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Comment Re:Are there that many drone in the air in the US? (Score 1) 29

There aren't many terrorists in the US....but we still spend BILLIONS in fear of them. The driver on his phone driving next to you is FAR more of a threat to more people than drones or terrorists are - and kills more people every year.

The conflicting info is that my drones do not have to be registered being the toys that they are...yet to fly them in my own damned back yard (inside this 'outer circle') I need to register them AND notify the FAA an hour ahead of time and of course notify Dulles airport?

I can imagine the hilarity if every hobbyist starting calling the airports multiple times a day.

Comment Re:No problem (Score 4, Insightful) 626

Or just wait an hour or two for AdBlock's anti-AdBlock killer list to re-fix their site.

The advertisers need to understand that they really can't win this war - Even if it eventually comes down to letting every single ad and craptastic script on a page run in an invisible sandbox just to pass all their tests, we still won't watch the damned ads.

Find a revenue model that doesn't depend on pissing off your customers, or you deserve to go out of business. Really that simple.

Comment Re:More nation-wrecking idiocy (Score 1) 586

I'd expect drivers are slowing down because the road is less safe without the lines

You've just described virtually all "traffic-calming" techniques, in a nutshell.

Let's make roads narrower; let's add more curves to reduce visibility; let's have tall plants grow right up to the pavement so you can't see the deer; let's add random obstacles like rotaries-without-intersections; and now, let's take away the lines that let people know where and how many lanes exist!

All these will make traffic slow down, because they all make the road substantially more dangerous. You really want to make the road safer? 100% divided, with 100% gated fencing to keep kids and wildlife from wandering into the road. The rest of this just amounts to games, by nannies desperate to pretend that the real problem has anything to do with "speed" .

On the bright side, this suggestion at least does have one positive side-effect, no doubt totally unintentional: without lines, Everywhere becomes a passing zone.

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