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Comment: Re:Dubious (Score 1) 686

by fafaforza (#49535977) Attached to: Except For Millennials, Most Americans Dislike Snowden

Statistics are really better applied to entire populations, rather than individuals, no?

After all, they did say only a portion of the millenials or the older folk sway one way on the issue. So the other portion will sway the other way. Whichever way you feel about the issues, there's a spot for you. That's how percentages work.

Comment: Re:And when capped internet comes then people will (Score 1) 286

by fafaforza (#49529337) Attached to: German Court Rules Adblock Plus Is Legal

Does any company have some sort of a moral obligation to provide anyone with internet access? I understand it's becoming more important to living, but at the same time, lack of connectivity is just one of many aspects that would affect whether you live in one spot. So if no internet, then you would move, no? Not lambast a company for not seeing a business case to extending their service to your area.

Comment: Re:Gas isn't free(as in beer), Many charge points (Score 1) 622

by fafaforza (#49529225) Attached to: Cheap Gas Fuels Switch From Electric Cars To SUVs

So if electricity is so cheap, why doesn't my electric company give it away for free?

Wait until full electric cars gain a great percentage of cars out on the road and start putting a real load on the system and on the meter of the business housing them. We'll see if they remain free.

And if they do then I *will* question why I am paying an electric bill at home.

Comment: Re:"Not intentional". Right. (Score 5, Informative) 370

by fafaforza (#49029025) Attached to: Samsung Smart TVs Injected Ads Into Streamed Video

But if all tv makers do the same thing, you'll vote with your wallet by not having a tv at all. Other people (like me) only found out about LG reporting back to their servers what you're watching only after buying the TV, and unplugging ethernet was easier than taking the TV back.

It's an invasion of privacy, no different than medical information or what you talk about with your lawyer, yet there are privacy protections there. It should be the same here.

...there can be no public or private virtue unless the foundation of action is the practice of truth. - George Jacob Holyoake

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