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Submitted by Richard Rankin
Richard Rankin (2956843) writes ""Your current setting blocks third party cookies set by websites you have not visited.We do not know if this is intentional — are you wishing to block services from third-parties such as Interest based advertising?"

Questioning my browser setting is absurd. Can I ignore any decision of yours by questioning whether you truly intended to make it?

Can I now ignore any and all privacy settings, warnings, etc. of Criteo Inc. and while doing so simply question their true intentions? How can I know that Criteo truly intended to make those decisions? I should be able to do as I please with Criteo's site and systems using the defense that Criteo does not consider any statements or contract of theirs to be enforceable until they have responded to my questioning of their true intention when making them, regardless of time until I ask for their confirmation and their response."

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Comment: I loved the PDP-11 (Score 1) 336

by Richard Rankin (#44048841) Attached to: PDP-11 Still Working In Nuclear Plants - For 37 More Years
I remember writing code for a bare machine (no OS). I'd set up the code to come in through the serial port and then use the front keypad to key in the instructions in octal to get the code, load it into memory and execute it. It was a little easier with UNIX, even with a dozen people on it.

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler." -- Albert Einstein