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Comment: Re:Most are missing the point (Score 4, Insightful) 961 961

And blaming the driver. A little background. While not professional drivers Walker and the driver were on a race team together and did plenty of circuit races. The guy driving has a GT3 so is more than familiar with the class of cars in question. Each had many more hours logged racing than any pilot would have flying before being able to get his flight license. It's easy to blame the driver, and it could rightly end up that way. However, the question of whether the car malfunctioned or should not be considered street legal should also be asked. Point being, if you believe these guys had no business driving this car then nobody shy of an F1 driver should be able to by them, hence they are too dangerous to sell to the general public.

They had no business racing that car on a public road. If you want to race, do it on a race track.

Comment: Re:Where's the torrent file? (Score 5, Insightful) 234 234

I dunno, but I'm guessing none of these politicians have ever heard of the Streisand Effect.

I dunno, but I'm guessing none of these politicians have ever heard of 1984.

Oh they have, but instead of feeling appalled, they just get a hard-on.

Microsoft

+ - OpenOffice tops 20% market share in Germany->

hweimer writes: A novel study analyzes the install base of various office packages among German users. While Microsoft Office comes out top (72%), open source rival OpenOffice is already installed on 21.5% of all PCs and growing. The authors use a clever method to determine the installed office suites of millions of web users: they look for the availability of characteristic fonts being shipped with the various suites. What surprised me the most is that they found hardly any difference in the numbers for home and business users.
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