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Comment: Re:Why not restrict all ads to GIFs or JPGs? (Score 1) 109

by YrWrstNtmr (#49374803) Attached to: How Malvertising Abuses Real-Time Bidding On Ad Networks
You fail to understand law talking guy speak

-So the user clicked on our ad. That means he wanted that content delivered.
-And then he clicked in the window again. That means he wanted the next level. So we delivered it to him.
-Your honor, it clearly states, "Click here if you want to exit" (said 'exit' looks completely different to a normal OS 'exit' thingie)

Comment: Past data vs future data (Score 2, Insightful) 110

Future data - If I decide you are someone who I do not like, I can simply follow you around and log locations. But if you suspect me, you can change your habits.
Past data - With access to this data, I can see where you've been. Last week, last month, last year

Comment: Re:How did we ever survive? (Score 1) 224

by YrWrstNtmr (#49311497) Attached to: Chevy Malibu 'Teen Driver' Tech Will Snitch If You Speed
Many did. My graduating class in the last two years we had 40 kids out of a graduating class of 300 die in car accidents.

I recently went to my 40th year HS reunion. 1974.
Grad class of 200 or so. Out of the 20 or so who have passed away over the years, 4 were from car accidents.

Your numbers are waaaay outside the curve. Or just BS.

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