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Activists Worldwide launch Largest Climate March ever Sep 21st!

Originally published at the NAAIJ on Sep 20th, 2014. Check the NAAIJ for most recent updates

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A very well organized campaign is underway to kick off what is said to be the largest climate protest in US History tomorrow. Based in New York City primarily, but spanning the whole world and indeed reaching as far as Africa, Brazil, UK and many other countries. With solidarity marches planned in thousands of cities. NYC Alone is reported to have over 100k due to attend.

The main website for this protest is PeoplesClimate.org

DemocracyNow! will apparently be broadcasting live from NYC from 10:30AM – 1:30PM EST

The following is a verbatim Press Release that has been put out:

The Biggest Climate March In History

2000+ events planned in 150 countries as citizens call for action

On September 21st, thousands of rallies, marches and protests will take place delivering the biggest ever global demonstration for climate action in history. The largest will be in New York where upwards of 100,000 people are expected to come together to demand leaders take action in advance of the Ban Ki Moon climate summit that takes place two days later.

“There’s a vast latent constituency of people out there who are alarmed about climate change. But for years, nobody has put up a banner that said ‘this is the time, this is the place, to show you care.’ The People’s Climate March is that banner, and we’re seeing a phenomenal response to it,” said Ricken Patel, Executive Director of the 38-million member civic organization, Avaaz.

More than 2,000 “People’s Climate” events are now planned worldwide in 150 countries [1].

Highlights include:

  • In rural Papua New Guinea, students from a primary school will march to a nearby lighthouse which has recently become semi-submerged due to rising sea levels.

  • The border between Vancouver and Seattle will be the location of a truly international rally where thousands of people will link hands across the boundary line to show that climate change knows no borders.

  • In Lagos, plans are underway for a historic climate march through the streets of Africa’s largest city. They will be joined by solidarity events in rural areas throughout Nigeria.

  • In Tanzania, the Maasai plan to march calling for action from their ancient homelands in the Serengeti.

  • In London environment organisations and faith groups are combining forces to create what will be a historic march through the city to the steps of Parliament.

  • In Rio, thousands are expected to march on the beaches of Ipanema, while images will be broadcast on the statue of Christ the Redeemer in the week building up to the march.

  • In Australia, an epic Climate March will convene in Melbourne afterwards a group will walk 700 km along the eastern seaboard to the nation’s capital Canberra arriving at the Parliament, to raise awareness about climate impacts.

  • In Bogota, Colombia, over 10,000 people are expected to join the march through the capital calling for action.

  • In New Delhi, thousands will take over the streets on September 20 to demand a renewable energy revolution.

  • In Berlin, a silent parade, a stream of cyclists and a march for children will converge on the Brandenburg gate.

  • In Paris, local groups will create the “Paris Marche pour le Climat,” with parades, marches, and bicycle rides planned across the bridges of the Seine.

Over 30 celebrities have also begun showing support for the march, including UN Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity and actor Edward Norton, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, as well Argentine footballer Lionel Messi [2].

The worldwide mobilization and march in New York City will take place just two days before world leaders are set to attend a Climate Summit at the United Nations hosted by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The summit is designed to build momentum for national and international climate action, including a new global climate treaty that will be finalized in Paris next year. Mobilization organizers say they are looking for “Action, Not Words” at the summit.

“The scale, pace, and power of the organizing happening right now is something that we haven’t seen before,” said May Boeve, executive director of the international climate campaign, 350.org. “People realize that we can’t leave the fate of the planet up to our politicians. We need to come together, raise our voices, and apply pressure where it counts.”

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NOTES TO EDITORS

[1] Detailed information on global events available here: peoplesclimate.org/global

[2] Full list of celebrity endorsements available here: peoplesclimate.org/endorsements

 

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Ferguson, MO implements Curfew/No Fly Zone following Police murder of Michael Brown.

Originally published at the NAAIJ on Aug 12th, 2014. Check the NAAIJ for most recent updates

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As of early Monday 08/18, the curfew has been lifted and the National Guard has been ordered into the area. The No Fly Zone was also lifted that day.

