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Comment Re:What browser? (Score 1) 314

Safari on the mac does not render the same as Safari on the PC.

I'd also like to see a hard example of this - since they are both using the same webkit rendering engine and javascript engine (can't remember the name atm) I don't see why there would be any differences other than the computer environment itself (ie lacking the latest flash player, etc)

Comment Re:What browser? (Score 1) 314

That's true, most of the time I don't even bother navigating apple.com if I'm trying to find a product page, I just type in apple.com/prudctname and 90% of the time it works - and even if it doesn't, the 404 page analyzes the url you were looking for and makes suggestions of the page you may have been referring to!

Comment Re:BILLY MAYS HERE... (Score 1) 523

[shitload of citations needed]

Anyways, stealing is not necessarily defined by depriving one person of an experience or possession, it's defined by obtaining said item without giving the original author or owner the compensation requested for your copy. Sure, if you pirate a movie no one is going to be denied the ability to rightfully buy that movie, but the studio who released the film will have a miniscule amount of nearly untraceable shrink in their revenue stream. It's hardly worthy of a trial IMO, but yes it is stealing, even if its no more detrimental than swiping a magnet from a souvenir shop.

Comment Re:Linking is legal (Score 2, Insightful) 406

Even if TPB isn't hosting the actual files themselves, they are still providing direct access to the files, essentially assisting many in alleged illegal activity. The fact is in many cases the files are there but one can only get to them THROUGH TPB. It's criminal assistance and questionable motive. That's what gets these guys in trouble.

Comment Re:I have an idea to avoid this kind of fiasco (Score 1) 254

Except that when you joined the Apple Developer Program in the first place you agreed to the blatant censorship and approval process in full. Do you honestly think a behemoth company like Apple could really be tricked that easily?? Even people with real legitimate reasons to sue have no chance!

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