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Comment: This will be interesting, (Score 1) 239

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.

Comment: Re:Managers need an algorithm for that? (Score 1) 210

Item 1 is really wrong. There is a list of items and times at the federal level that cannot be used as a reason for firing you, also in the at will states I have worked at they also have rules on items that cannot be used for firing. In addition if you have items in your contract that prevent it they cannot fire you with no notice, also if you have an employee handbook which talk about firing those are considered as being a contract in most states.

Comment: Re:What an Embarrassingly Vapid Article (Score 1) 477

Parking problems go away. Parking is a problem because of proximity of the parking to the places that people want to be. With autonomous cars your car can park 10 mins away and what do you care? As you want to leave you trigger the pickup app and the car drives to your designated pickup point. Also since you don't have to depend on the skills of the driver, just capabilities of the car you can design car parks that cram vehicles in shorter areas and with no space to open doors and have a centralized drop off/pick up point at the garage.

Comment: Re:How many passengers can it carry? (Score 2) 140

by will_die (#49385487) Attached to: World's Largest Aircraft Seeks Investors To Begin Operation
In Friedrichshafen, Germany at the Zeppelin museum they have a full scale replica of a section Hindenburg passenger, and they are very plain and small. Bunk beds, metal frames, a small sink.
However the plan was you would only sleep there and spend the rest of the time in the lounges, bars and dining rooms which were very nice and based on the reproduced lounge comfortable and roomy.

Comment: Re:They have the freedom to leave it they want (Score -1, Troll) 886

by will_die (#49338635) Attached to: Gen Con Threatens To Leave Indianapolis Over Religious Freedom Bill
There are plenty of legal things with pedophilia that are total legal just read the works of richard dawkins.
Besides there are plenty of companies already that will discriminate if you are not a couple, male, white, etc while are you singling out being gay as deserving special treatment.

Comment: Re:Republicans are totally out to lunch on this is (Score 1) 234

Except that is an idealistic definition and also coming from real world examples also wrong. If that was the definition was what was used most people would not have a problem.
The problem with net neutraility as it comes from the FCC is that it could possibly outlaw the following items:
My ISP setting up mail filters for SPAM. Most of the SPAM I currently get blocked would on the look of it be legal, using the definition of net neutrality most people are using the methods to determine it is trash would not be allowed.
Can schools and businesses still block various web sites; since based on definition they are ISPs? From what is known from the FCC ruling that could be a problem unless the site is dealing with illegal operations.
Or how about something like ISPs blocking common ports used for various attacks but not for other types of traffic? The ports are most likely legal ports and the traffic is probably legal, I presume ICMP is still legal, even if is not something someone should be doing out side of their own network?

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