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>> No. 18123 Anonymous
17th February 2019
Sunday 5:58 pm
18123 Russian Flag on Salisbury Cathedral
That's some proper trolling.
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>> No. 18136 Anonymous
17th February 2019
Sunday 7:10 pm
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>>18123
Naturally the nutters are out in force suggesting a (literal) false flag.
https://twitter.com/ShoebridgeC/status/1097115589846466560
>> No. 18137 Anonymous
17th February 2019
Sunday 7:24 pm
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>>18136
Miserable cunt doesn't know about Occams Razor.

Students on a Saturday night - probably a week in the planning.

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>> No. 17827 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 9:40 pm
17827 Indian man to sue parents for giving birth to him
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-47154287

>A 27-year-old Indian man plans to sue his parents for giving birth to him without his consent.

>Mumbai businessman Raphael Samuel told the BBC that it's wrong to bring children into the world because they then have to put up with lifelong suffering.

>Mr Samuel, of course, understands that our consent can't be sought before we are born, but insists that "it was not our decision to be born".

>So as we didn't ask to be born, we should be paid for the rest of our lives to live, he argues.

>A demand like this could cause a rift within any family, but Mr Samuel says he gets along very well with his parents (both of whom are lawyers) and they appear to be dealing with it with a lot of humour.

>In a statement, his mother Kavita Karnad Samuel explained her response to "the recent upheaval my son has created".

>"I must admire my son's temerity to want to take his parents to court knowing both of us are lawyers. And if Raphael could come up with a rational explanation as to how we could have sought his consent to be born, I will accept my fault," she said.
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>> No. 17995 Anonymous
9th February 2019
Saturday 10:58 pm
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>>17994
My mind is also boggling at >>17992

Everyone go home, bear trap lad has won.
>> No. 17996 Anonymous
9th February 2019
Saturday 11:01 pm
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>>17995

>bear trap lad has won

I would like to see how he manages to bum a dog over a bear trap before I go.
>> No. 18002 Anonymous
10th February 2019
Sunday 4:55 pm
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>>17995

Looks like everybody did go home.

Did all the anti-natalists suddenly go and off themselves?


I'm bored and looking for cheap Sunday afternoon entertainment, as you can easily tell
>> No. 18003 Anonymous
10th February 2019
Sunday 5:16 pm
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>>18002

The winner was declared, so the cuntoff is officially over. Haven't you read the by-laws?
>> No. 18004 Anonymous
10th February 2019
Sunday 5:27 pm
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>>18003

I'll get my coat.

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>> No. 17746 Anonymous
4th February 2019
Monday 6:43 pm
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PC gone mad. You can't even talk about wanting to kill innocent black men without people getting all uppity and offended by it.

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/features/liam-neeson-interview-rape-race-black-man-revenge-taken-cold-pursuit-a8760896.html

I apologise in advance if the word filters butcher that link.
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>> No. 17821 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 12:14 pm
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>>17820
Every woman in that picture with black hair looks similar (or a combination made up of the other women there). They're effectively stereotyping themselves.
>> No. 17822 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 12:19 pm
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>>17821
Very important stuff. I'm glad you're focused on what really matters in this world.
>> No. 17823 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 12:27 pm
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>>17821

They're a literal fringe movement.
>> No. 17824 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 12:34 pm
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>>17822
>I'm glad you're focused on what really matters in this world.

It's a thread about people getting mad over Liam Neeson recounting something that happened 30/40 years ago. The bar was already low to begin with.
>> No. 17825 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 1:23 pm
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>The New York celebrity red carpet event on Tuesday for Liam Neeson’s new film Cold Pursuit has been cancelled in the wake of an interview in which the actor said he wanted to kill a black man in response to the rape of a friend who said her attacker was black.

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/feb/05/liam-neeson-red-carpet-event-cancelled-following-remarks

>Men In Black: International fans have threatened to boycott the yet-to-be-released film unless Liam Neeson’s scenes are scrapped entirely.

https://metro.co.uk/2019/02/06/men-black-fans-threaten-boycott-film-unless-liam-neeson-scrapped-following-black-bd-comments-8459316/

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>> No. 17622 Anonymous
30th January 2019
Wednesday 7:45 pm
17622 Leslie Jones Slams New 'Ghostbusters' Film: "It's Like Something Trump Woul Locked
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/leslie-jones-slams-new-ghostbusters-film-like-something-trump-would-do-1177578

In response to the news that Jason Reitman's new Ghostbusters project will continue the story that began with Ivan Reitman's 1984 original and its 1989 sequel — and ignore the female reboot from director Paul Feig in 2016 — Leslie Jones, a castmember from the latter, has voiced her disappointment on social media.

