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AnswerRe: For sale: A new Windows 8 zero-day vulnerability PinPopular
MehGerbil6-Nov-12 3:32
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MehGerbil6-Nov-12 5:53
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enhzflep6-Nov-12 14:22
memberenhzflep6-Nov-12 14:22 
I disagree that the person that has asked for $5 in exchange for some valuable information is a bigger creep than the person that actually took the money. One of the 2^24 grey areas, I reckon - a personal judgement, if you will.
I'd beat the elephant out of the thief on the spot.

If person #3 asks for the money and is refused, before saying "C'est la vie" and walking away - they're a hundred million moral miles in front of the bugger that actually stole it. I'd actually follow them home so that they knew if they tried something like that again, they're not anonymous and I have the capability to effect a devastating punishment should occasion to do so arise.

That's what some ISPs do to copyright infringers. They determine the behaviour has occurred in the past and send a 'we know where you live, and what you've been doing - don't do it again' type message. Future indiscretions are met with a hefty kick in the backside. Perfect!

I have myself, paid for information in a similar circumstance in the past - somebody knew a trick involving my garage door. For the paltry price of a can of beer, I was informed that they have a flaw that enables them to be opened, even when locked. I fixed the problem in 5 mins. I have since found attempted intrusion marks on the door after returning from holidays. That was $2.85 well spent.

Thank-you for your well considered thoughts MehGerbil. Sharing of thoughts and ideas is a great thing unless somebody begins to become unpleasant and to make personal attacks (which I've not recognised an instance of in this discussion) - a perfect opportunity to understand and learn from our fellow man.Thumbs Up | :thumbsup:
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