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Comment How do they get the data? (Score 1) 347

OK what I see is a raw TCP traffic that they are scanning and parsing for hosts, request types (get,post), header info (referrer), and content. So they are talking about any web site. So does it mean they have access to record every single piece of traffic passed through a major backbone? But than they have a server in Russia. And in China. Someone above mentioned that the servers could be inside of the embassies. Not exactly intelligence friendly countries. Does it mean they managed to put a sniffer on their hosts' networks backbone? HOW if they do not have a physical access to the major routers?

Comment Re:There's regulation and then there's protectioni (Score 1) 510

Speak read and write the English language

Ahem... You've never seen a cabbie whose response on "take me to Rockaways" is a dumbfounded look. That's when you open up a dictionary and say, "Mujhe Rockaway Beach aura Amstel le chahiyeh" which is met with a loud praise that you can speak Hindi very well.

Comment legalized monopoly? (Score 1) 510

I once was talking to a cabbie who told me that in order to get into a cab business one has to have a medallion that cost over a million dollars. And only those people own cab companies. Also city prevents any other companies from registering there. Cab companies reminds me of a mob. Their services truly suck (especially in the city of Washington DC), cabs are smelly, they overcharge, airconditioner on hot day never works and on top of that the drivers are rude and hardly speak any English! And on top of that now we are told they are out there to get to the community-shared ridership companies?

Comment Re:A tablet isn't a PC. That's the point. (Score 1) 246

Nice! I want to get a hold of this prototype! The only two questions that I have is does it have an audio port and can they make it a color e-ink device for the same amount of battery consumption? (I don't know about this particular one, but my Nook Simple Touch lasts me one month on one charge and I use it every day.)

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