The comedian on Saturday took to Twitter in a post that said, "So insulting. Like fuck us. We dint count. It's like something trump would do. (Trump voice) "Gonna redo ghostbusteeeeers, better with men, will be huge. Those women ain't ghostbusteeeeers" ugh so annoying. Such a dick move. And I don't give fuck I'm saying something!!"

(A good day to you Sir!)
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>> No. 17649 Anonymous
31st January 2019
Thursday 4:06 pm
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>>17648

It does prove that 'literally someone' said it, though.
>> No. 17652 Anonymous
31st January 2019
Thursday 4:22 pm
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Sorry lads something seems to have gone awry here because we actually appear to be discussing what the OP wants us to.

Can a brother get a lock?
>> No. 17654 Anonymous
31st January 2019
Thursday 4:42 pm
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>>17652
>awry

How do you pronounce this? A-wry? Aw-rie?
>> No. 17658 Anonymous
31st January 2019
Thursday 5:14 pm
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>>17654
> Aw-rie?
Aye, nae bad, yersel?
>> No. 17663 Anonymous
31st January 2019
Thursday 5:41 pm
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>>17648

>really counts


That was the first link I found in a 30 second web search of the relevant terms, I remember more around the time, but I don't care enough to look for more as I don't think they would be true scotsmen either.

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>> No. 17479 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 11:28 pm
17479 Nurse who 'got patient in coma pregnant may have abused her countless times
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/us-news/nurse-who-got-patient-coma-13899076

A male nurse who allegedly got a severely disabled patient pregnant may have abused her countless times, police said.

Nathan Sutherland, 36, who was employed at the Hacienda HealthCare centre in Phoenix, Arizona, was arrested today after his DNA "matched the baby".

The 29-year-old mother was a patient at the 60-bed care facility and has been in a vegetative state for 14 years after nearly drowning.

A massive investigation was launched following the birth on December 29, with police gathering DNA samples from male employees at the facility as they tried to determine who had assaulted the patient.

Sutherland, a licensed practical nurse, has worked at the site since 2011 and was charged with sexual assault and vulnerable adult abuse.
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>> No. 17591 Anonymous
26th January 2019
Saturday 6:32 pm
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>>17589
I once participated in a protest against a number of companies. That group included one that was a substantial client of my then-employer. I wasn't particularly loud, and hadn't identified myself in any particular way, but did get caught in the background on some local news footage, which some busybody brought to the attention of management. A meeting with HR was scheduled to discuss the matter. I told them I'd accept the charge in return for 128 hours per week back pay, and a similar uplift going forward. The meeting was swiftly cancelled and the matter never spoken of again in the year before I left.
>> No. 17592 Anonymous
26th January 2019
Saturday 6:36 pm
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>>17591
Isn't this a scene from Mr Robot?
>> No. 17593 Anonymous
26th January 2019
Saturday 6:49 pm
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>>17591
>>17592
Jesus wept.
>> No. 17594 Anonymous
26th January 2019
Saturday 7:02 pm
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>>17591

Where did the CCJ come in?
>> No. 17595 Anonymous
27th January 2019
Sunday 1:20 pm
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It isn't my company.
Thinking about it a bit, I might point out that employers implicitly commandeer people's online presence for their [employer's] benefit, implicitly or explicitly. Implicit grinds my gears more.
I'm done with pedantry for a while.

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>> No. 17352 Anonymous
14th January 2019
Monday 1:30 am
17352 Overweight horses are the 'new normal', vets warn
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/01/13/overweight-horses-new-normal-vets-warn/

Half of horses in the UK are overweight because owners have forgotten how to keep them healthy, leading equine vets have warned.

Experts from the British Equine Veterinary Assocation (BEVA) said obesity is the gravest threat facing horses, which is resulting in hundreds being put down every year.

