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Comment Re:Don't evolve your business model (Score -1) 222

What exactly is the business model for "gimme gimme gimme"? Adblockers have existed before all the JavaScript tracking. Even if it were a simple static image you'd bitch that it was take bandwidth, and even if it were just text you'd bitch it was taking up space on your monitor.
Tracking is just a scape-goat, the real issue is people are self-entitled and too used to getting things 'for free'.

Comment Re:What's more effective? (Score 1) 391

Also, so called intelligence didn't stop France attacks ... so the value of monitoring the sources is even more dubious.

That's armchair quarterbacking, 20/20 hindsight is always easy. What you do with what you know can be more important than the knowledge itself.

While I understand the false assumption GP is making, what attacks have the monitoring prevented? I'm honestly asking.

Comment Re:Great! Now iOS Can Have the Buggiest Browser To (Score 1) 96

GP's point still stands
A browser for iOS must use Apple's WebKit. The only exception being if you use a remote server like Opera Mini does.

Mozilla cannot create a version of Firefox that uses Gecko
Opera cannot create a version of Opera that uses Presto (granted that engine is deprecated)
Google cannot create a version of Chrome that uses Blink
Microsoft cannot create a version of Edge that uses EdgeHTML (nor of Internet Explorer that uses Trident)

If your browser's performance advantage is through its rendering engine, you're SOL.

You don't have to know how the computer works, just how to work the computer.