1) Kinney on an old-fashioned tricycle. People change over time. Dark Dante's as dead as the Mentor, just as legends are supposed to be. As for the men, one's a reporter, the other's a game designer, and this is not 1985 any more. Welcome to life.
2) What's NOT OKAY under one set of circumstances can possibly be MORE THAN OKAY under another set of circumstances. He didn't help the FBI catch today's incarnation of Kevin bloody Mitnick; he wrote a script that revealed information the general public has a right to, otherwise what's the fucking point of the sex offender registry?
And more on the tangent, are there seriously so few people who subscribe to moral relativism? Is there some fatal logical flaw in refusing to judge out of context, based on general principles only?
0010 - In most online communities, 90% of users are lurkers who never contribute, 9% of users contribute a little, and 1% of users account for almost all the action. So, lurkers? You're the normal ones. Don't let anyone ever tell you otherwise. :D
0011 - Oh, look. Microsoft-funded software research group warns European Commission that encouraging open source software "too much" could have dire effects on the economy. Yeah, because when people can use/distribute/modify for free a product whose commercially developed version is bloated, over-featured and over-priced, this is a blow against everything capitalism stands for. Don't get me wrong, I don't think capitalism is the devil and must be abolished foreva, but this is just horseshit. Why the fuck can't there be a balance in anything on this damned rock? When's the next Pluto shuttle?
0100 - It's raining and it's cold and I'm so, so hacked off at the world today. Die, life. Die slow.