David Rendle, a member of BEVA's ethics and welfare committees, said studies showed around half of all UK horses are now overweight, while research from the Royal Veterinary College found as much as 70 per cent of native pony breeds were obese.
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>> No. 17472 Anonymous
22nd January 2019
Tuesday 2:57 pm
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>>17470

Not getting a joke is a sign of autism in itself, lad.
>> No. 17474 Anonymous
22nd January 2019
Tuesday 3:52 pm
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>>17472
Explain it like we're 5.
>> No. 17476 Anonymous
22nd January 2019
Tuesday 6:26 pm
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>>17474

They can't no one can. They are just doubling down on everyone else being the autist not them.
>> No. 17477 Anonymous
22nd January 2019
Tuesday 6:48 pm
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>>17476


>> No. 17478 Anonymous
22nd January 2019
Tuesday 10:23 pm
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>>17477

That was... erm... interesting.

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>> No. 17369 Anonymous
15th January 2019
Tuesday 8:25 pm
17369 Brexit: Theresa May's deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-46885828


Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting government in history.

MPs voted by 432 votes to 202 to reject the deal, which sets out the terms of Britain's exit from the EU on 29 March.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has now tabled a vote of no confidence in the government, which could trigger a general election.

Mrs May said she would make time for a debate on the motion on Wednesday.
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>> No. 17379 Anonymous
16th January 2019
Wednesday 11:44 am
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>>17376

So a fourth seemed appropriate?
>> No. 17380 Anonymous
16th January 2019
Wednesday 11:53 am
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>>17379
How do you get four? We have two on /pol/ and this one on /news/. If you add one and two together you get three, not four.
>> No. 17381 Anonymous
16th January 2019
Wednesday 11:58 am
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>>17380

Okay.

So a third seemed appropriate?
>> No. 17382 Anonymous
16th January 2019
Wednesday 12:00 pm
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>>17378
The eyes to the right, two.
The nose to the left, one.

Sounds like we need to get this one to max-fax pretty sharpish.
>> No. 17383 Anonymous
16th January 2019
Wednesday 12:28 pm
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>>17381
I never said the additional threads were appropriate.

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>> No. 17017 Anonymous
23rd December 2018
Sunday 1:16 am
17017 drones over Gatwick
(to stop us continuing to fag up the /101/ thread)

It is really starting to sound like they've arrested the wrong people.
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>> No. 17309 Anonymous
8th January 2019
Tuesday 9:17 pm
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Bet it was just a bit fat wood pigeon, all fluffed up because of the cold.
>> No. 17310 Anonymous
8th January 2019
Tuesday 9:37 pm
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>>17307
You ain't fooling us with that old chestnut. It'll be the front page of the Mail for you tomorrow 'PUSHIN' HIS LUCK: CANAL ENTHUSIAST BLOCKING ASYLUM SEEKER DEPORTATIONS'.
>> No. 17349 Anonymous
13th January 2019
Sunday 11:37 am
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Whack some lasers on it! I can't believe the Drone Troll hasn't thought of this yet. The real world effectiveness would likely be quite limited, but ire would be immense.
>> No. 17350 Anonymous
13th January 2019
Sunday 1:40 pm
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>>17349
That would just allow people to see exactly where the drone was in the sky.
>> No. 17351 Anonymous
13th January 2019
Sunday 2:42 pm
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>>17350
Now you tell me.

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>> No. 16109 Anonymous
17th October 2018
Wednesday 10:41 pm
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What do you make of this?

Amber Alert issued for 13-year-old Wisconsin girl after parents found dead

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/10/16/us/wisconsin-amber-alert-jayme-closs/index.html
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>> No. 16139 Anonymous
19th October 2018
Friday 8:03 pm
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Websleuths are on their fifth thread about it, closing the first four after about 55 pages. They seem to be censoring anyone saying Jayme might have done it though. I don't know how a 13-year-old could be such a ninja at hiding if she did.
>> No. 16140 Anonymous
19th October 2018
Friday 8:06 pm
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>>16137

They did make a song about her.
>> No. 16141 Anonymous
19th October 2018
Friday 8:15 pm
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>>16139

The door was kicked in. She probably wouldn't kick the door in herself, to fake evidence, before scarpering. The police arrived four minutes after the 911 call.
>> No. 16142 Anonymous
19th October 2018
Friday 8:17 pm
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There was a case where Joseph Edward Duncan III broke into a house, killed the mother, father and older brother, and made off with the two youngest kids.
>> No. 17341 Anonymous
11th January 2019
Friday 3:31 pm
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Found alive and the press conference begins in half an hour.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWE0Ecnlqug

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>> No. 17177 Anonymous
3rd January 2019
Thursday 9:53 pm
17177 UK army recruitment ads target 'snowflake' millennials
> The British army is calling on “snowflakes, selfie addicts, class clowns, phone zombies, and me, me, millennials” to join its ranks in a recruitment drive targeting young people.

