Transcript for 11-09-2017, 58 lines:
06:36:29 punkman: (wsj trolling)
11:36:59 punkman: "The gang was selling clone operator fingerprint and copy of client application for Rs 5,000 to run illegal centers. During the raid, the STF seized software with fake fingerprints as well as finger and retina scanners,""
11:37:20 punkman: ""The operators made copies of the login details used by valid enrolment centres, issued by UIDAI, the nodal authority mandated to issue the 12-digit unique number. They were also able to crack and replicate the application for the retinal scanning, an ocular-based biometric technology"
11:39:06 punkman: "UIDAI has deactivated close to 81 lakh Aadhaar identities, after discrepancies were found in the biometric data or supporting documents." << 8 million fake IDs, nice
11:45:57 punkman: kakobrekla: kinda weak
12:08:29 kakobrekla: ending is pretty on spot
12:11:18 punkman: his last movie was what, Dumb and Dumber sequel?
12:11:25 kakobrekla: nfi
13:16:03 funkenstein_: interesting source of quotes: "the people" , in that WSJ article
13:17:10 funkenstein_: something tells me the big three are all in a position to pay the right people and stay in business
13:17:45 funkenstein_: but if not I know some people whose phones will be ringing off the hook despite the jump in prices
13:20:23 funkenstein_: re: Jim Carrey, even a slight progression down the path of knowledge or a momentary glimpse of self reflection is totally a surprise in any celebrity innit
13:23:08 funkenstein_: ok he's not terence or alan but at least he's saying something different
13:24:59 funkenstein_: moral of the story - even if you have money, there's still some hope for you
13:25:10 kakobrekla: :)
13:25:25 kakobrekla: i think he has been pretty far out
13:25:49 kakobrekla: iirc i saw a clip once with him explaining a bunch of crazy
13:26:31 kakobrekla: but at least he isnt into scientology or whats that thing again :)
13:31:25 funkenstein_: who knows, probably we shouldn't be paying attention but I also agree
16:13:46 punkman: "Mortgages are arranged through Haggai bank, headquartered in Lagos. There has been a knock-on effect on surrounding areas: in some cases, the price of land near Redeemed Camp has increased tenfold over the past decade." "Olaitan’s neat £78,000 bungalow has been built on what used to be a swamp."
16:14:01 punkman: "You can usually tell when Daddy GO is about to appear – he is preceded by his personal saxophonist."
17:25:59 punkman: "Allergan announced that they had transferred the patent rights for Restasis to the St. Regis Mohawk Indian Nation, for an up-front payment and continuing annual payments to the tribe. Why would one do such a thing? Well, it turns out that whatever patented IP owned by the tribe is protected from inter partes review challenges by their sovereign immunity."
18:07:19 *: asciilifeform did now know that funkenstein_ reads ru
18:07:21 asciilifeform: *not
18:07:32 funkenstein_: sorry i just read machine translation
18:07:36 asciilifeform: aa
18:09:02 funkenstein_: but hey if I want to meet her I better start studying :)
18:10:01 asciilifeform: funkenstein_: talk to kanzure , iirc they're meatspace phriends
18:11:10 kanzure: what?
18:11:26 kanzure: oh, sci-hub person
18:12:20 funkenstein_: you met her? cool :)
18:13:06 funkenstein_: ancient languages and artificial intelligence
18:13:13 kanzure: i doxxed her :(
18:13:48 kanzure: (maybe. it's unclear whether i was the first case.))
18:15:43 kanzure: anyway, she should use her $400k of bitcoin funding to go and distribute full mirrors of her data.
18:16:01 kanzure: it would be more productive than writing another 10,000 lines of php
18:16:52 funkenstein_: how would that work?
18:18:31 funkenstein_: naykAble was I, ere I saw Elbakyan
18:19:40 asciilifeform: lol
18:24:13 kanzure: how would data distribution work? well i would send her money and she would send me full hard drives. or she would upload somewhere that has real bandwidth.
18:26:06 funkenstein_: well mirroring definitely good here yes :)
23:26:14 adlai: selling hard drives is probably more practical for an over-50TB archive... selling SD cards might be stealthier once elsevier catches on