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Comment Re:Judging by the story so far... (Score 1) 367

I myself have an account created on an escort-related forum, solely for reading other people's stories. I never used the service and I don't plan on doing so, but it was the only way to read the stories posted there. Now, that forum might get hacked, my account might be exposed and my wife might leave me for something I haven't done but she would think I did. Would that be fair?

This problem can be solved by the simple method of telling your wife that you have such an account.

People will want to keep their membership a secret because society (and most people on slashdot) will want to impose their morality and consider their membership immoral.

It is identical to the situation not too many years ago where people had to keep their homosexuality secret because otherwise everyone would consider them to be an immoral person.

Comment Re:Judging by the story so far... (Score 1) 367

No attempt to even notify people that their info was stolen.

Please do not make stuff up. Provide some proof that they haven't notified at least some of their users.

"California law requires a business or state agency to notify any California resident whose unencrypted personal information, as defined, was acquired, or reasonably believed to have been acquired, by an unauthorized person."

Comment Re:Judging by the story so far... (Score 5, Insightful) 367

Please. I don't think there's very much that is immoral about taking money from people who want to give it to you.

Oh, I think I see the reason your'e confused here. They weren't just taking money from people who wanted to give it to them, they were actually providing an immoral service to immoral users in exchange for money. You probably should have learned more about the conversation before commenting.

You are confused here. Many persons do not consider their service immoral. Please don't try and impose your morality onto others.

Comment Re:awkward! (Score 0) 184

This is standard procedure for those writing code for Linux. Off-load your testing to your customers.

The Linux kernel people never bothered to test their code on Samsung drives. Hence, if the kernel does not work on Samsung drives it is up to Samsung to fix the problem.

The ONLY way to verify your code works on a piece of hardware is to test it on that piece of hardware!