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Comment You can still listen to them (Score 1) 251

You just have to do a rollback on procedures and get a warrant, then install a wiretap on the phone itself. Of course, with modern smartphones, that would most likely be a secret app.

Is it just that you don't want to give up the ease and lack of oversight on push button eavesdropping and stingray mass interceptions?

I doubt it's an issue regarding the cost of developing a police smartphone eavesdropper app, after all, those stingrays aren't cheap and I'm betting you have at least one of those.

Comment Re:TFA is not terribly clear... (Score 1) 230

Of course, if you are using a voice lock on something that opens with you saying, "Alibaba was a fool", and they try to force you to say that to the lock to open it, I doubt anyone would consider that anything other than being forced to give up your password and open your locked items.
After all, it's not the existence of the voice/fingerprint/password/key, it's the being forced to provide it for unlocking purposes that's F'd up.

Comment Re:I know the feeling. (Score 2) 160

LoL. That may be an apt comparison, but we definitely know something is going on, and dark matter seems the most likely explanation. All this failure to detect really means is that several of the suspected types of dark matter are definitely not there, so now that have to look for the others. Either they'll find those, or fail to find them and someone will have to figure what less likely thing is causing those effects we've definitely seen that we thought was caused by dark matter.

It's kind of like the ball and cup game, except we get to keep looking without reshuffling the cups. Eventually we'll find it, even if it's in somebodies pocket.

Comment Straight to the point. (Score 1, Insightful) 382

Let's face it, your candidate sucks balls/ass/dick/like a $2 whore/whatever!
They're all liars and politicians.
One small caveat. Trump isn't a politician, he's a wannabe politician, which I rate even worse than an actual politician, but even if you don't, it's certainly in no way better.

You wanna get upset and flame and troll and vent? I don't care, just realize that if you resort to name calling or making unverifiable or flatly false statements, you will be called out for it and prove yourself an unthinking fool for all the internet to know.

If you stick to actual facts, I for one won't fault you for that. Facts are facts. But the B.S. flying around is really just making this whole place like a trailer park getting hit with a tornado that just went through the sewage plant. After all, you're supposed to be intelligent geeks, not foaming at the mouth rabid political sheep.

Just so you know, I shall now ignore all threads on this subject now, as I expect the only thing that will be posted in reply to mine are either agreements, or more likely more rabid foam & spittle from the toxic sheep. Thanks for reading.

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