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Comment Re:A self limiting problem (Score 1) 312

This whole "article" is an inflammatory red herring. Why mislead us that race is the only criteria upon which access is granted/denied? Could just as easily be blood type, maternal lineage, gender or anything at all. Big surprises in store for a lot of folks who think skin color is important :)

Comment Re:With stock tires on my local road? (Score 1) 171

A '72 Z28 Camaro is around 4 seconds

You're just a stoned kid posting from mommy's basement after imbibing too many of ol' dad's rubbish stories about muscle cars of yore.

Facts: 1972 was the beginning of the end for F-bodies. All engines were detuned even by Chevy standards, the biggest and most powerful could shove a Z28 to 100kph in around 7.5 seconds. That's an entire metric FUCK-TONNE of difference, kid.

Comment Re:This legislation brought to you by.. (Score 1) 446

Mandatory labeling is good for people like you too: ensure you're doing your part for Syngenta and Monsanto's bottom line, prop up the poor, ailing pesticide & biotech industries, and say FUCK YOU! to the anti-GMO folks by loading up on your fave GMOs all day long. Without labels you just won't know where to get the good stuff.

All things considered I just can't see a downside to labeling GMO for what it is. Seriously, what are you guys scared of?

Comment Re:I believe it... (Score 1) 327

Adblock on mobile should be an OEM feature. It saves at least 25% based on the few times I wiped/installed a new rom and forgot to Adblock.
An easy experiment if you're masochistic is to enable your ad blocking proxy on cell data but not on wifi. Watch the stats. If you're on Android it's easy to see the data savings pile up.

Comment Re:Surely this is simply a natural, normal process (Score 3, Interesting) 225

It's normal when people are trying to poison the bees with flupyradifurone/neonics and simultaneously taking their habitat away. Of course they're dying out.

Climate change is another issue but you can't debate the dangers of bee toxins being sprayed on agricultural crops, and habitat loss is easy to demonstrate.

Too bad this audience is all basement dwellers, you guys should really take up bee friendly gardening.

Comment Re:Falling on deaf ears (Score 2) 102

If they ate their own damned dogfood you'd expect all intel to be declassified and data opened to public scrutiny. Failing that, the idiots espousing backdoored crypto are a bunch of whining hypocrites and should be shoved in a sack with a few tonnes of FISA transcripts and cannonballed into Victoria Falls.

Comment Re:Wow. Lip service! (Score 1) 452

True, and I'd love to know the reasoning behind firing Taylor and hiring Pao in the first place. Why Pao when there are literally millions of more qualified people who would love the job and do it better? Why ditch Taylor, a class act and the brains behind AMA? Something tells me there's another bigger idiot not too far up the chain of command and we should be trying to get rid of that fucker too.

Comment Re:Fear of guns making my head spin (Score 1) 535

I'm no lawyer but it's probably not a crime to carry plastic space weapons in the USA.

How about teaching "educators" such as that simple principal to recognize basic Constitutional rights, eg. freedom to bear arms? Or did they repeal that in Massachewiesetts? And if you can't carry guns'n'shit WHY would anybody want to live there?

Comment Re:My two cents (Score 1) 131

Non-technical people don't need to run custom roms either. Buyers of LG's G2 got what they paid for and probably inspected it first in most cases. I'm quite certain there was no Lollipop at that time so there was no reason to expect Lollipop years later.
That leaves the technically informed who run custom roms. They knew better. It's a problem that solves itself: ignorants keep buying LG, not knowing any better and no worse for it; technophiles learn a lesson and move on to better options next time.

Comment Re:My two cents (Score 1) 131

Or just realize that idiots who buy carrier-polluted devices deserve the shit they end up with. We have bazillions of bootloader- and carrier-unlocked phones to choose from, from cheap Nexuses and Onepluses to Moto G's and more. There's no reason to get an iPhone or LG or Samsung these days.

Comment Re:Google is as evil as Apple nowadays (Score 2) 83

You either consent to wifi passwords etc being backed up or they don't get sent to Google afaik. It's during initial setup of Google services. If you chose it, your fault for not reading some extremely well labelled checkboxes and plain text descriptions.

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