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Submission + - Users Now Accuse Yahoo of Lock-In (

Tasha26 writes: After waiting 2 years to inform their users that 1 billion of them had their details stolen and installing a modified email scanner which turned out to be an NSA rootkit with full backdoor access, Yahoo has now disabled automatic email forwarding to another email provider. Users are claiming that this is an extremely suspicious timing as automatic email forwarding has been around for over a decade. In a statement to the BBC, Yahoo has denied any foul play and instead claimed they were working to improve the email forwarding functionality.

Submission + - Lawsuit: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Led An Illegal Purge Of Male Employees (

Tasha26 writes: It seems like there is only bad news for Yahoo this week. On top of 1 billion breached account, Verizon only just been told about it and secretly scanning customer emails on behalf of NSA, there is now news of a gender discrimination lawsuit against Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.

According to a media executive fired from Yahoo last year "Marissa Mayer encouraged and fostered the use of an employee performance-rating system to accommodate management’s subjective biases and personal opinions, to the detriment of Yahoo’s male employees." In addition to Mayer, 2 other female executives, Kathy Savitt and Megan Liberman, were identified in the lawsuit for discriminating against male employees.

Comment Re:Move it around first .... simple! (Score 2) 280

Arrangement of say 5 elements on a given surface is finite (unless you want to go into args like "these fries 3mm apart instead of 1 and facing 2 o'clock instead of 3"). Lets assume that number was 5, then only 5 people in the whole world would be entitled to the copyright on a first-come basis. What about the billion other Jackson Pollocks who stumble on 1 of the 5 arrangements by accident? This is an insane ruling and should be appealed.

Comment Besides Advertising Your Patreon On Here... (Score 1, Troll) 727

Don't you think it is disingenuous for anyone to:
(1) Troll GamerGaters at the very beginning, when they were fighting for ethics in Games' Journalism.
(2) Get b***h slapped by a torrent of angry gamers.
(3) Cry on the roof-tops that you're being harassed by "men."
(4) That "men" are scaring "women" from the industry (when you are a trans-woman btw).
(5) Claim to have received death-threats and was too afraid to live in your own home but still gave copious number of interviews from it.
(6) Eventually got around to port your 1 game and it looks like a horrible game from 1996
(7) Create a storm whereever you go on Social Media (beacause maybe you are deranged?) and blame "men" for your shortcomings.
(8) Spoil my Slashdot by showing your creepy face on HERE and ask for money!

Any thoughts?

Submission + - Kaspersky discovers hard-drives riddled with NSA spyware (

Tasha26 writes: The NSA has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard-drives made by top brands including: Seagate, Western Digital, IBM, Toshiba, Samsung and Maxtor, giving the agency a means to eavesdrop on the majority of the world's computers.

An analysis by Russian firm Kaspersky Labs revealed that NSA found a way to install its spyware inside your hard-dirve’s firmware meaning the malware (nls_933w.dll) capable of persisting across machine wipes to re-infect targeted systems. Kaspersky said it found personal computers in 30 countries infected with one or more of the spying programs, with the most infections seen in Iran, followed by Russia, Pakistan, China, Syria, Yemen and Algeria.

Comment AmiMoJo, the SJW Troll (Score 2) 467

The memo doesn't mention Gamergate so I had to check who did.

Turns out the source of this summary is The Verge and it is one of the corrupt medias Gamergate is fighting. TheVerge regularly post anti-gamergate articles. So it's only fair they carried on by linking the leaked memo to GamerGate. It is in the interest of the corrupt media to silence their critics. How else will they sell their bullshit lies if there are loud critics on Twitter and Youtube?

P.s. You do not have to be in Gamergate to hate TheVerge, they are the people who brought you and fuelled #ShirtStorm.

Comment (Score 4, Insightful) 693

developer? Please go to her shitty website and show me where she held a developer or programmer position?

doxing victim? She re-tweeted a dox and it was a made-up address but never told her followers. She is known to send herself threats & ddos and will then blame others (TFYC, Wizardchan and now GamerGate). This is what we call a professional victim.

Are you Zoe Quinn or her friend ShitLipz? You pathetic person.

Comment Re:This brings up another question ... (Score 1) 335

I totally understand. I do not understand these pathetic people (men and women) who create sockpuppet accounts to prop their own comments up. I have a life and a job to take care of, maybe they don't and that's why they feel the need to make themselves matter in this way. It's very sad. Too bad /. has no means to fight back so I rarely post here. Replying to you a 2nd time is the most I've done in half a year. Goodluck!

Comment Good thing we don't rely on only one reviewer (Score 0) 192

Thank god many Youtubers have done hands-on reviews of this NX1 and found it very lacking or subpar.

I will need SLR Lounge to make full disclosure on who their partners are because we live in an era where we cannot even trust Tech/Games reviewers as being honest! Also Samsung was known to fake 3D benchmark reviews so their copycat phones would sell. That's kinda low.

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