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The Misleading Fliers Comcast Used To Kill Off a Local Internet Competitor

Lehk228 no shit (245 comments)

and if the government wanted to start up a tax funded competitor to my business, I would be fighting that tooth and nail too.

2 days ago
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The Misleading Fliers Comcast Used To Kill Off a Local Internet Competitor

Lehk228 Re:Works fine (245 comments)

are you a communist?

is that what communism is really like?

2 days ago
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US States Edge Toward Cryptocoin Regulation

Lehk228 Re:Not subject to "monetary policy" (163 comments)

in any given currency there may be diminishing returns, but there are an infinite number of potential digital currencies

2 days ago
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A Fictional Compression Metric Moves Into the Real World

Lehk228 Re:Trivial observation (133 comments)

decompression speed is unimportant for general purpose compression, it is either adequate or not adequate, if deompression speed is not adequate it does not matter how well it scores on other metrics it is unusable for your use case, if decompression speed id adequate, it really does not matter if it's just barely adequate or insanely fast.

2 days ago
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Enraged Verizon FiOS Customer Seemingly Demonstrates Netflix Throttling

Lehk228 Re: Alternative explanation (393 comments)

how many wifi routers do i need to buy in order to qualify as an ISP?

4 days ago
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Intel Launches Self-Encrypting SSD

Lehk228 Re:Intel has worked with the NSA (91 comments)

if the government really wants what is on your disk, they will put you in a small cage until you give up the keys, if they REALLY want it you will take a trip to an officially nonexistant location and find out what successively higher and higher voltage across your genitals feels like until you give up the key, or die.

about a week ago
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The "Rickmote Controller" Can Hijack Any Google Chromecast

Lehk228 Re:Pardon for clearification (131 comments)

because google potato'd the security

about a week ago
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CCP Games Explains Why Virtual Reality First Person Shooters Still Don't Work

Lehk228 eyelasers (154 comments)

arm the character with eyelasers (pew pew pew)

about two weeks ago
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Sexual Harassment Is Common In Scientific Fieldwork

Lehk228 Re:Such harassment (362 comments)

you seem lost, tumblr is that way ----->

about two weeks ago
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Selectively Reusing Bad Passwords Is Not a Bad Idea, Researchers Say

Lehk228 Re:Or Just Use a Password Manager (280 comments)

if that is how we are going to do things, why not use actual certificates instead of a password/certificate halfbreed?

about two weeks ago
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Mozilla Doubles Down on JPEG Encoding with mozjpeg 2.0

Lehk228 Re:The future turned out to not be so cool (129 comments)

I remember back when images over 15k needed to have a damned good reason for being over 15k

about two weeks ago
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The Least They Could Do: Amazon Charges 1 Cent To Meet French Free Shipping Ban

Lehk228 Re: Not France vs US (309 comments)

What France recognises is that employment makes the monetary system go round.

I supose automobile drivers should be required to carry a buggy whip else the whip manufactureres will have to lay people off

about two weeks ago
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BlackBerry's Innovation: Square-Screened Smartphones

Lehk228 Re:Looks cool (139 comments)

having spent the last ~5 years on BB, first a bold 9700 now a Q10, it absolutely is a phone for writing.

about three weeks ago
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FDA: We Can't Scale To Regulate Mobile Health Apps

Lehk228 ITT: (123 comments)

ITT: libertardian circlejerk

about three weeks ago
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No Shortage In Tech Workers, Advocacy Groups Say

Lehk228 Re:19,000 (401 comments)

what is needed is not violence against H1B workers, it's decent IT and programming unionization that is needed.

with combined political clout to fight against the existence of the H1B program we would stand a chance of maintaining decent wages. Existing H1B workers should be offered the choice of Lawful Permanent Resident so they can stay if they want or return to their home country.

about three weeks ago
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By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' and That Could Be a Problem

Lehk228 spiders (564 comments)

just kidding, it will be spiders

about three weeks ago

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election cycle mod points

Lehk228 Lehk228 writes  |  about 2 years ago

too much election time seriousness, I am going to use all 5 mod points looking for funny posts to +

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New Computer

Lehk228 Lehk228 writes  |  about 7 years ago Preliminary parts list for my new computer, i may start with half the ram and reusing my old monitor to save money.


Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Windsor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103772

Maxtor MaXLine Pro 500 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16822144016

HIS Hightech Radeon X1950PRO 512MB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161061

2x pqi TURBO 4GB(2 x 2GB) DDR2 667 3-2-2-8 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820141241

ASUS V3-M2A690G bareboneshttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856110077

CHIMEI CMV widescreen 5ms 16.7M color 1600x1050http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824252008

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