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Comment: Re:terms not disclosed (Score 3, Interesting) 108

by rhizome (#46838615) Attached to: Apple, Google Agree To Settle Lawsuit Alleging Hiring Conspiracy

I'd say that's a max. Class representatives Lieff Cabraser thankfully has a history of this kind of defendant-friendly incompetence. Note their role in the settlement in the California Hospital Price Gouging case, where the class received about $1,000 apiece in what should have also involved criminal charges.

Do the math: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lieff_Cabraser_Heimann_%26_Bernstein#Prominent_Cases

Comment: Re:Dear God (Score 1) 124

by rhizome (#44402713) Attached to: US Academy President Caught Embellishing Resume, Will Resign

Black people in the US can never transcend abuse, due to what Paul Mooney termed "the nigger wake up call," which is the observation that no matter what an African American achieves in America, they can still be treated "like a nigger," if the system wants to do so.

Martha Stewart was convicted of bullshit charges and Bernie Madoff only got busted because he ripped off people richer than him.

Comment: Re:i like cyanogenmod..but... (Score 1) 40

by rhizome (#44391961) Attached to: Meet Focal, the New Camera App For CyanogenMod

Ah, the "Well, you should have bought supported hardware" response. You can put that next to the "Well, why don't you code it yourself?" response in the library of catch-all catty answers to any criticism of OSS.

Sure, but your point here appears to boil down to, "Well, why doesn't CyanogenMod code it for me?" You know, if CM is so great and everything.

Kind of a "catty calling the cattle black" situation, if you ask me.

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