* Posts by Sean Bailey

22 posts • joined 17 Apr 2009

Hackers pwn PBS in revenge for WikiLeaks doco

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As far as I see it.

Soldier gets a decent role, throws a tantrum, commits treason, releases classified information to some internet journalist wannabe.

Internet Journalist wannabe releases information on website and gives it to a few 'real' journalistic outlets.

Shitstorm ensues, soldier gets caught, wannabe gets famous.

For those philosophers banging on about anarchy, just which flavour are you considering? I'd love to see the world get by with collective non state law and freedom without violence but if you're that desperate there are communities out there you could go join.

Vodafone's network knackered by thieves

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@ AC

'@Sid_Emot: Luckily for you, roaming and non-roaming UK corporate customers will be managed from Ratingen in Germany from later this year, hopefully german sicherheits will be better - not happening quite soon enough though.'

That's news to me, perhaps I'll get my redundancy letter real soon considering corp and public sector are managed out of sunny Wiltshire.

Vodafone says sorry for pro-Mubarak messages

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The tax argument is getting real old now. They were given a bill, they disputed it. It was reduced. Simplified version but effectively what happened.

I received my tax code, disputed it and it was changed. When are the protestors going to turn up outside my house?

Vodafone txt loses revenue crown to data

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VF android and insane charges #

It would also depend considerably what services were setup on the vf sim and what type of sim. If it was a sim starting 8944100000 then you might want to request one of the newer versions starting 8944100030.

Mage, very nice explanation.

Angry Birds struggle to take on Androids

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pulled the iPlayer streams used by third-party android app myPlayer

A little confused by this line. myplayer is working fine on my desire.

US law to neuter libel tourism

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Do I take it

That the UK will be reciprocating....

NASA: Civilization will end in 2013 (possibly)

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On the bright side

Superman will get stronger.

Israel confiscates visiting iPads

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The Jobs approach

Just send the specs, not that big a deal....

Sure Signal not so sure

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'sure signal is down again tonight' - Posted Wednesday 24th March 2010 21:35 GMT

Your Sure signal is down, mine was working perfectly. I've had two sets of downtime with my sure signal and one was due to my ISP

To nsummers - Get your main contact to call the corp contact centre with the issue and ask them to contact you about it. They will do their best to sort it.

Intel joins troll-blocking club

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So the non creating company buys up patents from other non creating companies...

This is to stop non creating companies charging licence fees to those who do make stuff...

Then they charge fees so that they don't have to pay fees to other companies, I'm reading this right yes?

Intel says warranties evaporate when kit resold

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Scan... agreed to help you out on this issue as a gesture of goodwill to show you our good intentions in helping where we can.

or because it was a legal requirement, that's always the kicker aint it.

Red Dwarf's Kryten exposes iPhone number

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@Neil Shepherd

Screw Scrapheap Challenge, where's the missing series of the dwarf

Google will build 1Gbps fiber networks to the home

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access to data?

They already have plenty of information about me, my browsing habits, what my favourite donkey porn site is etc, etc.

If they were to offer me 1gb connection with some restraints of what data they suck out of it at a very low price I too would worship at the dark (fibre) altar of Google

Canadian cops taser 'naked and agitated' man

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I'm unsure if they would have had CQB (close quarter battle) training, but perhaps A&R (Arrest and restraint) training.

Italians threaten suit over Windows pre-install

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non consentual?

I would have thought that unless people are buying pc's totally blind without knowing anything about the system they consented to windows being on it when they decided to purchase it?

Escaped con regularly updates Facebook fan page

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Nice of him to supply a pic

Then the git can get twatted and dragged to the local plod shop should he be spotted.

Closeted lesbian sues Netflix for privacy invasion

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Kinda missing the point

I don't think it's a case of brokeback mountain being the movie that outed her.

Imagine this.

I rent brokeback mountain from netflix, then review it on imdb and netflix. No problem there right?

I then rent lesbian nurses 3, hot lesbian nights 7 and the DIY guide to becoming a good lesbian, needless to say I don't write any reviews.

Netflix then releases the information that ID 12345 rented all the above (including brokeback) and my review for brokeback mountain.

Now you have a review for brokeback from netflix, off to imdb you see the exact review from me. You then put together the account from netflix with the account from imdb...voila.

She didn't really out herself, but then again netflix didn't really out her. This lawsuit sure as hell will though

Meet Phorm's PR genius

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British jobs?

Fantastic, I assume you'll be investing in my chain of underage brothels soon to be opening up around the country.

No? Just think of the British jobs it would create.

Virgin Media sticks with Phorm

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Called Virgin last month

Got through to their second line support and took the oppurtunity to ask about Phorm.

I got it from the (Scottish) chap there that Phorm *was* going to be introduced but no timescale yet, I confirmed this with a couple of times before the end of the call.

Already let them know that as soon as the system gets a date to be implemented I'm binng tv, home phone and cable connection in favour a company that won't spy on me for their own profit

Music industry sites DDoSed after Pirate Bay verdict

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'And don't give me the "torrents have legal uses" bullshit. We all know what torrents are used for, and we all know it's illegal.'

Damn I never realised so many companies were breaking the law.

BBC, Warner Bros, NRK, InHolland, Virgin Media (and formerly NTL), Blizzard, 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, G4, Kadokawa Pictures, Lionsgate, 3D Realms, CBC, Amazon, Virtually every open source software house.

That's just a tiny amount of the companies that either use or are rolling out a distribute by BT system. I guess the police will be knocking on their doors anytime soon to seize their servers.

I know I shouldn't feed the trolls but I have to wonder when they stopped living under bridges and started living in their moms basement.

Wikimedia becomes latest to ban Phorm

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All mine are out, have been a while

Email: website-exclusion@phorm.com

Giving a list of all your domains and stating that they are to be excluded from the phorm system and scan.

You'll get an auto response giving the 48 hour line, in my case back in November it took them 5 days to respond to say that they had been excluded.

Interestingly it said in the auto response it said.

'If there are no obvious grounds to doubt the legitimacy of the request the URL will be blocked as soon as possible, usually within 48 hours'

Yet all my domains are set to private so no information proving that they belonged to me would show on a whois.

Pirate Bay loses trial: defendants face prison time, hefty fines

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I'm a downloader...

I expect the legal letter to be flying to Vulture Central to disclose my IP very shortly.

I used to buy lots of movies and CD's, I used to buy TV show boxsets etc etc, until the last couple of years.

Then I, along with the majority of others started getting treated like criminals, rootkits on CD's/DVD's from Sony, DRM everywhere, massively reduced functionality from the likes of Bioware, and of course the utter loss of morals from game companies claiming that their product was fit for release and purpose.

I got fed up paying through the nose for incredibly buggy games, for companies covertly installing monitoring software on my pc, from companies automatically treating me like I was going to rip and share their games.

So I turned to the web, and I turned to TPB. There I could find movies and music without the rootkits, I could find the games I wanted without the 3 activations and gone limitations, but I also found new stuff, movies I wouldn't have watched, so I went out and bought the DVD, I found artists that I wouldn't have bought the CD's of, and I went out and bought. I even found a few (very few) games that had been tested properly before release, and hell yes I went out and bought them.

Yes the guys at TPB are publicity whores, yes they know what they are doing, and yes in my opinion they facilitate copyright infringement, but since when was a court of law a place to be tried by public opinion? The prosecution failed to provide the evidence, they failed to provide a convincing case, in most areas they failed to show any understanding of the way BT works.

It's a crying shame when Governments and even the courts can be bought outright by a special interest group.


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