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Message 1305683 - Posted: 13 Nov 2012, 3:01:38 UTC

John McAfee, the founder of McAfee Solutions Associates is wanted for muder in Belize.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/12/john-mcafee-antivirus-developer-wanted-for-murder_n_2118845.html

Never did like McAfee anti-virus software, always gave to many false positives.




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Message 1305684 - Posted: 13 Nov 2012, 3:10:53 UTC

This economy has been hard on a lot of people. Going from $100 million to just $4 is pretty hard. Still no excuse, but it does should like there's a few missing marbles.

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Message 1305970 - Posted: 14 Nov 2012, 2:45:50 UTC - in response to Message 1305684.  

This economy has been hard on a lot of people. Going from $100 million to just $4 is pretty hard. Still no excuse, but it does should like there's a few missing marbles.

$10 million to $4 million. Still not bad
I heard a report that McAffee used "bath salts" hundreds of times. These are the ones that are outlawed in the US.


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Message 1306166 - Posted: 14 Nov 2012, 18:53:09 UTC

Oh my, I wonder what his motive was?



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Message 1306190 - Posted: 14 Nov 2012, 19:52:39 UTC

Perhaps we should slow down just a bit.

I believe that the actual information, at least what I have read as of a few hours ago, is that the authorities have been contacting all the neighbors to learn what information anyone might be able to provide that could help the investigators. This is common in any murder investigation, and does not imply guilt on anyone involved.

As is usual, the news media has picked up on the fact that McAfee is unavailable at this time and, for sensationalism, implied this means he is guilty. After all, "wanted for questioning" means just that, i.e., the authorities want to learn what, if anything, he might know about the crime. In reality, some criminals do run, while some come forward and gladly answer questions in the hope of steering the investigators in the wrong direction. Likewise, some innocent people are, for various reasons, not available to, or even unwilling to talk to investigators.

Let us please remember that, in a civilized world, a person should be considered innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Also, to paraphrase a very famous quote, it is better to let a guilty man go free, than to put an innocent man in prison.

I am not saying McAfee is innocent or guilty, just that only time and evidence -might- decide this. I am also asking that we, as good, civilized people, should not rush to judgement. After all, we currently have no access to any evidence, only news media hype.

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Message 1306223 - Posted: 14 Nov 2012, 21:43:05 UTC - in response to Message 1306190.  

Facts don't sell newspapers or get eyeballs to watch adverts. Damn the facts, dirty laundry full speed ahead!


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Message 1306248 - Posted: 14 Nov 2012, 22:33:55 UTC - in response to Message 1306190.  

Perhaps we should slow down just a bit.

I believe that the actual information, at least what I have read as of a few hours ago, is that the authorities have been contacting all the neighbors to learn what information anyone might be able to provide that could help the investigators. This is common in any murder investigation, and does not imply guilt on anyone involved.

As is usual, the news media has picked up on the fact that McAfee is unavailable at this time and, for sensationalism, implied this means he is guilty. After all, "wanted for questioning" means just that, i.e., the authorities want to learn what, if anything, he might know about the crime. In reality, some criminals do run, while some come forward and gladly answer questions in the hope of steering the investigators in the wrong direction. Likewise, some innocent people are, for various reasons, not available to, or even unwilling to talk to investigators.

Let us please remember that, in a civilized world, a person should be considered innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Also, to paraphrase a very famous quote, it is better to let a guilty man go free, than to put an innocent man in prison.

I am not saying McAfee is innocent or guilty, just that only time and evidence -might- decide this. I am also asking that we, as good, civilized people, should not rush to judgement. After all, we currently have no access to any evidence, only news media hype.

Even the news media has moderated its stance from suspect to person of interest.


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Message 1306264 - Posted: 14 Nov 2012, 23:46:08 UTC - in response to Message 1306223.  

Facts don't sell newspapers or get eyeballs to watch adverts. Damn the facts, dirty laundry full speed ahead!

We want drama!
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Message 1306317 - Posted: 15 Nov 2012, 4:29:19 UTC

Give me some news I can use



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Message 1306320 - Posted: 15 Nov 2012, 4:43:01 UTC - in response to Message 1306317.  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46bBWBG9r2o


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Message 1306395 - Posted: 15 Nov 2012, 10:53:42 UTC

Perhaps we should slow down just a bit.

As is usual, the news media has picked up on the fact that McAfee is unavailable at this time and, for sensationalism, implied this means he is guilty. After all, "wanted for questioning" means just that, i.e., the authorities want to learn what, if anything, he might know about the crime.

Let us please remember that, in a civilized world, a person should be considered innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

I agree 100%

Facts don't sell newspapers or get eyeballs to watch adverts. Damn the facts, dirty laundry full speed ahead!

I also agree 100%

It's a rat race out there folks, women & children first, the every man for himself. The world's a 21st Century Titanic.

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Message 1306692 - Posted: 16 Nov 2012, 6:27:06 UTC

Great anti-virus software, tho.


sarcasm, people, this is sarcasm


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Message 1306752 - Posted: 16 Nov 2012, 13:18:00 UTC

... 'ish ....

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Message 1306865 - Posted: 16 Nov 2012, 18:53:31 UTC

Just a little;)



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