* Posts by shaun

31 publicly visible posts • joined 3 Feb 2007

BS Detection 101 becomes actual University subject


Here's a BS article to test it out on https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/02/20/is_your_child_a_hacker_liverpudlian_parents_handed_cyber_checklist/

Ted Cruz slams DNS overseer ICANN a second time


Re: In an attempt to perfectly define the term 'irony'...

he probably thinks its the thing you make steely out of

Tay talks back: What made you think you beat me?


Dear Tay

Whatever. Now order me a pizza, and be snappy about it. Also where's the nearest cinema with free wi-fi.

Exploit code targets Mac OS X, iTunes, Java, Winzip...

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freetards and comsukers in one go

nice one

Greenpeace: UK gov trying to strangle wind power

Paris Hilton


Remember the co-founder of greenpeace left them because they became a money making, private agenda pushing political party. says it all really.

Paris - because at least she's straightforward

Senate approves FISA makeover and telco wiretap immunity

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RE: Oh it was kind of fun.

Superb, me sides have just split. Ded funny.

Rogers chucks (small) bone to Canuck Jesus Phoners


Found a reason not to get one already

the battery is hard wired to the phone and only apple can change it

America wakes up to the surveillance society


"trust in a benevolent DoJ"

ther's an oxymoron there somewhere but i can't quite put my finger on it.....

Microsoft dishes up interoperability version 1.0


and the more they mess about......

...........the more fines they get, i like it.

How to beat AVG's fake traffic spew


second one worder of the day


Google's Street View spycar clocked in London



Aren't there enough cameras in London already, surely they could just get some shots from those instead of this silly enterprise......unless the camera's already there are crap......

Virgin Media ads throttled by peak time bandwidth squeeze


one word


Byron Review will create videogame delays, warns EA

Paris Hilton

ha ha ha

if it's so easy for kids to get weapons here that we have had a spree of teenage murders, what makes anyone think putting an 18 rating on games will make any difference at all. Tasers will have more effect.

Paris, because someone should enforce her 18 rating too.

UK.gov ready to get muddy again on GM foods


if only........

....they could eliminate the 'stupid, moaning hippy' gene. GM crops in the USA are the most heavily regulated crops in the world and so far, no problems. Thanks to research done by people like Norman Borlog countries in the 3rd world (Mexico, India and China) can feed themselves.

Instant trojan to worm toolkit sighted


Script Kiddies Strike Back

To cries of, "These are not the programmers your looking for", "You don't need to see my C++ Certificate" and "I'm not your End User"

Afghan cellco accuses rivals of funding Taliban


i wonder........

....if the letters had a return address

British workaholics win EU opt out deal

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RE: Whats wrong with this line.

Mines also the one with 'Death to Governments' written on the back.

DARPA awards 'Deep Green' battle-computer cash



If warfare is made risk free by robots and makes money for the politicains (most of them have shares in or are direct employees of various defence contractors) then they have no reason to not go to war and every reason to go to war. this doesn't look promising.

Uncontacted rainforest tribe caught from the air


screw them

damn hippies, they need a job, a hair cut and an expresso.

The New Order: When reading is a crime


if only

our public were armed, they couldn't get away with this bu11sh1t. governments and even the police should be afraid of the public, not the other way around. your rights arn't worth the paper they are written on unless you can fight for them.

cuz pirates carry weapons................always

Heaviest Virgin Media downloaders face new daytime go-slow



check the prices/services in the USA, China or Sweden and you'll find this lark mostly only happens in the UK(tm), giving your money to @ssholes since 1901.

MPs demand US spooks' guarantees on census data


Re: Numpties

go on, so correct. i've never filled in a census and never will and i'm yet to even recieve a complaint about it. if they can't be bothered to find me and make me complete a form how can i trust them to ensure my details are safe from FBI snooping.

Tories show they're ready for government...



"A spokesman for the Tory Party also claimed we weren't allowed to report this story because of today's byelection." - it's nice to see they have the same idea about free speach as labour as well.

Feds nab modern-day Bonnie and Clyde


Kewl - Americans screwing each other over

Pity they didn't shoot anyone too. I wonder when the movie is due out.

Online ID checks to limit teen booze and knife purchases


Re: Wankers

If you weren't an idiot you'd know we can't do anything. Thanks to the Criminal Justice Act (were you at those riots?) we technically can't gather together in groups of more than six people in the UK without breaking the law. WE DON'T HAVE ANY RIGHTS AT ALL HERE. If anyone was paying attention ten years ago we wouldn't be in this state.


frikkin parents

if they can't pay enough attention to thier kids to notice them ordering weapons or alcohol then they shouldn't be allowed to have kids at all.

Brits favour ASBOs for unruly mobile users


Rudeness Police?

seriously? What's next? Bad Breath ASBO's? Smelly Feet ASBO's? Why doesn't the goverment try to do what its supposed to be doing properly (hahahaha) instead of listening to people who should live in Iran if they want the government to have that much control.

Manhunt, mods and maddened mothers



everyone's so concerned over game content they are ignoring the amount of guns available. GAMES DON"T HARM PEOPLE, GUNS DO.

Record industry pushes ISPs to cut off file sharers


the music industry think it has problems now....

just wait until people can shake hands and swap their entire music library. what are they gonna do then, make everyone wear gloves? what a bunch of pellets.

Scots stump up £3.5m for Highland broadband


adsl sucks like, get used to it

adsl sucks like, get used to it

A PC to call your own...



microsoft will never change. it's integrated programs are designed by friends of the management instead of people who are actually competent. as is it's OS but if ya wanna play games you gotta use Direct X and they hold all the rights so what can ya do?