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Comment: Re:Add another one... (Score 1) 784

Not any more-so than elsewhere in the world. Visit just about any other country in the world (say Russia, Mexico) and you'll find it's much more common for unmarried children to live with their parents, mostly due to economic concerns. Hell, I'd save so much money if I still lived with my folks.

Comment: Re:Yes, but for specific reasons (Score 2) 182

If I father a child (creator) and raise it to be... less than respectful of the law... my child then robs a bank. Do they put *me* in jail? By your definition they should...

While scripts aren't children, in any event parents are often held responsible for the actions of their children.

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Comment: Re:You'd cheer were it Exxon instead of Google (Score 4, Informative) 114

This comment has so little context, it's asinine. Are you implying that the public favors lawsuits against oil companies over those confronting online piracy? If so, are you suggesting that the collateral damage caused by oil companies (such as damaging the environment) is greater than that caused by search companies (incidentally providing results that lead to downloads that violate copyright)?

Comment: Re:old tech (Score 1) 165

by Crimey McBiggles (#46750873) Attached to: Reviving a Commodore 64 Computer Using a Raspberry Pi
Maybe there were, maybe there weren't. Point is, now days it's relatively easy for a shit programmer to get their shit app plastered all over the 'net and downloaded into a million smartphones. Back then, if your program sucked, no one would bother redistributing it, since it required floppy disks and physical action. Ergo, those shit programmers never got recognized, and those programmers who could cook up something pretty sick within 64K of RAM got mad street credit because it was actually impressive in the very real sense of the word.

"Confound these ancestors.... They've stolen our best ideas!" - Ben Jonson