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On Forgetting the Facts: Questions From the EU For Google, Other Search Engines

thaylin Re:Not a Slippery Slope (164 comments)

Those you have no right to control...If they are outside your jurisdiction you can chose to block them, or oh well, you dont get to tell people what they can do when they are complying with their laws.

yesterday
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On Forgetting the Facts: Questions From the EU For Google, Other Search Engines

thaylin Re:Not a Slippery Slope (164 comments)

First you are confusing you unsubstantiated with unable to prove. There are just as many if not more of the latter., however that does not matter. There are laws on the books to deal with libel and slander, most of the things you argue fit into this category, as for news, a much better way to go at this would be to require news agencies to remove news content that talk about arrests, but where there were no convictions, after x amount of time, not go after the search engine, which in no way published the information. The problem is what this law does is censorship and no one in a free society wants to be branded for that, so they do a end round and try and get it removed from the search engine. It does not make it less censorship, but it is just obscure enough so the masses do not realize it.

yesterday
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On Forgetting the Facts: Questions From the EU For Google, Other Search Engines

thaylin Re:Not a Slippery Slope (164 comments)

The problem is that this is not just humans versus corporations/machine, this is human rights vs human rights. Free Speech Vs the Right to be Forgotten, why does the latter, which is no where codified, larger then the first which has been for centuries?

It's not as simple as you think. You haven't thought of the other side of the coin. When others put it out there (about you), it's out there too. And Laws must fix it. This is nothing new. Do you think the Jews put out stories in the world that they themselves are evil, are thieves, have crooked noses, and live like rats in filthy houses, shitting in their own kitchens while they eat? They did not, the Nazis did. And because the Nazis put it out there, it became true. As true as necessary to make ordinary people believe it, and do their bidding.

You should do things considering that it may get put out there. Why should I not be able to know that someone I may be hiring makes bad decisions just because they dont want me to know they did something stupid? Your latter argument is poor, as there are already laws that work well at getting rid of libel/slander...

Google collects all these stories about everyone indiscriminately. Some are true, some are not. Google's actions must be stopped. There must be an ethical, legal way to clean up information over time, and it must apply to all companies, Google, your local comic book store, etc. It is an important issue, and a very difficult one. Google can stay in business, but there must be some limits. And when in doubt, I favour human beings over companies, always. YMMV, but to say it's bullshit or a non-issue is putting your head in the sand.

Google does not collect stories, they collect links to stories. No When in doubt you you dont favor humans over companies, that is a confirmation bias that you have that as I pointed out above does not work, as this is about humans vs humans. The person trying to force a new reality is you. People have always had to worry about their actions catching up with them, since the time of books and word of mouth, you want to change that reality so that it no longer works, and that your actions dont catch up with you.

yesterday
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On Forgetting the Facts: Questions From the EU For Google, Other Search Engines

thaylin Re:Institutional hypocrisy (164 comments)

The court is a government agency....

yesterday
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Verizon Now Throttling Top 'Unlimited' Subscribers On 4G LTE

thaylin Re:1 or 1 million (220 comments)

They have published unused capacity on Fios, not wireless.

2 days ago
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Enraged Verizon FiOS Customer Seemingly Demonstrates Netflix Throttling

thaylin Re:Could be a different route involved for the VPN (365 comments)

And they have never been between ISPs and the backbone providors. Verizon is trying to act like something it is not. It is an ISP, by definition it will always have a imbalance of traffic, that is its business.

2 days ago
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Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

thaylin Re:FCC does not make laws (198 comments)

I am not just talking about the commerce clause... A state cannot just build a nuclear reactor, even if they are not going to sell the electricity across state lines, without NRC approval. The EPA can have a say in spills inside a state...

2 days ago
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Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

thaylin Re:Vote (198 comments)

I cant, my state says I must believe in the Lord to hold public office...

2 days ago
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Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

thaylin Re:Bullshit (198 comments)

Obviously it did to me, but sadly there are lots of people who it would not.

2 days ago
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Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

thaylin Re:Bullshit (198 comments)

Then dont use the municipal broadband, use comcast....This is not giving the cities a monopoly...

2 days ago
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Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

thaylin Re:FCC does not make laws (198 comments)

There are lots of things that happen within state lines that fall subject to federal regulations...

2 days ago
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Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

thaylin Re:Stop insulting scumbags. (198 comments)

you forgot "Oh, you want a free market in sales (such as car)? Can't allow that."

2 days ago
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Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

thaylin Re:I'm confused (198 comments)

The problem is that, at least in NC, the hypocrisy of the states rights group is large and thick. They dont want federal involvement in state affairs, but the state has no problem taking rights away from the cities, counties and other municipalities, same as they account the federal government. This is a local city trying to get the feds to stop the state governments abuse of power.

2 days ago
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Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

thaylin Re:Bullshit (198 comments)

I think you forgot a /sarcasm, lol.

3 days ago
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Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

thaylin Re:Bullshit (198 comments)

Can you point to a single multiple broadband setup that uses that model? The 2 in question support themselves from the services, not through taxes. Using hyperbole, or just in general made up scenarios, does not help your cause.

3 days ago
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No RIF'd Employees Need Apply For Microsoft External Staff Jobs For 6 Months

thaylin This is just a repeat (277 comments)

This is a repeat of 2k9. They laid us off scheduled the 4th of July, but we were removed from our posts on 4th of May, and our access revoked. And while they hired the same number of people immediately the people who were laid off could not apply for 5 months.

about a week ago
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Rand Paul and Silicon Valley's Shifting Political Climate

thaylin Re:Silicon Valley is officially old (533 comments)

Taxation is not theft, you allow it to happen. You have options to avoid it.

about two weeks ago
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Rand Paul and Silicon Valley's Shifting Political Climate

thaylin Re:Gots to find more ways to avoid taxes (533 comments)

So instead of paying taxes to a government that can use volume to make management cheaper, and use the funds for other public goods you pay it to an insurance company, unless you really though insurance costs would not skyrocket for the new services they provide, and in the end you get less value, but the insurance company makes more money.

about two weeks ago
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Rand Paul and Silicon Valley's Shifting Political Climate

thaylin Re: Gots to find more ways to avoid taxes (533 comments)

That is funny, as it was mostly my republican friends that were upset about the shutdown as services they wanted to use were offline.

about two weeks ago

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