Saturday, January 24, 2009

Slashdotting our way to Stupid

It is quite seldom that I will claim to have all the answers, but I always know what the goddamn question is.  Here we go.

McKinnon, a skilled computer dumbass from Britain, hacked into United
States military networks nigh on a decade ago, and got caught. 
Extradition procedures followed:  extradition was granted in 2006.  But
wait!'s 2009, and Homey the Fuck is still in Britain.

God, we're stupid.

been given permission for a judicial review to appeal the ruling for
extradition.  His lawyers state he as a suicide risk should he be
extradited, and mention that he was recently diagnosed with Asperger's

Wonder how much they bribed the doctor.

So I had to chime in.  You're welcome:

Can We Get Any Stupider?

"Hacker Gary McKinnon, 42, who had been diagnosed recently with
Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism..."
So everyone with even the slightest form of unusual brain chemistry,
far above average intelligence, and stunted or impaired social
development is no longer responsible for their actions? I can
understand why the wallaby jury here in Southern California let the
CalTech graduate student who moonlighted as a serial vandal take a
walk, but aren't Britons supposed to be at least slightly more
insightful than twelve smog-breathing cretins who couldn't talk their
way out of jury duty?
Depressing stuff, folks.

-- Ainandil



Back in Chartreuse

Hello, boys and girls,

Welcome to our regularly scheduled fart.  Oops, sorry.  I loused it up; let's start again.


O, that the Banquet of Chaos might begin!


O, that the Banquet of Chaos might begin!


Let the Banquet of Chaos begin!

(All rise.  Hell breaks loose, but is quickly caught when carded for attempting to purchase laudanum.  Slow conveys him to Exiletown, where he is forced to watch television until he gets better.)