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Comment: Giving up the essential for the trivial (Score 5, Insightful) 195

by mykos (#45499517) Attached to: Project Free TV, YIFY, PrimeWire Blocked In the UK
These companies exist because the public allows it. The public is getting nothing but censorship out of the bargain, giving these companies carte blanche to do whatever they please to the internet. The world is caving to the slightest whims of an industry that we would survive just fine without.

Comment: Bigoted language (Score 4, Interesting) 640

by mykos (#40219569) Attached to: South Korea Surrenders To Creationist Demands On Evolution Textbooks

Silence is not the answer, says Dayk Jang. He is now organizing a group of experts, including evolutionary scientists and theologians who believe in evolution

We're never going to get anywhere if even an article that supports science uses this kind of bigoted language. Do scientists "believe in" gravity? Do scientists "believe in" relativity?

Comment: Re:Ok, scratch that business plan... (Score 0) 138

by mykos (#39999521) Attached to: LightSquared Files For Bankruptcy
It could also be

1) Come up with profitable idea that threatens business models of crooked, incumbent telecoms
2) Incumbent telecoms pay off people that do the studies and claim that your product will kill people and end life as we know it and kick puppies
3) Be forced into bankruptcy because you don't have that kind of political clout

"Someone's been mean to you! Tell me who it is, so I can punch him tastefully." -- Ralph Bakshi's Mighty Mouse