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Comment Not an issue. (Score 2) 27

However, what appeared to be a privacy red flag was not a "data leak," according to an Uber spokeswoman: "We have found that all these links have been deliberately shared publicly by riders. Protection of user data is critically important to us and we are always looking for ways to make it even more secure."

That's why all the links are 404s now, since it totally wasn't an issue.

Comment Re:Exactly (Score 1) 168

It's relevant because as a science teacher he should understand the physics involved and why what he was doing was REALLY STUPID. It's just as relevant if pointing out that a Ponzi scheme victim was an accountant. They should be trained well enough to realize what the hell is going on.

Comment Re:Moronic (Score 1) 157

> Exactly this -- they need to release a new pen design that is impossible to insert in the "wrong" way (quick fix is to broaden the end, but the pen won't sit flush to the casing) OR it needs to not break when the pen is inserted the "wrong" way.

Why would boradening the head not let it sit flush to the casing? It's done with bolts and screw everywhere every day.

Comment Re:WTF (Score 1) 114

> I don't even know why the "Delete" button exists in Twitter, because it is stupid and doesn't do much. Various clients allow you to ignore it totally and keep the deleted tweet in your cache.

Well they're all violating the ToS as well and will probably get their API access revoked also.

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