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Comment Re:This will obviously help. (Score 2) 511

How do you think this will stop them? Do you have any idea how easy it is to be anonymous on the interent? I dont see how this will solve anything other then putting them in the shadows so they can do what they want.

I mean, if the guy is going to offend and he is stupid enough to do it with his name he gives to the cops, then at least he can get caught and removed from society for a few years, going this route will just force them to learn how to play the internet and it truly is not hard. Also, maybe its the online video game keeping them from offending, pedos cant control themselves.

just another law that brings in political points but makes the problem worse.

Comment Re:Onanism (Score 1) 245

Put your emotions aside, as well as try and put your morale high ground aside (like you really have one, you don't and nobody does)

lets just deal with the facts. Piracy is not going away, it doesnt matter the laws, DRM doesnt matter, nor does it matter if you bully ISP and political partys, and country's alike, to do what you want them to do, piracy will increase. There is no way to stop that.

So you can try and stand there and scream to the world with all the other copyright Nazis out there, it isn't going to mean shit, infact, it just makes me want to pirate more. If you cant handle piracy, dont write a book; go work for corporate masters like the rest of us.

As far as e-books go, i wont pay some of the ridiculous prices out there for them...they try and sell hardcover books on a ebook; think about that for a minute, the difference between hardcover and softcover on a ebook is exactly nothing expect a 100% markup price; I will pay for things, i will pay for books, games, apps (not music though, fuck the RIAA)...what i wont do is stand there and get ripped off by the next clever, yet worthless, marketing scheme.

Infact, the majority of reason why i pirate is just because i know that someone is pissed off they cant rip the public off anymore and i contribute to that, gives me a nice warm feeling.

now if your book looked creative, was cheap for a e-book (under 5.00) its easier if i just buy it...and i have bought plenty of books for 3 to 4 dollars.

Comment Re:Sorry kids... (Score 5, Insightful) 345

The internet changed EVERYTHING. You don't see it because you grew up with it, but those of us who didn't know the challenges of a teen back then. Putting all the run to the library to do a school report aside; finding a titty mag was better then finding gold. Now you kids just get to type in anything in Google and its tits and ass for life.

Its great your generation got access to such information, not just porn but all around the massive amount of information you have available to you, the only thing i request is that you respect what you have, because you have no idea what its like without it. Also in 30 years when i say get off my lawn, get off my fucking lawn.

Comment Re:NBC / weather channel / comcast has deep pocket (Score 0) 193

Don't bother with logic, the right wingers have no logic anymore. I say let them have there cuts, I hope he is on the east coast and suddenly wakes up to a hurricane taking out his home. It will be the 1800's all over again...good times. They can have there falling bridges, pot hole riddled streets, lead filled paint, disease riddled food and no weather satellites, I assume they wont complain as long as the rich have there tax cuts and a at least one war to justify the extra spending on the military. Me, ill be moving to Canada.

Comment Re:Meteor impacts (Score 1) 166

Well earths gravity is far more then the moon, so things near enough are far more attracted to the earth then the moon, in that sense, the moon is really small. Also, history shows us rarity of impacts, how many impacts have you observed in your life time? i cant think of one major moon impact i have ever heard about. I think your thinking in terms of earth based psychics, things are far far different in space. A good example is the way Jupiter protects earth from large asteroids, things are more attracted Jupiter and the sun then earth...impacts only really happen out of bad odds. The moon is a very small object in a really large space...

also, that 33 tons is dust mainly, and scattered all over the atmosphere...damaging meteorites is rare to see in the atmosphere (the fire balls) and even rarer to hit ground (last one was the Russia one that exploded and took out a bunch of trees, and it didn't even hit the ground)

Comment Re:About damn time (Score 2) 218

Nah, they would get sued.

they are going to force you to hook up a electrical cord to your mouse (fees for cord seperate from game) if they think you are pirating software they shock you. Sure, logically, anyone who has the special hardware would also have the game, but piracy is killing there sales and online DRM wasn't working so someone needs to do something.

Maybe they wont go that far, but i suspect the logic will not change, just the system.

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