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Deaf Advocacy Groups To Verizon: Don't Kill Net Neutrality On Our Behalf

letherial all these words (76 comments)

Its pointless, everyone knows its pointless....there is only one thing that matters, did the check clear?

5 days ago
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Microsoft Runs Out of US Address Space For Azure, Taps Its Global IPv4 Stock

letherial Re:So after years of panic... (250 comments)

There are still plenty of IP, but so many companys just buy them up and sit on them like they are a old childrens toys that need to be preserved in a box to keep value.

Lets face it, these company's are hoping to make money on them when the demand is high, its just a typical move in a oligarchy

about a month and a half ago
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Rand Paul Starts New Drone War In Congress

letherial Re:citizenship is irrelevant (272 comments)

"This is a pretty reliable method of creating new terrorists."

You would think this would be obvious, but it either is not to the assholes in Washington, or they want it that way. More terriorst = longer 'war on terror' and that equals to bunch of contractors making loads of money, as a bonus, it gives them equal excuse to ignore the constitution, it also seems to give the court system a way to also ignore our constitution.

Im normally not into the conspiracy theory bullshit, but when the shoe fucking fits...

about 3 months ago
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To Save the Internet We Need To Own the Means of Distribution

letherial Re:Yes. (338 comments)

My job is fixing VPN for remote employees, im sure every single one will disagree. The internet is a HUGE part of are economy now, about as important as roads, electricity. More importantly, its a new way company's are finding a way to charge extra for things you cannot see. FCC just said sure, lets take this father.

The way you simplified such a complex problem down to once sentence and threw in game console to continually minimize it (even though it has nothing to do with anything we are talking about) was a bit of a joke. Makes me wonder, did you think of this simple statement yourself or did you hear something like that from a ideologue.

One more thing, the phone 'want' is considered a necessary utility and is treated as such

about 2 months ago
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It's Time To Plug the Loopholes In Pipeline Regulation

letherial Re:Money money money (163 comments)

Thats a really really bad analogy, do you know what a firewall is? do you understand the difference between a logical network and err pipes....cause its a world of difference.

Networking systems do have shutoff valves at critical places to stop the flow of bad information before it causes critical damage (at least a decent secure setup, it certainly can be done without great expense). In 20 years the tech industry has done more to protect information then the oil company's have done to protect their oil in 80.

about 4 months ago
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"Nearly Unbreakable" Encryption Scheme Inspired By Human Biology

letherial Re:Famous last words (179 comments)

you never did answer his questions, infact, you seem to shut the argument down rather quickly which leads me to believe you dont have one.

If his logical fallacy is wrong, whats your argument? how is it that our temperature in a 100 years has grown so fast when normally stuff like this takes thousands of years. Do you really believe that cutting all these trees down and dumping all the co2 in the air is ok? if so why do you believe that? Do you not understand how greenhouse gasses work? If so, explain how dumping a bunch of co2 in the air is ok, if not go read up on it and then answer my question...its ok, ill wait....... What about how the temperature has risen with the co2 levels to a frighting degree of similarity?

There are alot of reasons to believe man is involved, can you provide some logical reason why man is not involved?

Please provide some intelligent argument, your little one liners are cute and amusing, but in no way do the explain the opposing side, infact...i have never really heard a opposing argument, no logical explanation for any of my questions and many more.

about 4 months ago
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Researchers: Rats Didn't Spread Black Death, Humans Did

letherial Re:Old News (135 comments)

We know you wont google it in a house with a mouse, but would you google it in a car, or a plane? how about in a box, with a fox? You may like it you will see, how about in a tree?

about 4 months ago
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Wal-Mart Sues Visa For $5 Billion For Rigging Card Swipe Fees

letherial Re:Except (455 comments)

Strange, id been charged like .50 on a 3.00 purchase before, i wasnt happy about it but i understand the retailers need for it.

On another note, retailers up the price at there own peril. Free market is just that, and things are generally prices at the line it could be. If a widget that cost .10 to make can be sold at 5.00 it will be, if it can be pushed up to 6.00 it will be...if its pushed up to 6.00 and nobody buys it, then its going to go back down to 5.00....

A really good example of this is the gaming consoles that get sold at a loss, this is because they cant sell it for anymore. Companies claiming taxes and credit card fees raise prices are really just lying, they raised prices because they can get away with it because the market can still move it.

about 4 months ago
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Minnesota Teen Wins Settlement After School Takes Facebook Password

letherial Re:In other news ... (367 comments)

First, it was worded weird, your response from the former response makes it sound like Facebook is mandatory to receive power and water..

You could have worded it like "the government already requires you to get water and electricity" Instead of continuing on the theme of "it is already mandatory"
Dont call me dense because you dont know how to clarify your statements

The first link you gave was just to be hooked up to a proper sewage. While i hate defending the worse state of all time, Florida, it does seem likely this ruling is based on health reasons, sewage not going to the proper place has caused many diseases and is a health risk to not just her, but everyone around her. Nothing in there about electricity though.

The second link you gave, is about international people getting together to figure out a safe way to build buildings (you know, so blocks dont burn down and shit like that) It has noting to do with international law...Its a policy that the international community all agreed was good practice and country's created laws on there own...no grand conspiracy here.

But hey, far be it for me to tell you what you do or do not want to live in, plenty of country's don't have building codes or sewage requirements, by all means go live there...Swim in your shit and other peoples shit as far as i care. Want to burn alive in a building because its unsafe without proper exits? not my problem...but dont complain because i want some standards when i go to a building, public or private.

