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Healthcare Law Appealed To Supreme Court

gilbert644 Re:Perfectly reasonable. (1019 comments)

Yes and the mandate is simply a tax on people who don't have health insurance.

more than 2 years ago

ACTA To Be Signed This Weekend

gilbert644 Re:Norway (277 comments)

Norway is a part of EFTA and is required to adopt EU trade regulations.

more than 2 years ago

Startup Flees To Seattle Amid Amazon's Tax Fight

gilbert644 Re:Rise and overthrow the opressive overlords, eh? (235 comments)

So the Canadians you meet thought that all Americans fit the "dumb American" stereotype? So you went there and meet a bunch of assholes?

about 3 years ago

"Wi-Fi Refugees" Shelter in West Virginia Mountains

gilbert644 Re:From Wikipedia... (627 comments)

Majority of trials not people.

about 3 years ago

WikiLeaks Sues the Guardian Over Leak

gilbert644 Re:Thed saying holds true... (289 comments)

I see the same 'misunderstanding' all the time here on slashdot about the right to free speech and the right to download the latest HBO shows online for free.

about 3 years ago

Windows 8 Will Run On All Current PC Hardware

gilbert644 Re:Meaning (385 comments)

You mean like how wine is kept in barrels to age well and then put in new bottles before being shipped out?

more than 3 years ago

Patriot Act vs. the EU's Data Protection Directive

gilbert644 Re:Honestly - why do business in the U.S. (239 comments)

It's by far the largest software market in the world and extremely influential, if you don't have a solid foothold in the US you are likely to get screwed down the line by a competitor that does. This is not likely to change anytime soon.

more than 3 years ago

Law Professors vs the PROTECT IP Act

gilbert644 Re:LOL! American Freedom! (212 comments)

And only time I see any widespread activism on the internet is when people are fighting to keep the circuses free of charge, not for any real political reform.

more than 3 years ago

Among the Costs of War: $20B In Air Conditioning

gilbert644 Re:Independence Day had it right... (409 comments)

Except in reality the answer is no we spend 20$ on a hammer and 19,980.00 $ on war profiteers.

more than 3 years ago

US Funding Stealth Internets to Circumvent Repressive Regimes

gilbert644 Re:Is it just me... (289 comments)

Every government limits freedom, its inherent to its role.

more than 3 years ago

25% of US Hackers Are FBI/CIA Informers

gilbert644 Re:Deja Vu (185 comments)

Yeah they used to publish a lot of bullshit, shame the guardian is following suit.

more than 3 years ago

China Calls US Culprit In Global 'Internet War'

gilbert644 Re:Hilarious (114 comments)

Funniest part is that the Chinese government is so fascist that they don't recognize that claiming American involvement in the overthrow of dictators is actually pro-American.

more than 3 years ago

Nintendo Pulls Dead Or Alive Over Porn Fears In EU

gilbert644 OH NOES! (350 comments)

How can us Scandinavians be smug about American prudishness now?!

more than 3 years ago

Creator of China's Great Firewall Pelted With Shoes

gilbert644 Re:Americans are worse (220 comments)

Their goals are completely selfish and if you care about free speech you should fight people who try to convolute anti free speech and copyright to further their agent. This is just another version of "OMG PEDOPHILES/TERRORIST, AGREE WITH US OR YOU ARE ONE OF THEM!" except in this case you must agree that torrenting American TV show and movies should be legal or you are an anti free speech fascist.

more than 3 years ago

Microsoft Promo: a PC and Xbox In Every Dorm Room

gilbert644 Re:Desperation (219 comments)

So long as the Xbox is being used it will keep bringing in money. Xbox live, online stores and 10$ on every game sold that's a lot more then apple can hope to get with itunes sales.

more than 3 years ago

L.A. Noire 'Blurs the Line' Between Story and Game

gilbert644 Re:LA Noire (83 comments)

Considering the story is set in the United States and you play a freaking FBI agent at times, non shitty English voice work would not be too much to ask.

more than 3 years ago

Osama Bin Laden Reported Dead, Body In US Hands

gilbert644 Re:So much for a fair trial. (1855 comments)

Doesn't matter where you are if you wave a gun around when you are getting arrested, you get shot dead.

more than 3 years ago

Japanese Government Will Censor Fukushima "Illegal Information"

gilbert644 Re:"Illegal Information"? (411 comments)

He wrote 1984 as a cautionary tale not a wishful fantasy you know.

more than 3 years ago

'Anonymous' Plans Sony Boycott On April 16

gilbert644 Avoid RL (260 comments)

These guys should avoid doing real life events, it will only underscore how few they are, constantly fighting fire with fire.

more than 3 years ago


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