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Comment: He soon recieve an email (Score 1) 146

by plopez (#49362919) Attached to: UK Licensing Site Requires MSIE Emulation, But Won't Work With MSIE

On behalf of Her Majesty's Special Security Services you have completed the level one security service selection process and you are hereby accepted as a level one Security Yeoman. You are here ordered to appear for further training and screening at a secret location code named 'The Village'. As per the software ELUA (you did read the EULA, didn't you?) you are hereby bound by both the public and classified sections of the official secrets act including section 4. You will be further briefed on your new assignment by courier only. Note that you are now travel restricted until such a time as we determine your proper role and clearance.

We are excited to have you as part of our team. If you have any questions do not reply to this email. Your contact will provide with suitable blind box drops for communications. If asked your cover will be that you will be attending a Windows 10 security 'boot camp' in Wales.


Comment: Re:And now, things get Ugly. (Score 1) 120

by plopez (#49337499) Attached to: Uber To Turn Into a Big Data Company By Selling Location Data

Most of what you complain about is due to insufficient tax revenue or due to Congressional attempts to actually interfere with good governance and good stewardship. As the other poster said, move to a country without a strong government such as Somalia or Mexico. Just watch out for the gangs, militias and death squads. A few taxes are a low price to pay for the benefits of civilization.

Comment: Re:And now, things get Ugly. (Score 4, Insightful) 120

by plopez (#49335623) Attached to: Uber To Turn Into a Big Data Company By Selling Location Data

Is there a word for that even? Where you pay somebody and they unwelcomingly shag you? Only thing I can think of is "taxpayer."

Nah. I don't know your situation but I get, or have received; roads, schools, fire protection, cheap food, clean water (unheard of in many places in the world), airports, railway travel, national parks, national forests, state forests, public parks, heavily subsidized university education, cleaner air, cleaner water, and public libraries. By pooling my tax money with others I we use our combined cash to create a civilization. Which is why I hate tax cheats and dodgers, they are parasites.

A committee is a group that keeps the minutes and loses hours. -- Milton Berle