they'll get over it. If you are the parent of a five year old, that five year old becomes morbidly obese, and there is no thyroid problem or other solid medical reason for that, you deserve to be tried and convicted of child abuse/child neglect. Destroy your own health all you like, as you are an adult and can make that choice just like you can choose to smoke, but to destroy your child's health from the start like that is just evil.

The other way they could target Americans is the RFID tags in the passports. I heard theres a plot to plant bombs which will only go off if enough US passports are nearby... Better keep a safe distance from other Americans, eh

Comment: Re:Typical overreaction as usual (Score 1, Funny) 271

by myowntrueself (#49498189) Attached to: Gyrocopter Pilot Appears In Court; Judge Bans Him From D.C.

How does that relate to the above?

He had his passport taken away. Therefore he had a passport. Since Americans live in the most awesome country ever there are only two reasons they'd need a passport; one would be to invade less awesome countries (though I'm not certain if members of the US military actually do need passports to go do violence on other countries territory) the other would be for tax evasion.

Comment: Re:May finally get servers updated... (Score 1) 118

by myowntrueself (#49496487) Attached to: Exploit For Crashing Minecraft Servers Made Public

Personally, I think that Minecraft needs a lot of work. The gameplay itself is pretty good, but it really needs to be reworked in terms of performance and stability. I was hoping that things would change with MS buying it as they could hire more people to work on it, but I don't think they've actually done anything noteworthy with it yet.

Some anti-aliasing would be nice. I'd like to play it but it does terrible things to my eyes.

In English, every word can be verbed. Would that it were so in our programming languages.