Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 
12805 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2294

Trusted

  Reply # 1575360 16-Jun-2016 21:29
One person supports this post
Send private message

dejadeadnz:

 

MikeB4:

 

 

 



The piracy thing will never be answered here, the venue for that is the Courts. Can we just park it .

 

 

 

I don't personally have much time of the day for the off-topic rantings by Ockel and Rikkitic. But on this issue there actually isn't a debate: legally, piracy isn't theft. "Theft" is very specifically defined under the Crimes Act. One of the required elements is the thieve must intend to permanently deprive the owner of the property or interest in it. That doesn't fit with piracy.

 

What the status of copyright infringement is philosophically speaking, I have my own views. But the risk of igniting another boring, off-topic debate by Ockel and Rikkitic isn't worth it.

 

 

But you just did. Parking it, would mean not raising the comment in the first place. 

 

So lets park it now.


1429 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 315

Subscriber

  Reply # 1575371 16-Jun-2016 21:51
Send private message

Did anyone notice I asked a question a few posts ago?





Life is too short to remove USB safely.


12695 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5980

Trusted

  Reply # 1575379 16-Jun-2016 21:59
Send private message

kiwifidget:

Did anyone notice I asked a question a few posts ago?



HFC is hybrid fibre coax used for the Vodafone cable network in parts of the country




Mike
Retired IT Manager. 
The views stated in my posts are my personal views and not that of any other organisation.

 

 It's our only home, lets clean it up then...

 

Take My Advice, Pull Down Your Pants And Slide On The Ice!

 

 


1429 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 315

Subscriber

  Reply # 1575385 16-Jun-2016 22:02
Send private message

MikeB4:
kiwifidget:

 

Did anyone notice I asked a question a few posts ago?

 



HFC is hybrid fibre coax used for the Vodafone cable network in parts of the country

 

Thanks I did quickly google UFC vs HFC but all I got back were links to Fight Club websites!

 

So I dont live in a dual UFB/HFC area so I guess it wont matter how loud I yell and scream, no SkyTV/Fibre for me.





Life is too short to remove USB safely.


1311 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 166


  Reply # 1575450 17-Jun-2016 07:17
Send private message

And the burning questions to ponder over the weekend.....

 

will Bill English let TVNZ buy Mediaworks radio assets

 

and will Spark feel pressured enough to pay up for the Mediaworks TV assets??


12695 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5980

Trusted

  Reply # 1575453 17-Jun-2016 07:23
Send private message

ockel:

And the burning questions to ponder over the weekend.....


will Bill English let TVNZ buy Mediaworks radio assets


and will Spark feel pressured enough to pay up for the Mediaworks TV assets??



My burning question for the week is way more vital, brown shoes or black shoes for dinner.




Mike
Retired IT Manager. 
The views stated in my posts are my personal views and not that of any other organisation.

 

 It's our only home, lets clean it up then...

 

Take My Advice, Pull Down Your Pants And Slide On The Ice!

 

 


1429 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 315

Subscriber

  Reply # 1575465 17-Jun-2016 08:19
Send private message

MikeB4:
ockel:

 

And the burning questions to ponder over the weekend.....

 

 

 

will Bill English let TVNZ buy Mediaworks radio assets

 

 

 

and will Spark feel pressured enough to pay up for the Mediaworks TV assets??

 



My burning question for the week is way more vital, brown shoes or black shoes for dinner.

 

No question, black.





Life is too short to remove USB safely.


Glurp
7824 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3641

Subscriber

  Reply # 1575514 17-Jun-2016 09:43
Send private message

And for godsake, don't mix the  two colours.

 

 





I reject your reality and substitute my own. - Adam Savage
 




17639 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5076

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1575515 17-Jun-2016 09:44
Send private message

Rikkitic:

 

And for godsake, don't mix the  two colours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lol yeah because THAT's the worst thing that could happen in the merger!

 

 


4140 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2361

Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1575626 17-Jun-2016 11:20
One person supports this post
Send private message

MikeB4:
ockel:

 

And the burning questions to ponder over the weekend.....

 

will Bill English let TVNZ buy Mediaworks radio assets

 

and will Spark feel pressured enough to pay up for the Mediaworks TV assets??

 



My burning question for the week is way more vital, brown shoes or black shoes for dinner.

 

I think that we should have a referendum  smile





Sideface




17639 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5076

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1575628 17-Jun-2016 11:23
One person supports this post
Send private message

Sideface:

 

MikeB4:
ockel:

 

And the burning questions to ponder over the weekend.....

 

will Bill English let TVNZ buy Mediaworks radio assets

 

and will Spark feel pressured enough to pay up for the Mediaworks TV assets??

 



My burning question for the week is way more vital, brown shoes or black shoes for dinner.

 

I think that we should have a referendum  smile

 

 

Will it be binding?


SJB

1147 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 271

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1575631 17-Jun-2016 11:30
One person supports this post
Send private message

networkn:

 

Sideface:

 

MikeB4:
ockel:

 

And the burning questions to ponder over the weekend.....

 

will Bill English let TVNZ buy Mediaworks radio assets

 

and will Spark feel pressured enough to pay up for the Mediaworks TV assets??

 



My burning question for the week is way more vital, brown shoes or black shoes for dinner.

 

I think that we should have a referendum  smile

 

 

Will it be binding?

 

 

I vote no. What's the question?


1735 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 348

Trusted

  Reply # 1575804 17-Jun-2016 14:50
One person supports this post
Send private message

networkn:

 

Sideface:

 

MikeB4:
ockel:

 

And the burning questions to ponder over the weekend.....

 

will Bill English let TVNZ buy Mediaworks radio assets

 

and will Spark feel pressured enough to pay up for the Mediaworks TV assets??

 



My burning question for the week is way more vital, brown shoes or black shoes for dinner.

 

I think that we should have a referendum  smile

 

 

Will it be binding?

 

 

Binding, as in shoelaces ?

 

tongue-out





My thoughts are no longer my own and is probably representative of our media-controlled government


1 | ... | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Intel introduces new NUC kits and NUC mini PCs
Posted 16-Aug-2018 11:03


The Warehouse leaps into the AI future with Google
Posted 15-Aug-2018 17:56


Targus set sights on enterprise and consumer growth in New Zealand
Posted 13-Aug-2018 13:47


Huawei to distribute nova 3i in New Zealand
Posted 9-Aug-2018 16:23


Home robot Vector to be available in New Zealand stores
Posted 9-Aug-2018 14:47


Panasonic announces new 2018 OLED TV line up
Posted 7-Aug-2018 16:38


Kordia completes first live 4K TV broadcast
Posted 1-Aug-2018 13:00


Schools get safer and smarter internet with Managed Network Upgrade
Posted 30-Jul-2018 20:01


DNC wants a safer .nz in the coming year
Posted 26-Jul-2018 16:08


Auldhouse becomes an AWS Authorised Training Delivery Partner in New Zealand
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:55


Rakuten Kobo launches Kobo Clara HD entry level reader
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:44


Kiwi team reaches semi-finals at the Microsoft Imagine Cup
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:38


KidsCan App to Help Kiwi Children in Need
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:32


FUJIFILM announces new high-performance lenses
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:57


New FUJIFILM XF10 introduces square mode for Instagram sharing
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:44



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.