On 08/26 CNN released audio of an Internet chat that appears to capture the shots that killed Michael Brown. Mashable

http://www.cnn.com/video/api/embed.html#/video/us/2014/08/26/ctn-intv-brown-shoot-new-audio.cnn

On 09/04 the DoJ announced it will be investigating human and civil rights abuses across the entire Ferguson Police Force

This is a live view of Ferguson

See bottom of article for 3AM Press Conferences

The situation in Ferguson has escalated in recent days following the murder of another unarmed black teen in America. A cursory search for ‘unarmed black teen killed in America 2014’ yields about 6,000,000 results.

This teens name was Michael Brown. He was 18 years old, A Graduate of Normandy High School in St. Louis. He was scheduled to start classes at Vatterott Trade College yesterday.

Michael was shot by Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson police multiple times while unarmed from a distance of at least 30 feet on August 9th. Officer Wilson was identified by Ferguson police on Aug 15th. According to witnesses Brown was shot with his hands up and then shot at least once while on the ground. An autospy confirms he was shot at least 6 times, two of which were head shots.


Officer Darren Wilson

Immediately following the shooting protests began, As night fell protests turned into looting and rioting. Images circulated on social media of black youth riding around with shotguns, presumably keeping police from killing any more unarmed teenagers.

As a result of the unrest, Officially citing ‘imminent hazard’ for any aircraft. A No Fly Zone has been erected over the city and a standing city-wide ‘Law Enforcement Operation’ has been declared. While any danger to aircraft would be virtually non-existent (what has changed for objects traveling at such heights?) the true reason for the No Fly Zone is probably closer to ‘damage control’ and preventing any media with enough resources to have a helicopter from providing any coverage, assuming that media would even have enough sense to do so. After all, Robin Williams just died.

Some journalists of integrity were attempting to cover the unrest, And then this happened

According to the FAA the No Fly Zone restriction is in effect until August 18th.

This is the relevant legislation cited in the notice.

In addition to a no fly zone Gov Nixon has implemented the first stages of Martial Law, Declaring a State of Emergency and imposing a curfew on the population. From The Huffington Post:

“Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has signed an order declaring a state of emergency and ordering a curfew in Ferguson, he announced in a press conference on Saturday.

The curfew will last from midnight to 5 a.m., according to Capt. Ronald Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, who also spoke at the press conference.

“What we’re doing now is not who we are,” Johnson said amid shouts from community members during the press conference.

Johnson noted there would be no trucks or tear gas used to enforce the curfew. He acknowledged that tear gas had been used against protesters early Saturday morning, but said he did not order officers to take that action.”

Wikipedia describes the implementation of martial law as follows:

“Typically, the imposition of martial law accompanies curfews, the suspension of civil law, civil rights, habeas corpus, and the application or extension of military law or military justice to civilians.”

What is not being mentioned in most of the coverage. Is the justifiable rage felt by the wide range of innocent victims. Statistics of the nature of how many murders are committed by Police Forces for any given period of time are exceptionally hard to come by. For just 2014 in America alone I attempted to discover the number of unarmed victims of police. By the time I got through August I had over half a dozen names

As a result of the international headlines and thousands taking to the streets, The FBI has taken an interest in this government sanctioned homicide.

US Attorney General Eric Holder has ordered the Department of Justice to conduct an additional autopsy, to be performed by a federal medical examiner. This will show how many times Brown was shot with his hands up or while not facing the officer or while already deceased on the ground. According to witness reports shots were fired by Officer Darren Wilson that exactly match each of those descriptions.

Perhaps it’s about time for citizens to start considering firing their police force like the city of Hampton, Florida did. Albeit their issue was rampant corruption – not rampant psychopathy and racism and a tendency to commit murder.


