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Comment Re:Award scholarships for under-aged people (Score 1, Insightful) 95

Mozilla is not a publicly traded corporation and all profits are plowed back in to Mozilla.

PayPal's parent eBay, on the other hand, is a publicly traded corporation who's goal is to make a profit for stock holders. Thus laws for it are very different.

Comparing a Mozilla bug payment to a PayPal bug payment is a very apples to oranges comparison.

And you need to learn how to debate an issue without attacking others by calling them "dumbass".


Interviews: McAfee Says House Fire Was No Accident 84

According to reports a bush fire burned down John McAfee's home in Belize on Thursday. The local fire department was unable to to contain the blaze and the the two main buildings were completely destroyed. Property Manager Noel Codd (who was not there at the time) estimated the value of the buildings at $250,000 each. Despite the reported cause of the fire, McAfee says that the destruction of his compound was no accident. We caught up with him to talk about why he thinks the fire was set and what he plans to do now. Read below to see what he had to say.

Comment Re:...Slashdot? (Score 1) 91

It doesn't matter that their articles are completely illegible because none of them are real. This is the one day a year where Slashdot readers will be the very last to know about any real "news for nerds, stuff that matters". Slashdot is the only major geek news site that goes so overboard with it.

Comment Re:Wonder why they left out Lexar (Score 1) 164

Yes it is the one I want to depend on, and in fact do depend on. Because Lexar 1000x CF cards are the fastest cards out there in both read and write speeds. And that's by my actual experience and testing*, and not their advertising. I don't give a rat's ass what their PR department does.

*I shoot high school gymnastics with a Canon 7D. It is not unusual for me to shoot 4000 or more shots during a 2 hour event.

Comment But instead of doing this... (Score 3, Interesting) 81

Why not buy a device that does what you want, and there by support the manufacturer of a more open device so maybe they'll keep doing it, like a Nexus? Instead you'd rather give money to the maker of a closed system, which encourages them to keep it closed since everyone buys their crap anyway, and then you spend your time making it sort of do what you wanted in the first place.

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