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Comment not quite (Score 1) 124

not quite the same. sure, slashdot has community moderation but of the comments. posting of stories are controlled slashdot staff. also, demographics are different. plus w/ false-flagging, mass flagging, and other abuse issues that exists even now (before "YouTube Heroes"), there's more problems that it can create than solve. shoot, this has the potential to empower the trolls let alone feed them.

Comment Re:Can you say privacy shield? (Score 1) 126

Of course, seafile guys will need $ to litigate (unless they can get a state sponsor) If only they would diversify their payment options. bitcoin, their own via stripe/square, google wallet, etc. shoot, square even has their money sending service: cash(dot)me Or perhaps Swedish Klarna which appears to also service Germany.

Comment or the original source (Score 2) 16

or the original source:

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"Obiturary: World-famous illustrator and Miyazaki City resident, Noriyoshi Ohrai passed away due to pneumonia on the 27th at a hospital in Kunitomi (town). He was 79 years old. Working out of Miyazaki City, Mr. Ohrai was a world-famous illustrator having created posters for "Star Wars" and "Godzilla" series and had won a prefectural culture award a year before last. Wake will be held on the 28th from 7PM and funeral services will be on the 29th from 12:10PM, both at the Priere-Group Hall in Miyazaki City." note, wiki seems to reference anyways. also, /. seems to not support Japanese input that well.

Comment ToS violation? (Score 3, Insightful) 182

As much as I hate to see it used, a Terms of Service (ToS) violation and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) may still apply especially since they are using tactics to avoid detection (aka use of "burner phones" and credit card numbers)

It may also be a violation of the various credit card companies' ToS as well.

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