> The campaign, featuring posters and TV ads titled Your Army Needs You, suggests that what is seen as a weakness or a character flaw by the rest of society can be seen as a strength by the army. The campaign states that the army could use the “compassion” of “snowflakes”, the “self-belief” of millennials, the “confidence” of selfie takers, and the “focus” of phone zombies.

> The ad also shows a gamer up all night, which the army sees as showing stamina and dedication. In another scene, someone is shown slowly stowing supermarket shopping trolleys, to the annoyance of their workmates, but the army could instead read this as them being a slow and steady perfectionist with patience.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jan/03/uk-army-recruitment-ads-target-snowflake-millennials

I personally can't see any good coming from employing a snowflakes compassion in an army role, and also, that fucking leap from just putting trolleys away.
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>> No. 17336 Anonymous
9th January 2019
Wednesday 8:10 pm
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>>17335

The first video is one of my favourite things ever.

I'm not sure why, maybe it's because it would be derided now, or maybe it's because I was a little young to properly appreciate it, or the fact that at the end his grinning face pops up.

It just speaks of a simpler time.
>> No. 17337 Anonymous
9th January 2019
Wednesday 8:17 pm
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>>17336
It makes me want to do a flashmob where everyone in a road stands up and shakes the hand of some random guy then walks down the street smiling and laughing beside him while upbeat music plays.
>> No. 17338 Anonymous
9th January 2019
Wednesday 11:00 pm
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I was looking on ebay for old election junk (Because of course I was, I'm a right saddo.) and this set of issues of The Economist is up. That headline in the bottom right: "Tories deserve to lose: Labour doesn't deserve to win." That fascinates me, it's one of those little things you dig up that goes against the flow. These instances of quiet unease and cynicism before 1997 fascinate me. There was another article I can never find - I'm sure it was in The Independent from about 1995 or 1996 - that basically said while Labour was polling great and certain to win, the party faithful were miserable because they had to explain some rather boring, incremental policies on the doorstep rather than gushing about the bigger ones that made them enthusiastic about Labour politics in the first place.
Obviously knowing the Conservatives were going to get their teeth kicked in for once was great, and that made up the overtone of the campaign. Even the grumpiest of old-Labour holdouts would've had to smile at the sight of them falling on election night, but that less-noticed undertone interests me more because it foreshadows the impending malaise. The "meh." election of 2001 and good old 35/55/2005. Heck, even the 1997 election had a very long campaign period for an election that was won before the campaign began.
>> No. 17339 Anonymous
10th January 2019
Thursday 12:16 am
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>>17338

It's not a huge leap to expect that The Economist would be somewhat sympathetic to Major and The Independent circa 1996 would be underwhelmed by Blairism. From the current vantage point, the most striking fact is the disparity between the relative competence of Major and the drubbing he took in '97. Subsequent Tory leaders have rather changed his legacy.

There was undoubtedly a malaise with regards to New Labour after the millennium, but there was also a sense of inevitability. Why bother turning out to vote for Blair in 2001, when Hague couldn't win a meat raffle? Much of Cameron's tenure had the same basic dynamic, albeit without the initial rush of optimism.

I suspect that disenchantment is an inevitable product of remaining in office. Reality can never measure up to expectation. If you actually improve the country, you'll eventually hit the point of diminishing returns and be criticised for losing your touch. If you're a competent caretaker, you'll be criticised for doing fuck all. It's really hard to run a country and people will always hate you for trying, even if you're actually doing a decent job of it.
>> No. 17340 Anonymous
10th January 2019
Thursday 6:33 pm
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As Tucker puts it, Brown was "hounded out by the fucking press" and is now thought of a lot more fondly then Blair.

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>> No. 17145 Anonymous
31st December 2018
Monday 3:36 pm
17145 Porn sites ‘will all require proof of age from April 2019
> Masturbation is about to get a lot more complicated from April next year – with porn sites requiring proof of age before anyone can see adult content (including free sites).

