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Hewlett-Packard Pleads Guilty To Bribing Officials in Russia, Poland, and Mexico

Colin Castro Re:Yeah, whatever ... (110 comments)

Giving cash and gifts even in the form of plane rides is illegal in the United States. Congress members do get in trouble for it when they're caught.

4 days ago

Accused Ottawa Cyberbully Facing 181 Charges Apologizes

Colin Castro Re: What about his "victims'" actions? (140 comments)

That's what I was thinking. They harassed him and get off without a worry. I figure because his accusations are hearsay and his actions are documented.

5 days ago

Major ISPs Threaten To Throttle Innovation and Slow Network Upgrades

Colin Castro I know a lie when I see one (286 comments)

How about all those telephone companies that were forced to give service to every American and look how they all went bankrupt, oh wait, no they didn't. ISPs like to say that it will stop expansion, but in reality the government will force them to instead of waiting for Google to announce they're coming to a new city and force the network improvements.

about 4 months ago

Camera Module Problems May Delay Samsung's Galaxy S5

Colin Castro Re:Why is the lens still plastic? (70 comments)

My biggest problem is dust getting behind the lens of my cell phone versus scratches, and I don't use a case.

about 6 months ago

Supreme Court Ruling Relaxes Warrant Requirements For Home Searches

Colin Castro Re:Deoderant rocks (500 comments)

I think it's a fake rock you leave in a bowl to fragrence a room, but they look like crack rocks.

about 7 months ago

Supreme Court Ruling Relaxes Warrant Requirements For Home Searches

Colin Castro Re:I've to admit... (500 comments)

The fact that they opened the door should be enough permission to enter it? That's f-ing stupid.

about 7 months ago

Supreme Court Ruling Relaxes Warrant Requirements For Home Searches

Colin Castro Re:Frog is boiling.... (500 comments)

I'm sadly not optimistic that it may not happen in my lifetime.

So many negatives I'm not sure what you're trying to say.

about 7 months ago

US Carriers Said To Have Rejected Kill Switch Technology Last Year

Colin Castro Re:Well duh? (197 comments)

No, it would be like selling gas at a gas station to a person with a stollen car that you don't actually know is stollen because you never checked or asked.

about 7 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Anti-Camera Device For Use In a Small Bus?

Colin Castro Re:Confiscate cameras (478 comments)

No, it was a question for nerds.

about 7 months ago

Ask Slashdot: What Does Edward Snowden Deserve?

Colin Castro Re:It might be an unpopular opinion... (822 comments)

It all depends if you consider him a whistleblower or not. Whistleblowers are protected.

about 8 months ago

Google Glass User Fights Speeding Ticket, Saying She's Defending the Future

Colin Castro Re:Like 100 years ago... (464 comments)

Actually a heads up display for your map/speed/etc would cause less distractions since your eyes are still catching the road in the background.

about 7 months ago

Google Glass User Fights Speeding Ticket, Saying She's Defending the Future

Colin Castro Re:story? (464 comments)

It would be more equivilent to say, "You were walking down the street carrying a gun and I gave you a ticket for shooting it into the air, but I can't prove you were shooting it into the air and you say you weren't and there was no sound or smoke or anything."

about 7 months ago

Man Jailed For Refusing To Reveal USB Password

Colin Castro Re: Cry me a fucking river... (374 comments)

If your comments were correct then the government would not fear its citizens having guns. Guerilla warfare exists and has worked for generations against a larger more powerful army. If what you said was true the war on terror would have been over immediately after it started.

about 8 months ago

Google Removes "Search Nearby" Function From Updated Google Maps

Colin Castro Re:Simple (255 comments)

Go read the thread on OpenStreetMap, you have to manually type in search nearby or some such thing and then it works great.

about 8 months ago

Why the World Needs OpenStreetMap

Colin Castro Re:Routing around bad neighborhoods? Want! (162 comments)

Exactly, so running or driving through their neighborhoods won't result in you getting a gun shoved in your face.

about 8 months ago

Could an Erasable Internet Kill Google?

Colin Castro Re:No, it would improve Google searches (210 comments)

To be fair, he did say anything on the internet older than 3 years. He made no reference to printed materials.

about 9 months ago

US Internet Service In 2014: Net Neutrality Challenges and High-Speed Build-Outs

Colin Castro Re:Comcast is already twisting the screws. (73 comments)

My phone is wireless, so it wont work in a power outage anyway. But I asked the comcast rep about the battery in the modem, and according to her, the phone would keep working even without power or the battery. I don't believe her.

about 9 months ago

Proposed California Law Would Mandate Smartphone Kill Switch

Colin Castro Re:No... (252 comments)

Why would a state mandate no kill switches?

about 9 months ago

Six Electric Cars Can Power an Office Building

Colin Castro Re:Electric cars are impressive power houses (296 comments)

Last month my electric bill was 80 or so dollars. That's heating a house and running the tv, computers etc. 30 days last month means it was less than $3 a day.

about 9 months ago


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