Out of all the stupid shit our government does, and there is alot, minimal safety standards, fire code, sewage requirements, these things comfort me...i dont want my water to contain my neighbors piss and shit, nor do i want my house to burn down because my neighbors start on fire.

I know, you want your freedom to burn alive and drink piss...i want to the freedom to not do that, thanks....

about 4 months ago
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Russian Officials Dump iPads For Samsung Tablets Over Spy Fears

letherial Re:Soviets have no style (198 comments)

I devices are rather shitty, your relying on apple to get security right and what ive read...they didnt do it.

GO TO FAIL is a good example.

This way Russia gets to use there own OS...If i was a dictator oppressing a country i wouldnt use a I device to do it either...leave I devices to the apple fan boys and enjoy it, competition is a good thing but i wouldnt use a ipad even if it was free (id give it to my kid)

about 4 months ago
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Minnesota Teen Wins Settlement After School Takes Facebook Password

letherial Re:In other news ... (367 comments)

Neither show that facebook is required for anything, in fact it seems you just pulled links out of your ass to show a source so the dumb would believe you.

about 4 months ago
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TSA Missed Boston Bomber Because His Name Was Misspelled In a Database

letherial Good news (275 comments)

All terrorist are now required to be named John Smith, if you are a John Smith then you need to change it because only terrorist can be called John Smith.

See, problem solved NSA style......

PS, NSA still needs to listen to your phone calls, make sure you are not a John Smith in disguise

about 4 months ago
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TSA Missed Boston Bomber Because His Name Was Misspelled In a Database

letherial your blind (275 comments)

Sorry buddy, but if you think that Obama is the center of all the problems your not seeing the big picture. It doesnt matter who the president is, the system is setup the way it is and one president will be the same as the other.

Since congress is landlocked in this crazy congressional drawn district and many of them are only challenged by even crazier people, the real problem is there.

In the end, this president, the former president and the next few presidents, plus the congress, supreme court and pretty much are entire government will go down as the worse of all time....but i would like to say, your singularly focus on one person means you will do nothing to help stop it because your fantasy land thinks that the president you vote for next time will fix it, but he/she wont..even if by some fucking miracle you get someone who truly wants to change it, you still got 435 idiots in one chamber, 60 idiots in another, then 9 idiots who are looking at them and paving the way for more stupid behavior (supreme court)

about 4 months ago
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Cameras On Cops: Coming To a Town Near You

letherial Prediction (264 comments)

I predict that these 'cameras' will have a higher then normal fail rate.

about 4 months ago
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Mass. Legislature Strikes Back: Upskirt Photos Now Officially a Misdemeanor

letherial Re:Has this been a large problem? (256 comments)

i could think of quite a bit of problems that a 'couple of right hooks' would solve

Now that i think about it, whats the point of any law anyways? it should all be social justice, mob rule thats what i say, fuck the goverment. People in general should be allowed to just decide at any given moment what is a fair punishment and if somone is guilty or not, facts, evidence, fair trail...all that is just pointless when anyone can just look at a moment in a situation and just know what to do. couple of right hooks, maybe blow his brains out, or burn him...all these things can just be decided by whoever is around at the moment of emotional impulse

Ya...i totally like your idea

about 5 months ago
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Bitcoin Inventor Satoshi Nakamoto Outed By Newsweek

letherial Re:Why? (390 comments)

when anyone spends a exuberant amount of money to influence politics its bad....Even a little bit can corrupt.

your general assumptions on the whole of a population is ignorance in a astounding form, bravo!

about 5 months ago
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EU Commission: Corruption Across EU Costs €120 Billion

letherial Re: ... meanwhile in USA ... (196 comments)

"of being extremely fucking likely to be some sort of unscrupulous run-of-the-mill government cronyismish corruption."

What you might call corruption is just another day in DC, We cant elect someone not already infected by this corruption.

about 6 months ago
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Network Solutions Opts Customer Into $1,850 Security Service

letherial Re:This is what libertarians think (405 comments)

I think your 'free market' will never come to be, human behavior works against such markets.

Now that i think about it, your 'free market' is so vague and full of fantasy that anyone could apply it to what they consider 'free market'. Of course that itself is a free market, let everyone do anything, but of course human behavior will work against that and what ends up being a free market one day will end up being a monopoly the next. Free market needs government intervention, but thats not a free market....and so we come full circle.

In the end im not sure if you are being sarcastic or real, because frankly neither would surprise me and this could go either way, but the idea of a true free market is simply a impossibility.

about 6 months ago
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Senator Dianne Feinstein: NSA Metadata Program Here To Stay

letherial Re:Overwhelmingly Democrat in California (510 comments)

Its cause we have a D in the white house, once we get the R in the white house then the hypocrisy flips

it doesn't matter, all of congress is just a big bowl of hypocritical bullshit, both sides dont represent American people

about 6 months ago
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Creationism In Texas Public Schools

letherial Ahh yes, critical thinking (770 comments)

Critical thinking requires observation of opinion and fact, of weighing evidence presented in front you in a unbiased way. If this was a critical thinking class they would teach both sides then give evidence of both sides and have the children decide which is more plausible. I doubt creationism have much going for it, unlike the earth being billions of years old (carbon dating) and theory of evolution (super bugs)

This isnt for critical thinking, this is to teach our kids the exact opposite of critical thinking, this is to teach kids how to blindly follow any stupid idea someone throws at them....i guess it makes sense parents like this want there kids to be like this.

about 6 months ago

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