The Reddit community has been compiling live updates here

A few videos recorded from a Livestream Broadcast are available on this Livestream: http://new.livestream.com/accounts/9035483

A witness account of what occurred has been posted here

A witness account is as follows:

“I have and know the full story…along with the dispatch release. Michael Brown and his friend were walking down the street, the cop pulled up and said “Get the fuck off the street and onto the sidewalk” Mikes friend told the cop “We’re only going right down the street”. Cop chilled for a few seconds and drove away, got mad and drove back. Boys still not on sidewalk. Opened his car door while vehicle was in motion and hit Michael, slamming the door of course. The cop then grabbed Michael by the throat while still in the car and tried to pull him in. Cop said “Stop resisting or I’m going to shoot you”. Michael Brown pushed off and away from the car. While still in the car, cop shot Michael Brown 1 time. The boys ran, cop got out and started to chase them, then shot Michael Brown in the back…Michael Brown turned around threw his hands up and went to kneel down. Cop then fired 4 more shots hitting Brown in the head and chest. The Police Department didn’t even know about it. They found out via the news calling and telling them. They shipped the shooter off immediately and people flipped out…”

The YouTube user StormCloudsGathering has posted video of the friend collaborating this, The narrator also points out many other relevant details.

A cell phone video of the immediate aftermath of the shooting and some more context from witnesses has been made available by CNN here.

UPDATE 08/17

(Many thanks and much respect to @TimCast of VICE News for Livestreaming this perspective. All images except for the one above are stills from his Livestream)

I noted the time each image was captured and have created the following timeline of events.

On the first night of the curfew 43 minutes passed before police gave the following warning several times over a megaphone:

“You’re violating a state imposed curfew. You must disperse peacefully or you will be subject to arrest and or other actions. You’re violating state imposed curfew. You must disperse.

Failure to comply may result in arrest and/or other actions”

This was the scene at 12:36AM

(Image stills from TimCast Livestream)

And at 12:52AM

The very first gas canister was fired at about 12:48AM, 5 minutes after the warning was given.

Rubber bullets were fired at 12:50AM

At 12:54AM there is what sounds like possible live ammunition fire. Shell casings from .40 Calibre rounds are observed later.

At moment later this is the scene (12:55AM)

At 1:03AM a LRAD Sound Cannon can be heard in use.

At 1:15AM two people were arrested, This is an image of them being handcuffed and placed into vans.

In total 7 people were arrested. During the police response one person was shot. The male victim is in critical condition.

Here are all the ‘3AM Press Conferences’ that have been released

08/21 Press Conference

08/20 Press Conference

08/19 Press Conference

08/18 Press Conference

08/17 Press Conference

08/16 Press Conference

This is a breaking story. More details may emerge and this article may be updated.

Nigel Todman is an Independent Journalist, Technical Consultant, Social Activist, Web Developer and Computer Programmer from Ontario, Canada. Nigel is also the Assistant Webmaster for the NAAIJ. Add him to Facebook and/or Follow him on Twitter E-mail: nigel [at] naaij [dot] org [PGP]

 

What could 3D Printing do for this puppy?

Originally published at the NAAIJ on July 28th, 2014

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I’ve just come across the story of a tiny dog named Turbo who was born without his front legs and was going to be put down. Thankfully since then Turbo has been adopted and is now seeking a small cart-like apparatus to allow him to stand and move in a normal posture. The story has gotten quite a lot of news coverage. I originally encountered it at the HuffingtonPost.

From Turbo’s Facebook Page

“My name is Turbo.Roo! I was born without my front legs but, that has not stopped me one bit! I’m small but mighty and I am going to take on the world!!!!

I was only 4 weeks old when I was brought into a vet clinic in Indianapolis, IN! The breeder expressed concern because I was born without my two front legs. The breeder knew that I would need more one on one attention and decided to surrender me!

I have now been adopted by my new foster parents! Soon I will be able to be fitted for a wheelchair that is suited just for just my size and needs once I get to 6 months old!”

A fundraiser has been setup that appears to have met its goal of $600, at time of writing has collected $1,302. This will go to the aforementioned canine wheelchair once the dog is 6 months old.

