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Comment: Nothing to do with anonymous tips... (Score 3, Informative) 461

by korthof (#46823691) Attached to: Supreme Court OKs Stop and Search Based On Anonymous 911 Tips
The Supreme court ruled the officer had reasonable suspicion that the drive was intoxicate and driving under the influence. The did not rule on the acceptance of the anonymous phone call or that it was acceptable against the 4th amendment. Only that a reasonable suspicion of driving while intoxicated can be investigated from a tipster.

Comment: Never mind you have to have money.. (Score 4, Informative) 273

by korthof (#46474727) Attached to: Is the New "Common Core SAT" Bill Gates' Doing?
I have two aunts that make a total of about 15k a year working there asses off in retail as single mothers. Bother fathers passed away. They can not afford a laptop (family made sure they got em). A requirement of Cores is keyboarding for homework. They are expected to pay for everything in this program even if they cant afford it. This nation thinks everyone can afford a monthly payment, forced payment for phones, insurance, healthcare. and If you can't pay the $300 a month in "affordable" programs, you are fined beyond recovery. Yes we have to move forward, but this shit has to stop, we need to provide help if we are going to require instead of fining the poor.

Comment: Objectively, it sucked. (Score 2, Interesting) 795

by korthof (#33182040) Attached to: DRM-Free Game Suffers 90% Piracy, Offers Amnesty
I went to the website, never heard of it. Played the demo. It has such a high rate of piracy, because quite frankly it is terrible. Monty Python meets Monkey Island/Sam & Max, with none of the humor or fun. It was fine when it was 8-bit. Not so fine when its 256bit and 5 dollars.

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