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Comment: Re:What is a republic? (Score 4, Funny) 122 122

It is considered an offense to open an umbrella on a street, for fear of spooking horses.
It is illegal to sell peanuts in Lee County after sundown on Wednesday.
It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church.
In New York, adultery is still a crime.
Citizens may not greet each other by “putting one’s thumb to the nose and wiggling the fingers”.
In Alabama putting salt on railroad tracks may be punishable by death. ...

That's my plans for the weekend shot to s**t then....

Comment: Re:The web crawler would only index it if... (Score 2, Insightful) 121 121

And if you have a web interface on your WAN port then you're most likely doing things very wrong to begin with. If you want a publicly reachable interface into your LAN, don't fucking use your piece of shit router to do it. It's probably chock full of exploits anyhow, but that's a pretty moot point if you've left it wide fucking open for any random script to stumble across and access.

Hint: If you want people to take notice of advice about IT security, it may be more effective to speak respectfully than to let loose with an expletive-filled tirade

Comment: Powers (Score 1) 319 319

It doesn't say what new powers he wants. It makes it hard to decide whether this is good or bad, because general surveillance of everyone is very different from powers to monitor those who are already under suspicion - with prosper controls like court warrants, etc.

I suspect that he needs an alternative to what he has been doing, because Snowden blabbed about the surveillance techniques used and so the bad guys know how to evade them

Comment: Re:Haleluja ... (Score 1) 669 669

If the Pope is (according to the Catholic Church) the infallible representative of God on this earth, then logically now, how can two popes say two different things? Two contradictory statements cannot both be correct, and one contradiction is enough to reject the status of infallible.

This confirms that God is indeed a woman - what other being could make a statement as being an absolute truth, then change their mind and state categorically that the opposite is true?

Without life, Biology itself would be impossible.