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Comment: Re: Government Intervention (Score 1) 495

Man, I've only really lived in urban areas (Chicago, Los Angeles) and I've never been in a building that had access to FiOS or even Uverse. I'm guessing it's because I don't like to live in mega apartment buildings and always opt for three-flats or townhouses. (Just speculating that it's not worth it for them to pull fibre unless a building has many units.)

+ - NSA CTO Patrick Dowd Moonlighting for Private Security Firm->

Submitted by un1nsp1red
un1nsp1red (2503532) writes "Current NSA CTO Patrick Dowd has taken a part-time position with former-NSA director Keith Alexander's security firm IronNet Cybersecurity — while retaining his position as chief technology officer for the NSA. The Guardian states that "Patrick Dowd continues to work as a senior NSA official while also working part time for Alexander’s IronNet Cybersecurity, a firm reported to charge up to $1m a month for advising banks on protecting their data from hackers. It is exceedingly rare for a US official to be allowed to work for a private, for-profit company in a field intimately related to his or her public function." Some may give Alexander a pass on the possible conflict of interests as he's now retired, but what about a current NSA official moonlighting for a private security firm?"
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Comment: Re:The Middle Class is the Bedrock of Society (Score 3, Funny) 839

by un1nsp1red (#48163977) Attached to: Bill Gates: Piketty's Attack on Income Inequality Is Right
"Not that I condone fascism, or any -ism for that matter. -Ism's in my opinion are not good. A person should not believe in an -ism, he should believe in himself. I quote John Lennon, 'I don't believe in Beatles, I just believe in me.' Good point there. After all, he was the walrus. I could be the walrus. I'd still have to bum rides off people."

Comment: Re:Suckers (Score 1) 164

by un1nsp1red (#48163551) Attached to: For Game Developers, It's About the Labor of Love
No doubt. I wasn't speaking to anything except the meaning of the phrase for OP (S/he seemed to think it meant 'labor treated lovingly' or something.) Who can afford to labor at something extensively and make no money? Most people work for a paycheck, and most people don't describe their job as a "labor of love."

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