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Comment Re:Lol, shocking (Score 1) 166

But what is it of Googles any business what I block on my phone or what traffic shaping I do ? Sure the play store is theirs but then they can fuck off and let me remove all google related stuff from the phone with out having to root it.

Your phone, their OS. If you don't like it, don't buy it.
Or grow some balls, root your phone and erase everything Google. Better yet, install a pure AOSP build with no gapps.

Comment Re:disrupting or interfering by design (Score 1) 166

Unfortunately Google doesn't think ads are just like spam.
You and me and any onther thinking being knows it's not true, but for Google and other big corporations it goes like this:
ads = unsolicited marketing coming from paying individuals
spam = unsolicited marketing coming from non paying individuals.

Submission + - How do I get Microsoft to get up off their asses & look at a Windows 10 prob ( 4

mykepredko writes: My product communicates with a host system via Bluetooth (using the Serial Port Profile) and each time a device is connected to a PC a couple of serial ports are allocated. Windows has always had a problem with not automatically disposing of the allocated ports when the connection is removed, but until Windows 10, there were processes for deleting them. This isn't possible for Windows 10 (which apparently has new Serial/Com port and/or Bluetooth drivers) — but individuals, who are apparently working for Microsoft, periodically reply with useless suggestions or attempt to promote questions and ideas as solutions to the problem: I suspect that this is an issue for all Windows 10 users (although I guess few people are plugging/unplugging devices) — so how do we get Microsoft to take notice (and not have to pay for them to fix their bug)?

Comment Re:What else is searched for (Score -1, Flamebait) 284

Christianity: domination of the entire globe by word-of-mouth, example and metaphysical enlightenment, burning at the stake, killing of nonbelievers .

Judaism: domination of a 300 x 50 mile piece of desert by any means necessary

Islam: domination of the entire globe by any means necessary.

Comment Re:Inevitable (Score 1) 123

I just don't buy into this 100%

I think that if you take the time to explain the importance of something and relate it to something they care about (like not getting their important files held ransom, for example) they will listen. It is just about making it easy to understand.

Now, I have personally met users who are willfully ignorant. I think they are the minority though.

Well, last time I checked Failbook still has a lot of losers. So, no, you may explain until you turn blue, if the user wants the cute cat picture, the user will get it, no matter what.

Comment WTF? (Score 4, Insightful) 35

'The emails and passwords were likely previously stolen either through malware downloaded during phishing attacks or indirectly through data breaches of other companies that stored TWC customer information, including email addresses.'

WTF was the info doing there? Outside TWC? Oh, don't tell me, let me guess: advertising.

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