> Rules for how the ban on under-18s will work were quietly passed by the House of Commons on Monday this week – and are expected to be in place by April.

> From that date, anyone who visits a porn site from a British IP address will be asked for ‘proof’ they are 18, provided either from ID such as driving licences or from age verification cards bought in shops.

https://metro.co.uk/2018/12/19/porn-sites-will-require-proof-age-april-2019-itll-work-8265771/

Pack your wank material ladm8s, the whole thing got exactly... tossed off.
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>> No. 17220 Anonymous
5th January 2019
Saturday 7:18 pm
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Every major ISP already offers porn filtering. Either it's on by default, or you can choose to turn it on when you're setting up your WiFi router.

The mandatory age verification filtering that's about to come into force can't be turned off. You can't say "I'll have the filtering on the kids computers, but not on mine". You can't say "I'll have the filtering on until midnight, but after that it's daddy's private time". It's on all the time on every ISP. Either you hand over your credit card, trot down to your local shop for a government-approved Masturbation License or you'll have to twat about with VPNs.

What proportion of people definitely don't want any filtering ever? What proportion of people want some filtering, but only what they choose? What proportion say they want filtering, but secretly like to have a tug to Anal Acrobats when the wife is asleep? What proportion don't really watch porn, but don't like the idea of being told what they can and can't see? What proportion definitely want porn blocked 100% of the time, but aren't satisfied to just click the little box that says "please filter my porn" when they setup their broadband? Only the last of those groups stands to benefit from rigorously-enforced age verification filtering.

There are 205 ISPs in the UK. You could set up a puritanical broadband company that offers absolutely no porn under any circumstances with a remarkably modest investment. Nobody currently offers puritanical broadband, presumably because there's insufficient demand - if you want filtering, you can have it from any of the major ISPs.

Five ISPs control 95% of the UK market - BT (who own PlusNet and run the fixed-line service for EE), Sky, Virgin, TalkTalk and Vodafone. Of those big five, who would decide to deliberately alienate a large proportion of their customer base to appease a small minority?
>> No. 17221 Anonymous
5th January 2019
Saturday 7:20 pm
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Technically they also don't serve pirated content but that didn't prevent the injunction machine from listing them.
>> No. 17222 Anonymous
5th January 2019
Saturday 7:28 pm
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They're already engaged in a cat-and-mouse game with court-ordered blocking. The life expectancy of a torrent or streaming site is a matter of months, but they just get another domain name and IP address when they get blocked. Some ISPs implement those blocks quite stringently using DPI, which is a bit of a faff to circumvent. Others just do the blocking at the DNS level, which is basically free to implement but incredibly easy to circumvent by changing your DNS server. Coincidentally, the ISPs that make a real effort to block pirate content also sell subscription TV services.

I stand by my prediction that most ISPs will do the bare minimum necessary to comply with the law. AAISP will probably tell the government to go fuck themselves, possibly literally.
>> No. 17223 Anonymous
5th January 2019
Saturday 7:43 pm
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I'm not aware of any ISP subject to court-mandated blocking that does filtering by DNS alone. In fact, I think that method was specifically addressed by the claimants as inadequate.

As for A&A, that will depend on whether they have the resources to just pay any fines that come their way, and whether Adrian Kennard fancies being publicly pilloried for it as Clive Feather was the first time this came up. (He finally gave up the fight when the press started referring to him as "Britain's child pornographer-in-chief".)
>> No. 17224 Anonymous
5th January 2019
Saturday 7:52 pm
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I suppose the best way to go about it if their hand really is forced, is to make the "blocked" page a passive-aggressive one with instructions on how to obtain and use a VPN, and perhaps details of petitions to sign and donation details to the EFF, Open Rights Group etc.

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>> No. 16895 Anonymous
13th December 2018
Thursday 6:18 pm
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>The periphery of a Taylor Swift concert is as thought out as the show she presents on stage. Beyond the traditional merchandise stands, there are often dedicated selfie-staging points and staff distributing light-up bracelets. When Swift performed at the Los Angeles Rose Bowl venue on 18 May, fans could watch rehearsal clips at a special kiosk.

>What they didn’t know was that a facial recognition camera inside the structure was taking their photographs and cross-referencing the images with a database held in Nashville of hundreds of Swift’s known stalkers, according to a Rolling Stone report.


