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Comment Re:But is it extortion? (Score 1) 272

You accuse OP of trolling, but I find your comment to be much more antagonizing. He make an interesting point, whether you agree with software patents or not. (I don't.) Not every dissenting opinion is a troll, and to play that card reduces your credibility to those who might be more ignorant about the subject.

Comment Re:No way to tell? (Score 1) 1733

No, it's up try this EU proxy I think you will see that it's working just fine outside the US. They couldn't get it shut down, because wikileaks is hosted in Sweden on the same ISP the pirate bay uses, so maybe the secret service has been in touch with all the major US ISPs, arranging to have our access to blocked. Can anyone in the US, get to wikileaks.org? What ISP are you using? I'm getting blocked on SBC dsl.
It's funny.  Laugh.

Submission + - No goat sex at the Olympics, rules BBC (theregister.co.uk)

csplinter writes: The Web 2.0-tastic BBC just loves "user generated content". So when London's Olympic team unveiled its logo for the 2012 games to much mockery earlier today, what could be better than unleashing the Wisdom of the Crowd? After all, anyone can do better than the official expensive design disaster. One entry, submitted by "Sean Stayte", won the approval of the BBC sitekeepers and was published as one of the twelve best submissions. In Sean's words:

Here is my design for the Olympic logo. It is very simple and so memorable. The hands represent Britain pulling together to reveal the Olympics."
(See Image Here)
Indeed so.

However, it also represents one of the most iconic and notorious shock pictures on the Web, which was originally hosted at goats.cx. Sean's splendid contribution has now been replaced — without comment from the BBC. Wikipedia, which once again proves that it's the undisputed champ of documenting anal-related web trivia, wasted no time in updating this important page,and has a screen grab here. Get there before some joker replaces it with the real goats.cx picture. Sean, we salute you.

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