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Comment Re:You Will Comply (Score 0) 689

Left-wing Holocaust denial is extremely fashionable in the same politically correct circles that would stone you to death for "nationalism" if you wave American flag at a political convention.

However, they have have zero problem waving trans-jordanian arab (incorrectly referred to as "palestinian") flags at the same convention.

Comment Hillary never set foot in Wisconsin either (Score 1, Funny) 524

Hillary Clinton never set foot in Wisconsin during the general election and curiously enough she lost the state.

Obviously this is not due to her actions because she is perfect. The question has to be: Who let Jared Kushner lead 3 divisions of the Russian Army into Wisconsin to prevent her from campaigning there!
Keith Olbermann wants to know!

Comment Bury the lede much? It's a SAMBA problem (Score 0) 109

This is a pretty important bug in SAMBA that, if you read the patch, all boils down to a major failure to validate user input by accepting directory paths with the "/" character in named pipes where they don't belong.

Of course, you wouldn't know that after Slashdot got done with its editorial disinformation.

Comment Wall of PC Diarrhea! (Score -1) 685

Bonus points if this story later turns out to be an intentional fake (preferably computer-generated) that was made on purpose to tick all the PC checkboxes and get published with zero criticism since that would trigger the usual Stalinist "corrective response" from the collective.

Comment Re:When leaking national secrets was cool (Score 4, Insightful) 542

So indiscriminantly dumping thousands of classified communications in an active warzone is "OK" because you hate Bush.

But -- and this is assuming that the "narrative" is true -- Trump giving information to Russia pertaining to known terrorist plots to place explosives on civilian airliners that would result in the murder of innocent civilians is somehow "immoral" because wanting to protect civilians is evil now because Trump?

Comment Re:Article sounds like B.S. (Score 0) 135

No, you're an idiot and the guy is wrong.

I don't need to improperly code a program and be all pretentious on github to use the strings utility.

Here's literally everything that came out of the Windows 10 explorer.exe file:

8$iTXtXML:com.adobe.xmp
<?xpacket begin="
" id="W5M0MpCehiHzreSzNTczkc9d"?>
<x:xmpmeta xmlns:x="adobe:ns:meta/" x:xmptk="Adobe XMP Core 5.6-c014 79.156797, 2014/08/20-09:53:02 ">
  <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#">
      <rdf:Description rdf:about=""
            xmlns:xmp="http://ns.adobe.com/xap/1.0/"
            xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/"
            xmlns:photoshop="http://ns.adobe.com/photoshop/1.0/"
            xmlns:xmpMM="http://ns.adobe.com/xap/1.0/mm/"
            xmlns:stEvt="http://ns.adobe.com/xap/1.0/sType/ResourceEvent#"
            xmlns:tiff="http://ns.adobe.com/tiff/1.0/"
            xmlns:exif="http://ns.adobe.com/exif/1.0/">
        <xmp:CreatorTool>Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 (Windows)</xmp:CreatorTool>
        <xmp:CreateDate>2015-05-04T15:40:01-07:00</xmp:CreateDate>
        <xmp:ModifyDate>2015-05-05T10:55:34-07:00</xmp:ModifyDate>
        <xmp:MetadataDate>2015-05-05T10:55:34-07:00</xmp:MetadataDate>
        <dc:format>image/png</dc:format>
        <photoshop:ColorMode>3</photoshop:ColorMode>
        <xmpMM:InstanceID>xmp.iid:656c488a-1b92-8a4c-b879-5a834d7f5164</xmpMM:InstanceID>
        <xmpMM:DocumentID>xmp.did:656c488a-1b92-8a4c-b879-5a834d7f5164</xmpMM:DocumentID>
        <xmpMM:OriginalDocumentID>xmp.did:656c488a-1b92-8a4c-b879-5a834d7f5164</xmpMM:OriginalDocumentID>
        <xmpMM:History>
            <rdf:Seq>
              <rdf:li rdf:parseType="Resource">
                  <stEvt:action>created</stEvt:action>
                  <stEvt:instanceID>xmp.iid:656c488a-1b92-8a4c-b879-5a834d7f5164</stEvt:instanceID>
                  <stEvt:when>2015-05-04T15:40:01-07:00</stEvt:when>
                  <stEvt:softwareAgent>Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 (Windows)</stEvt:softwareAgent>
              </rdf:li>
            </rdf:Seq>
        </xmpMM:History>
        <tiff:Orientation>1</tiff:Orientation>
        <tiff:XResolution>720000/10000</tiff:XResolution>
        <tiff:YResolution>720000/10000</tiff:YResolution>
        <tiff:ResolutionUnit>2</tiff:ResolutionUnit>
        <exif:ColorSpace>65535</exif:ColorSpace>
        <exif:PixelXDimension>24</exif:PixelXDimension>
        <exif:PixelYDimension>24</exif:PixelYDimension>
      </rdf:Description>
  </rdf:RDF>
</x:xmpmeta>

If that's a full 20% of all bytes in explorer.exe, then Microsoft should sure as hell be congratulated for writing one of the tightest pieces of code known to mankind.

Comment Article sounds like B.S. (Score 1, Interesting) 135

So Adobe photoshop puts metadata in PNG images that can cause "bloat".

OK.

Riddle me this batman: Why the hell should the Explorer.exe binary compiled from C code have 20% of its bytes be from an Adobe photoshop metadata tool? Ditto for a DLL that's not a PNG asset?

I think this guy ran a program that misinterpreted some bytes in a binary since it's not really designed to be a general-purpose parser and then jumped to a really really dumb conclusion.

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