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Comment: Re:Why (Score 1) 314

by mars-nl (#49573677) Attached to: Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water

Here, in the Netherlands, all people drink tap water, except when in restaurants. This of course has to do with the fact you can charge 2 euro for a glass of tap water while people will feel ripped off if you charge that for a glass of tap water. There are movements going on to persuade bars, restaurants to also serve tap water for environmental reasons. Bottled water is a huge waste of resources (in countries where the tap water is as good or better as bottled water).

By the way, my tap water, which is pumped out of the ground about 2 km from here, contains 0.12 mg/l fluoride (according to the water company).

Comment: Re:41 men targeted but 1,147 people killed (Score 1) 334

by mars-nl (#49541323) Attached to: Drone Killed Hostages From U.S. and Italy, Drawing Obama Apology

Just read all the comments above yours and not many people seem to care about the point you just made. Hundreds of innocent people die due to American drones and now that they accidentally hit a white guy/non-Muslim the US president is making apologies. I find this very sad.

Comment: Re:Nation uses malware to spy on ISP Customers... (Score 1) 143

by mars-nl (#48446133) Attached to: Highly Advanced Backdoor Trojan Cased High-Profile Targets For Years

Not sure how security firms conclude nation states must be behind some complex malware. It could also be a corporation. It could also be a criminal gang. It could also be some lone programmer or group of programmers doing this in their own time in order to sell the software or their services to criminals or governments. Most software is not made by governments (actually, can't think of any software) and whenever they try, they usually fail.

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