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Comment: Re:Obligatory dumb question: (Score 1) 235

by malp (#34822324) Attached to: EMC Engineer Steals Almost $1 Million of Kit One Piece at a Time

But even if you didn't know what it meant, isn't it obvious from context?

No. Going on context, kit could be slang for electronic equipment, machinery, or just gear. Maybe you thought we read the whole article? HA! You should know we Americans only skim bullets. We don't follow jumps or turnlines, and we rarely if ever get passed the nut graf.

Comment: lolicon is creepy (Score 1) 572

by malp (#31807920) Attached to: Larry Sanger Tells FBI Wikipedia Distributes "Child Pornography"

and I kinda got to wonder what type of people enjoy it. But at the end of the day, no one is being harmed. It's kinda like asparagus. It's gross but some people like it. That's why next time the legality of lolicon comes up, I'm voting to criminalize it. Because I really don't care one way or the other.

Comment: Are you kidding me? (Score 1) 319

by malp (#31583854) Attached to: Malware Delivered By Yahoo, Fox, Google Ads

The simple act of browsing the web should never under any circumstances infect your computer. The web browser is simply a viewer. It should only have permission to save bookmarks, cookies, and maybe a few other things to disk. If your operating system allows the web browser to infect your computer or to modify itself without prompting you first, someone seriously dropped the ball when designing your OS. Relying on anti-virus protection or only visiting reputable web-sites is like piling sandbags in front of your house when you shouldn't have built in a flood-plane in the first place.

Comment: The most expensive wines are undrinkable (Score 2, Insightful) 336

by malp (#31567786) Attached to: Carbon-14 Dating Reveals 5% of Vintage Wines May Be Frauds

http://www.decanter.com/news/93359.html
http://www.newluxuryitems.com/top-10-most-expensive-wines-in-the-world.html

People paying 6-figure dollar amounts for a bottle of wine are not buying a quality beverage. They are buying an rare antique. The bottles themselves are filled with vinegar at best. Of course fraud is rampant. Rich people are buying otherwise worthless objects with a cute story behind them.

Comment: oh ok (Score 1) 363

by malp (#31554906) Attached to: Canada's Top Court Quashes Child Porn Warrant

Quite frankly if your getting off on pictures/videos of sex that doesn't involve the consent of everyone involved you deserve to be locked away for a very long time.

oh ok, just so long as you foot the 5-figure annual cost to keep someone imprisoned, I'm cool with it. Do you want to make monthly payments of $1800 or pay $11 000 every 6 months? Or do you want to rethink your stance on thought crimes?

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