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Comment Re:Good bye loser! (Score 1) 458

Perhaps his next job will be at Microsoft. That company is in need of self destructive management.

"Perhaps his next job will be at Microsoft. That company is in need of more self destructive management."

Fixed that for ya. Don't go selling Ballmer short.

Comment Re:This Is Madness (Score 3, Insightful) 251

He became one of the world's richest men by sheer blind luck, according to that Wikipedia article. Broadcast.com was just another over-valued dotcom company until Yahoo came along and paid $5.9 billion for it. Cuban was just smart enough to take the money and run. Look at his other business ventures after broadcast.com. They're all massive dogs.

Comment Re:ABC Should Crack Down (Score 4, Interesting) 128

I think the crackdown should be on Visa and Mastercard. Think about it; it's illegal to receive stolen goods, or sell stolen property, but the credit card companies are acting as intermediaries for these crooks. And, oh yeah, taking a cut (something like 3 - 5%). If the credit card companies had to take more responsibility for who they granted merchant accounts, under penalty of law, I'll bet these fraudsters would find it a lot harder to operate.

Comment Re:And? (Score 1) 543

This too, shall pass.

If Harper and his cronies get their way there will recording and monitoring devices installed in every ISP in the country. There goes your privacy.

Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions for scratch space after they are finished calling them?