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Comment: Re:I just must be drunk. (Score -1) 98

by EzInKy (#49145777) Attached to: Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech

Because hearing gets bad as you age and you're not totally sure it's your grandkid or not.

My point was seniors need to be taught that grandchildren are not their responsibility, they are their children's responsibility. All they need to do if they receive such a call is "call your mother".

Comment: A rightwing wankfest? (Score 2) 98

by EzInKy (#49145635) Attached to: Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech

I didn't mean to launch one at all by my post. In the long run though, 90% of all human production will be automated so, unless you are willing to bring back "The Commons" from which people can pluck from what they want, some basic form of subsistance will need to be created. The way it is now a man can hardly go on a hunt without violating some government enforced property right.

Comment: I just must be drunk. (Score 1) 98

by EzInKy (#49145555) Attached to: Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech

I was going to reply to the article, but for the life of me I couldn't find the "post" button. Things have been really out of sorts on the top menu too., Guess this is Dice's way of forcing "beta" upon us no matter how much we've told them we don't like it.

Anyway, back on topic. Why not just teach seniors to tell anyone claiming to be their grandchild to call their parents if they need money? It's not as if haven't spent a good portion of their lives paying to support parasites already, right?

+ - Man Arrested For Posting Photos To Facebook

Submitted by EzInKy
EzInKy (115248) writes " A Louisville man has been arrested after police say he was posting explicit photos of his girlfriend on social media. Police say 32-year-old James Dewitt was dating a woman for a couple of weeks and unbeknownst to her, he was taking sexual photos of her and posting them online. It's nice to see a win for those on side of privacy, especially in a world where so many think nothing of respecting the rights of others before they post to social media sites. Does anyone else side with me in believing that the time he spends behind bars should be limited by only the length it takes to remove these images from the internet?"

Comment: First off, are zero plays... (Score 1) 304

by EzInKy (#49111943) Attached to: Pandora Pays Artists $0.001 Per Stream, Thinks This Is "Very Fair"

...considered a plus or a minus? I think that would be good starting point to consider what is fair and what is not. For example, if a song expects $1,000,000 per play and get zero plays then that song nets $0. A song netting $0.0001 per play that is played 1 time obviously out performs the song played 0 times as far as returns per songs played is concerned.

Fuck it, that makes no sense. It is the cocksuckers counting tenths of pennies per play who are keeping the rest of us from having anything nice.

Comment: Out Sonying Sony? (Score 3, Insightful) 153

by EzInKy (#49085455) Attached to: Samsung Smart TVs Don't Encrypt the Voice Data They Collect

Is this really what Samsung wants to do? I've been steering everyone I know away from Sony products for more than a decade now, and what I suggest when they ask what brand they can trust I have always told them Samsung. I ask you, is there any major brand who are on the side of consumer/customer privacy out there anymore?

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