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Putin To Discuss Plans For Disconnecting Russia From the Internet

jklovanc Not New (119 comments)

We have talked about this before for the US.

1 hour ago
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Dealership Commentator: Tesla's Going To Win In Every State

jklovanc Re:Why so much fuss? (144 comments)

I wonder if existing manufacturers can pull dealership agreements and then come under the same rules a Tesla. There are also existing car companies that do not have dealership agreements that might want to sell directly.

yesterday
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Dealership Commentator: Tesla's Going To Win In Every State

jklovanc Re:Why so much fuss? (144 comments)

The existing car companies are still going to be prevented from selling directly.

How do you know this? If Tesla can do it why can't other car companies? Those existing companies could easily sue and win if Tesla is allowed to bypass dealerships. Laws are not so overtly tailored to one company as to make Tesla special.

yesterday
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

jklovanc Re: Dragnet (129 comments)

If that is ever proposed I will be against that.

2 days ago
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Obama Presses Leaders To Speed Ebola Response

jklovanc Re:Africa (220 comments)

If you can't see a difference between a viralant deadly disease and an ongoing tribal war then you have a problem. The former is countries asking for international aid to fight a deadly disease using doctors and a small security force. The latter is a foreign military force entering a country after years of tribal war where they are not welcome by some and forcibly preventing people from killing their neighbors. The main difference is that one disaster is caused by a virus and the other by people's decisions.

The bottom line is the the Hutu could have decided not to kill the Titsi but didn't.

2 days ago
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Obama Presses Leaders To Speed Ebola Response

jklovanc Re:Africa (220 comments)

Rwanda was very different. It was a tribal war and not a medical emergency. Rwanda was much more complex.

2 days ago
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

jklovanc Re:Turn yourself in! (129 comments)

Many paraphrased derivatives of this have often become attributed to Franklin:

Which means that others have said variations of Franklin's words and have falsely attributed them to Franklin. What Franklin said is very different than what you said.
Of all the quotes you cited Franklin actually said 2 of them. "Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor Liberty to purchase power." and "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.". The former is about wealth and power while the latter is about liberty and safety.

You are not knowledgeable nor are you special, no matter what mommy told you.

Resorting to a personal attack just shows how weak your argument truly is.

2 days ago
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

jklovanc Re:Turn yourself in! (129 comments)

Those who give up Liberty for temporary security will get neither

You can't even get the quote right. The real quote is as follows;

Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.

Notice the word "essential". Being anonymous to the police is not an essential liberty or we would never catch and criminals.

2 days ago
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

jklovanc Re:So wear a Guy Fawkes mask (129 comments)

As with all relative terms "less likely" is not good enough. Crime rates are still too high and there are still too many known criminals on the loose. We should use what ever technology we have to bring the number of at loose criminals as close to zero as possible.

2 days ago
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

jklovanc Re:Dragnet (129 comments)

They may have a problem with you using public property to station your camera. If you happen to own or rent property across the street from that location I doubt they would have an issue.

2 days ago
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

jklovanc Re:Dragnet (129 comments)

Law enforcement all over the country has tried to claim just the opposite for themselves.

Law enforcement is not a single entity and do not all think alike. Also, the filming of police officers has been found to be legal in most places.

that it has forced companies who have satellite images to censor public places.

I have seen censoring of secure areas but not public areas. Do you have any references of public areas being censored?

2 days ago
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

jklovanc Re:So wear a Guy Fawkes mask (129 comments)

Some of us care more about criminals hiding in plain sight than we do about our privacy.

2 days ago
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

jklovanc Re:Dragnet (129 comments)

records of where everybody is going at all times,

They are only doing this when you are in a public place and in range of a camera. While this is quite often it is far from "at all times". Can they run facial recognition on you while you are in your bathroom?

Your image has no privacy when in a public place.

2 days ago
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California Declares Carpooling Via Ride-Share Services Illegal

jklovanc Re:Common Carrier (288 comments)

Working for profit provides incentive to cut corners and decrease safety to unacceptable levels. Why do you think most health and safety regulations exist?

3 days ago
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Extent of Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches Record Levels

jklovanc Re:Warmists never bother debating anymore (607 comments)

That's what anthropomorphic climate change (ACC) is.

At least get the terms right. Anthropomorphic means "like a human". What you meant to say was anthropogenic which means human caused.

3 days ago
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California Declares Carpooling Via Ride-Share Services Illegal

jklovanc Re:Can we please cann these companies what they ar (288 comments)

It is the risking of other people's lives due to the profit motive that people are objecting to. When you put profit into the mix the motivation to cut safety corners rised greatly and that is where regulation comes in.

3 days ago
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School Installs Biometric Fingerprint System For Cafeteria

jklovanc Re:https://www.mylunchmoney.com (230 comments)

Finger scanners reduce the pattern to a number. There are several algorithms to do that encoding. Scans from different algorithms can not be matched. Finger print scanners are very different than taking fingerprints.

4 days ago
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School Installs Biometric Fingerprint System For Cafeteria

jklovanc finger scanning fingerprint (230 comments)

A finger scanner looks for certain features and reduces the result to a number. There are many different algorithms to do this encoding. Even different versions of the same model use different algorithms and fingers have to be re-scanned. The bottom line is that, in most cases, finger scans from different systems can not be use to identify someone between systems.

4 days ago
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School Installs Biometric Fingerprint System For Cafeteria

jklovanc Re:https://www.mylunchmoney.com (230 comments)

My kids' schools use it, and we've never had any problems.

... that you know of. I bet the lunch people have to deal quite often with student who have forgotten or miss-remembered their user id and/or password.

5 days ago
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School Installs Biometric Fingerprint System For Cafeteria

jklovanc Re:Slippery slope (230 comments)

First, how is this related to a fingerprint scanner that is not compatible with other fingerprint scanners.
Second, I guess you better be careful if you commit a crime.

5 days ago

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