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Comment Re:query "why windows sucks" (Score 1) 582

I really don't think it's demoting anti-MS pages.
  • Is Windows getting more expensive? - CNET News
  • Windows 5x More Expensive than Mac OS X
  • Windows Vista: One Expensive Operating System!
  • Expensive Computer Dead Slow
  • Windows, Skylights & Doors | Sierra Club Green Home
  • Why is Windows so expensive?
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  • RoughlyDrafted: Five Windows Flaws - 5
  • Comparison of Windows and Linux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia "In practice, the availability of Windows source code is generally heavily restricted or extremely expensive, if available at all. However, even where source is available ..."

Comment Re:query "why windows sucks" (Score 3, Interesting) 582

And "is windows expensive" returns just plain anti-Windows results. "why is windows expensive" (eliminating the 'so') returns more neutral responses. This is just a difference in the search algorithms. I wonder how many phrases were tried before the authors obtained suitably pro-MS results for their troll.

Comment Re:Details (Score 1) 377

I was only pointing out that copy protection mechanisms are not immediately defeated, contrary to popular belief. I wouldn't buy anything with StarForce or SecuROM, either. You'll need to ask the companies that decide to implement such technologies about the cost/benefit analysis.

Comment Re:Details (Score 1) 377

If I had mod points I'd mod you up. I don't know why everyone around here is under the impression that all copy protection is broken virtually before release. It took over a year to crack starforce. Besides, most publishers are just looking to buy themselves a few days so that the people desperate to get it will go ahead and buy it when they can't find a torrent.
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