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Comment Re:jerk (Score 1) 1440

The problem with throwing out the Constitution and starting over (which is something that even Thomas Jefferson advocated for every generation) is that in this political climate, a lot of good things would be thrown out and bad things enshrined. You think Freedom of Religion would stay in the Constitution unchanged when the Tea Party insists that Muslim Americans and atheists don't deserve the same rights? How about press freedom? How about second amendment, which needs modifying; do you think politicians will make it easier to get a gun or harder? For that reason, it's very hard to change without opening a Pandora's Box of politician tampering.

Comment Re:Snowden beware (Score 1) 250

" If they try and label him a terrorist, zero US citizens are going to buy it so that would just cheapen the word."

Not according to the talking heads on all the news channels. Considering how many people hate Bradley Manning and Julian Assange, an awful lot of people will trust the government's word yet again.

Comment Re:Should be prosecuted for negligence... (Score 1) 165

To be fair, not every password is a simple word or phrase. If it's a randomly-generated password, you need to store it. I agree that having it on paper and not in some sort of encrypted keychain is an extremely bad idea, and I'm surprised that the Greenwald/Miranda/Poitras team made such a huge mistake.

Comment Re: Not a security flaw (Score 1) 161

That's something OAuth already addresses (which is why twitter and Facebook use it). When you log in via the portal page, it gives the third party app a token rather than letting them see your password. The token can be revoked at any time from your permissions page or the company can blacklist that app. Tesla's implementation shares the password with the third party apps AND the token can't be revoked early.

Comment Re: The system worked (Score 1) 470

An old report from a conservative group. As I've said, I've been to many mosques and none have such literature. My mosque is disgusted by such stuff and so is the community. After this article came out, many mosques looked on their library shelves and threw away such dusty publications. They have no relevance to our community not reflect any American Muslim views.

Don't take my word for it, go visit a mosque for yourself.

Comment Re: The system worked (Score 1) 470

Boston could not have been prevented by the Muslim community. Dhohar never really attended any mosques, and his older brother didn't share his ideas with anyone at the mosque. You'll recall the only witness accounts at the mosque of his being there state he was thrown out of one for yelling and distrusting the sermon. (It was a sermon on how we Muslims should act more like Marting Luther King Jr.) The leader, Imam Suhaib Webb, threw his full support behind the Boston police.

Again, we're talking about the American Muslim community, which doesn't tolerate Wahhabism. I've been to dozens of mosques in a number of states and have yet to see any Wahhabism. The American Muslim community is a patriotic bunch.

Comment Re:The system worked (Score 1) 470

You're an ignorant and bigoted idiot because FBI Director Robert Mueller has credited the American Muslim community with helping catch the bad guys; over 60% of all terrorism arrests since 2001 came about by tips from the Muslim community. Wahabi literature isn't "widely available," you obviously haven't been to a single mosque and are just engaging in ignorant fearmongering.

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