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Who  ·  85 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are you Reading?

I'm honestly not sure, and it's pretty embarrassing. I'm sorry. I don't know you. I've just been lurking here for a really long time and had some kind of episode last night. I must have disagreed with an opinion of yours? I'm not entirely sure. My bad.

I can tell you this crow tastes terrible, though. I wouldn't recommend it.

Who  ·  86 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are you Reading?

totally fair. thank you.

Who  ·  86 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are you Reading?

you've failed to respond to the prompt.

at this point I'm convinced the entire community exists to deal with your inane ramblings, as opposed to engage in actual discourse. which is a bummer, man.

Who  ·  3406 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Kim Dotcom launches end-to-end encrypted voice chat

It seems as though key generation and exchange falls upon the users. An excellent choice, though I question whether or not a system with another step of complication will see enough adoption to warrant continued development.

Unfortunately, there are a myriad of well established corporate alternatives available as well - making what would have been their primary market too saturated for success.

I look forward to playing with their implementation, though!

Who  ·  3527 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: MIT Students Battle New Jersey's Demand for Their Bitcoin Miner’s Source Code

Ah, I didn't realize you were referring to other monetizable examples! Great parallels, I'm a bit ashamed I didn't pick up on them myself.

To sidetrack back to my original presumption, do you have any thoughts as to why they (these tidbit developers) are being met with legal action?

Who  ·  3527 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: MIT Students Battle New Jersey's Demand for Their Bitcoin Miner’s Source Code

For sure, but this converts processing power into a tangible currency. It's uniquely fit for nefarious use.

If I were a spam network owner, I would have this on every page I served. If such a scheme existed, how do you think the media would respond?

Who  ·  3528 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: MIT Students Battle New Jersey's Demand for Their Bitcoin Miner’s Source Code

So, what we have here is a javascript bitcoin mining snippet.

This is speculation, but I presume the legal response is due to their code being usable for less than legitimate purposes. This "tidbit" could run on any page, without the user's knowledge.

Without a prompt, disclaimer, or some form of user interaction - it could be seen as a browser exploit of sorts. Imagine the returns of a large visitor base.

Who  ·  3607 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What is "The Red Pill?"

These sorts of faux "Social Justice" movements will always exist. The key to dealing with them will remain the same; open mind, kind criticism.

Thank you for showcasing this group in particular.

Who  ·  3614 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Gaming Club - July - Half-Life 2

I suppose it's time to pick up cans again. =)

Who  ·  3615 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Gaming Club - July Voting Thread

I'd like to throw in my vote for Deus Ex as well. Due to the sheer amount of content, individual experience varies to such a degree that discussion would be quite lively given a receptive audience.

Who  ·  3770 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Jon and the Salt Man.

Cheers, PeterC =)