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Georgia College's New Policy — Reporting All P2P Users To the Police

yiantsbro Re:Isn't this going to get expensive? (421 comments)

Thinking this through this is actually an excellent way to get the IP holders off the backs of University IT Departments. All Universities develop a blanket policy that each identified use is reported to the local police. The local police ignore the flood of accusations and write them off for lack of evidence. The University has take the most drastic step it can so what are the IP holders left to complain about. They can try to go against the local police forces but good luck with that.

more than 4 years ago

Yahoo Offered Lap Dances At Hack Event

yiantsbro Re:shucks (572 comments)

That depends. If emphasis is placed upon the "aa" then it means no when placed upon the "aaa" it means yes.

more than 5 years ago

Huge ISS Science Report Released

yiantsbro Re:Size means little if the nutritional value is l (87 comments)

I would think that if that is the case then it is worth looking at for that reason alone. The obesity problems we have and all of the associated issues that come along with it are huge. Letting someone continue eating the same volume of food with reduced calories would be beneficial.

more than 5 years ago

RC Submarine Lays Fiber Through Sewers In Italy

yiantsbro Re:No Shit? (122 comments)

This is once where their jobs will be easier if I just don't give a shit.

more than 5 years ago

Steve Jobs Had a Liver Transplant Two Months Ago

yiantsbro Re:How much (436 comments)

So Tennessee, home of whiskey, has the shortest waiting list for liver transplants?

more than 5 years ago

McDonalds Free Wi-Fi Users Soak Up Seating

yiantsbro Re:Coffee (500 comments)

Or even better send every other page as advertisement rather than outright "time is up". Send every even page as "You've been browsing a while, you must be hungry, have .25 off of a large order of fries"

more than 5 years ago

Blockbuster Total Access Unannounced Policy Change

yiantsbro Re:It sounds reasonable to me. (250 comments)

But they did announce it. I have a subscription and received notification of the pending change (via email).

more than 5 years ago

Judge Dismisses Google Street View Case

yiantsbro Re:roadkill (258 comments)

Do you care to explain why? I think it is perfectly reasonable to drive down someone's driveway, and unless they tell me to leave, post notices prohibiting it, or make the drive inaccessible. There are certainly harmless and perfectly legitimate reasons to enter another's property. Why institute a blanket prohibition?

I'm sorry but to me that reasoning sounds too much like "If you have nothing to hide then why should you worry about being under constantly monitored (video, phone intercepts, etc.)". Google isn't a government entity but it is an entity other than myself. I should be entitled to my privacy from anyone--even non-evil-doers.

more than 5 years ago

Rewriting a Software Product After Quitting a Job?

yiantsbro Re:the short hairs. (604 comments)

I have also been harmed by the inability to read hellion0's post in my preferred Chinese. I believe your suit will require class action status.

more than 6 years ago


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