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Comment This is new? (Score 3, Insightful) 192

Seriously, this shouldn't be a surprise. Mental illness can include and/or lead to anorexia, compulsive overeating, apathy and depression leading to sedentary lifestyle, suicide, dangerous risk taking behavior, homelessness, poor nutrition, drug abuse including excessive smoking and drinking, and taking lots of prescribed medications.

Comment Re:Duh... (Score -1, Troll) 265

I don't believe it was malice, just incompetence, overconfidence, understaffing or some combination that resulted in a plausibly deniable deadman switch.

Then you are an idiot, a fool, a liar, or some combination of them. No amount of any of what you said results in multiple servers being reset to factory settings, data backup and replication being disabled, AND the cooling equipment sabotaged. One of those I could by, two would be VERY suspicious, but all three on the same day? No. that is deliberate.

Comment Re:Um... McVeigh a hero? You lost me pal (Score 1) 449

Even if one accepts the false premise that the people were guilty of something for working for the government, the children were not. They were innocent bystanders in that sick fucks mass murder and now this shit, weev, is praising the worthless piece of shits who murdered them.

Comment Re:Transit is cheap ... (Score 1) 389

So, in your world people should get free access to a non-essential service because they either can't or won't make enough money to pay for said non-essential service.

And, if you are going to claim it is essential, then you should read your own post where they can bike everywhere. And, they can walk if needed.

Comment Re:This (Score 1) 417

You state Craigslist is "unregulated" but there is no regulations for services that act like Craigslist, such as the local newspaper's classified section. If one posts or answers an ad in the newspaper or on Craigslist, and on is cheated, raped, robbed, or killed, that is not the fault of Craigslist or the newspaper.

But, taxis and taxi services are regulated. Uber and Lyft are not complying with those regulations. The drivers are not just advertising with Uber, but are acting as either independent contractors or employees of Uber, just like taxi drivers are either employees or independent contractors of the taxi services. This makes Uber at least partially responsible for the acts and actions of the drivers. The fact that Uber has that $1,000,000 insurance policy listed as a benefit of Uber is tacit admission of the fact.

By failing to state exactly what regulations Craigslist should be following and why, you have admitted you don't know what you are talking about. The industry that Craigslist participates in has very few, if any, regulations while for-hire transportation is regulated at the local and state level, and occasionally at the federal level. You don't what you are talking about because you are ignorant of the regulations that are involved and used a false comparison.

Comment Who the fuck does have to follow the regulations? (Score 1) 417

Who the fuck gets to compete against a regulated service without following the regulations? Taxi drivers are independent contractors and compete against each other in a regulated environment. Taxis are regulated, taxed, and often have to pay for permits. Uber and Lyft don't pay for permits, are not paying the same taxes, and are effectively unregulated.

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