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Manufactured news

2002-02-27 15:21:31+00 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

Manufactured news pisses me off. For instance, an AP wire story says "drug trafficking growing on the Internet". Um. Yeah. So what's the RFC for DTP (the Drug Transfer Protocol)? Can I tunnel it via SSH? Will somebody out there take my credit card and deliver a few hits of acid out my floppy drive? I guess "people are communicating with each other" doesn't make a headline, huh?

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#Comment made: 2002-02-27 16:22:48+00 by: petronius

Just stick your fingers into the power socket on the wall. You'll get a buzz like you wouldn't believe!!

#Comment made: 2002-02-27 22:32:43+00 by: Dan Lyke

I was never into those harsh stimulants, they just make me all jittery.

#Comment made: 2002-02-28 01:01:08+00 by: meuon

I still remmeber Dan on Caffiene. It was an ugly site, and I do not offer him coffee any more.

#Comment made: 2002-02-28 01:12:50+00 by: TheSHAD0W