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Comment: Lets not forget other group behind this.... (Score 1, Interesting) 244

Apple is one the big pushers behind this move as well as they are about to launch their own PAID music series. They want the free tier killed off so they can be more competitive in music streaming market. Now cue Apple fanboyz to defend Apple for this crap.

Comment: criminals (Score 1) 141

by arbiter1 (#49589495) Attached to: Can Riots Be Predicted By Social Media?
Its sad How all these protests are over people that were criminals to start with. Most recent one, the guy was charged with distribution of narcotics 11 times since 2007, and least 7 other crimes. Brown wasn't much different, robbed a store then assaulted a cop in his cruiser. Pretty sad how they protest of a Criminal's death. https://www.youtube.com/watch?...

Comment: Its not how its ment.... (Score 1) 38

by arbiter1 (#49239953) Attached to: Court Overturns Dutch Data Retention Law, Privacy More Important
Its not what the law is intended to be used but how it can be used. Just cause you claim a law you want passed is to prevent child porn which for a while of laws like SOPA or PIPA. That was what they claimed the law was to prevent, it was written could be abused and used against just about anything they wanted to use it for. DMCA was wrote to remove illegal illegal content from sites, but language was so vague its been abused by RIAA/MPAA groups to allow them to extort money from people.

Comment: Re:Just a thought (Score 1) 161

by arbiter1 (#49103393) Attached to: Nvidia Faces Suit Over GTX970 Performance Claims
970 is only effected cause a shader core and ROP are disabled cause they are bad. the last 512mb ram shares a cluster so its slower cause that. Reviewers have test this and only time it became a problem is running super high rez with MSAA and scaling, pretty much to point probably running sub 40fps anyway.

Comment: Re:Beating physics (Score 1) 517

by arbiter1 (#48996643) Attached to: The US Navy Wants More Railguns and Lasers, Less Gunpowder
With the reactors on board most ships they got the power, without the need for large shells with/or gun power taking up space. They can have much more ammo on board since they only need the shell part not a ton of gun powder to get shell from A to B. On top of much more power behind a rail gun shot makes armor of another ship well worthless.

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