In my experience (and opinion), The Register is a snarky tech website, that often publishes clickbait, misleading (case in point https://lobste.rs/s/ppympb/oracle_finally_targets_java_non_payers), or just plain mean articles. They do minimal original reporting of news as far as I can tell, and any news that they print and republish usually has another source which is written better, and takes a more even handed tone.
The two Register articles currently on the front page:
have better sources at
I don’t think the world needs more snark, nor should it be encouraged. What does the Lobsters community think about banning submissions for any links from The Register?.