Who the fuck would stalk Taylor Swift?
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>> No. 17136 Anonymous
29th December 2018
Saturday 10:05 pm
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>>17134

>studenty feminist types who think they've figured out the solution to every problem with the world.


The worst kind there is.
>> No. 17137 Anonymous
29th December 2018
Saturday 10:17 pm
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>>17131

>If you're referring to the study I'm thinking of

I was thinking about an arrogate of hundreds of studies over the last 50 years. Not all science has been perverted by political agendas just yet.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4hrHUo70nY
>> No. 17138 Anonymous
29th December 2018
Saturday 10:36 pm
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This thread has got really shitty in a real hurry and I sincerely regret my involvement.
>> No. 17139 Anonymous
29th December 2018
Saturday 10:37 pm
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>>17138
It's that insidious creep again.
>> No. 17140 Anonymous
29th December 2018
Saturday 10:41 pm
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>>17137
haha
they photoshopped her face so she looks sillier
haha
take that
r e a l i t y

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>> No. 16960 Anonymous
19th December 2018
Wednesday 9:12 pm
16960 Millions would be put at risk in a cashless society, research warns
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/19/millions-would-be-put-at-risk-in-a-cashless-society-research-warns.html


>A new "Access to Cash" study released on Wednesday warned that the U.K. risks drifting into a cashless society that could handicap those who are poor or in debt, disabled people, rural families and anyone who may be at risk of having their finances controlled by an abuser.

>The report, which surveyed 2,000 people and charities, said: "Many are struggling to participate in our digital society. If we sleepwalk towards a cashless economy, we'll leave millions behind."
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>> No. 17093 Anonymous
25th December 2018
Tuesday 8:32 pm
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>>17092

I see a lot of people like you fearing for what might happen, but the reality is we're already there.

If the government wants to track you, they already are, and they have been for decades. It's admittedly made easier by new technology, but if MI5 want to know where I'm spending my cash, they'll sharp find out. Your phone, your face, your fingerprints, it's all easy enough to track even by a private company, let alone the government.

We're long past the point of being able to fly under the radar. I'd be surprised if there wasn't already a social/criminal score tied to my name in a computer in a basement somewhere in London.
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25th December 2018
Tuesday 9:47 pm
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I wouldn't say that is precisely what worries me, any debate over direct surveillance was over the day we allowed CCTV everywhere. Now it's just normal and people would be more likely to get mad over not enough data being available.

Instead what worries me is how passive this is all becoming and the danger of interlinking data as a means of social control or even re-personalisation of society. So far we've had a society of increasing anonymity after centuries of every moraliser in the village knowing your business but that's changing and I think this thread is already illustrative of how people will accept things out of simple convenience. Nothing can seemingly be done about it as an individual and indeed, you better be a good boy now or things could get painful for you and everyone who associates with you. I'd probably even have a good score but as a paranoid weirdo who just wants to be left alone it bothers me.
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25th December 2018
Tuesday 9:59 pm
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>>17093

>We're long past the point of being able to fly under the radar. I'd be surprised if there wasn't already a social/criminal score tied to my name in a computer in a basement somewhere in London.


This is pretty much the reality we live in.

China has simply taken it a step further by being quite open about it and admitting to a full-on social scoring system. But that doesn't mean countries like the UK have nothing at all of this sort. It's just kept more hidden from view because obviously it goes against the core principles of a free democratic country as we are led to believe we still live in.
>> No. 17108 Anonymous
26th December 2018
Wednesday 3:53 pm
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> Maybe we'll never have social credit score
It's already there, think of knobheads offing themselves because of 'likes' - or lack of such - on social media. In less extreme cases, falling into depressive states for the same reason.
The banks have extensive profiles on people. I've seen one - just a casual glance - it wasn't pretty.
Add nosey employers/HRs that sort of vet potential candidates on social media.
It's only about when the gubmint busybodies catch wind properly and make it more formalised.
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Many moons ago I paid a visit to one of the local prisons on behalf of the company I'd worked for at that time.
Even if I expected it I was still amazed by the amount of cameras over that place.
Now when I walk through the city I just can't help and notice CCTV everywhere, and I always remind myself of that grim place.
It's ludicrous.
>> No. 17110 Anonymous
26th December 2018
Wednesday 4:24 pm
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>It's already there, think of knobheads offing themselves because of 'likes' - or lack of such - on social media.