When I originally drafted this article I did not know he already had a wheelchair for when he reached 6 months, But for now and until he reaches 6 months, The question that immediately sprang to mind is “Why doesnt someone 3D print an adjustable harness/axel with legs/wheels” this seems like almost the perfect application for it, If not for this dog then for other dogs in similar situations. Why not make this a thing?

After contacting the new foster owner for Turbo, He tells me there is already a few 3D printed concepts in the works, but they have yet to decide on which concept they will go with.

Turbo also has a Instagram and Twitter account

We will update this story when Turbo gets a 3D printed cart.

UPDATE: 08/12

Here are some pics of the latest cart for Turbo. Photo Credit: Turbo.roo Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/Turbo.roo
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/25/chihuahua-wheelchair-toys_n_5619106.html
http://www.youcaring.com/pet-expenses/wheels-for-turboroo-/209928
http://instagram.com/turbo.roo
https://twitter.com/RooTurbo

Nigel Todman is an Independent Journalist, Technical Consultant, Social Activist, Web Developer and Computer Programmer from Ontario, Canada. Nigel is also the Assistant Webmaster for the NAAIJ. Add him to Facebook and/or Follow him on Twitter E-mail: nigel [at] naaij [dot] org [PGP]

 

Edward Snowden gives surprise talk at HOPE-X Conference

Originally published at the NAAIJ on July 22nd, 2014

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Edward Snowden gave a surprise talk in New York City at the HOPE-X Conference (Hackers on Planet Earth) on Monday appearing via a VoIP internet video call from Russia. Watch the full talk here:

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RCMP lays 31 charges against Conservative Senator, PM Harper may testify under oath

Originally published at the NAAIJ on July 18th, 2014

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The RCMP today laid 31 charges against Conservative Senator Mike Duffy, An appointee of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The charges laid are as follows, quoted from the RCMP Press Release[1]

“Expense claims in relation to his residency – Mr. Duffy has been charged with one (1) count each of fraud over $5,000 and breach of trust. The total amount of the fraud in this instance is $90,000.

Expense claims unrelated to Senate business – Mr. Duffy has been charged with five (5) counts of fraud under $5,000, four (4) counts of fraud over $5,000 and nine (9) counts of breach of trust. The total amount of the frauds exceeds $50,000.

Awarding of consulting contracts – Mr. Duffy has been charged with two (2) counts of fraud over $5,000, two (2) counts of fraud under $5,000, and four (4) counts of breach of trust. The total amount of the frauds exceeds $60,000.

Directly or indirectly corruptly accept, obtain, agree to accept, or attempt to obtain, for himself, money ($90,000 from Mr. Nigel Wright) – Mr. Duffy has been charged with one (1) count each of bribery of a judicial officer, frauds on the Government and breach of trust.

Mr. Duffy will appear in court in Ottawa on September 16, 2014.”[1]

According to The Star[2], There is a reasonable possibility to expect that Prime Minister Harper could be called upon to testify under oath, But it is likely he will abuse ‘Parliamentary privilege’ to avoid further incriminating himself.

Back in Oct. 2013 Duffy testified that ‘After the Prime Minster decided’ that Wright was to pay Duffy $90,000. Duffy requested Wright produce written documents assuring that no wrong doing was taking place, In response Wright contacted Conservative Lawyer Arthur Hamilton and got him to pay for $13,560 in legal fees for Duffy. [3]

Nigel Wright was Chief of Staff for Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the time of this conduct. The Prime Minister himself is also implicated in several documents obtained by the RCMP in communications between Wright and Duffy.

In a functioning democracy PM Harper would be the one facing charges right now, Instead of just the witness stand.

[1] http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ottawa/ne-no/pr-cp/2014/0717-ms-cp-eng.htm
[2] http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2014/07/17/stephen_harper_in_the_witness_box_now_a_possibility_tim_harper.html
[3] http://bcove.me/ttjkzxrq

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Reset The Net, June 5th 2014, Don’t ask for your privacy. Take it back.

