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California Tells Businesses: Stop Trying To Ban Consumer Reviews

ruir Re:hmmmm (275 comments)

This seems almost like an extortion racket, but done by "refined" gentlemen instead of the mob.

3 days ago
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Laid Off From Job, Man Builds Tweeting Toilet

ruir Re:Job security and your title (114 comments)

Pity you are already a 5, interesting. You are indeed very polite, I would say, if you have a bullshit job, then what were you expecting?

3 days ago
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Apple Announces Smartwatch, Bigger iPhones, Mobile Payments

ruir Re:Lots of reactionary comments here (729 comments)

I can relate to that one about the U2. If I am watching a technical or sales presentation, it is all that I expect. In Europe, everything does have to be a theatrical show, you know?

4 days ago
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BBC: ISPs Should Assume VPN Users Are Pirates

ruir Re:BBC? (362 comments)

LOL...the payment is not regulated by watching it or not, but by having a TV set. And a few years ago, I heard it would be enough to have a computer to pay the taxes, dont have an idea if it ever went ahead as I do not live in the UK anymore.

5 days ago
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BBC: ISPs Should Assume VPN Users Are Pirates

ruir Re:BBC content paid for by Brits (362 comments)

btw, watch the thread down bellow where I posted sites I found on google that allow you to see BBC, so you know this conversation about VPNs and piracy is bullshit.

5 days ago
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BBC: ISPs Should Assume VPN Users Are Pirates

ruir Re:BBC? (362 comments)

And then they are broadcasted through the world for free, which quite makes a moot point of this entire discussion.

5 days ago
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BBC: ISPs Should Assume VPN Users Are Pirates

ruir Re:BBC content paid for by Brits (362 comments)

I do not do VPN and I have iOS apps that let me watch BBC. I also have it in the offering of hundreds of shitty channels in cable TV at home. Do I want to watch it? Not really. All the national TV channels have been going downhill in the last couple of decades. Even the paid ones suck big time. And it is a matter of time before the new generations that only want to see what they want and fast, the youtube/piratebay generations dont watch it at all. What is the fuss about, again? Last time I notice BBC is broadcasted to satellites though the word OPEN, and many apps and sites get it from satellite and allow to watch it for free. So what is the point about complaining VPN users do not pay?

5 days ago
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BBC: ISPs Should Assume VPN Users Are Pirates

ruir Nonsense of the day (362 comments)

fuck it, i hope uk does not get the land of the stupid and of the walking whales like the us. this insanity has to stop. let's us all use VPNs or tor as collective disobedience. At the end of the day, this is just political propaganda, because the establishment wants to sniff and correlate more easily the (meta)data of ISP customers. Now if someone gave two black eyes to people who insults willingly the public at large, some idiots would think twice before spewing garbage.

5 days ago
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Home Depot Confirms Breach of Its Payment Systems

ruir Re:Damn it, hire hackers as security professionals (111 comments)

No need to hire black hats. On this present economy and the mentality of the get the cheaper you can, they are probably paying students or some "Windows" experts to take care of their systems. This smells more of incompetence than of an inside job.

5 days ago
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3 Recent Flights Make Unscheduled Landings, After Disputes Over Knee Room

ruir Re:Anthropometrics (811 comments)

Talking about moving around...when I did Dubai->Manila via Emirates, they kept our food trays for hours, so much that I refused coffee, and the crew snapped at the passengers who take care of their own trays to pee. Besides that and the shitty food, Emirates for me no more.

about a week ago
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3 Recent Flights Make Unscheduled Landings, After Disputes Over Knee Room

ruir Re:Anthropometrics (811 comments)

Yep, I have noticed it too...last time I wanted to open for a while my laptop, it had to be in my legs, and just for a short while. You certainly wont be able to open a laptop even in your legs it the passenger on front reclines. And I remember full well when I had flights a decade ago where I used my laptop for hours.

about a week ago
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IT Job Hiring Slumps

ruir Re:They don't want H1-Bs for better education (249 comments)

No idea what you are smoking at all. They want H1-Bs because they are cheaper, work more hours and do not bother them with unions. The problem is not having resources, is not wanting to pay them 1st world salaries.

about a week ago
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Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola

ruir Re:They didn't build that (105 comments)

I dont know which part you havent heard about Monsanto buying shares...inside information about being subsided by government, maybe?

about two weeks ago
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Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola

ruir Re:Nice (105 comments)

Immigrants, not "immigrations", damn automatic dictionaries.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola

ruir Re:Nice (105 comments)

Have you notice this world is ever so increasingly small with the ever commoditisation of fast transports, and that we have multicultural immigrations pretty much anywhere, which often live the same or only slight differently than in their original cultures/origin? And last time I noticed, once they start bleeding and vomiting, for instance in a packed plane, bus, mall, supermarket, or hospital waiting room, it will be mayhem no matter how much they follow personal higiene.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola

ruir Re:Nice (105 comments)

And then, the only sane thing to do that is suspend commercial flights and quarantine people who are coming from that part of the world, is not done.

about two weeks ago
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Taking the Ice Bucket Challenge With Liquid Nitrogen

ruir Re:fuck you and the bucket challenge (182 comments)

If you ever had seen idiocracy you would have understood my post. Panis et circenses for the stupid masses.

about two weeks ago

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