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Ross Ulbricht Faces New Drug Charges

reub2000 Re:Guilty (102 comments)

I'm not sure which class of substances is more addicative. But the ACs said that, "one of the parties is mentally impaired and under duress due to the well-documented effects of drug addiction." That statment could apply to many legal transactions. Even if you could show that alcohol was less addicative, many purchases are still made by addicts hoping not to face reality or withdrawls.

5 days ago
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Ross Ulbricht Faces New Drug Charges

reub2000 Re:Guilty (102 comments)

That differs from the liquor store how?

5 days ago
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Firefox 30 Available, Firebug 2.0 Released

reub2000 Re:Please, please just stop... (270 comments)

They just copied the things that work, you know like faster handling of javascript, and not taking up half the screen with useless toolbars. They took what worked and put their own spin on it, and it looks very different from chrome. It would be a fine browser if they could squash a few bugs.

about 3 months ago
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Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards

reub2000 Re:danger will robinson (688 comments)

Appears that the error doesn't appear in the original. The use of quotation marks would lead one to believe that it's a direct quote, but it looks like it was altered to add the part about South America.

about 3 months ago
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Free Software Foundation Condemns Mozilla's Move To Support DRM In Firefox

reub2000 Re:Write to Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal, he's responsi (403 comments)

Flash is no longer required to play video on many websites. Most youtube videos currently play in the html5 player. This is just a step backwards.

about 3 months ago
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Mozilla Ditches Firefox's New-Tab Monetization Plans

reub2000 Re:That's not who we are at Mozilla (195 comments)

No I tried that. I'm not sure why I'm supposed to care about a browser. Is it like a puppy that will end up euthanized at the city shelter if I abandon it?

about 4 months ago
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Mozilla Ditches Firefox's New-Tab Monetization Plans

reub2000 Re:That's not who we are at Mozilla (195 comments)

You forgot the part where it doesn't completly close and you have to terminate the process before opening a new window. I've switched to QupZilla.

about 4 months ago
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As Species Decline, So Do the Scientists Who Name Them

reub2000 Re:It's not dead, it's evolving (76 comments)

And until you sequence the DNA from a dimetrodon, looking at physical features will be the best you can do for the vast majority of species that have ever lived.

about 4 months ago
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The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery

reub2000 Re:Does it really cost $100k? (461 comments)

How do you know the plane is in the ocean? It's certainly possible that it crashed into one of the islands in the area.

about 6 months ago
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The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery

reub2000 Re:Does it really cost $100k? (461 comments)

Most people involved in an airplane crash survive the accident. If paramedics could find the crash quickly, it's likely more people would survive. So it would make air travel a tiny bit safer.

about 6 months ago
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Debian Technical Committee Votes For Systemd Over Upstart

reub2000 Re:Incorrect summary. (379 comments)

I need a term that differentiates things like android or my roku box from systems running glibc and X11 or wayland. I think GNU/Linux works for that.

about 7 months ago
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Quentin Tarantino Vs. Gawker: When Is Linking Illegal For Journalists?

reub2000 Re:Let's all discuss (166 comments)

Did anyone claim they where "for the people" or any other such nonsense?

about 7 months ago
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Open Data Tells NYC Residents Where the Rats Are

reub2000 Re:Thankfully it's NYC (93 comments)

Somehow I doubt that fear of certain animals are ingrained in our DNA. Certain animals are considered pests or cute based on personal experience and cultural factors. Certainly I consider snakes to be scary, while many people consider them to be good pets.

about 7 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Are AdBlock's Days Numbered?

reub2000 Re:Sites that use Facebook to login (731 comments)

Can't post on HuffingtonPost? Sounds like a great reason not to use facebook.

about 7 months ago
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Google Chrome 32 Is Out: Noisy Tabs Indicators, Supervised Users

reub2000 Re:Make mine block all 3 (141 comments)

Chrome/Chromium allows you to create a whitelist of sites that are allowed to use plugins. Flashblock for firefox does the same thing. Since very few ads use the audio or video tags, blocking flash effectively blocks noise.

about 7 months ago
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Google Chrome 32 Is Out: Noisy Tabs Indicators, Supervised Users

reub2000 Re:Make mine block all 3 (141 comments)

Blocking flash (or simply not installing it) achieves that goal.

about 7 months ago

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reub2000 reub2000 writes  |  more than 7 years ago

reub2000 (705806) writes "Journalist Ken Krayeske was arrested for taking a photograph of Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell during a parade. Krayeske a pacifist, was on a list of "potential troublemakers" and his photo had been sent to cops on the parade route."
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reub2000 reub2000 writes  |  about 8 years ago

reub2000 writes "ReactOS 0.3, the long awaited version of ReactOS with a completed set of network tools and network stack has been released!"

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