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Police Officers Seek Right Not To Be Recorded

gemada Re:Let Them (1123 comments)

By arguing about whether or not there are safeguards against police brutality, or legal recourses, or any of that, you're sidestepping the critical issue: At some point, you have to trust them. Cameras expose these breaches of trust, but they also fundamentally undermine the system by doing so.

Please elaborate on how filming police officers undermines the system. i do not see a correlation between the 2

more than 4 years ago

China Rejects US Piracy Claims As "Groundless"

gemada Re:As compared to what? (302 comments)

This is a bullying tactic by the american lobbyists to try and get Canada to implement draconian copyright legislation and a DMCA.

more than 4 years ago

IBM's Patent-Pending Traffic Lights Stop Car Engines

gemada Re:Unnecessary if.... (423 comments)

they have existed for almost a hundred years. They are called traffic circles. Too bad they seem to be phasing them out everywhere for not being "modern" enough.

more than 4 years ago

3rd-Grader Busted For Jolly Rancher Possession

gemada Re:Whoosh LOL XD (804 comments)


more than 4 years ago

Top 10 Things Hollywood Thinks Computers Can Do

gemada Re:ENHANCE (874 comments)

i receive tons of emails with word "enhance" in them.

more than 4 years ago

How Bad Is the Gulf Coast Oil Spill?

gemada Re:Don't worry BP ... (913 comments) any of that happened with Exxon after the Valdez. The gasoline market is composed of something called "price signalling" which they all do, so what you are saying will not happen. Also years and years in court will get their fines/lawsuit payouts reduced just as with the Valdez.

more than 4 years ago

How Bad Is the Gulf Coast Oil Spill?

gemada Re:It's not really that bad (913 comments)

The top 10 rated "News" shows are on conservative networks in the US. Please elaborate on your premise of a liberal-biased media.

more than 4 years ago

Win7 Can Delete All System Restore Points On Reboot

gemada Re:How prevalent? (449 comments)


more than 4 years ago

Do You Have a Secret Immunity To 3D Movies?

gemada Re:3D is a gimmick (495 comments)

It's not like colour or sound which make film more engaging and bring it closer to real life, it's a silly add-on which distracts rather than helps to immerse.

i take it from this quote that you have not seen avatar in 3d at the imax. The 3d does exactly the opposite of what you suggest. It does immerse and does make it more engaging and does bring it closer to real life. 3d done right and for the right purpose is amazing. However, i did get dragged to Clash of the Titans and the 3d was basically none existent and atrocious, as was the movie itself.

more than 4 years ago

Scrabble To Allow Proper Nouns

gemada Re:Hmm (377 comments)

it's kwijibo!!

more than 4 years ago

Beijing Sweetens Rubbish With Giant Deodorant Guns

gemada Re:News at 11! (111 comments)

soon we will be overrun by a giant mutated bug called Deodor-ant.

more than 4 years ago

New Zealand Legislature Mulls File-Sharing Bill

gemada Re:What the law actually is... (54 comments)

For the politicians involved doing nothing wasn't politically tenable

Please tell me why doing nothing wasn't politically tenable if no one in NZ wants a 3 - strikes law? Or is NZ not a sovereign country? Also since they do not play baseball for the most part in NZ couldn't they come up with a sports analogy related to Rugby? This also shows that this is being introduced by a baseball-playing overlord (i..e USA).

more than 4 years ago

Tiny ARM-Based Sensor System Makes Battery Replacement Obsolete

gemada Re:Oh God (96 comments)

Please do not contribute to garbage self-awareness.

i believe the proper term for that is "Ed Hardy shirt wearers suddenly realizing what douches they are"

more than 4 years ago

Windows Patch Leaves Many XP Users With Blue Screens

gemada Re:ha ha suckers!!! (658 comments)


more than 4 years ago

New iPhone Attack Kills Apps, Reroutes Web Traffic

gemada Re:Don't worry (125 comments)

Nortan Anti-Virus software is now available for iPhone too. I was wondering when it will become available. Thanks now my iPhone works the same way as PC with Windows :)

i am not sure if you intentionally or unintentionally spelled Norton wrong. Either way your comment is still funny.

more than 4 years ago

Why Time Flies By As You Get Older

gemada Re:Ugh... (252 comments)

say what you want but at least the 80's was not as homogeneous as mainstream fashion and music seem today. Back then all kinds of crazy stuff, whether you liked it or not, made it up from the underground.

more than 4 years ago



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