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Comment: Re:Stop charging for checked bag (Score 1) 273 273

by spyfrog (#49943447) Attached to: US Airlines Say Smaller Carry-Ons Are Not In the Cards

I would never ever check in my camera gear. That is simply to much risk and the insurance doesn't cover it - you would need to buy a special insurance for that and that would probably be very expensive since bags are frequently lost or even stolen.

We are talking about thousands of dollars of gears for any keen photographer so checking it is simply not an option. And it is not only the cost of the gear - you would loose photographic time to. If you travel somewhere with your gear, you are probably going to use it. If your gear is stolen or lost, that possibility is lot. Your planned photographing isn't going to happen - so that is also a lost value. And replacing the gear also takes time, you will in most cases need to order it and that will take weeks. That is also lost value. If you are a professional that could break you economically.

Comment: Re:How is limiting your market protection? (Score 1) 57 57

by spyfrog (#49380429) Attached to: EU Commission Divided Over Nation-Specific Content Blocking

I think the Romainan interest in Swedish movie is totally nonexistent. Your market is your cultural neighbors.

Swedish movie is interesting for Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland and Denmark. If it is unusually good (rare) then add Germany. I don't see any problems having one price for Swedish movies in these countries. Actually - us Swedes are the poorest of them. So we should do the complaining then.

Comment: Re:History repeats itself (Score 1) 136 136

by spyfrog (#49294705) Attached to: The Pirate Party Now the Biggest Party In Iceland

Sadly, that party is more or less non existent now.

When the Pirate Bay trail was over and media decided to push for the feminist party in the last elections combined with the extreme right wing going forward, not many voters was left for the Swedish pirate party.
They lost the European parliament election to the extreme right and the feminist party and they made an extremely bad national parliament election. I would call them dead by now...

Comment: Re:Yeah, really? (Score 1) 228 228

The fission material on earth will last for hundreds of years if we start to process it instead of wasting it and storing it.

The only problem is starvation and overpopulation. And that is a problem mainly happening in third world so we have no way of solving it. That is the thing that will drag us all down. 4 billion can live comfortable on Earth. According to some UN figures we will be 20 billions in 2100 and then ALL will live in poverty.

Comment: Re:Does money buy a cure for hubris? (Score 1) 441 441

by spyfrog (#48656203) Attached to: How Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Plans To Live 120 Years

And that is true for all rich humans. They simply are people who had luck. There is at least a million persons for each rich dude who is as intelligent and as hard working and who isn't rich - because he/she wasn't lucky. The rich needs to come down from their high horses and realize that they are not special. People who admire them should realize that they isn't special.

Comment: Re:Hahahahahahahahaha LOL (Score 1) 441 441

by spyfrog (#48656183) Attached to: How Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Plans To Live 120 Years

Why? Because there is no biological reason for a human to live for 120 years. Most women becomes infertile when they are around 40 old. So anything beyond 60 is really unnecessary in a biological sense - then you have had all the children you should have and helped them grown up.

Comment: Re:And who will collect the trash? (Score 1) 441 441

by spyfrog (#48656135) Attached to: How Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Plans To Live 120 Years

"Why does everyone always think that a libertarian ideal is completely geared around making money?"

Because that is the ONLY way libertarians have demonstrated their ideology ever. Also, freedom in the libertarian sens is only freedom for the rich. The poor will not enjoy freedom in your libertarian dream world. In fact, they will have less freedom than now since they will have exactly NONE influence since there will be no power to control the economic might of the rich.

Comment: Re:And who will collect the trash? (Score 1, Insightful) 441 441

by spyfrog (#48654425) Attached to: How Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Plans To Live 120 Years

Lets all hope that they lax building codes bring the houses on their little island crashing down on them.

The big problem with these kind of rich a**holes is that don't want to contribute to society but they want society to help them. Personally I am praying for a pirate attack on this island or something else. Then they will cry for a state to help them. We ordinary people is only a tool for this kind of persons.

Wanting to live to 120 is something we don't want for these kind of people. That gives them more time to use their fellow man. The only fair thing today is that even the super rich dies. If they don't, then we ordinary people will suffer even more under even more dysfunctional 500 year old people with to much money.

Comment: Re:What a shock (Score 1) 409 409

by spyfrog (#48525905) Attached to: Is Chernobyl Still Dangerous? Was 60 Minutes Pushing Propaganda?

Are you sure that is the recent recommendation?
Where I live we got the highest doses of radiation in Western Europe because of the Chernobyl accident and all these recommendation off what not to each now have been lifted.
You are free to eat mushrooms, moose or whatever you like. The levels of radiation is now below recommendation in all foods.

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