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Comment: Re:Should read (Score 1, Informative) 423

by nobuddy (#49140237) Attached to: FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

We have a Conservative President. He is far more Conservative than Reagan or Bush Sr.
We only have Conservative parties at the moment. There is the just right of center Democrats, and the holy-shit-complete-nutbag so far to the right as to be off the fucking charts Republicans. And then we have the Tea Party subset that make THEM look sane.

Comment: Re:Get ready for metered service (Score 3, Interesting) 423

by nobuddy (#49140105) Attached to: FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

They do that out here. The cities have laid a fiber network and charge a small fee to anyone who hooks up to it. The providers are all given equal access to that network. We have 12 of them, and they fight tooth and nail to get your business. No caps, cheap costs, and customer service just this side of fellatio.

Comment: Re:Gonna see a Net Neutrality Fee (Score 5, Insightful) 423

by nobuddy (#49140077) Attached to: FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

No need. Taxpayers already gave Comcast and Verizon $2.5Bn to ensure that rural broadband is set up.
Of course, they immediately used it to increase executive salaries and pay out bonuses to themselves- but they will do as they promised eventually, right? Its only been 10 years, it would be absurd to expect some sort of progress on this already.

Comment: Re:Easy of porting over is the key (Score 3, Insightful) 112

by nobuddy (#49139957) Attached to: The State of Linux Gaming In the SteamOS Era

I bought my 14 year old daughter a new laptop that had Windows 8 on it. She wiped it out and installed Linux. She runs Steam for most games, and WINE for a couple because Steam does not quite work for them.

She is not computer illiterate, but she is not an IT guru either. She googles what she needs to know and follows guides she finds.

Comment: Re:There's no $$$ to be made in security (Score 1) 86

by nobuddy (#49139649) Attached to: Schneier: Everyone Wants You To Have Security, But Not From Them

I beg to differ. I moved from sysadmin to security because this is where the growth is, and doubled my salary. I get headhunters and poachers several times a week trying to lure me away with wheelbarrows full of money. Companies are finally starting to realize they need to take security seriously.

Technology is dominated by those who manage what they do not understand.