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Comment Re: Really? Quicktime? Seriously? (Score 1) 320

You mean there's no supported and regularly updated version of Safari for Windows. Just because Apple stopped supporting it on Windows doesn't mean it was completely wiped out of existence.

In fact, people running older unsupported versions of Safari actually fits right into the vibe of what this article is all about

Comment Needs to be looked at more. (Score 4, Insightful) 131

I'm not discounting the possibility that there may be a causal relationship here but from what I see of the article and abstract they only looked at data between 2009 and 2012. Is it possible that these sites have a preexisting condition that would cause higher levels of preterm birth? They should expand their data analysis to a larger period before the fracking occurred. This way we can at the very least see if there is a stronger correlation here and move forward.

Comment Re: Centurylink Service (Score 1) 199

From the research i've done the poor state of internet service in most of Washington has less to do with greedy ISPs and more to do with really stupid laws and regulations that hamper or flat out prevent ISPs from installing/upgrading/maintaining the infrastructure needed to provide halfway decent internet access.

Comment Re:Facepalm. (Score 5, Insightful) 95

That's a determination that the device and/or user should make, not some website that doesn't know all the facts. This is the same type of thinking that led to some Youtube changes that piss me off. "We've detected that your connection is sub optimal so instead of buffering the video we've made the video entirely unwatchable."

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