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Comment: Nothing surpricing really. (Score 4, Insightful) 143

by luvirini (#49461549) Attached to: Spain's Hologram Protest: Thousands Join Virtual March In Madrid

In too much of the world today other things than humans have more rights.

This ranges from corporations having many/most of the rights of humans in many countries, while at the same time only having to pay fines for crimes where humans would be put to jail. And ranging to things like the compensation values of different things you do when damaging humans compared to damaging property.

Comment: Re:Start of th End (Score 1) 196

by luvirini (#49045777) Attached to: Firefox To Mandate Extension Signing

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Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to 192.168.0.1 Peer's certificate has an invalid signature. (Error code: sec_error_bad_signature)

        The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
        Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.
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and only try again as possible action

Comment: Re:Start of th End (Score 1) 196

by luvirini (#49035989) Attached to: Firefox To Mandate Extension Signing

No, it includes a lot of modern small business routers too,

I did not blame mozilla, I just stopped using it and switched to chrome as that is clearly what mozilla wanted by not allowing me so say "Yes it is a crappy certificate, but the traffic is on a local network so who gives a flying leap" that chrome allows.

So as said I do not blame mozilla, they just do not want people to use their product so I am not.

Comment: Re:Start of th End (Score 1) 196

by luvirini (#49034385) Attached to: Firefox To Mandate Extension Signing

Not really.

Firefox has been on the road to nowhere a while. This is just a part of the strategy to piss off people who actually try to do things.

My personal big problem is the certificate handling where firefox does not allow me to say "yes I know that is a bullshit cert but I do not care" as a surprising number of cheap routers ship with bad certificates and thus cannot be administered with firefox.

Comment: It is an attempt to lock in customers (Score 3, Interesting) 32

by luvirini (#48937951) Attached to: UK Broadcaster Sky To Launch Mobile Service

Basically it is the same as with many other businesses, they will try to leverage their customer relationships to include more areas(so they get more money from the same customer)

Luckily at least currently the competition in the UK market seems to work fairly well so you still have the competition and choice,

There have been some worrying signs of lesser number of providers lately though so the question is how long will the good situation last.

Comment: Re:trains don't need rope... (Score 4, Informative) 248

by luvirini (#48920563) Attached to: Engineers Develop 'Ultrarope' For World's Highest Elevator

Trains also do not need to pull straight up.

The real reason for the cables is to allow counterweights to balance much of the load. Thus with counterweight you are lifting only the carried weight, without you are lifting also the elevator chassis and any engine and such, a much larger load.

Comment: Simple solution:do not buy the game until you know (Score 1) 474

Know as in know if there are too many new game problems, like the activation problems, crashes, DRM issues and whatever.

I personally wait until the game has been on the market for a while until buying them, that way I have a better understanding of what I am buying. (and often they also have come down in price as a bonus)

Comment: Re:Waterfox (Score 1) 181

by luvirini (#48362533) Attached to: Multi-Process Comes To Firefox Nightly, 64-bit Firefox For Windows 'Soon'

if you had read the original text including "and the second is that 64-bit Firefox is finally coming to Windows" you might have gotten the context.

Firefox is not available on Windows as 64 bit except as nighty build of questionable stability. Waterfox is a stable 64bit Firefox based browser for Windows.

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