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Comment Re:Droning justification [Re:I'm just surprised... (Score 0) 315

"... releasing classified US military information in support of terrorists."
No he did not. He helped bring US government abuse in the open, which makes him a whistleblower, formally entitled to protection.
The US government however has never lived up to their formal obligations in such cases, instead choosing to completely and utterly wreck any such person. Part of that are misinformation campaign falsely accusing those people from "aiding the enemy" and such nonsense, to which the weaker minded among us (you) show themselves to be quite susceptible.

Comment Re:Droning justification [Re:I'm just surprised... (Score 0) 315

He's not a fugitive on the run.
He is wanted for questioning. In Sweden.
To the US he is a national hero. Unfortunately most of US citizens lack the mental capacity to understand that, and the US government just plays foul (without any accusation brought onto the table) because he helped bring out US government abuse.

Comment Fat (Score 1) 79

Now rename the original app to "Facebook Messenger Monstrously Oversized", the new app to "Facebook Messenger".
Now rename the original Facebook app to "Facebook Monstrously Oversized", the light app to "Facebook"
Now re-integrate "Facebook Messenger" with "Facebook".
Things are now again as they were and should be.
But it still can be better
Ditch the whole thing and tell people to use the mobile web version, which will be seriously maintained from now on.
Incompetent F***book swine. My phone was never meant to solely run your bulky, obese shit apps.

Comment Stillborn (Score 1) 515

It never lived.
It was ridiculously bloated and psychedelically confused from the absolute beginning, and it still is.
They had a small windows of opportunity when Gnome was abusing its users in a most foul way, "starting all over again" and basically delivering a window interface lacking even the most basic functionality for a fairly long time. But that time has gone.

Comment Admini... (Score 0, Offtopic) 240

That has been known for a very long time already. The force centres around this element:

New chemical Element Discovered
by William DeBuvitz

The heaviest element known to science was recently discovered by investigators at a major U.S. research university. The element, tentatively named administratium, has no protons or electrons and thus has an atomic number of 0. However, it does have one neutron, 125 assistant neutrons, 75 vice neutrons and 111 assistant vice neutrons, which gives it an atomic mass of 312. These 312 particles are held together by a force that involves the continuous exchange of meson-like particles called morons.

Since it has no electrons, administratium is inert. However, it can be detected chemically as it impedes every reaction it comes in contact with. According to the discoverers, a minute amount of administratium causes one reaction to take over four days to complete when it would have normally occurred in less than a second.

Administratium has a normal half-life of approximately three years, at which time it does not decay, but instead undergoes a reorganization in which assistant neutrons, vice neutrons and assistant vice neutrons exchange places. Some studies have shown that the atomic mass actually increases after each reorganization.

Research at other laboratories indicates that administratium occurs naturally in the atmosphere. It tends to concentrate at certain points such as government agencies, large corporations, and universities. It can usually be found in the newest, best appointed, and best maintained buildings.

Scientists point out that administratium is known to be toxic at any level of concentration and can easily destroy any productive reaction where it is allowed to accumulate. Attempts are being made to determine how administratium can be controlled to prevent irreversible damage, but results to date are not promising.

Comment Re:And this is why my primary browser isn't Firefo (Score 1) 156

Flash is, and has been, a major, if not the biggest vector of attack in browsers since its inception. It has since its birth in the pits of hell been an ill-bred monstrosity, a cancer. It should have been euthanised long ago.

Companies that still use it for their ****ing "presence on the web" deserve to die the horrordeath of Doom.

These are not pesky little factoids you should leave out when you give an answer like that.

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