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Comment Re:Long standing rules ? Courts making legislation (Score 0) 251

Once again you are using an 8th-grade children's book interpretation of Marbury v. Madison to come to stupid conclusions that aren't based on any proper legal analysis but merely on your subjective emotional feeling that because you personally think "net neutrality" (a term that changes meaning every time it is mentioned on Slashdot) == OMG GOOD that it is now literally unconstitutional for the government to change a regulation that was passed in 2015. That's what a dictator does, not a court.

Here's a proper analysis:
1. Was the net neutrality regulation constitutional or not? A court might decide that -- properly -- based not on the emotional bigotry of a judge but based on a judgment as to whether the statutory grant of power to the FCC and the actual rule making process of the FCC met both the statutory and constitutional requirements for administrative rule making.

2. If it turns out that the rule is not legal, then it should be overturned. If it turns out that the rule was legal, then the exact same administrative body... the FCC... that promulgated the rule can rescind it in the future by definition. It's called Democracy, not dictatorship.

Comment Re:Long standing rules ? Courts making legislation (Score 0) 251

Yeah... I have and you obviously don't know what Marbury v. Madison is actually about if you are stupid enough to name-drop a Supreme Court case that never once stated that the Supreme Court allocates itself the power to arbitrarily re-instate an administrative rule that was overturned by the same administrative body that implemented the rule in the first place.

Try again.

Comment Re:Long standing rules ? Courts making legislation (Score 0) 251

You clearly aren't a U.S. citizen... that is true.

Second of all, pretending that the Supreme Court should be granted the power of a defacto dictatorship based on a badly thrown together appeal-to-authority logical fallacy shows why the rest of the world should be butting out of U.S. politics since apparently you've never heard of this thing called "checks and balances".

Comment Re:You will bankrupt yourselves trying to keep up. (Score -1) 110

No, I think it's China who needs to be swamped by masses of immigrants who hate Chinese culture, don't want to work, and in many cases have no problems resorting to additional crimes and terrorism against their host country.

That would hurt China. For some reason, China seems to be smart enough to not let them in though while the same liberals who scream at Trump have no problems dropping to their knees to service their Chinese masters.

Comment Is encryption at rest really that important? (Score 2, Insightful) 104

Outside of somebody stealing your drives to look at them, encryption at rest isn't that vital since when the system is live the data are going to be effectively unencrypted for use. Considering the hack had nothing to do with physical theft of drives, it's kind of off topic.

It's like how Truecrypt can't protect your live database server from dumping data due to a SQL injection attack even if it protects the contents of the DB from physical hard drive theft.

Comment Typical misleading Slashdot headline (Score -1, Troll) 75

This story is yet another example of the usual way that the alleged "editors" like to distort and lie about what a news story is about.

The way the headline and most of the "summary" reads it's like the FBI is out to arrest some guy just because he sent a GIF in an email. You know, just like how if Slashdot had been around in 1963 they would have been whining and complaining about how the FBI unfairly arrested Lee Harvey Oswald for sitting in a movie theater*.

* Right after assassinating Kennedy, but that's a minor detail.

Comment Re:Long term support ? (Score 1, Insightful) 23

"Is it selling well? Probably not. I.e. there's some evidence that people don't want to move from 4-8 Core i7 style large cores to 64-72 Atom cores. I.e. people buying server CPUs care about single thread performance."

Xeon Phis are selling extremely well and have been widely publicly deployed in the Top 500 supercomputers since earlier this year.

The fact that you are calling a Xeon Phi a failure because it's not replacing a desktop chip shows your ignorance, not any failure on the part of an extremely innovative product.

Comment Overblown -- oh and AMD isn't any better (Score 3, Informative) 271

This stuff is overblown since these management engines are only ever active in a limited set of corporate environments where out-of-band management is a huge plus that actually improves security by not requiring your IT drone to physically access every system even if it's turned off.

Oh, and don't think your magical AMD saviours are any better. There a TrustZone processor that you have zero control over embedded in their products that does the exact same bad stuff.

Comment What about Uranium One there SJWdot? (Score -1, Insightful) 390

Fascinating how a story inolving OMG RUSSIAN COLLUSION, a real FBI investigation, and very real and documented payments of $500K to Bubba to go talk at some bored Russian oligarchs.. oh and a sale of Uranium mining to Russia... is apparently not important enough to ever be covered on Slashdot whatsoever.

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