Originally published at the NAAIJ on June 2nd, 2014

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A campaign is under way to Reset The Net. The hope of this campaign is to emerge in a post June 5th world with a more secure standard of communications. It is common knowledge these days that NSA/CSEC/GCHQ/etc are listening to everything anyone has ever said. Indeed even this very article as I draft it is probably within the reach of the NSA to infringe upon, as Edward Snowden recently alluded to exactly that in his most recent interview on NBC.

An excerpt from the Reset The Net Tumblr


“First, there are tons of ways to fight back against NSA surveillance. Anything that makes the Internet or individuals using it safer and more secure makes mass surveillance harder, for the NSA and for any other government.

It can start with you. These super-easy encryption tools let you talk, chat, and text with pretty strong privacy. If everyone used them, that would go a long way to shutting down mass surveillance. So, be the first. And tell your friends. In the end, beating the NSA could be that simple.”

Most of the tools they recommend I’m quite familiar with myself. I’ll link to a few of them here for those eager to be secure ahead of The Reset.

Secure instant messaging: Pidgin (w OTR plugin, Mobile users Get ChatSecure for Android or ChatSecure for iOS.)
Hide your IP (with exceptions!): Tor (Mobile users Get Orbot for Android.)
Encrypted GSM/SMS: TextSecure & RedPhone (Android only, iOS users get Signal 2.0)

Pidgin is a messaging client that supports numerous protocols. The one I’m using and you should use is XMPP, previously known as Jabber. The XMPP server I use is creep.im, You can add me using [email protected]

Here is a quick pictorial on how to get started with Pidgin.

Click Add…

Fill out the form as shown below, using your own username and password.

I am using Tor in this example. Simply Install Tor and run it, The defaults will work.

If all goes well you will get this screen. This is your actual registration so remember your password.

Confirmation that all is well.

Add your first buddy. Feel free to add myself, [email protected] or the demo account I just made [email protected]

When someone adds you, This is what it will look like.

The OTR plugin gives further security by providing even more encryption and buddy authentication via secret phrases and questions. But even just using Pidgin over say regular Facebook is a huge improvement.

With the OTR plugin installed, Go to Tools -> Plugins in Pidgin, Select ‘Off the Record Messaging and hit ‘Configure Plugin’ – Now press ‘Generate’

If all goes well.

Now you will notice a new menu when chatting with Buddies and some new notices

There is a variety of methods of ‘authenticating’ a buddy. The simplest is ‘Manual Fingerprint Verification’ – For your first time encountering people, This is good. It will ensure that your communicating with the same person on the same machine you originally added.

Alternatively there is a secret question and answer. This is good for people you know well. If you know them well enough you wont even need to tell them the answer 🙂

Want to use XMPP on your phone? Get ChatSecure for Android.

Tor is great for a few select cases. Tor by default encrypts everything passing thru it. It also bounces it around a few places and cloaks the original source and destination from all the nodes your data hops over. Tor is not perfect thou. Various website scripts, namely JavaScript, can disclose your true IP Address. Also DNS requests can leak your IP Address. Most websites wont make it a point to attempt to defeat Tor anonymity, but they could.

Want to use Tor on your phone? Get Orbot for Android.

Once the Reset the Net ‘Privacy Pack’ is complete we will link to it here.

Nigel Todman is an Independent Journalist, Technical Consultant, Social Activist, Web Developer and Computer Programmer from Ontario, Canada. Nigel is also the Assistant Webmaster for the NAAIJ. Add him to Facebook and/or Follow him on Twitter E-mail: nigel [at] naaij [dot] org [PGP]

 

Carmageddon Reincarnation Advanced Config Tool v0.1.4.1

Download CRAdvCFGv0141.rar

CRAdvCFG v0.1.4.1

Carmageddon Reincarnation Advanced Config Tool v0.1.4.1

DEBUG RELEASE, READ ONLY

CRC32//CRAdvCFG.exe//39D493CE

Updates: http://www.nigeltodman.com

Steam: Veritas_83
Raptr: veritas_
Twitter: @Veritas_83

This is a read only debug release. Detects your steam path and assumes you installed to default folder.

