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Comment: Platform lock-in is the end. DRM is the Means. (Score 3, Insightful) 260 260

Exclusively locking a subscription service to a platform is not DRM

You're confusing the ends & the means. The end goal is platform lock in, the means to do that is DRM.

If there was no DRM, you would just be able to save the streamed file, this is unlikely to be the case.

Comment: Re:One small problem (Score 1) 509 509

The VIDEO proves he didn't.

lol. That's cute.

I AM "The White Man," you shiteating fuckwad! What, you think because I have the shred of basic human decency necessary to admit the truth I can't possibly be white?!

No, it's quite obvious from your comments that a shred of decency is well beyond your grasp.

Comment: Re:One small problem (Score 0) 509 509

Now you're lying, too. Tamir Rice never reached for a damn thing.

That's funny, the police report and all reporting on the case claim that he did. But I'm sure you have access to information that the rest of us don't. Let me guess - the ghost of Bob Marley came to you in a dream, and told you The White Man Executed Tamir, who was sitting there licking a lollipop at the time?

Comment: Re:One small problem (Score 1) 509 509

THAT IS A LIE, AND YOU ARE A LIAR. Counterexample: Tamir Rice.

Fair enough - he forgot to mention that a small subset are idiots who went around waving a replica pistol at strangers, and then reached for it when the cops arrived.

I'm not sure that qualifies as a lie so much as a justifiable omission. Such cases do not make up a significant percentage of police shootings, since pretty much everyone with an IQ over 70 knows it's not a good idea to reach for a plastic gun when the police are pointing real ones at you.

Comment: Re:One small problem (Score 1) 509 509

Thing is, a cop can take you in for any reason for something like 24-48 hours even without a formal charge. You will be taken in handcuffs, you will be fingerprinted, you will get a DNA swab taken, you will be strip-searched, you will be forced to spread your cheeks and cough in front of a cop... then they let you go after 24 hours with no charges and a have a nice day.

After which you'll sue for false arrest and imprisonment, ask for a ridiculous sum for humiliation / pain and suffering, and have a great life afterwards.

Hell, I wish I could find some of these ass-rapey cops that people like you all seem to know - I'd gladly suffer in jail for 48 hours in exchange for a mil or two.

+ - UMG v Grooveshark settled, no money judgment against individuals

NewYorkCountryLawyer writes: UMG's case against Grooveshark, which was scheduled to go to trial Monday, has been settled. Under the terms of the settlement (PDF), (a) a $50 million judgment is being entered against Grooveshark, (b) the company is shutting down operations, and (c) no money judgment at all is being entered against the individual defendants.

Comment: Re:Removing the CNNIC ROOT on OSX (Score 0) 100 100

sudo security find-certificate -a -Z -c "CNNIC ROOT" /System/Library/Keychains/SystemRootCertificates.keychain | grep SHA-1
sudo security delete-certificate -t -Z 8BAF4C9B1DF02A92F7DA128EB91BACF498604B6F /System/Library/Keychains/SystemRootCertificates.keychain

Until Apple work out a way of avoiding the command line like this, they won't be ready for the masses.

Comment: Re:Wasn't there a study that proved this was good? (Score 1) 326 326

I can't remember where I saw it, but someone did a study comparing booth babes to trained senior citizens and the senior citizens did MUCH better job, resulting in greater sales and great callbacks.

That's no surprising. While I enjoy looking at the booth babes, I tend to avoid them whenever possible since I know that they'll just subject me to obviously artificial flirtation while attempting to repeat marketing gibberish which they don't actually understand. I'd much rather speak to a sweaty bearded guy in a tracksuit who can actually explain the product and tell me how it can help my business.

Gosh that takes me back... or is it forward? That's the trouble with time travel, you never can tell." -- Doctor Who, "Androids of Tara"