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Comment Fast exit nodes ? hum ? (Score 1) 96

Don't worry, most of the fast exit nodes are for sure owned by the intelligence services.
(at least, they know what's being discussed, even if they don't have the origin)

As for fast exit nodes, one can get some boxes for cheap from OVH all around the world (they are opening in Canada soon) for example :
(low end dedicated boxes in France start at about 40 USD for 100Mb/s)


Submission + - Progression of Multiple Sclerosis May Be Reversible (

An anonymous reader writes: Researchers at the Mayo Clinic may have found a way to reverse multiple sclerosis. These new findings could help pave the way for more effective multiple sclerosis treatments.

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disorder that targets the brain and spine. It is caused by damage to the myelin sheath, the protective coating of nerve cells.The damage is caused by inflammation when the body's immune system cells attack the nervous system.

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Submission + - HDD prices still over 70% higher than pre-flood lows (

crookedvulture writes: "Eight months have passed since massive flooding devastated Thailand, including many of the factories responsible for making mechanical hard drives and their component parts. Predictably, hard drive prices rose sharply as production faltered. They've fallen since, but the rate of decline has slowed in recent months, and there's still a long way to go. On average, hard drives cost 74% more now than their pre-flood lows. Consolidation within the industry could be at least partially responsible. Seagate now owns Samsung's hard drive business, and Western Digital bought Hitachi's, leaving only two major players serving the desktop market. It seems unlikely this generation of hard drives will ever be as inexpensive as they were last year at this time."

Submission + - CNN and FOX Both Blow It Reporting Supreme Court Decision (

NeverVotedBush writes: The Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act as constitutional, a presidential election-year victory for President Barack Obama. While that was much anticipated news that broke today — CNN and FOX initially got it wrong. Although CNN and FOX have since corrected their stories, it hasn’t stopped people on Twitter from reacting to the initial inaccuracy. Tweeps are calling the gaffe an “epic fail” in journalism.

Comment Re:Just wait until they take a look at DSi carts (Score 1) 146

They actually sell the cart virgin without this modified code dumped from a valid rom.
You take your responsibilities by putting the code in there - they shouldn't be liable for this (unless a store do this for you, in that case they'll be in troubles)

They can't hold homebrews though without this afaik, but don't tell me this is the initial goal of such carts (it's a nice excuse to sell them though)

Comment Is this worse ... (Score 1) 929

Is this worse than US borders seizures ?

US border patrols can confiscate your electronic devices (computer, ipod, etc ...) according to their judgement, with or without reason.
They can hold it as long as they need (great if you are a business traveler, I suppose they can get intelligence on some businesses that way) and should give it back to you if nothing is found (sorta) - someday ...

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