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Comment: Re:Insurance (Score 1) 208

If you got paid to drive your daughter's friends home, then YES you should have a commercial driver's license... There is a difference ofcourse between just driving someone home (you know and maybe get a bit of gasmoney), or being a regular taxi (because that's actually what those services are)..
Why should a regular taxidriver need a commercial drivers insurance/plate while someone who is driving for UberPop or Lyft wouldn't (even though they are exactly the same)..

Comment: Re:Who pays for dammage caused by fall? (Score 1) 151

by SuperDre (#48848655) Attached to: Being Pestered By Drones? Buy a Drone-Hunting Drone
It's not legal to fly a drone over property without permission, it's not legal to film a property without permission. Also, it's your drone, so you are responsible to whatever happens if it crashes.. You can try to sue the person who damaged your drone while it was over his/her property, but I'm pretty sure you'll loose...

Comment: Re:Is Uber a big government straw man? (Score 1) 299

by SuperDre (#48818439) Attached to: Uber Suspends Australian Transport Inspector Accounts To Block Stings
Well, but if the terms and conditions aren't according to the law then those are not valid. Also in a number of countries investigators have priviliges so they don't have to obey some laws if that inhibits their investigation (just like a cop can run through a red light if they have their sirene on)..

Comment: Not smart (Score 1) 299

by SuperDre (#48818415) Attached to: Uber Suspends Australian Transport Inspector Accounts To Block Stings

That's not a smart thing to do, it will only make sure there will be even more strict regulations, and with this, they might even go for the people behind Uber themselves..
I still can't understand why Uber(Pop) thinks they don't have to obey the law.. And let's not forget, Uber isn't in it for bettering the community, they're in it for the money...
They claim they will reimburse drivers if they get a ticket or get their car impounded, but have they already actually payed out when this happened?

Comment: uhhh.... (Score 4, Insightful) 319

Not that I agree with the content on those sites, but how is preventing such sites not exactly the same (in that I mean an act against freedom of speech) as what those morons did at the satirical comic office in france... If you really want freedom of speech, you'll have to allow for those hate sites, otherwise you're no better than they are..

Comment: uhhh... (Score 1) 146

And just plainly ignore the fact it's a commercial movie and to do what they want to do needs the explicit permission of Sony to be able to copy and distribute it...
And they simply don't even think about the enviroment, how many of those balloons will actually end up in the hands of people instead of just being dumped in the woods and streams and affecting wildlife...
The idea is great, but as always with a lot of those lefties, they don't think it through what the actual results are....

Comment: Does not work.... (Score 1) 420

by SuperDre (#48703011) Attached to: The Open Office Is Destroying the Workplace

Personally I get sooo distracted with other co-workers running around, discussing stuff with each other (workrelated), having (work-related) phonecalls. When I was sitting in a large room with (only) 6 other people, i got less work done, and the work I did had much more bugs than when I was sitting alone or with only 1 other co-worker..
socially, yes it's much more fun, but from a business standpoint (at least for me), it's better to have no visual or audio distractions..
And let's not forget, some people are just much better as closing themselves off to their surrounding..

Comment: morons... (Score 1) 336

by SuperDre (#48675415) Attached to: Why Lizard Squad Took Down PSN and Xbox Live On Christmas Day

How did they show with ddos that the security is lacking? they didn't hack the servers... They are just a couple of morons who only want attention, nothing more nothing less..
And propably it wasn't even that hard, because everybody could have predicted that the servers would already be at full load on christmas day, so simple ddos would topple it..
But the only thing they did, was getting people to hate them even more..
But how did they get an interview if noone knows who they are? Get the bastards and cripple them (physically)..

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