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Comment Speaking as a ThinLinc marketer... (Score 1) 145

I just got hired and I only had the chance to work with marketing ThinLinc for 16 days before Oracle threw in the towel, obviously because they are scared of me... Now the Oracle customers themselves are taking my job and are flooding the Oracle mailing lists discussing alternatives to Sun Ray, for example ThinLinc, and we're already getting tons of request from Oracle customers who want to migrate to ThinLinc.

Comment Use aremote linux desktop server (Score 1) 253

Don't have data that needs contant backup and protection on the laptop, but edit the files on your home/office computer via ssh or even better a remote Linux desktop server which is quite handy and it works fine if you're just writing text remotely and have 2Mbit Internet speed. ThinLinc and No Machine for example; they aren't open source, but free for small users.

Comment Re:nobody ain't got no money anymore (Score 1) 313

Yes, really. Google and other advertising agencies only consider profit for themselves and for the site. Nowhere is the input of what the viewers think of the ad (except if they click on the ad, which means "I like to see this ad" even though it likely doesn't). I'm know that it's hard to get it to work, but if it works, buttons like "This ad is irrelevant" and "I clicked this ad and I totally regret it" are needed. Then people will get ads that they actually are interested in.

But of course: Too many ads will still make people avoid them.

Comment Re:Is this some sort of joke? (Score 2) 165

I would actually think that they caved in for psychological reasons. The mafia sent some very angry frightening people to them, and they felt that the only way to stop this terror is to pay up. The university staff was probably just trying to do the very right thing, and then the terror convinced them that strangling free flow of information and start sponsoring more terrorism was the only thing that is surely legal.

Comment Re:Whitehouse responds (Score 2) 100

Sorry, but that doesn't mean a shit. The Obama Administration was also "against" infinite detention of people without any kind of trial, of course Obama didn't veto it.

The Obama Administration is just a bunch of bribed lying son-of-a-bitches like everyone else (except the mad ones) in DC, but people just eat their shit and keep quiet. I mean, what could anyone on the left do? Vote for Ron Paul, haha... ha... ha...

Comment Re:They can find better protets methods... (Score 4, Insightful) 507

>"Ah, more fearmongering. No, my personal site will never be affected by SOPA because I generate all its content myself. My own photography, videos, thoughts and data feeds."

Bullshit! Some robot will notice that your notice that your stuff looks "copied" and you'll be gone. And if they can shove SOPA down your throat, you can be sure that you'll soon have to have a permit to have a website. And your thoughts are build on other thoughts, by the way, so they are just blatant copy-monopoly infringement.

This is NOT fear-mongering. It's already happening! Youtube is deleting stuff that "seems" bad (like critique of SOPA) because of misuse by the entertainment mafia. Google's AdSense is removing from sites that MIGHT have copied stuff on them. With SOPA the mafia can also shut people up or at least make Internet at lot less useful.

Comment The laws are there to protect the media! (Score 3, Insightful) 115

The entire idea behind the law is to protect media, corporations and the corrupt government from their subjects. Media companies simply mostly ignore each others infringements, and focus their censorship on the ones trying to take their monopolies down. No media organization can sue another one because then they will be sued back. But taking the basic rights from new voices that aren't in the ruling class is very easy, which is the entire point.

And while this is happening, media will be blowing up a big "fight" between Mitt and Obama, as if either of them would stop the rape on your (and the rest of the world's) basic human rights.

Comment Re:Only in the U.S. (Score 1) 240

I don't think that an industry that have bought your politicians and are trying to shut down Internet as we know it should be considered a joke. It's a terrorist organization, and a far deadlier one than any Al Qaeda. With the copyright and patent monopolies the very few are stealing the opportunities from the poor, and the suffering this is causing is immense. Due to these monopolies, you have to be something like Google to create this very simple service that actually most programmers easily could have mad if they were allowed.

It's definitely time for an Occupy IP-monopolies movement!

Comment So now I have to boycot Google too! (Score 1) 240

So Google becomes a content seller and part of the RIAA and MPAA kind of mafia industry too? We already know that a big part the money we buy music/movies for is used to buy politicians to impose ever more draconian laws that restricts common people's rights and steal our money and freedom.

It's quite possible to have fun without buying content! Kill the information monopoly companies (entertainment industry), or you are to blame for the end of freedom!

Comment Re:As I understand it... (Score 1) 295

"If I am correct, what is stopping me from drafting a "take-down" notice stating that I own the trademark for"

The fact that MPAA and RIAA own the courts, of course. If you aren't a member of the content-industry's organizations, you'll have no rights. If you are a member, you'll get your own personal APIs that you can abuse with automatic programs and so on.

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