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It's getting scary out there...

By Maevinn ·
Overzealous campus and state police officers arrested a college student for suspicious behavior.http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2009/04/boston-college-prompt-commands-are-suspicious

Damn the command line!

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you're not incompetent

by Ed Woychowsky In reply to He must be a hacker!

You?re very good at getting me to spew coffee.

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We should not be surprised by this

by JackOfAllTech In reply to He must be a hacker!

When the Fed Govt is doing all it can to punish the successful businesses. Socialism rewards the lazy and punsishes the go-getter.

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:)

by robo_dev In reply to He must be a hacker!

But just showing up at work may be considered 'conspiracy' and getting in the car on the way to work is an 'overt act'.

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The B.C. operating system?

by CharlieSpencer In reply to It's getting scary out th ...

"... Mr. Calixte uses two different operating systems ... One is the regular B.C. operating system ..."

I wasn't aware Boston College had it's own operating system! Has anyone else tried it? Is it proprietary or open source? Can anyone else us it, or is it restricted to police detectives who clearly know nothing about computers?

Did someone not get his donut one morning? Don't they have Krispy Kreme in Boston?

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Would that be

by magic8ball In reply to The B.C. operating system ...

Bosix or BCUix or BCollix. I'm not sure and google isn't very helpful finding this elusive B.C. operating system. haha

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Wasn't

by Jellimonsta In reply to The B.C. operating system ...

QDOS around before Christ? ;\

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So were dumb flatfoots :-)

by CharlieSpencer In reply to Wasn't

Archeologists have unearthed Egyptian tablets with glazed crumbs embedded in the hieroglyphs.

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Mmmm....

by Jellimonsta In reply to So were dumb flatfoots :- ...

donuts... gah
*drools*

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That's a new one on me, too....

by CaptBilly1Eye In reply to The B.C. operating system ...

Maybe you get the B.C.O.S. as a bonus when you buy the B.C. Mouse Pad:
http://www.cafepress.com/johnhartstudios.339574598


I'll let ya know when mine arrives.

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A-ha! That's where I went wrong.

by CharlieSpencer In reply to That's a new one on me, t ...

I just assumed 'B.C.' meant 'Boston College', the site of the infractions. As you noted, it clearly refers to the comic strip B.C. It's probably one the cop reads when he's mooching free 'day-olds' at Dunkin' Donuts.

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