Redirect Responsibility

I wanted some benchmarking software for my windows PC. I think it’s running a little sluggishly. Tweakfiles I remembered was a place online that had such software. So i typed www.tweakfiles.com into the address bar. A redirect took me to Gamespot. Gamespot doesn’t have what I want. I’m not sure Gamespot would make anyone looking … Read more

Concept is Property = Property is Concept

Seems that almost all concepts are property now. Every idea has been registered as a trademark at some point. The concept of ‘activity’ notification in instant messaging is registered patent of Microsoft. At any time they could demand payment by anyone else who makes a messenger that detects the user typing or being away from their … Read more

Kazaa whines about copyright theft… no seriously.

[Kazaa pull DMCA over copyright infringement violation] – Seriously. Not a joke. I found this looking for Kazaa Lite on google. All links to the various Kazaa lite (Unnoficial free Kazaa alternative with all the dodgy spyware and ad crap removed) have been deleted from Google. Apparenlty the Kazaa people who have helped to violate … Read more

Another rant about kids today…

What really gets my already overworked and downtrodden goat is uppity little online wankers who’ve had their AOL connection for a year and think that if you don’t type like you have are retarded then “ur a n3w-B”. Reminds me of those old BBS sysop v User stories when the kid had been online for … Read more

The neighbours and their kids

Been trouble between some of the neighbours. Thankfully we aren’t involved but one of the pompous ones from the other side of the street are throwing their weight around, as they do, and threatening to get one of the people on our side of the street kicked out of their house. No idea how that … Read more

RIAA observations

Just read an interesting observation at the BBC on the whole RIAA,suing file sharers debacle. [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/talking_point/3092714.stm] Sony, one of the big five who are behind the RIAA in their crusade against the illegal sharing of mp3s actually make, sell and market mp3 players… what are you suppose to play on them? Yer legal downloads from … Read more

2nd anniversary of september 11th 2001

2nd anniversary of 9/11…. 9/11, everyone knows what you mean when you say that. It’s all that’s required. The day that shook the world. Though in all honesty Omagh hit me harder. I don’t know anyone who died on 9/11, don’t know anyone who lost anyone close to them. I remember spending that Saturday in … Read more

Phrase Of the Day: Race Traitor

Been doing some trawling, can’t seem to do any net trawling without coming across some hate-mongers it seems.[Odin hates crusties] (White Supremesists are always called Odin or some other naff Norse reference. this one seems ot be American and probably hasn’t been out of his state nevermind the country. Best way to insure people stay … Read more

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