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Comment Re:Guess who's not getting an account with Santand (Score 1) 130

Nobody says this can't be used as an anti-fraud measure, it's just that this kind of sensible data should be collected with clear privacy statements that claim:
1- nobody but us can access this data
2- this data will never be sold to 3rd parties
3- this data can be accessed by authorities only after a warrant (well, this really depend on local legislation, I admit)
4- this data will be stored for this reasonably short amount of time
5- you can opt out from this service any time, here's how

Comment Re:And this is news... (Score 3, Interesting) 309

The open-source radeon driver has hardware media coding/decoding working since a long time, with both VDPAU and OpenMAX interfaces. The codecs actually reside on the card and you already pay for their license when you buy it, what is missing is just an API to use them.

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