I am profoundly disappointed this article doesn't carry a NSFW tag and copies of the aforementioned pictures of Ke$ha =(
A pair of Germans allegedly used malware to break into computers used by managers and agents of more than 50 music stars including Lady Gaga and Justin Timberlake. The two as yet unnamed hackers - a 17-year-old from Duisburg and a 23-year-old from Wessel, both in the Ruhr Area of Western Germany - used unspecified malware to …
"Am I so hopelessly old or are young today hopelessly crazy?"
Seriously, none of the mentioned "performers" ring a bell with me. I must be in the wrong demographic. Pardon while I change Jerry Jeff Walker's "¡Viva Terlingua!" LP for Ian Dury's "New Boots and Panties!!" ... Not actual vinyl, mind, I recorded 'em to half inch tape 30 years ago, and then digitized them a couple decades ago ...
Blackmailing Hackers and Pop Starlets, one more reality show I wouldn't watch.
"how many hot blonde pop starlets are on record as saying they like fat blokes with beards"
What these "pop starlets" say *for media attention* and what the do, are often two entirely different things. Don't ever forget they are playing to the cameras and they want more attention so they say whatever gets them more media attention.
In reality these "pop starlets" are usually attracted to Narcissistic Personality Disordered blokes who they mistakenly perceive as strong characters. Its why their relationships are so volatile and have such a high probability of failure. The Narcissists will often cheat as it makes them feel more powerful and the Histrionics cheat for more attention. But then when you find someone who is Histrionic or Narcissistic they usually have streaks of the other disordered behaviour within them as well. Its why they get on and its why they are often so duplicitous, volatile and untrustworthy.
Ironically these hackers are also displaying a similar need for attention which has been their downfall. But they also combine that need for attention with being a big enough bastard to try to use blackmail, which is a need to exert influence other overs to control them to give them money. There's that warning sign need for control. They are showing warning signs of being arrogant self interested Narcissists combined with a Histrionic need for attention. Dealing with someone with one personality disorder is bad enough, but two disorders, no thanks.
To illustrate what I've said (for scientific purposes) try looking up the lyrics of Lady Gaga's "Poker Face". It illustrates a systematic attitude of manipulative deception. That's really the type of person you are dealing with. Whilst you obviously can't just take the lyrics on their own as evidence, in Lady Gaga's case, its bloody obvious to almost everyone how badly she is suffering from a Histrionic Personality Disorder. But then that constant need for attention has earned her millions, so it shows in some ways its an advantage, because unfortunately our society is set-up to reward this kind of behaviour.
But then ask yourself why our society rewards this behaviour. Why is it that people with money and power want to promote this kind of behaviour as good. I've found the more you ask yourself this question, the more it opens up a huge can of worms, as you start to see the politicians and top business people are this same kind of person. Its why they hold up this behaviour as the way to be and its why they are such two faced bastards as well.
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There is no sanity on this planet just varying degrees of madness.
"a systematic attitude of manipulative deception."... Although taken somewhat out of context, I couldn't have described the methods employed by the news media, marketing execs, large corporations and our government better.
...and obviously mentioned it on our website because it was good for business. Wasn't long before we got a peculiar email purporting to be from her tour manager asking for her tour visuals to be sent via ftp. It seemed like a blatant attempt to scam stuff out of us because none of it added up (if they'd known anything about the job they'd have known it wasn't us who did the final postproduction and delivery), but they had gone to great lengths to try and add spurious detail that seemed plausible.
Except there's no way I'm going to send out material like that to random people on the internet, ffs, Only the very people who paid the bills would have got me to do that. I told him who he should be making the request to, and that they should know who to contact. Funnily enough there was never another peep out of them after that. Don't think they were german though.
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