Supports a few more settings than previous version.

** Requires Administrator permissions to access Program Files **

Changelog
———
v0.1.4.1 06-25-2014
Written for/with v0.3.0.5644
Changed versioning
Added NoIntro Mod detection
Added Post Processing Detection
Added Post Processing Tooltip
Resized main form and controls slightly
Debug build. READ ONLY!

v0.014 05-21-2014
Written for/with v0.2.0.5112
Added remaining settings that were missing
Added Image Texture Quality
Added Particle Effects Quality
Added Dynamic Cube Mapping Resolution
Added Dynamic Cube Mapping Shadows
Added Shadow Culling Factor
Added Refresh Rate
Added even more tooltips.
Added BitCoin Address. Click to copy.
Resized main form and controls slightly
Debug build. READ ONLY!

v0.013 05-21-2014
Written for/with v0.2.0.5112
Added game launcher, under File menu.
Added many tooltips **
Added VSync tooltip
Added Anti-Aliasing tooltip
Added Ambient Occlusion tooltip
Added Resolution tooltip
Debug build. READ ONLY!

** Tooltips explain what the settings do and their impact on preformance. Hover over the setting to get the tooltip

v0.012 05-16-2014
Written for/with v0.2.0.5112
Added Tooltips! Still many missing.
Added Shadows detection
Added Translucent Shadows Detection
Added Distance Culling Modifiers
Debug build. READ ONLY!

v0.011 04-21-2014
Added Carmageddon Reincarnation version designed with/for
Added Window/Fullscreen Resolution Detection
Added Motion Blur Detection
Added Anti-Aliasing Detection
Debug build. READ ONLY!

v0.01 04-20-2014
First Release!
Everything is new.
Debug build. READ ONLY!

Download v0.1.4.1 CRAdvCFGv0141.rar (Latest)
Download v0.014 http://www.mediafire.com/download/tjtvohigf6cd6ld/CRAdvCFGv014.rar
Download v0.013 http://www.mediafire.com/download/1l1qr5jq69yk1l7/CRAdvCFGv013.rar
Download v0.012 http://www.mediafire.com/download/96utz50xwb9j58u/CRAdvCFGv012.rar
Download v0.011 http://www.mediafire.com/download/1ldlzgyhd96ld1i/CRAdvCFGv011.rar
Download v0.01 http://www.mediafire.com/download/dp79clj5bjccdd3/CRAdvCFGv0.01-VERITAS.rar

 

BPAdvCFG – Burnout Paradise Advanced Config Tool v0.5 Final Version

Burnout Paradise Advanced Config Tool v0.5

BPAdvCFG v0.5 (Final Release)

Written by Nigel Todman ([email protected])

CRC32/BPAdvCFG-final.exe/09B8BD1C

If you get errors, Make sure your game is properly installed.

A registry key created on install, but not required for play, is found here:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\EA Games\Burnout(TM) Paradise The Ultimate Box

or here

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\EA Games\Burnout(TM) Paradise The Ultimate Box

Depending on your architecture. A ‘String Value’ called “Install Dir” must reside there for this tool to work.

In my case this is: “C:\GAMES\Burnout(TM) Paradise The Ultimate Box\” if you get errors, Make sure this key exists.

