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Comment: Some Public Records ... You Know ... Just in Case (Score 5, Informative) 448

by eldavojohn (#47304885) Attached to: $500k "Energy-Harvesting" Kickstarter Scam Unfolding Right Now
So a domain name lookup on their site yielded nothing. And there are suspiciously no patents mentioning "wetag" or "ifind" and the names they listed (Dr. Paul McArthur) are in patents but for cold fusion BS in California.

Surely, though, they must have registered the "iFind" trademark? And if you search on TESS we find:

Owner (APPLICANT) WeTag, Inc. CORPORATION TEXAS 3309 San Mateo Drive Plano TEXAS 75023

With an attorney listed as "Richard G. Eldredge" which corresponds to a local attorney. Before you deploy the door kickers to lynch somebody, that address is just somebody's $200,000 house and could possibly be a random address used by a jerk. Remember that it's entirely possible that this is all a front by some other actor and someone was paid western union/bitcoin to register this trademark through this attorney without realizing they were just being used by literally anyone in the world ... of course, kickstarter should have even better transaction details (hopefully).

+ - Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Officially Announced->

Submitted by eldavojohn
eldavojohn (898314) writes "Word was leaking this week of some familiar faces in London hanging out together. Finally today an official cast listing was handed down from on high to us mere mortals (Google Cache and Onion AV recap available). From the short release, "Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film." Let's not bicker and argue about who shot first but instead come to an agreement on expected levels of almost certain disappointment. No, this will not feature the Expanded Universe (EU) — you can now refer to those tales as "Legends" which are not part of Star Wars canon. Instead prepare yourself for what will likely be the mother of all retcon films."
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Comment: Re:What a joke (Score 1) 195

by daem0n1x (#46712243) Attached to: Comcast Takes 2014 Prize For Worst Company In America

And you're trying to bullshit me by saying I'm giving you a choice. I'm not giving you any choice, and I'm not denying you any choice either. What I'm saying is that we can't live on 100% organic.

Please tell me where in my posts I defend that we should go 100% organic.

Analogies to harnessing zero point energy come to mind; it's just not going to happen. We also can't live on 0% GMO either; if we end that, then countries which have ended famine in recent decades will have to go back to famine. That is a fact.

It's a fact just because you say it. I love the smell of unsubstantiated facts in the morning.

We've already outgrown what the planet's resources are capable of giving us. That doesn't mean we have to shrink or even stop growing, it just means we have to adapt. GMO is part of that adaptation.

Leaving our food safety in the hands of patent-holding capitalist corporations is the way to go? Creating artificial scarcity by means of IP?

Looking at your post history, you're quite an asshole to everybody you talk to. There are many categories of assholes, and I can already tell that you're in the grade A category. You also seem to think that you have all of life's problems already sorted out, and that everybody simply needs to place their nose in your ass to reach paradise. I'm going to tell you right now though that you're quite wrong, and in fact people following you is a surefire way for their lives to become shitty.

This has nothing to do with the argument, but OK, I'll admit I have a temper. I should be more moderated. But at least I'm straightforward. In your first reply you jump to the conclusion that I "perceive GMO as witchcraft", which is quite insulting. Unlike me, you're all Mr. Nice Guy, but in the end, you are simply an asshole in a subtler way.

You also seem to consider Europe to be "the rest of the world" and yet also somehow better than the rest of the world. Typical self centered asshole. Next time you start a world war I'll make sure the occupiers say hello.

That's quite incorrect. While I believe Europe is the best place to live in, it has many problems. You probably haven't read my comments harshly criticising EU politics. And you probably also haven't read my arguments with some people here that bash Americans, Chinese, Arabs or Africans simply out of ignorance.

Comment: Re:What a joke (Score 1) 195

by daem0n1x (#46706879) Attached to: Comcast Takes 2014 Prize For Worst Company In America

Also, your statement about food just being improperly distributed is only a result of the green revolution. Without it, and without GMO foods, there simply aren't enough resources available to feed the whole world on organic food. It's just not going to happen. You can thank companies like Monsanto for that one, but instead you want them burned at the stake for what you perceive as witchcraft.

You're trying to bullshit me using a false choice: Between GMO and 100% organic. Good luck with that. Do your rhetoric fallacies work with your friends?

Comment: Re:What a joke (Score 1) 195

by daem0n1x (#46702971) Attached to: Comcast Takes 2014 Prize For Worst Company In America

I don't see why Monsanto is in this. GMO is a good thing; it currently plays a major role in the green revolution that is quite literally ending world hunger.

Are you a shill? You sure sound like one. The world already produces enough food for everyone, it simply isn't properly distributed. That "world hunger" jingle is cynical bullshit.

A penny saved is a penny to squander. -- Ambrose Bierce