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Comment Re:Amber Rudd is dim (Score 1) 196

I'm sure she is fully aware there are other apps not covered by UK laws. All that will happen is that it will become illegal to use those apps without back doors and anyone suspected of extremist views will eventually be checked to see if they are using them. If so, they will be arrested and charged before they plow through a crowd of people or whatever. It isn't a hard problem to solve.

Comment Re:Sorry, it's time has passed (Score 2) 164

OS/2 got interrupt handling exactly right. I could format a floppy, play Wolfenstein in a window, and have a mod tracker playing in the background on a 486/25. BeOS got close but was never quite as good.

My Linux machine today can't copy to a USB hard drive without making the rest of the system unusable.

It seems like Linux could still learn some tricks from these old OS's.

Comment Re: but you arent a traditional CA (Score 1) 196

Typosquatting has been a problem for twenty years and DV certs fo at least half that time. Why would this suddenly be Let's Encrypt's problem? $4.95 has never stopped phishing attacks before.

Any typosquatting solution is going to be entirely locale dependent - the only place to handle that is at the browser. Give Google and MoFo hell about never caring about this. For all I know the Khazak word for "hot pizza" looks like "citibank" but it's definitely not a job for Let's Encrypt to deny that pizza place a cert. If we insist they do, they will either fail to succeed or give up and go home. Cui bono?

Comment Re:PERSECUTION (Score 0) 61

I ask you something: Imagine me coming into your church and telling everyone about the advantages of buttfucking and how your imaginary buddy is an imagination, using the bible to show you that most of it is bullshit. Will I be allowed to speak? Or will I be shown the door?

Nobody cares whether you're Christian. Basically, for all I care, believe in Zeus or Ra or both of them at the same time. Just one thing: Don't get on my fucking nerves and keep your delusion to yourself.

Comment Re:Uhm... (Score 1) 488

You mean like federalism? You know, with a limited federal government and the states and local governments taking much of the role of governing the people where it is also easier to find like minded people and influence change? And if we limit those to state constitutionally mandated roles, we can preserve much of the liberty for ourselves as long as we do not trample on other people's rights in our pursuit of happiness.

But moving (voting with your feet) is not always an option for some people. Resources, family, and other obligations could prevent someone from seeking greener pastures. So it is important to have a strong federal government in respect to its limited powers to ensure some rights and privileges simply are not trampled on. I would suggest those within the bill of rights and later amendments are a good start.

I'm not trying to toss gasoline into a fire by smaller republics is somewhat how the country was founded. The original federal government superseded a confederation of countries (the original 13 colonies) and took over only the roles in which were seen as required to provide uniformity among the states in trade with each other and to deal with foreign powers.

Comment Re:Uhm... (Score 1) 488

I won't say his lies are true, I will say they are unimportant to me or anything substantial. Obama wiretapping trump tower? Who cares? It is not like he will be prosecuted or anything. Lock Hillary up? Who cares, I would rather nothing be done at all than what she would have done if elected. It's insignificant if she is locked up or roaming the streets freely- she just cannot do the damage I expected her to do. Besides, most politicians do get away with murder. Just ask Ted Kennedy- there once was a senator from Mass. He went out in search of some ass. Lucked up and found it, but fucked up and drowned it, and that wasn't even the end of his ass. They say he was doing around 190 mph when his car left the road- because that is how more force from the impact it would take to knock her panties off and put them in the glove box.

But I don't care if he lies. He isn't pressing the reset button with Russia after criticizing the previous administration for frustrating their moves and then spending the next 7 years complaining about Russia running wild. So far, Trump's lies have only impacted the number of democrats in office and little more. I'm not sure that is a bad thing or a good thing but I'm sure it is insignificant in the bigger picture.

Comment Soldier of Fortune, Baby! (Score 1) 164

None of the post Win95 versions ran the OG version worth a damn, and that was the single bloodiest video game in existence. :)

It ran fine under OS/2 V2.2; I have hope for this.

I still have a lot of code I wrote under those systems I'd like to run.

The early scene in the Expendables, where the bad guy gets blown off at the knees was a direct scene steal from this game...

Comment Re:We need communism now! (Score 1) 133

The communist model didn't work for the same reason this one is failing: People want money. Not a job. The job is the necessary evil for money.

The communist model failed because people noticed that they could get money without working.

This one is failing because people are noticing that even if they were working they cannot get enough money.

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