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Comment: Re:Wanna put an end to it? (Score 2) 112

by borcharc (#48256787) Attached to: US Post Office Increases Secret Tracking of Mail

Obviously we can only clean the house of whatever the opposite side is of our political football team. Our team is really good and they are only involved in minor scandals and they have to be a little crooked to save us from the true evils of the other side. You better vote for your teams guy because the team you mentally associate with is more important than anything else in this world, so be a team player.

Comment: Re:And Ramadan is coming... (Score 5, Informative) 148

This would not be caused by the effect in this study. You wold need to fast continuously for 48-72 hours or more to get the benefit they found. Eating after sundown would replenish the body's supply of glucose and prevent the energy conservation required.

Comment: Re:terminology (Score 1) 238

by borcharc (#47069247) Attached to: Google Fiber: No Charge For Peering, No Fast Lanes

Plenty of large network operators have open peering policies, for example. Charter will has what amounts to an open peering policy (if you use a public interconnect point). Only operators that wish to be a tier 1 monopoly of the past of a bad actor like comcast stand to gain from picky peering policies.

If you want real net neutrality then open peering is an important part of the future. Every piece of traffic that goes through a peer is saved from congesting a link elsewhere.

Comment: Re:Learn to read comprehensively (Score 1) 449

This is 2014, people just regurgitates talking points distributed by whatever fake news site they started reading 10+ years ago, preferably with as much emotion, one-upmanship, and self back patting as possible. The nation is full of uneducated morons who think they are gods gift to the world. They have learned in decades of government education that saying anything fundamentally critical of the government is heresy.

Committees have become so important nowadays that subcommittees have to be appointed to do the work.