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Comment: Hardly! (Score 1, Informative) 287

by jaymz666 (#49717265) Attached to: The Auto Industry May Mimic the 1980s PC Industry

Cars will still cost a fortune and need to be reliable enough to get around for years.
Just because it runs some fancy app interface that will be obsolete almost as soon as it's installed isn't really the reason to buy a specific brand or model of car.
Head units are replaceable, even if the manufacturers keep trying to make it harder to do.

Comment: Re:Stupid (Score 1) 396

by jaymz666 (#48632909) Attached to: Google Proposes To Warn People About Non-SSL Web Sites

What burden? The monetary and time cost of maintaining certificates for sites that just don't need them.

If you're worried about the government watching everything you do then get a VPN service that encrypts all traffic so they can't even see what servers you are connecting to.

Encrypting every single website is a huge burden on every single web operator.

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (9) Dammit, little-endian systems *are* more consistent!

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