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Comment: Wouldnt this make the FL cops domestic terrorists? (Score 1, Troll) 235

Commiting acts of espionage on american citizens on american soil combined with signing contracts to violate the constitution, puts them somewhere between the mafia, spies, or domestic terrorists. I hope the guy charged with sexual battery doesnt go free because of something like this, being able to find him by breaking the law doesnt make him less guilty, and it doesnt seem like the evidence against him was a result of breaking the law , only his capture. I hope he gets to stay in jail and those that had anything to do with that NDA go to jail with him.

Comment: Re:Need More Stargate ! (Score 1) 116

by detain (#46260927) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Is Crowd Funding the Future of Sci-Fi?
Only problem with stargate was the absurd assumption that only 36 constellations could somehow give thousands of combinations of 6 point addresses in space all landing at planets. Another problem along the same lines is which star in each constellation do you use as your reference point to find the planet, because yo ucould arrive at a variety of different locations depending on which star in each constellation was used to find the intersecting point in space. (6 constellations formed the X/Y/Z axis and at the center of the axis is supposed to be a planet)

Comment: My Seagate Central External HD (Score 1) 322

by detain (#46221405) Attached to: What Are the Weirdest Places You've Spotted Linux?
The Seagate Central external HD seems to run linux. Its running sshd, lighttpd, smbd, along with several other common services. Its only got 256mb ram 1gb swap so you can't do a whole lot with it at once but it still makes a pretty neat little linux box. Was an unexpected bonus being able to ssh to root on my external drive. It only costs like $15 more than a plain external usb drive.

Comment: They want to get out of their current regulations (Score 1) 218

by detain (#46132935) Attached to: FCC Wants To Trial Shift From Analog Phone Networks To Digital
My understanding of this is that there are many government imposed limitations on the phone companies that benefit the average person, and if we switch to digital the TELCOs will no longer be bound to those regulations and will be free to become our new overlords.

Aren't you glad you're not getting all the government you pay for now?