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Comment: Re:Shame on you Google (Score 1) 263

by paziek (#48831551) Attached to: Google Releases More Windows Bugs
A lot of people use their services, is that enough reason for you to not see those people as fun as you do now? Besides, is it really so bad to defend someone who you think is right? Not saying everyone thinks that Google is, as GP proves, but I don't really see whats wrong with what they do. Chances are those exploits are already being used anyway and MS doesn't care for as long as its not big enough to cause shitstorm.

Comment: Re:Kinda funny how taxes set back the internet (Score 1) 324

by paziek (#48203289) Attached to: Hungary To Tax Internet Traffic
Not sure how it is in Hungary, but in Poland ISP subscriptions are taxed by VAT, I think its 23%. Actually, almost everything is taxed like that. So why tax it again? If ISP would charge me per gigabyte then that would be taxed by VAT as well. They don't charge me like that (unless its mobile network), so there should be no tax on this either.

Yes, there is stuff that is taxed not just by VAT, for example alcohols, tobacco, petrol and such. Is that fair? Debatable, since you could argue "They cost public money due to health issues and roads are maintained by public funds as well". Network infrastructure? Is it owned by Govt, or corporations? if Govt, then sure - they should charge for usage or by some other kind of scheme, but if its privately owned, then I think Govt should fuck off.

Comment: Why Silevo didn't aim to be biggest? (Score 2, Interesting) 262

by paziek (#47261567) Attached to: Elon Musk's Solar City Is Ramping Up Solar Panel Production
Why Silevo didn't aim to be biggest? If their panels are so good and cheap, then why not just keep selling them? Why sell company that is making profit and will most likely grow? Fast cash grab, or those panels aren't so special after all? And why not just use some cheap 16% China panels in higher volume? Sure there is limited real estate on house for panels, so you might not get all your need covered by solar, but with unstable weather you wouldn't anyway.

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