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The strange case of the man who took 40,000 ecstasy pills in nine years

uid0: Mental note: 40,000 hits of E might be a "bad idea"
Oliver: "Welcome to the cabbage patch, whats your name?", "uh.... name?"


Wireless/TV tower vs. tornado; tornado won

seti: although the tower only broke in one spot.

US Commission on Civil Rights -- Purged Reports

Overview of Sun's Open Source DRM

rovar: Great idea, tying restrictions to a person rather than a product, combined with an independent standards body, and of course its all open source.
rovar: The only question I have is ensuring this whole "authenticity" thing.


Encryption for all

coderman: "Protecting your hard drives will help keep your company from getting snakebit by security breaches"
coderman: dude, he missed loop-aes, which has key scrubbing in memory, and padlock hw acceleration. you dirty cocksucker!
coderman: and goes on to point out using because it fixed some rarely used multiple signature verification flaw. what the fuck does that have to do with disk encryption?

Identiy Theft on the upswing. aprox. 3% of US households affected in Q1 and Q2 of 2004

coderman: "The average loss from these crimes amounted to $1290, with two-thirds of respondents saying that the theft cost them money. Based on these numbers, the nationwide estimated loss during the six months of the study amounted to $3.2 billion, for an annualized total of $6.4 billion."
Mutiny: Wall safe. Shot gun. Paranoia.

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