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Comment Re:One month Late? Or just later? (Score 1) 111

People also forget that, as much as this sucks, it's worth it to not cause a panic too early when maybe they don't have all the details themselves. I would rather hear the solid facts in a calm manner a little later than a panicked "um, some of your information was stolen, we're still figuring out the scope of this..." on zero day.

Comment Funny, mine's just the opposite... (Score 1) 308

In my case, a Google search of this username comes up with a completely different meaning of the name than I intended (I work in IT, and am not... whatever "the 'it' girl" is supposed to mean). Also, my real name is the same as that of a porn star, so anybody who started looking for me would get distracted long before they found me. I'm safe!

Comment Re:Apple Tax (Score 1) 227

They do. It's called sales tax, and the neat thing about it is that it applies not only to Apple products, but to everyone equally. Cool, huh?

I mean, what the hell? I don't even have any Apple products aside from my old iPod, but your logic ("hurrrrr let's tax people who prefer a particular brand more than others!") is ridiculous.

Comment Re:Get off my lawn... (Score 1) 235

As if this problem isn't bad enough already. I absolutely hate going down the highway seeing billboards with misspellings. It just looks so...stupid. It's amazing how technology was supposed to make us better, smarter, faster... doesn't it seem like in some ways it's making us (well, the average population) weaker, lazier, and dumber?

"Of course power tools and alcohol don't mix. Everyone knows power tools aren't soluble in alcohol..." -- Crazy Nigel