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Comment Re: Unsurprising (Score 2) 441

Well, yeah. I enjoy looking out. It's mesmerising. I've tried to check out movies and such, but of all the provided entertainment in the end I choose to see the map or forward / below cam or such.

I think what's happening outside is more interesting. It's a unique experience of the world we are living in, however dull it might feel.

Comment Re: Blame DRM (Score 2) 202

Here in Finland Game of Thrones is presented by the public broadcaster (they also provide it on their online service five episodes a time). Basically then downloading the episodes is not thievery, but an alternative way to access the content. It's paid for by my taxes (although I got tired of the series after the 3rd season).

Same goes for other (commercial) providers, who broadcast freely. Imagine that I'd have a tv or online scraper and I'd be able to record everything. Or perhaps record everything on every radio station, and then neatly organize the recordings for my own use. Nobody would have lost anything, if I'd download all of that instead. One could also argue that this would cover everything that would be broadcasted in the future.

If I'd share the content with somebody else I'd probably be notified. Still, if I'd share it freely with people who have the same access (nationally) I'd just to a service for them, and they wouldn't also steal anything.

The concept of thievery in this case is rather fluid.

Comment Re: If it were aliens (Score 1) 412

You have it backwards. Aliens and UFOs are government created distractions to hide the fact that people who work for NASA are aliens and of extraterrestrial origin.

"It's like a finger pointing at the Moon. Do not concentrate on the finger, or you'll miss all of the heavenly glory", a great thinker once said. It basically means that the UFO exhaust flames are in other direction.

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