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Comment: Re:Finger prints (Score 2) 218

by will_die (#49798141) Attached to: Chinese Nationals Accused of Taking SATs For Others
Took one of the high end security certifications a few weeks ago and they required that my photo be taken. That was printed on the pass certification and according to the test watcher sent up to the corporate office.
Since it took multiple times until the software accepted the photo I am guessing they also do identification check.

Comment: Re:Pleading the thirteenth (Score 1) 207

by will_die (#49792311) Attached to: Clinton Foundation: Kids' Lack of CS Savvy Threatens the US Economy
They go with you having to work a number of years for the tuition relief or make minimum payments. So in the even you don't fulfill your obligation they don't pay it off in full so you are back to what you were at before.
As for position that have structural unemployment as part of the position don't know. If you are talking something like teachers the ones I know that have done this fulfill their obligations with completing the school year as opposed to the physical year.

Comment: Re:You know what would REALLY motivate kids? (Score 1) 207

by will_die (#49789641) Attached to: Clinton Foundation: Kids' Lack of CS Savvy Threatens the US Economy
"Free" tuition would not fix it because there is already lots of ways of getting tuition paid for without running up any debt.
From government programs that are under utilized where they will pay your tuition if you work, and get paid, in places they want you to and in position related to your degree for a few years. To programs that will give you the money with the provision that if you make a well above poverty income you have to pay them back a small percent. If you go help the needy and make no income, you have no obligation.
There are plenty of other similar offers that are just begging for people.
Where you don't have free tuition are for those vocal people who want to spend $100,000 on a degree, then demanded/expect they will paid $250,000 a year and don't want to pay back the loans.

Comment: Re:WTF (Score 4, Informative) 246

He could teach people how to defeat them all he wants with no problem. The problem was he had people come to him and they told him they were going to being taking a government issued test and need to know how to lie about specific crimes they had committed.
At that point he is assisting in that person committing fraud.
It is the same for lock picking. You can teach it all you want. However if a person comes up to you and says I want to learn how to pick lock type X so I can break into my neighbors house, you are now in trouble if you teach them how to do so.

Comment: Re:nonsense (Score 1) 532

by will_die (#49629133) Attached to: The Medical Bill Mystery
As a person living in Germany I love single payer/single provider.
I call up my doctor and dentist and make a reservation and am in with a few days and at a time I want, never fails.
Do feel sorry for the people who actually are having to use that horrid system of single payer/single provider because when I was depend on that I was waiting weeks and months for similar visits, but since I don't have to use it any more all is good.

Comment: Re:2-Butoxyethanol (Score 1) 328

Currently, I think, drillers don't even have to disclose what they pump into the ground.
That is a common false claim by the anti-science people. You can do a google search and find starting listings of chemicals and percentages for some states, other states don't require publicly listing but that they be filed with the states.
However mixture percentages changes all the time based on the rock formation also the water picks up chemicals in the rocks and that gets reused so you have the anti-science people complaining that they are using toxic chemicals in fracking when they are present because those chemicals are found in nature.

Comment: This will be interesting, (Score 1) 245

by will_die (#49483657) Attached to: Google Responds To EU Antitrust Claims In Android Blog Post
On one side you have Android and Google people who will complain that Google is not doing anything wrong and have the right to lobby that is the case and on the other side you have the people like the gyro-copter letter carrier who think companies have no such rights and just shut up and accept whatever government regulations get placed on them.

Once it hits the fan, the only rational choice is to sweep it up, package it, and sell it as fertilizer.