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British Teen Jailed Over Encryption Password

KraftDinner Re:Yes, different in the USA (1155 comments)

Do you really write 200,000, etc. as "0.2 million"? But hey, 0.2 million out of about approx. 0.134 billion is only 0.15% of the population.

more than 3 years ago

Pentagon Makes Good On Plan To Destroy Critical Book

KraftDinner Re:Public Money (306 comments)

Sure you can get your book...... in 75 years when the classified information therein becomes declassified.

more than 3 years ago

Patent Office Admits Truth — Things Are a Disaster

KraftDinner Re:Not just the PTO's fault (278 comments)

So with these examples, is there any "triage" that happens in the USPTO? Even just to weed out the absolutely ridiculous. I'd imagine there is quite a number of applications submitted every year that fall within the ridiculous category.

about 4 years ago

PayPal Withholding Indie Game Dev's €600,000 Account

KraftDinner Re:competition? (775 comments)

For every ad I put up I was given the choice of NOT accepting PayPal.

about 4 years ago

LHC To Idle All Accelerators In 2012

KraftDinner Re:Relief... (117 comments)

I couldn't believe my ears this past weekend when I heard people discussing how scary 21-12-2012 is going to be because they read all the "facts" about it. Needless to say, I lost a lot of faith in humanity that day.

more than 4 years ago

Major Flaws Found In Recent BitTorrent Study

KraftDinner Re:Honestly... (167 comments)

Just because all you're searching for on Bittorrent is illegal content doesn't mean that that's all there is.

more than 4 years ago

Life Recorder

KraftDinner Re:Law Enforcement Implications (347 comments)

We don't want cops that beat us and get convicted with cam footage; we want cops that don't beat us to begin with.

Good luck with that one.

more than 4 years ago

Toshiba To Test Sub-25nm NAND Flash

KraftDinner Re:Marginal Gain? (80 comments)

So it's more like 2.5D, I still feel ripped off!

more than 4 years ago

Toshiba To Test Sub-25nm NAND Flash

KraftDinner Marginal Gain? (80 comments)

I've got to admit that I don't really know much about the hardware side of tech and new advances in the shrinking of chip size, but what are the real benefits of shedding 7nm off the last smallest chip? It seems to me like a very marginal gain, unless I'm missing something fundamental about why one would want even smaller chip sizes.

more than 4 years ago

iPad Jailbroken

KraftDinner Re:Sigh...not this shit again (624 comments)

I laughed my ass off when I watched the news and saw some blogger in NY or somewhere, hooting and hollering as he ran out of the store because he was a big enough loser to sit in line for 2 days to be the first to get an iPad. I've got to give it to Apple, they have their customers trained very well.

more than 4 years ago

Criminals Hide Payment-Card Skimmers In Gas Pumps

KraftDinner Re:Great (332 comments)

Who says people who don't bike to work are out of shape? I don't see how one causes the other.

more than 4 years ago

Anti-Piracy Windows 7 Update Phones Home Quarterly

KraftDinner Re:Son of WGA (819 comments)

The Windows Activation Technologies.

more than 4 years ago

Studies Reveal Why Kids Get Bullied and Rejected

KraftDinner Re:I could have told you that. (938 comments)

I know how much everyone hates anecdotal evidence, but I'd like to share my story anyways. I went to High School with this one guy; I didn't really know him nor did I ever talk to him, but I knew who he was. One day I went to school and overheard on the morning announcements that he had passed away. I didn't know that he was sick, but it was sad nonetheless. I get home and take a quick look at the newspaper and it turned out he'd committed suicide. This was quite a shock to me and his family. It turned out he was constantly bullied by one kid because he was gay. He outlined all of this in his suicide note to his family that he left in the tree house in which he leapt from. After about a week, I was looking at the paper again and it turned out the bully was suspended for not standing for the memorial silence my school had the day after his passing. Why did he hate him so much? I don't really know exactly. It didn't seem like he could have done anything that serious enough to the bully to warrant a constant lashing.

more than 4 years ago

Getting Company Owners To Follow Their Own Rules?

KraftDinner Re:Pretty much the best way (387 comments)

Or he could live nowhere near the US and work at companies that have to adhere to sane laws.

more than 4 years ago

Supreme Court Rolls Back Corporate Campaign Spending Limits

KraftDinner Re:Fair enough... (1070 comments)

tastycrats and fingerlick'ans.

I'm trying to figure out if you meant to reference Futurama or if that was a mistake.

more than 4 years ago

Astrium Hopes To Test Grabbing Solar Energy From Orbit

KraftDinner Re:uhh... (144 comments)

Well I'm certainly not going to sleep easy tonight!

more than 4 years ago

Offline Book "Lending" Costs US Publishers Nearly $1 Trillion

KraftDinner Re:What Was And Is No More (494 comments)

Could the move have something to do with the introduction of more and more computers and media into our libraries? Back in the day, all you basically had were books. Sure you could rent videos there, but you couldn't really watch them there, you had to take them home to watch. But with the computers, you can chat online, facebook and even play games. Hell, sometimes people even look at porn on those things(I've read in the news about some guy getting caught looking at child pornography at my local library downtown). Seems to me that these things might have played a large role in the conversion.

more than 4 years ago


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