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Comment: Re:Does he stand a chance? (Score 1) 161

by doccus (#48669369) Attached to: 'Citizenfour' Producers Sued Over Edward Snowden Leaks

The misuse of power given through a public trust should be punishable by death when it is clear that treason has occured. Snowden and anyone complicit with his act of treason against the people of the United States of America should all have bounties placed on their heads by the real United States of American government. This law suit is pretty much an ineffectual joke given that Snowden committed high treason against every American.

Every single bloody patriot started out as a treasonous actor. Unfortunately. When you have tyrants in power, you have no choice. America was BUILT on "treason". That's where the declaration of independance came from. And also why they decided to have a charte rof rights and freedoms, so that no longer would any patriot have need to commit a treasonous act in order to preserve their liberty. Couple of hundred years later, and guess what? Everybody f**ing FORGOT the importance of it, and just discarded that "flawed document" (as obama seems so fond of saying). What5 the hell is WRONG with everybody? People spilt, no, POURED blood on the mud during the battle for independance.. Does it no longer matter?

Comment: Re:Already done? (Score 1) 130

by doccus (#48610075) Attached to: Sony Pictures Leak Reveals Quashed Plan To Upload Phony Torrents
No, I don't think so.. back when Limewire was popular, they had all sorts of fakes courtesy of some company that specialised in that (don't recall who, now). The torrents are new. I don't know how they deliver their "payload", perhaps when trying to start them., they usually deliver a message such as "This is not a valid torrent".. an improperly constructed one might appear once in a while, but when 3 out of 4 give you that message, something is up.

Comment: Re:Can you say... (Score 2) 266

by doccus (#48602069) Attached to: Judge Rules Drug Maker Cannot Halt Sales of Alzheimer's Medicine
Look, what these snakes are doing is unethical and despicable.The whole pharamaceutical industry is full of rats who only care about their own interests. Any roadblock to their devious practices is welcome. In this case it's a really old trick they thought to implement.. changing one molecule on a chemical so that it's a "new" drug and then they have a brand new patent. The amount of research is negligible to nonexistent, as they already have a whole stockpile of isomers and other similar chemical formulations for almost every drug they supply. They probably have already done the testing as well and they just store the results. When a patent is about to expire they simply contact the FDA , supply the data and ask for approval. Similar drugs like this are also usualy fast tracked by the FDA to allow the company to market them quickly, as well. I mean, have you ever wondered why there's dozens of benzodiazepines (valium style drugs) on the market when the first ones worked so well? Patent expiry. Usually the ones with the best results are marketed first, and then they dig through their research, to find one to replace the one about to expire. Unfortunately, these often were passed over initially because of troublesome side effects, so often each new version is worse than the one it replaced. That's why it always seems that they get worse, or more addictive, or more serious side effects with each new drug. Yet they still get approval from their buddies at FDA. And if you need even more evidence of their complete moral corruptness, when I was more involved in the industry, my partner at the time (an RN) got offered the position of detail saleswoman, in large part because she was also an ex ramp model. She stormed out of the final interview, however, when it was clearly implied that she had to do *anything* to secure the sale (ie a guarantee that the MD would prescribe only their drugs) .. Basically she told me they expected her to prostitute herself for the deal. Although she refused, some other aquantances of ours did not. The money is, after all, extremely good...

Comment: Re: What the hell is wrong with Millennials?! (Score 1) 465

by doccus (#48594495) Attached to: Peru Indignant After Greenpeace Damages Ancient Nazca Site
I'd like to add that I used to marvel at how all my hippie friends raised their kids, and thinking no good was going to come of this, that if those kids ever have kids of their own we're in real trouble. Well, they did, and we're in trouble. Thankfully some have chosen to carry the burden for the rest of us .. but defacing Nazca is NOT how to do it..

Comment: Yay!!!!!!! QNX.. (Score 1) 233

by doccus (#48589533) Attached to: Ford Ditches Microsoft Partnership On Sync, Goes With QNX
I've been a diehard supporter of QNX for 14 years, and I'm sure it goes back twice as far, again. Until a few years ago I was always getting updates, but they stopped and I can't log in anymore either. Maybe Blackberry did something, dunno for sure . since I can't remember the email I had back then or my pass I could be at fault. Even so, it's just a rock solid, ultra stable system. I thought it was the best move BB could ever do , aquiring QNX.. And now Ford is using it. Good move... Bank ATMs should have switched to it too, why they went from OS/2 to Windows flummoxed me..

Comment: Re:And the lawsuits (Score 1) 244

by doccus (#48583345) Attached to: Excuse Me While I Kiss This Guy: The Science of Misheard Song Lyrics

Yes, if you listen casually to early Black Sabbath music, it sounds like a celebration of evil, but if you listen carefully it's actually Christian music. Hell, Iron Maiden's two minutes to midnight is an anti-abortion song. Twisted Sister was hauled in front of Congress for the "bloody" song under the blade; the song is about undergoing surgery.

ER..calling it that might just be a wee bit of a stretch... ;-)

Steve Jobs said two years ago that X is brain-damaged and it will be gone in two years. He was half right. -- Dennis Ritchie