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Comment WTF? Anti-Gay? (Score 1) 197

You're good with links so please show where Trump and his supports are anti-gay? You're probably confusing Trump with Hillary who happily takes money from the leaders of countries where being gay results in the death penalty. Or maybe me who happily buys gas refined from oil purchased from countries where being gay results in the death penalty.

Comment Getting dangerous and ugly (Score 1) 231

So if hacker activists set the Peruvian embassy on fire or just deploy (they wouldn't use drones would they?) lots of smoke bombs/generators and maybe even some tear gas into the embassy grounds to force an evacuation and potential arrest of Jullian that would be OK right? Just a hack, no big deal, nobody should get hurt. They certainly wouldn't use incendiaries that isn't a hack right that is something else? The Peruvians should have had better security and since they didn't...

Too extreme? OK, the hackers can just set off fire alarms which would bring the fire department and if planned in advance, maybe a few special service personnel to ensure that everyone evacuates.

I'd have to guess that WikiLeaks and JA are going down. This is getting dangerous and ugly.

Comment Typical stupid people who don't know jack... (Score 1) 115

"The Asian tiger mosquito particularly bites in forests during the day and has been known as the forest day mosquito for this very reason. Depending upon region and biotype, there are differing active peaks, but for the most part they rest during the morning and night hours."

So guess how effective nocturnal feeding bats would be in controlling the Asian tiger mosquito?

Comment Red Flag! Compromised! (Score 1) 202

Sounds like this is a not so subtle red flag from amazon warning everybody that the (weak) encryption on their devices has been compromised and cannot be fixed.

As mentioned previously, most people do not have pass-codes on their Kindles so I'm not sure what possible use encryption could have on such lowly devices. In any case assume you have been warned, encryption is weak and won't keep your data secret on amazon devices.

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