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Comment Re:NASA is risk averse? (Score 5, Insightful) 412

Don't think that those people selected to go will have to sign a few documents and undergo a few mental evaluations to make sure they really understand that they will most likely die on the mission?

I would imagine that the direct relatives of the crew will have to sign something similar for the member to be eligible.

Comment Left Hand Right Hand (Score 1) 103

The US already have a bunch of very bright hackers on its payroll. They work down at Fort Meade in a big glass building with NSA written on the front of it.

What this smacks of, is kingdom building. The FBI is trying to bolster its own little playpen, instead of playing nicely with others and asking the NSA for help.

The FBI simply wants a bigger budget.

Comment It will never last... (Score 4, Interesting) 364

... because then the studios won't have a boogie man to blame when their crappy game doesn't sell.

Studio Exec: Oh noes, our awesome game isn't selling because people are pirating it instead.
Random Underling: Sir, no one has cracked our DRM yet....
Studio Exec: Oh shit, hurry up and leak a crack before the shareholders notice our 80 million dollar game sucks

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