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Comment: Re:Gregory was just not interesting on the show (Score 1) 124

by Coren22 (#48661221) Attached to: Comcast's Lobbyists Hand Out VIP Cards To Skip the Customer Service Wait

On another note, Fox news only has a lying issue in the opinion section, which is because it allows people to spout off whatever opinion they have. The opinion section even allows liberals to speak! This is why they were able to get out of the lawsuit, as the person who said something provably untrue was speaking their own opinion, and it was made clear that it was opinion at the time.

Comment: Re:Gregory was just not interesting on the show (Score 1) 124

by Coren22 (#48661205) Attached to: Comcast's Lobbyists Hand Out VIP Cards To Skip the Customer Service Wait

The distinction the AC is trying to make that you seem to be missing is:

Broadcast runs over radio waves
Cable runs over a coax cable from a cable company.

Fox and CNN are cable news, ABC, CBS and NBC are broadcast news. The two categories are regulated in a different manner, for instance, cursing and nudity are banned things on broadcast, but are allowed on cable (at least certain classes of cable, which is where HBO, Cinimax, etc comes from).

Comment: Re:Surge pricing during security incident (Score 1) 177

by Coren22 (#48660641) Attached to: Uber Pushing For Patent On Surge Pricing

I believe CanadianMacFan was stating that the sporting events and concerts would automatically cause the normal surge pricing, but unusual events would alert a human to deal with the issue to make sure Uber doesn't look like profiteering jerks. What they did with giving away the rides for free in Sydney was a nice thing to do to gain positive press, but if it had alerted a human, they could have told the software to keep the pricing normal and not cause a surge.

Comment: Re: not original (Score 1) 177

by Coren22 (#48660555) Attached to: Uber Pushing For Patent On Surge Pricing

If you were talking about Florida, Louisiana, and that area, sure, makes perfect sense to blame them when another storm hits. New Jersey doesn't exactly get that many storms. Living in Maryland, I can remember three hurricanes, one went right up the Chesapeake and pushed a 12 foot storm surge up the bay, it flooded the whole inner harbor. This is not normal, the other two hurricanes just dropped a lot of rain.

Areas to the north don't get slammed by hurricanes so often, so codifying hurricane proof housing isn't exactly a priority. Plus, how do you codify a house able to withstand a high tide 12 feet above normal? Most of these coastal regions are around a foot above high tide.

Comment: Re:Marketing?... NOT! (Score 1) 234

by Coren22 (#48652443) Attached to: Anonymous Claims They Will Release "The Interview" Themselves

And only Republicans make a political strategy out of it.

I don't know about that...Democrats make a political strategy out of tossing more handouts to the "poor people" in order to get their vote. They make a political strategy out of racism just as much. Democrats also love to toss out the immigration talk to encourage the Hispanic vote, but they do just as little on the immigration issue as the Republicans.

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