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Why You'll Pay For Netflix — Even If You Don't Subscribe To Netflix

dualboot Re:US Only? (292 comments)

But not Shaw...

about a year and a half ago

What's Next For Superhero Movies?

dualboot Re:Yes television (396 comments)

Heroes was fun during the first season..

I like to think of Walter White as TV's version of a super hero/conflicted protagonist.

about 2 years ago

FBI To Shut Down DNSChanger Servers Monday -- But Should It Cut Off 300k PCs?

dualboot Re:More to the story? (140 comments)

What can you learn by resolving every single dns query from someone using an internet connected machine?

Quite a bit.

Imagine the scary amount of information Google knows about people who use their service. Especially combined with the fact that almost every site out there now uses Google Analytics and/or Google Advertisements.

I realize it sounds very tin foil but intercepting all DNS queries can give you a pretty good fingerprint of a user.

about 2 years ago

FBI To Shut Down DNSChanger Servers Monday -- But Should It Cut Off 300k PCs?

dualboot More to the story? (140 comments)

I wonder if the real reason they kept this on life support for so long was to enjoy 6+ months of DNS queries for 4mil-300 thousand users?

Seems like an excellent opportunity to gather a large amount of intelligence without any messy subpoenas or warrants.

about 2 years ago

Microsoft's Surface Caught Windows OEMs By Surprise

dualboot Re:Not their first attempt at this (565 comments)

Pretty true since there are many 360's and AppleTV's that might as well have Netflix written on them instead of their respective first party logos.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Best Science-Fiction/Fantasy For Kids?

dualboot Ender's Game (726 comments)

Also any of the Heinlein juvenile books.

Have Spacesuit Will Travel is probably the reason I'm the person I am today.

more than 2 years ago

Game of Thrones The Most Pirated TV Show of the Season

dualboot It is known. (312 comments)

HBO hates money.

more than 2 years ago

Soda Ban May Hit the Big Apple

dualboot Re:Get a refill.. (1141 comments)

You're absolutely right.

I was convinced it was a systemic and complex issue but it's really just fatty's drinking soda.

Problem solved!

more than 2 years ago

Soda Ban May Hit the Big Apple

dualboot Re:Get a refill.. (1141 comments)

I just don't believe it.

I'm pretty sure in this era you could straight up call it "Fat Ass Soda" and people would still buy it.

It would probably garner customer loyalty and fandom.

more than 2 years ago

Spore, Mass Effect DRM Phone Home For Single-Player Gaming

dualboot Re:This has been a critical feature of Spore? (900 comments)

Aye, but the number of players is of no consequence. For some games the internet connection is merely another medium for retrieving content used during gameplay.

If you are actually curious the details of this system are widely available.

A semi-detailed description

more than 6 years ago


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