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Comment Re:Well, we've finished with the hard part (Score 1) 363

Well at least stop destabilizing them. And maybe the key users of the power could move near the source. The earnings from the use of that power could remain in the providing nation perhaps. Local education, infrastructure and education could improve. While the first instinct is "How do we get this out of Africa" nothing will change, good for some I suppose.

Comment Re:and why not ? (Score 1) 477

"false economy of the chinese currency." Oh the irony that the country benefiting from the position of its currency as the defacto world reserve currency would bitch about a supplier that would peg against that currency to prevent the impact of devaluation of that currency on its economy. Especially when the devaluation card has just been played. Oh those bad chinese, bad bad bad.

Comment Power trippers must be stopped. (Score 3, Insightful) 406

The next step is to take action against those who deemed it protective of his charges to:

1. access an electronic device without permission
2. view personal images whose intended audience was limited to a chosen few (maybe one, not staff in general)
3. fail to limit the negative impact on the life of his charges

First step would be to seize the personal/work computers of the people involved to ensure copies of said photos has not been taken.

At a minimum a transfer to a job where the people he responsibility for are only one pay grade below him, power trippers must be stopped and they hate that.

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