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Comment: Re:AT&T Autopay - Ha! (Score 1) 225

In Germany, autopay comes with an authorization limit... basically, "if the bill is over X,€ don't autopay"

I'd prefer to see this on the autopay here in the states as well... because I'm fine with authorizing autopay for any bill less than $60... but if it reaches into the thousands, or even the hundreds, then I damn well don't want to authorize the autopay!

Comment: professional looking disposable addresses (Score 1) 214

by i.r.id10t (#49597909) Attached to: Want 30 Job Offers a Month? It's Not As Great As You Think

Get a professional sounding/spelling domain and create your own emails on it. Get creative with your extended addressing and use that address only for job hunting. When you aren't on the hunt, either kill the address until you need it again or just send the mail it receives to /dev/null

Comment: Re:Do you believe in magic? (Score 1) 51

Because then you wouldn't be able to use any platform specific features. Also BB didn't exactly profit from that approach. If they re-compile for the native platform they are more likely to actually add a few specific features as they go like live tiles while they've got it 'open' so to speak.

Comment: Re:SAVE US AND THE WEB FROM MOZILLA! (Score 1) 314

by linuxrocks123 (#49596399) Attached to: Mozilla Begins To Move Towards HTTPS-Only Web

All available evidence indicates the board of directors of the Mozilla Corporation, a subsidiary of the Mozilla Foundation, did not oust him from his position as CEO of the Mozilla Corporation. He left on his own. The guy has been a technical leader of the Netscape codebase for literally decades, and I'm sure he wanted to do what was best for the organization.

Comment: Re: SAVE US AND THE WEB FROM MOZILLA! (Score 1) 314

by linuxrocks123 (#49596341) Attached to: Mozilla Begins To Move Towards HTTPS-Only Web

By all accounts, the board of directors at Mozilla absolutely did not pressure or force him to resign. He resigned on his own because /he/ thought the issue was distracting, and it would be better for him to go.

This is believable: Eich is the inventor of JavaScript and has been with the Netscape code base almost since day 1. He has a lot invested in Firefox and I'm sure doesn't want a bunch of idiots bringing it down because they don't personally like him, which is what was happening.

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