In that case, they weren't going to survive life's harsh realities in the first place.

When I was a lil un, nobody ever really wanted me on their team when we were playing a bit of footie in the neighbourhood playground after school. I was very honestly shit at it, and have been all my life. But that didn't mean I was unaware of the rejection that was going on there.

Was I going to off myself at age ten because of it? No, not really. I also never really thought about offing myself when I applied for jobs and a good few companies declined to even invite me for an interview. I also never considered doing something bad to myself whenever a girlfriend dumped me.

So again, if you can't deal with people not "like"ing you on the Internet, then you are simply unfit for a normal adult life, where rejection will almost be the norm.

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>> No. 16877 Anonymous
13th December 2018
Thursday 10:38 am
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>The calorie content of meals in UK restaurants is "excessive" and sit-down restaurants are unhealthier than fast-food chains, BMJ research suggests.

>Health experts say meals should not exceed 600 calories, but in this study they averaged 1,033 in restaurants and 751 in fast-food chains. University of Liverpool researchers analysed thousands of meals from places like Hungry Horse and McDonald's. They said their findings were a cause for concern. The research team looked at more than 13,500 meals on the menus of 21 sit-down restaurants and six fast-food chains. By using online company information on calorie content, only one in 10 meals was classed as healthy or fewer than 600kcal, as recommended by Public Health England. And nearly half of the meals contained 1,000kcal or more.

>Sit-down restaurants were five times more likely to offer high-calorie meals of 1,000kcal or more than fast-food restaurants, the research found. Dr Eric Robinson, lead researcher from Liverpool's department of psychological science, said the results were "shocking" but probably underestimated the calories consumed in restaurants. "We don't know about energy intake but 'plate clearing' is a common behaviour. Our analysis did not include drinks, starters, desserts or side orders."

>Hungry Horse restaurants had the highest average meal calorie content of 1,358kcal. Chains including Flaming Grill, Stone House and Sizzling Pubs were not far behind, with an average of 1,200kcal per meal. KFC topped the fast-food list with an average of 987 calories per meal offered. Burger King, McDonald's and Subway were around 700kcal.

>Even when the study compared similar meals, the energy content in restaurant meals was greater. Burger meals in restaurants contained an average of 414kcal more energy than burger meals in fast-food chains, while salad meals in restaurants had 142kcal more energy than fast food salads. Dr Robinson said portion size, the ingredients used and cooking methods could explain the difference, but he said the food industry had to make changes. "It's really clear what the food industry need to do. They need to act more responsibly and reduce the number of calories that they're serving." The government is currently consulting on a plan to introduce mandatory labelling in restaurants, takeaways and cafes, which is likely to finish in the new year.

>Kate Nicholls, chief executive of trade association UKHospitality, said restaurants, pubs and other hospitality businesses were already taking action to reduce calories and offer healthier dishes - but there were costs to consider too. "Proposals to shrink the size of dishes or cap calories would be yet another burden for hard-pressed operators to absorb, resulting in prices going up and investment in businesses going down; inevitably negatively impacting the overall customer experience."

>Dr Robinson said research showed that meals eaten out of the home contained more calories and with more people having restaurant food delivered to their homes using online services, the problem could be getting worse. The study relied on information provided online by restaurant chains on calorie content. Very few provided calorie labelling on their menus. The researchers said it was possible the fast-food sector was now offering more lower-energy meals and healthier options, after pressure from campaigners to do so.

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>> No. 16893 Anonymous
13th December 2018
Thursday 5:56 pm
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>Who can after-all forget the classic of American indoctrination:

Fuck. no.
>> No. 16894 Anonymous
13th December 2018
Thursday 6:06 pm
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>>16891
I think they were just pissing about in most of them.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYKhrcOLDas
>> No. 16899 Anonymous
13th December 2018
Thursday 7:42 pm
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>>16892

Isn't that more the case of Americans of the more paranoid variety mistaking advise = da ebul gubbmamint taking away our freedums
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13th December 2018
Thursday 8:08 pm
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I guess you're not really free unless you are free to be fat.
>> No. 16903 Anonymous
14th December 2018
Friday 11:00 am
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> 'nudge theory'
Thanks for reminding me how it's called. I've been trying to recall that bloody title since the morning.
Autism thoroughly checked.

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