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Submission + - Next step in world wide economic slavery of NWO (www.cbc.ca)

canuck57 writes: This reminds me of free speech, but freedom of spending money. A UN New World Order Transaction tax in the making. eMoney before eDemocracy. And democracy we have now being a ruse, only can choose ponies put on the ballot for us in a ruse, as we are democracy by proxy not a real democracy...are we not free? I submit the loss of economic freedom is the loss of Liberty is occurring. Oh, they will sell it on reducing government corruption, illicit drugs, less tax evasion and the like, but later the screws will be turned on the people. A step toward world wide economic slavery of mankind.

Comment Re:Don't get your hopes up just yet (Score 1) 133

They will not bother, US Surpreme court or any is just to slow and it gets leaked to the world.

RCMP and CSIS are above the law. This is more like a ruse to come clean. Wasn't just USA that had McCarthyism. Canada is a statism state, between Saudi and USA. Government in Canada has monitored Canadians without warrants for 5+ decades at least.

Cops here can spy on anyone except the corrupt MPs, judges and the well connected. General population is wide open.

BTW, RCMP only get their man if it is politically approved.


Submission + - VMware calls open source cloud vendors "ugly sisters" (networkworld.com) 1

BButlerNWW writes: "In a blogpost on the company's website, VMware reminds customers of the company's market-leading position in private cloud deployments, and seemingly takes some jabs at open source cloud platforms such as OpenStack, CloudStack and Eucalyptus, marking what could be an intensifying open source vs. proprietary cloud debate. As the open source players have been "jockeying for position," VMware's network of providers that offer public cloud compatibility with on-premise VMware-powered infrastructure has surpassed 100 vendors, it announced. The blogpost plays on a theme of a fairy tale, equating the open source providers as "the ugly sisters.""

Comment Re:Classic Cars (Score 1, Insightful) 496

I just wish they showed the cars up close afterwards. While both are trashed, it's clear from the video that the A pillar just collapses on the Bel Air and the driver is probably crushed to death. Showing that (or whatever you can film) versus the still mostly intact cockpit of the Malibu would have driven the point home really well.

It isn't really a fair comparison. Years of rust, fatigue, grinding and polishing. The Bel Air is a graceful but very old lady. Then you put it against a newer Malibu is like having a 17 year old go after the 95 year old grandmother. Who do you think will win?

But in any case, pretty safe bet not many of today's Malibu vehicles, if any at all, will make it 51 years in running order. It certainly doesn't have the class.

Comment Re:G-Mail? (Score 1) 594

The repackaging of subprime mortgages into valued securities was one problem but it might not have caused a collapse had the banks not also willingly massively over leveraged - at 30 to 1 it only takes a 3% downturn in the market and your bank is insolvent...

You should be mod-up as insightful.

People conveniently forget that it is government sponsored leverage that started this whole mess for cheap easy debt. And government did it so interest rates could be artificially low, no checks and balances for run-away debt. Because government is the largest default debtor going, over $12T for the US government, many trillions more at the state, county and civic level.

The government does this as not GM, but the US government is in fact the largest defunct debtor out there.

Comment Re:G-Mail? (Score 1) 594

When the families are told by the bank that they will be able to repay the loan and are given very low initial rate, AND the bank knows they will not be able to pay it back, AND the bank knows they will bundle it up the mortgage and sell it off, AND regulators that actually promote this THEN you have banks that are evil, greedy bastards, and you have families that are stupid, and a government that is incompetent, greedy, and stupid.

AND supported by a Democrat Congress and Senate.....for fast easy cheap money the government needs for its liberal debt-corruption spend ponzi scheme.

Hell, the government can't pay it's bills without more debt.

Good post.

Comment Re:Missing option (Score 5, Funny) 641

I much prefer workbone.

As in:

{man;look;for;cat;nice;gawk;find;whois;init;sed;talk;date;grep;touch;finger; flex;unzip;head;tail;mount;workbone;fsck;yes;gasp;fsck;more;yes;yes; eject;umount;makeclean;zip;sort;done;cu;split;exit:xargs!!}

Comment Re:The World is America? (Score 2, Insightful) 139

How many of these scams and hack originate in the US anyway? Will their customers really have information to share?

Lots actually. If I wanted to hack you my first step is to hack someone in a country where their police can't be bothered to look nor cooperate. Next, I launch the attack on the local USA target using the foreign system as a proxy. Some who do this even work for the same company. I have no way of qualifying this, but I am sure it is a major constituent of "foreign" hack jobs.

More sophisticated hackers might use 2 or more proxies making it a real PITA to chase them. But sloppy ones with savvy security types often get caught. But the savvy hackers, they often never get caught.

The best advice I can say is that never assume the origin of the hack, it could be anywhere. Often command misspellings, names used and packet latency is a better guide but even they are suspect.

Comment Re:Groklaw coverage (Score 1) 330

that McBride and Co. were involved in a pump and dump scheme.

They did it once, and got away with it. I would also bet too if one looked at non-causal relationships you could find some sleaze motivation in all this. SCOXQ.PK moved up on 15 times volume on a 34.6% gain.

Given the GM dealings to bond holders by the US courts, I would say USA is quickly becoming a corrupt country right out in the open. Where who you know, bribes and favors rule. Between legal extortion, corruption and the threat of higher taxes.... not an attractive place for a new business.

Might be a good time for the CEO of Novell and IBM to get together and ask Obama if this is the future of American business? Then pull out of the USA if it isn't fixed right in 60 days.

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