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May 06, 2009

Torture, Defined

As a Supreme Court justice once quipped, "I know it when I see it"

Posted by Cassandra at May 6, 2009 08:20 AM

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Hm. I thought it was "I can't define it, but I know what I like!"

Posted by: RonF at May 6, 2009 09:58 AM


"The site "img184.imageshack.us" is considered to be in the category/categories of "Spyware/Malware Sources;Open Image/Media Servers;Blogs/Personal Pages;Vehicles".

The following categories are blocked by policy found in AR 25-2.

Adult/Mature Content, Alternative Sexuality/Lifestyles, Auctions, Chat/Instant Messaging, Extreme, Gambling, Hacking, Illegal Drugs, Illegal/Questionable, LGBT, Nudity, Online Storage, Pay to Surf, Peer-to-Peer (P2P), Phishing, Pornography, Proxy Avoidance,
Spyware/Malware Sources, Streaming Media/MP3s, Violence/Hate/Racism."

Judging from what it says in the URL... I probably can't argue with 'em.

Posted by: John of Argghhh! at May 6, 2009 11:39 AM

Huh??? :p

Posted by: Cassandra at May 6, 2009 11:41 AM

I clicked your link, and the results I posted were what the gov't server returned to me to inform me why I was not going to be allowed to served by that site from my current location.

NETCOM is really tightening the screws.

Posted by: Help! I'm behind the firewall! at May 6, 2009 11:42 AM

And c'mon, if Helen Thomas on a Treadmill isn't Illegal/Questionable what is?

Posted by: Help! I'm having my access controlled and monitored! at May 6, 2009 11:44 AM

Poor tortured ProForm Treadmill. It lacks the necessary shock absorbing properties required to attenuate the impact that Ms. Thomas would subject it to.

Posted by: Boquisucio at May 6, 2009 12:32 PM

*hands bottle of industrial strength brain wash to Boquisucio*

Heh, Boq, you're gonna have to learn to hover over the links, man.


Posted by: DL Sly at May 6, 2009 01:44 PM

Ah, Photoshop. Endless possibilities...

Posted by: camojack at May 7, 2009 01:08 AM

As another 'can't-crack-the-govt-firewall' target, I'll only comment about what I know of true TORTURE from what I've personally seen...in my EZ chair...while channel surfing***Five nano-seconds of a Keith (Count-Down-to-NO-Ratings) Olbermann screed*** It caused me to convulse, to writhe and scream, but I was able to resist divulging State's secrets to the house pets (hey, I still know a few!).

Posted by: ziobuck at May 7, 2009 05:16 PM