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CIA Lied Over Brutal Interrogations

Wookact Re:Justice (768 comments)

So he should not be held accountable for things his subordinates did even when he should have known of their activities? Just checking. Is that the same standard we apply to all presidents then?

about two weeks ago
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AdNauseam Browser Extension Quietly Clicks On Blocked Ads

Wookact Re:All for poisioning the well (285 comments)

I do, if it gets rid of ads then I don't have to worry about blocking them anymore. I would gladly pay some sites 50 cents to a dollar a month to view them. I just hate dealing with the virus laden ads.

about two weeks ago
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Uber Banned In Delhi After Taxi Driver Accused of Rape

Wookact Re:Sadly,... (180 comments)

The already did, see Blackwater (Xe or whatever they are calling themselves now).

about two weeks ago
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Cops 101: NYC High School Teaches How To Behave During Stop-and-Frisk

Wookact Re:Their job is dangerous (481 comments)

Most police deaths are caused by vehicle injuries, which would be resolved if they wore their flipping seat belts. Even with those injuries it is no where as dangerous as many jobs.

about three weeks ago
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Sony To Take On Netflix With Playstation Vue

Wookact Re:Never Again (130 comments)

I don't. If other people do I don't really care. I haven't bought anything made by Sony since the Linux fiasco.

about a month ago
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The Plane Crash That Gave Us GPS

Wookact Re:gps still blows (236 comments)

So it is Clinton's fault you purchased an inferior product, and that you are not observant enough to watch where you are going?

about a month and a half ago
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FTDI Removes Driver From Windows Update That Bricked Cloned Chips

Wookact Re:Computer Missues Act 1990 (572 comments)

No that is the point. You are trying to justify bricking the end users equipment, claiming that they know what they are doing. It is obvious that they don't know what is going on, it is just a gadget they bought off amazon. Soft bricking the device is shady and underhanded. What they should have done was pop up a message stating the device is counterfeit and asked for the user to inform them of where they got the device so FTDI could take action.

I know I would be glad to rat out the counterfeiters because I don't want counterfeit chips in my gadgets. If they were to ask me I would give them the information on where I got the gadget so FTDI could either help the manufacturer fix their supply chain, or follow it to the actual culprit.

Punishing the end user is passive aggressive. They know their gadget is broken, but not why it is broken. Frankly I hope they become the subject of a class action. They have no right to destroy hardware.

about 2 months ago
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FTDI Removes Driver From Windows Update That Bricked Cloned Chips

Wookact Re:Computer Missues Act 1990 (572 comments)

You expect the end users to know that? Really?

about 2 months ago
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Software Glitch Caused 911 Outage For 11 Million People

Wookact Re:backup for 911 (115 comments)

The police department in my area has both Emergency and Non-Emergency numbers. It is listed that way in the phone book.

about 2 months ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Wookact Re:That's all we need ... (555 comments)

A large portion of distributions does not equal a large number of users. You should have realized that though.

about 2 months ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Wookact Re:And this is why Linux will never win the deskto (555 comments)

People use video cards from seven years ago? The only reason I can think of for that is if your PC is seven years old, in that case they need more then a new video card.

about 2 months ago
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Barometers In iPhones Mean More Crowdsourcing In Weather Forecasts

Wookact Re:haha (79 comments)

Apples reality distortion field. Remember, its not useful until apple does it, and then once apple does it, it becomes innovation.

about 2 months ago
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Ubuntu Turns 10

Wookact Re:Unity is rubbish. Systemd is rubbish (110 comments)

So what your saying is you have specialized hardware that you had issues with.

I have had no issues tethering my GS4, my only streaming issues are sites that use silverlight, and plenty of steam games for fun.

Oh and BTW it looks like your complains about the Fuji(tsu)? scanner and Wacom tablet are overblown. It looks like there is some support for both, although it is not handled by the manufacturers. Both manufacturers linked to these sites so I am assuming they should be at least partially functional.

http://linuxwacom.sourceforge.... http://www.fujitsu.com/emea/pr...

Note: I cannot even find a Fuji scanner, so I am guessing you dont even know what hardware you are using, which might explain your difficulty in installing the hardware.

about 2 months ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Wookact Re:Just tell me (463 comments)

If you get say 10 people into the general population (IE not admitted to a hospital) with ebola, you will see infection skyrocket. You claiming otherwise is akin to you putting your head in the sand and pretending there is no problem.

about 2 months ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Wookact Re:Just tell me (463 comments)

The chance to be infected with ebola are only almost nonexistent because it hasn't made its way into the general population yet. Once that happens then the chance of being infected skyrockets. You should stop glossing over that.

about 2 months ago
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How Nigeria Stopped Ebola

Wookact Re:Does Nigeria have subways? (381 comments)

My comment is solely that the parent, who is accusing someone else of FUD, is spreading it him/herself. Go post your diatribe about not being scared elsewhere.

about 2 months ago
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How Nigeria Stopped Ebola

Wookact Re:Does Nigeria have subways? (381 comments)

You are wrong. You are the one that needs to stop spreading FUD. From the CDC:

Ebola on dried on surfaces such as doorknobs and countertops can survive for several hours; however, virus in body fluids (such as blood) can survive up to several days at room temperature.

Ebola has been detected in blood and many body fluids. Body fluids include saliva, mucus, vomit, feces, sweat, tears, breast milk, urine, and semen.

Emphasis added.

http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/t...

about 2 months ago
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Pentagon Reportedly Hushed Up Chemical Weapons Finds In Iraq

Wookact Re:What a load of nonsense (376 comments)

Bush claimed there were new factories manufacturing nuclear and biological weapons. These did not exist. Source: I served in Iraq, and one of my primary jobs was to search for WMD. As far as I am aware the only thing ever found was old chemical weapons from the 80s. Bush was not right. There were no new WMD factories, and there were no new nuclear or biological weapons. Either he was wrong, or he lied. That is up to the reader to decide.

about 2 months ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Wookact Re:But flights from West Africa are OK? (463 comments)

Yet they sent home someone who had come from West Africa (and informed them of this), and had a 103 degree fever with some antibiotics. They screwed the entire shebang up. It seems to me that they did what they thought would cover their backsides and then sent him home.

about 2 months ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Wookact Re:Just tell me (463 comments)

I wont catch a spike to the head just because my friend/family member/Significant Other/Neighbor/person at bus stop/stocker at grocery store/etc. caught a spike to their head. Your analogy fails badly.

about 2 months ago

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