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Sybil virus: Clues and wild speculations

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« Reply #240 on: <10-21-13/1305:08> »
Unborn, Sichr?

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« Reply #241 on: <10-21-13/1310:42> »
I guess its one of those jokes you cannot translate...

De-frag...in the f**ck meaning of "frag", means parents never had sex...it erases someoine`s timeline completely, like he was never born...thus unborn :p
just a reminiscence from one fantasy game played long time ago, where players messed with time traveling...

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« Reply #242 on: <10-21-13/1324:37> »
Aaaah, yeah, I didn't catch that at all :p

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« Reply #243 on: <10-30-13/1135:03> »
Have been re-reading the shadowrun.com threads, and this one from back in January caught my eye.
http://www.shadowrun.com/2070/2013/01/11/farewell-to-scott-schletz-aka-wolf/

It's obviously a reference to Sybil and CFD; but I have no familiarity with Wolf or Scott Schletz...

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« Reply #244 on: <10-30-13/1317:06> »
Nice catch

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« Reply #245 on: <10-31-13/0115:16> »
You know, this Sybil thing is really starting to make me mad. It's taunting us at this point and I want nothing more than to pin it down, what ever it is, and rip it's guts out for study. I can tolerate a threat I can avoid fighting, like most of the great dragons. I even learned to ignore that pain in the backstory, Harlequin. Anything I can learn to deal with I can accept, but Sybil so far just shows up and jacks your body without any chance of survival (unless someone has beaten this thing back and I just don't know about it.) W know that none of the usual antibiotics/antivirals stop it and nano-hives are a VERY BAD IDEA. Whole thing just sounds like another way GMs get to play god at this point. Throw us a freaking bone already.

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« Reply #246 on: <10-31-13/0140:52> »
<writes in note book: "watch 'Hollow for signs of infection.">

Seems like the tech world has a 'Big Bad' to watch out for now...

about time something nasty tech wise bubbled to the surface. I mean its been a decade since Deus.. and with as many people using (abusing) the matrix, it was only a matter of time before something came about from all the garbage code flooding the matrix....
Where am I going? And why am I in a hand basket ???

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« Reply #247 on: <10-31-13/0619:13> »
An interesting point is they may well end up painting themselves into a bit of a corner.

We now potentially have AI programs/nanotech that is rewriting people.   

Dissonance users already are able to create Dissonant viruses that leave their victims with all sort of nasty effects.

How long before an enterprising and twisted TM devotes some time to creating a new submerged ability that might let them basically run Puppeteer through an infected/hacked persona.

Imagine your decker not just going into convulsions when slammed with this, but suddenly pulling a pistol and starting to shoot those around them all the while with a goofy grin on their face?
Do you believe in a greater WIRELESS, an Invisible(WiFi) All Seeing(detecting those connected- at least if within 100'), All Knowing(all online data) Presence that we can draw upon for Wisdom(downloads & updates), Strength (wifi boni) and Comfort (porn) or do you turn your back on it  (Go Offline)?

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« Reply #248 on: <10-31-13/0739:16> »
Looks like this one could also be related: http://www.shadowrun.com/2070/2013/05/17/knight-errant-conducts-crackdowns-on-illegal-street-clinics-claiming-public-health-nuisance/

"And still more pessimistic chummers are telling me this crackdown will last for as long as people keep showing up with multiple personalities at various hospitals and prisons. Frag me!"

"As a nice twist to this already-crappy news story, Evo is already promising to open clinics that will replace street docs to treat the poor, the SINless, and the shadowrunners with no questions asked."

Since when did a mega do anything out of charity; smells rotten to me...

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« Reply #249 on: <10-31-13/0854:58> »
Just noticed your post in the other topic, Sichr, yer slow. :P
Quote from: Michael Chandra, June 1
I got a theory on why they're targeting street docs. The Sybil virus preys on genetech/nanotech people, those who got engineered enough that weaknesses appeared, cracks for them to exploit. So clearly anyone with that is a risk factor and you want to know exactly who you need to keep an eye on, as well as make sure all enhancements are done by instances you can control. Street docs? You can't control those, and you don't know who they treated. So the only way to keep in control and prevent another Chicago is getting rid of the uncontrollable factors.
How am I not part of the forum?? O_O I am both active and angry!

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« Reply #250 on: <10-31-13/0908:45> »
I hope this plot plays a part in future Missions. I love how paranoid things are becoming.
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« Reply #251 on: <10-31-13/0922:57> »
Already began: Carbon Copy. And it's suspected to play a part in Boston, we'll see how bad things get. :) Also Splintered State.
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« Reply #252 on: <10-31-13/1334:51> »
Just noticed your post in the other topic, Sichr, yer slow. :P
Quote from: Michael Chandra, June 1
I got a theory on why they're targeting street docs. The Sybil virus preys on genetech/nanotech people, those who got engineered enough that weaknesses appeared, cracks for them to exploit. So clearly anyone with that is a risk factor and you want to know exactly who you need to keep an eye on, as well as make sure all enhancements are done by instances you can control. Street docs? You can't control those, and you don't know who they treated. So the only way to keep in control and prevent another Chicago is getting rid of the uncontrollable factors.

I dindn`t get this?

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« Reply #253 on: <10-31-13/1349:01> »
I just started to think about FJs role in this whole situation, and I wonder if he was "splittered" even before he conducted that run that set those entities free, whatever they were. Going back to the roots, someone need to find out more about this instalation and recover as much as possible about its origin, because clearly those who were holding the doors closed knew what they have imprissoned in their virtual cells.

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« Reply #254 on: <10-31-13/1350:06> »
and also...if that is the case, how did FJ got infected prior to this jailbreak...