Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop


Forgot your password?

Comment Re:Sling me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast (Score 2) 111 111

"What would happen if Microsoft patched the OS so that you saw a streamed advertisement at the beginning of each game you played?"

Microsoft would lose a ton of customers to Sony and have to stop doing it. It would be a different story if Microsoft was the only console maker.

Comment Re:Sling me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast (Score 1) 111 111

I agree with what you're saying about Sling, but your part about Comcast is false. No one is forced to run a hotspot for Comcast's network. For one, you don't have to use their wifi router/modem, or you can run it in bridge mode and use your own wifi router. Even if you do use their wifi router, you can disable the hotspot:

Comment Re:You cannot know *WHO* is voting (Score 1) 258 258

They don't. And voting is not on same day nationwide, except federal general elections. State and local election dates vary. Primary dates vary. Even with federal general elections, how would another town or even state have the proper ballet for your local precinct?

Comment Re:Snowden... (Score 2) 142 142

So Snowden is going to be pardoned by Obama now, right? Because he's been proven to be correct time and time again, and congress continues to validate his position by voting to approve these counter-spy bills.

This is the one and only "counter-spy bill" they've passed (and it still needs to get through the Senate). Everything else from congress on this has just been hot air.

Yes, we will be going to OSI, Mars, and Pluto, but not necessarily in that order. -- Jeffrey Honig