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Comment Re:Bread, circusses and home owners (Score 1) 488

There is a reason the rich are rich. They are smarter then the poor people.

Ummm... that, OR their daddy was rich and could afford to mask their average to sub-average intelligence by throwing money at the best private schools and tutors and opportunities available. The mesh is so extreme now, there's no telling how 'intelligent' people in high profile positions are... Oh! Hello there, President W-Bush! Didn't see you standing there... how awckward

Comment Re:All Korean classrooms? (Score 1) 136

I'm a kindergarten teaching in South Korea, near Seoul. These articles are quickly losing their novelty. I read an almost identical version for Japan months ago. Simply put, it will not happen. On another note, it's common rhetorical practice to refer to 'South Korea' as Korea, while not recognizing any legitimacy in North Korea. It's 'we' the Korean people. It's Korea. It's not North and South, but a depiction of Korea the south waiting for their northern brothers and sisters to 'return' to 'Korea'.

Comment Re:More and more problems (Score 3, Interesting) 133

I find this article particularly interesting because I had the same problem and complaint.

Less than a month ago I signed up for Blockbuster Online, which I've tried before and liked. Suddenly I'm getting all this Facebook spam from blockbuster asking me to approve their request to tell the world every single movie I'm renting.

I didn't click any check box giving Blockbuster permission to access any of my Facebook information. Not only that, but I had to go to the Blockbuster website and find out HOW they got my information and how to stop it. Finding that information was not obvious. You wouldn't be able to find it by browsing the site. You have to do a search through their help section.

In the end, Blockbuster (from their online store site) told me to use the Facebook option to block their website from accessing my profile if I didn't want their spam.

I definitely see it as a violation of privacy; especially considering they didn't even ask and offered no option of their own for stopping the spam.

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