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Comment: Re:Escrow of sorts (Score 1) 314

by KZigurs (#45908413) Attached to: Court Rules Against Online Anonymity

Expressing personal opinion about the quality of service on a site specifically designed to permit this service doesn't quite cut as an accusation.

On the other hand, given some of rumoured yelp business practices (in particular if you refuse their suggestions to take care of the negative comments and listing ranking) this might have some interesting implications if the IP ranges of the comments turn out to be affiliated with yelp.

Comment: Re:Fuck 'em (Score 1) 204

What about the following hypothetical chat in the white house:

POTUS: We gotta sort this out, this dragnet thing is unacceptable.
NSAOfficial: Of course, Mr President, I completely agree. On a completely unrelated note, would you care to take a look at this, rather thick, folder - obviously we would have to declassify it should we find a viable way to proceed with this route. Our analysts have market the sections you might find most interesting with post it notes.
POTUS: ...

Comment: Re:lol (Score 1) 219

by KZigurs (#44199145) Attached to: Oracle Quietly Switches BerkeleyDB To AGPL

You are a confused man and it appears you might have never used ether one of those.

The use cases are completely different. You cannot seriously talk about substituting BerkeleyDB with PostgreSQL (not that it wouldn't work, but it is so far at each extremes of persistence spectrum when it comes to functionality and operational overhead that they might as well be from different planets).

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