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Chris Snook
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"We recognize that purchasing a steel-reinforced vault that can fit every one of your children comes at a premium, but can you really put a price on the safety of your family?"

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"Put simply, you should not be engaging with the world in any way comparable to Mr. Trump."

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"From day one, my internal thought processes and overall temperament have completely stacked the deck against my candidacy."

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"I’m sorry, but I don’t believe in any so-called “protest” if it involves raising awareness of systemic problems within our society."

The kid who soldered together a working clock got arrested, but the people who put non-constant TSCs in millions of CPUs still walk free.

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Shut up and take my money!
"Contributor", where you pay websites directly instead of seeing ads, is now open to anyone. Even better: You now have the option of replacing ads with pictures of cats. No joke.

I don't work on Contributor nor do I know anyone who does, but I do know that I'm not the only person who's been saying for years that I'd rather pay websites directly than look at display ads. So, I'm very happy that Google did this.

https://www.google.com/contributor/welcome/

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"I asked Microsoft if the company would be able to comply with unlocking a BitLocker disk, given a legitimate legal request to do so. The spokesperson told me they could not answer that question."

For those of you unfamiliar with how the world of cryptographic security works, that almost certainly translates to "yes".

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/06/04/microsoft-disk-encryption/

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Check (and migrate away, and delete) your SourceForge projects, people. They're now doing exactly what they said they're not doing.

http://seclists.org/nmap-dev/2015/q2/194
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