* Posts by elewton

6 posts • joined 6 May 2010

Google open sources JPEG assassin

elewton

Where is the perceived negativity?

Some responders are defending Google as though it were being attacked. Where is this so? The article seems quite friendly to me.

MPs call for crackdown on pre-paid credit cards

elewton

Good!

On the principle that the tighter they grip, the more slips through their fingers.

Hopefully, this would increase the market for, say, Bitcoin.

First true submarine captured from American drug smugglers

elewton

Prohibition

It's insane that prohibition has put so much cash into the black economy; we risk creating meta-nation of criminals.

Android phones get free video calling

elewton

Desire

Guess I'll hold my Desire up to a mirror.

DARPA trying to beat block lists, deep packet inspection

elewton

Motivations...

Since the US has to put up with free speech on the internet at the moment, everyone else should have to, also.

Maybe this will get a nice revolution going in Iran.

Canonical explains Ubuntu unfree video choice

elewton

Free codecs

Apparently, it's almost impossible to take a video and make it a compressed video without violating someone's "patents"

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