I had started writing a rant about the Web Blackout vs SOPA / PIPA bills, but thinking things over the bills are going to fail but not as a result of Blacking out the web. I think the entire idea stands as a ‘this is how shitty things can get’ but as usual it won’t get that shitty because there’s one person at the top paying attention. And it’s not because people were moderately inconvenienced today.
Anyways if you want some lulz from this I highly suggest checking out @herpderpedia and read all the fail that has resulted.
P.S. I’ll probably re-organize my thoughts and write them up for some more shits and giggles when the full fallout from today happens.
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few months, the internet has been experiencing a sever rash of hacking incidents. That’s not to say that the internet isn’t being hacked or breached in some capacity everyday somewhere for some reason, but this is beginning to be come excessive. And if anyone hates something in excess it’s the government.
Now this is could be something where there actually isn’t more hacks being done, but a case where they’re being reported with more frequency due to the high-profile targets being hit. Yet either way, it’s still doesn’t help when the hacking groups step up their game and actively announce their intentions, have a live twitter feed, post press releases about their activities as well as video updates and shit. You know who else sort of does that shit? Terrorist groups.
Congrats Anon, LulzSec, Anti-Sec, ect. Your efforts only seek to fuck over the better (and good) hackers, petty hackers and will force many governments hands on the following:
- Heavier Internet security Laws
- A form of Digital Terrorism legislation with guidelines for prosecution
- Erosion of Net Neutrality
- Increased internet monitoring
- Decreased freedoms an liberties on the internet (A China like internet in the West)
- Mass suspicion
Congrats dip-shits. You are single-handedly ruining the internet of tomorrow with shitty pranks today. You’re dumb ass activities act as a justification of bills like C-51 in Canada which is this massive Crime bill and legislation that had little provisions in it which outline things like Internet Service providers obligation to store all the e-mails people send out for the sole purpose of the government using them for investigations and accessing them without a warrant. Awesome. Welcome back 1984.
Realistically, this shit needs to stop. It’s not as if you’re fighting for any great cause. And given that this is the internet, anyone and everyone typically just makes claims they are someone else anonymously so it’s a fair call to say that when the next big hack has some serious implications and does a lot of damage, all done in your hacking groups name, have fun like Anon did trying to disprove it was your people who dun fucked up.
Hacking can be a good form of getting some internet awareness out there on the net to important issues or things which are factually wrong, but the levels it’s being taken to for the past few months is more of an indication that this is all being done without considerations for the ramifications or consideration for the consequences or the future of things to come. Stop being narrow sighted. Stop ruining the internet for everyone.
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Some weeks ago a friend was watching retro music videos and I just happened to have to suffer through it. To make it worse she started playing videos ft. Timbaland, whom I know only as the musical douche bag who likes to sample more tracks than people at a grocery store sampling booth. What I didn’t know is how shitty of a performer he is in music videos and a worse singer. So for this week, I devote towards my eternal dislike to ft. Timbaland, a man not cool enough to do enough of his own stuff.
Nelly Furtado – Promiscuous ft. Timbaland
This is an example of a bad video, what never to do for a music video. First off, the need to do the whole rainbow/ mono-chromatic thing, not needed in the least. I mean it can be well done, but the director didn’t know how to roll with it nicely. What compounds this fact more is that someone thought it would be nice to fast cut to the beat, the 2/4 beat meaning you get to see a scene for about a max of three seconds before onto the next seizure rainbow colour. Thanks. And to give this a little more street / hip-hop creed we gotta have JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE do something dumb. Also that’s both the shittiest club, and some of the worst music video chemistry you’ll see in a video.
The Pussycat Dolls – Wait A Minute ft. Timbaland
Must be something about Timbaland that causes these videos to be more jumpy and less focused than kids with ADD/ADHD who snort pixie sticks. Again it’s hard to know what’s going on because every few minutes the scene is jumping to something else. Is he being followed, is he following someone. Most importantly is this a music video for a song or a song promoting a shitty Samsung mp3 player? (Shit that’s cool doesn’t need promo like this) Such a hard video to follow due again to all the fast cuts. How anyone watched this without puking is beyond me.
Keri Hilson – Return The Favor ft. Timbaland
Did you see what they did there? Instead of pulling the 3 second fast cuts they now do the zoom and pan over and over again. And as a bonus they’re now using the pixelation feature. Good to see that video creativity and direction are moving on, although it’s in the wrong direction. I’m beginning to suspect ft. Timbaland has a hand to play in this bullshit, and his damn trademark popping eyes is shoved in here again. All and all typical pop bullshit crap that creates nothing more than an irritating and forgettable music video.
Flo Rida – Elevator ft. Timbaland
How do you know Timbaland is ft. or appearing in your music video? You have almost as many fast cuts as Requiem for a Dream. Yeah yet another ADD music video with out boy ft. Timbaland. And yet again like all these music videos I’m fucking confused about what I’m supposed to be seeing. This one out of them all sort of makes sense since Flo’s in an elevator singing about an elevator, but that’s not the best song. There’s also way too much shaking going on in the video to. I miss old music videos already. Ft. Timbaland, you ruin everything.
Except Acidjazzed Evening. (as much as you try)
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