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Comment Re:Ow my reading comprehension (Score 1) 242

If the act of operating outside of normal bands is already illegal than how does making a law with more restrictions to an already illegal act provide any extra law enforcement ability?
Has there been a case where someone doing something illegal got off the hook for violating FCC limits because they were using a custom firmware solution and claimed ignorance?
Is this new law going to help reduce Wi-Fi congestion by a large enough magnitude that it justifies the restrictions of everyone in the market?

Comment Re:Anything like Flashblock for HTML5? (Score 1) 225

Flashblock does not allow the video to load or start downloading content. I also use Flashblock and having a bookmark-able list of tabs is universal across all websites whereas watch-lists are generally incompatible between different websites, if they are supported in the first place.

Comment Re:"Without attracting attention" (Score 1) 83

Bank systems shouldn't trust ATMs - everything the ATM does should be verified by the bank system before any transactions occur. I don't see why the ATM should be anything but a dumb terminal with little to no intelligence which simply sets up an encrypted session with the bank servers. Is there a reason things are not done this way?

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