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Comment: Re:They don't want to (Score 5, Insightful) 477

by PopeAlien (#38403302) Attached to: Congress's Techno-Ignorance No Longer Funny

Get together with a million other geeks to throw money at this problem

This is the problem with allowing money to act as a form of 'free speech'. It's an arms race with more and more money trying to buy the 'right' laws and the people (corporations) that financially benefit from those laws will always have more money to buy more laws.

Comment: Re:Short Sighted (Score 3, Insightful) 200

by PopeAlien (#29045535) Attached to: Gardeners Told to Give Exhausted Bees an Energy Drink

..And just how much does the society for the protection of birds know about bees anyways? One theory for colony collapse disorder is malnutrition resulting from beekeepers feeding bees nothing but high fructose corn syrup over the winter. I know when I eat nothing but high fructose corn syrup I don't feel so hot.

Comment: More sensible review please, not less. (Score 3, Insightful) 509

by PopeAlien (#28764035) Attached to: How Apple's App Review Is Sabotaging the iPhone

If the results of the review process resulted in less junk cluttering up the appstore than the delays would be more acceptable, but the things they allow are just bizzare. Do they really need almost 400 separate 'supafan' apps from the same developer where the only difference is which celebrity news is being tracked?

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