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Comment Bennett Haselton is so SMRT (Score 4, Insightful) 181

That was a lot of words formed in ignorance, so I didn't bother to read all of them.

I support Net Neutrality, and to my surprise, so does the FCC's Tom Wheeler. The FCC has said this service does not violate Net Neutrality and they're going to keep an eye on it.

Why does it not violate Net Neutrality? Because, as you pointed out, any service can sign up for Binge On. Is it too much to ask that a video service go through some kind of certification process with T-Mobile before that happens?

Just because T-Mobile doesn't do it YOUR WAY doesn't mean it's bad for Net Neutrality.

Maybe you're just too smart and T-Mobile should hire you so that you'll stop posting here.

Comment Re:I know what people will say (Score 4, Informative) 259

Why would people say that? Germany has never has true freedom of speech. Everyone seems to import the US perspective of Freedom of Speech on other countries. Germany does technically have Freedom of Expression in their Basic Law, but there are so many exceptions (like hate speech, holocaust denial and more), that it might as well not be called Freedom of Expression.

Comment Re:Who cares about the kid? (Score 1) 621

I mostly agree with you, but one question I've had all along is that if they really thought it was a bomb threat, why didn't they evacuate the building? Why didn't they call the bomb squad? Why did the teacher just dump it in the desk drawer while class went on?

If they really feared it was a bomb, a bomb threat, or were not sure what level of hoax it was, why didn't they treat it more seriously? Their health, life and safetly actions don't corroborate with they way they treated the kid.

Comment Re:Coronation my ass - Hillary!'s public execution (Score 1) 239

Every once in a while we need to be able to mod a post +10 Interesting+Insightful+Informative. This is one of those posts. What infuriates me the most is that if anybody here did the same thing, we'd already be rotting in jail the rest of our life. The double standards and hypocrisy of our government makes me very sick.

Comment Re: How about take away their guns. (Score 1) 369

I just watched it. The kid was waving it around and pointing it at people in the park. He aimed at the cops when they drove up. BB guns look too real, so there's no reason the cops could have known it was fake.

It does look like it was a dumb idea to drive up to point blank range if they wanted to solve it peacefully.

Apparently there is also a dash cam from the cruiser that shows them yelling at the kid to drop the gun before they got there. So it's not quite as ridiculous as the security footage makes it look.

So, is it murder? No. But it does look like the cops made some bad decisions. Unfortunately the kid made even worse decisions.

Comment Re:The corps are in danger as well here (Score 1) 319

Because if that's all 80 percent of humanity becomes... then 80 percent of humanity is expendable. I'm not saying I'd kill them off... I'm saying someone will do it though. And when it happens... those that do it will lose nothing when they do it because the people they're killing are of no value at all to the society.

So pray you're not as useless as some would suggest. Because if you are... you might just be the walking dead.

btw, you just described Rwanda.

Comment Re: The stock market (Score 1) 113

It's irresponsible for a newly growing company to issue a dividend. Once a company has established it's profit margin and can't use that dividend money to invest in itself to grow to greater profits in the future, that's when it should consider using a dividend. Otherwise it's use of cash is suboptimal. Think about what apple has done in the last 1 5 years.

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