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Comment: Re:Ok, so no net neutrality in US (Score 1) 706

by GrimShady (#48368675) Attached to: President Obama Backs Regulation of Broadband As a Utility

I'm sure if you asked people, "Should your cable and Internet provider be allowed to slow down Internet video services like Netflix and Youtube so that they can sell more of their own video services?" and they understood the President's decision, they would agree with the new policy. That is what we are talking about here, Obama standing up to monopoly power on behalf of people as he is supposed to (under anti-trust laws), not a President behaving like a monarch. You have been very ill served by whatever media you used to arrive at your conclusion.

Just so you know that is not what this is about. What he is proposing is a federal land grab to turn the internet into a utility. You like many others falsely assume that it will then hope-and-change its way into net neutrality but it will not. Being a republican, democrat etc is just a marketing strategy to get the job.... after that they become the ruling class and all decisions are made from that mindset. This is about monitoring communications and kingdom building.

Comment: Re:India baffles me. (Score 1) 438

by GrimShady (#48368237) Attached to: The Students Who Feel They Have the Right To Cheat

It's a big country, and I'm sure there has to be some variance between values among people when you have a billion to choose from.


Color me racist. No, please do. I really, really am.

India is a country where unwanted children are dumped like trash into the streets, corruption is considered normal and the atmosphere of hyper-competitiveness seems to push everybody's brain into a crazed kind of fight or flight mode which hampers every other human circuit. I can't be around Indian culture without wanting to hide under furniture to escape the crazy.

Wait. Hold on. This just in: Not racist, per se. Because, interestingly, people who are only one generation removed from that seething land mass are entirely capable of developing into excellent, entirely likable people who aren't completely batshit insane. So it's not genetic vile stupidity. It's cultural vile stupidity. Probably a lot like the heavy crime areas in the U.S. -Pull babies out of those places and raise them in bullet-free zones where people treat each other with dignity and love, and I'm sure you'll get fine, undamaged people that way also.

So, really, I don't care what genetic material you start with, if you force people to endure pressure-cooker lives of massive over-population limited resources and shitty infrastructure, combined with the momentum of hundreds of sustained years of dog-eat-dog corruption, you're going to end up with nothing but vast yields of psychologically damaged people.

India is a problem I don't know how to solve without basically wiping it clean of humans and starting again.

Maybe just the cities.

Folks in the rural areas sound less insane from the traveler's reports I've heard.

I rarely agree 100% with what someone posts here but.... ^^ this ^^

Comment: Re:Sad (Score 0) 132

by GrimShady (#47537275) Attached to: SLS Project Coming Up $400 Million Short

Why are we so damned willing to spend money to kill people more efficiently and not to do science that positively impacts all our lives every day?

very simple.... all of our current problems stem from the fact that there are too many god damned people on the planet. Pretty soon we wont even have room to put all of the turds. The way I see it the military is the only group that has a viable solution to global warming.

(makes popcorn and gets comfortable)

Comment: Re: Land of the Free! (Score 1) 370

by GrimShady (#45862591) Attached to: Illinois Law Grounds PETA Drones Meant To Harass Hunters

So in a way, what this law has done is made it illegal for a group with a weak lobby to determine how badly a group with a strong lobby is breaking the law.

no, it just prevents them from being asshats. I go fishing and hunting to get away from asshats.

Can we just start calling them PITA now?


Comment: fuck em... (Score 0) 225

by GrimShady (#45610219) Attached to: eBay Founder Pleads For Leniency For the PayPal 14
they new what they were doing is wrong and they didnt care. Its also not the first shitty thing they have done (i assume they do it all the time) and if they are not punished they will just keep doing it. Why is everyone a fucking robin hood just because they hack online.... they are just hoods. Get a real job or better yet actually do something about whatever problem you think is out there like I dunno... be a cop, work for the SEC or get elected and then just enforce the law. Fucking with peoples shit because you dont like what they are doing isnt the way. we are a nation of laws.... make a good law and enforce it and I will back you up. Fuck with someones business, livelihood or whatever because its more fun than doing things the right way I will sit in the jury box and make sure you are stuffed into a dark hole until you are forgotten.

fuck em....

Comment: its crime... (Score 1) 337

by GrimShady (#45440055) Attached to: Prison Is For Dangerous Criminals, Not Hacktivists
fuck him. He's a criminal... let him rot. He is not a hero or anything of the sort. he is dangerous to society and his actions have consequences to society. I dont know why people keep defending these people like what they have done has no negative effects. We can lose international allies and even get dragged into wars and whatnot just because someone wants to get some lolz out of publicly embarrassing our/their country just because they can. There are other ways to do things other than handing over state secrets to foreign governments.

with that said I can see 5-6 years being more appropriate followed by probation but I dont know the details... maybe it wasnt his first offense or there was something else involved.

outside of that I wont lose any sleep over it.

"We don't care. We don't have to. We're the Phone Company."