Steam: Veritas_83
Raptr: veritas_
Twitter: Veritas_83
E-mail: [email protected]
Blog: http://www.nigeltodman.com

If you dont have the required OCX files you can get them here:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=24417
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=10019


Download v0.5 (Final Version)
Discuss on Steam Forums
Discuss on WideScreenGamingForum.com
StrategyInformer.com

Changelog
———
v0.5 11-14-14
Changed nigelt.wordpress.com references to NigelTodman.com
Final Version

v0.4.1 04-03-14
Added Raptr and Steam contacts to About dialog.
Added clickable Raptr profile link to main window.
Added readme.txt regarding errors you may encounter.

v0.4.0 04-13-12
Automatic settings path detection is now optional!
Improved Windows XP Support
Binary is now compressed with UPX
864256 -> 492032 56.93% win32/pe BPAdvCFG.exe
The curious can decompress with upx.exe -v -d BPAdvCFG.exe
Added BitCoin address! Donations welcome but not required 🙂
(Click on BitCoin to copy address to clipboard)
Various code optimizations

v0.3.4 04-10-12
Fixed settings path detection for XP!
Various code optimizations

v0.3.3 03-29-12
Updated cleanup code to reflect temporary file name change.
Various code optimizations

v0.3.2 03-29-12
Fixed bug where Anti-aliasing was set to value of slider and not corresponding multiple
Changed temporary file name for username detection
Various code optimizations

v0.3.1 03-25-12
Increased array size of BPTweak() when Saving
Should fix subscript out of range with smaller Config.ini
Inital text now clears when you click message box
Pressing enter in the message box now sends
Fixed some erroneous nick detection from chat

v0.3.0 03-24-12
Added a Chat function!
Chat is only partially featured.
Even still its quicker then forums or e-mail and requires no registration 😉
May require a few libraries now, All available from Microsoft.
Various code optimizations

v0.2.5 03-24-12
Changed various interface items to sliders
Rearranged interface items slightly
Re-sized window slightly
Chat coming soon!
Various code optimizations

v0.2.4 03-20-12
Improved detection of Original Menu Music and No Intro states
Various code optimizations.

v0.2.3 03-20-12
Improved detection of Menu Music and No Intro fixes.
Better handling of backup files for Menu Music and No Intro.
Various code optimizations.


Known Conditional Bug in v0.1.6+ :
If you applied Menu Music or No Intro fixes and saved settings more then once, Your backups got overwritten with backups of the modified files.

You can find these files on the CD or they would be about 18mb to download. I’ll write a script to extract and install these if you need them later today.

BPUnTweak.rar 18.23MB

v0.2.2 03-14-12
Added option to change background!
Changed default background
Resized checkboxes slightly
Small tooltip corrections
Various code optimizations

v0.2.1 03-13-12
Added option to change text color!
Various code optimizations

v0.2.0 03-07-12
Auto Detects Settings path!
Improved error handling
Better cleanup of temp files
Various code optimizations

v0.1.9 03-06-12
Added No Intro Fix!
Minor spelling corrections
Various code optimizations

v0.1.8 03-06-12
Quick Bugfix in Menu Music Tweak
Even more tooltips, Only 1 left
Now comes with SFV file for the paranoid (I’m one of them)
Various code optimizations

v0.1.7 03-05-12
Changed Launcher code slightly
Even more Tooltips! 90% done now
Various code optimizations

v0.1.6 03-05-12
Added Burnout Icon
Added Menu Music Tweak!
More Tooltips
Various code optimizations

v0.1.5 03-04-12
Added Tooltips!
Tooltips about 70% done
Various code optimizations
Updated default, min and max values.

v0.1.4 03-04-12
Fixed SSAO Detection
Motion Blur actually has 3 states, changed from checkbox to integer
Using BurnoutLauncher.exe instead of BurnoutParadise.exe
Various code optimizations

v0.1.3 03-04-12
Quick Bug Fixes (Hard Coded array lengths, Subscripts out of range, etc)
Changed output of Config.ini, Should keep untouched settings now.
Tooltips coming soon.
Various code optimizations

v0.1.2 03-04-12
Added support for saving Settings. (Still Beta, use with caution)
Added Launch Burnout Paradise button to File menu.

v0.1.1 03-04-12
Added background image
Change font color
Debug Release, Write Functions disabled.

v0.1 03-04-12
First Release!
Parses user supplied folder for Config.ini
Debug Release, Write Functions disabled.

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