Re: Anyone getting an iPhone read this



On Thu, 05 Jul 2007 20:32:13 -0700, Onideus Mad Hatter who thought that
every major problem could be solved just with potatoes, wrote:

On Thu, 5 Jul 2007 20:49:15 +0200, Hans van Eynsbergen
<strangeways@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On Thu, 05 Jul 2007 11:48:53 +0200, ByteCoder who thought that every major
problem could be solved just with potatoes, wrote:

Hans van Eynsbergen wrote:
On Wed, 04 Jul 2007 21:34:13 GMT, FrozenNorth who thought that every major
problem could be solved just with potatoes, wrote:

Hans van Eynsbergen in a fit of rage spewed

On Wed, 04 Jul 2007 21:02:55 GMT, FrozenNorth who thought that every major
problem could be solved just with potatoes, wrote:

http://news.com.com/8301-10784_3-9739118-7.html

They need your SSN, to activate a phone? WTF.
I thought George Orwell wrote that book in 1984...
The book was called 1984, published in 1949.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nineteen_Eighty-Four

Details...
Ever read the book ?

Heh, it's funny. Every time I read it I think: Hmmm, that's been done.
That's implemented already. Oh, that not yet. It's sort of like a
checklist to see how far government control has progressed. Interesting...

Or how far we have progressed BEYOND the book, it's no longer just a big
brother who is watching over us, but a whole family...

...and me...oh and your neighbor...and that guy who was in your
garbage last week looking to steal your identity.


It's FAR worse then we think and I'm certainly not some conspiracy freak, I
know from experience.
I'm part of that system, I'm sad to admit...
--
Hans

"Forty-two!"
"Is that all you've got to show for seven and a half million years of
work?"
"I checked it very thoroughly", said the computer...
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