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Air Canada Ordered To Provide Nut-Free Zone 643

Posted by samzenpus
from the no-nuts dept.
JamJam writes "Air Canada has been told to create a special 'buffer zone' on flights for people who are allergic to nuts. The Canadian Transportation Agency has ruled that passengers who have nut allergies should be considered disabled and accommodated by the airline. Air Canada has a month to come up with an appropriate section of seats where passengers with nut allergies would be seated. The ruling involved a complaint from Sophia Huyer, who has a severe nut allergy and travels frequently. Ms. Huyer once spent 40 minutes in the washroom during a flight while snacks were being served."

Comment: Re:Sometimes we forget. (Score 1) 453

by polywaffle (#26444231) Attached to: Interview With an Adware Author
I find it very rare these days the need to reinstall windows. Run malwarebytes in safe mode, maybe use eset online scanner if its a serious infection, run hijackthis and remove any extra cruft and done. Seriously, virus and malware scanners are pretty effective if you use the right ones. I hardly have to google infections anymore for instructions on how to manually remove them.
Or I could spend 2-4 hours reinstalling windows, office, drivers, trying to get various program settings the way they were before, and inevitably miss something and get a call later about how such and such is in a different spot/isn't the same as it was before, and a not so happy customer.
The only times I have actually needed to reinstall windows for a customer is if a bunch of system files are damaged and the thing won't boot. And the thing about windows getting slower over the years is hardly noticeable in my opinion. Most computers just need the shit cleaned out of their startup entries/more ram.

The UNIX philosophy basically involves giving you enough rope to hang yourself. And then a couple of feet more, just to be sure.