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Comment: Re:Oppressive Regimes (Score 1) 174

by echogen (#42244067) Attached to: Russia, China, and Others Seek Greater Control Over Internet
Anonymous coward... Just because someone said that a dictator (KSA and others) are giving money to find another dictator (assad) does __NOT__ mean that : - I support the second dictator (Assad) - The first dictator is not a dictator anymore (KSA and others) It is sad that there are still idiots as you are who consider that "I should be friend with the enemy of my enemy" Anyway... What can we expect more from a retard such as you...
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+ - Ask Slashdot: Help! My email address is on a webpage!

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An anonymous reader writes "I've found my email address on public display on a web site, and naturally I want it taken off. Unfortunately, the site in question is downloademail (dott) net, a vendor of spamlists, so there is no way I can contact them to ask them nicely to remove it, as it will simply verify a valid email address for them. What's the best way to go about attempting to get my email address removed in a situation like this?"

Comment: useful service ? (Score 0) 177

by echogen (#40375321) Attached to: Google Bars Site That Converts YouTube Songs Into MP3s
For all those not understanding why such service is useful: If you live somewhere with limited bandwidth and slow connection, downloading a video could take hours, and resume is not well supported if you want to download the video, so such service as youtube-mp3, saves lots of time and bandwidth when all you need is to listen to the information / music in the video and not to watch the contents
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Scientists Say a Dirty Child Is a Healthy Child 331

Posted by samzenpus
from the snack-is-going-to-be-on-the-floor-today dept.
Researchers from the School of Medicine at the University of California have shown that the more germs a child is exposed to, the better their immune system in later life. Their study found that keeping a child's skin too clean impaired the skin's ability to heal itself. From the article: "'These germs are actually good for us,' said Professor Richard Gallo, who led the research. Common bacterial species, known as staphylococci, which can cause inflammation when under the skin, are 'good bacteria' when on the surface, where they can reduce inflammation."

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