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Comment Re:ethics (Score 1) 72

The article that I saw said that at this point the side effects preclude mass distribution. A risk that might be worth taking in the middle of an outbreak might be unacceptable for general use in the absence of the disease. It's not like vaccinating everyone is going to wipe out Ebola, since its reservoir is non-human species.

Comment A qualified like... (Score 2) 359

I've been generally happy with mine, and in spite of the couple of times I've become annoyed enough to switch back to the old watch, I've always come back to it after a short time. My biggest beef has been with the pulse monitoring--it's accuracy has been unpredictable enough to make it worthless for me. I don't even bother tracking it in the Health app any more. I'm hoping newer technology in a future model will fix the problem.

Comment Re:Hang Snowden you hang Obama (Score 2) 486

Actually, that steaming pile was the fault of Eisenhower and his CIA who got us mixed up with the coup that installed the Shah. Add to that our promotion of Isalm in the Mideast and SE Asia to fight Godless Communism and the current mess can be seen in large part as blowback from the activities of the idiot anti-Communists of old.

Comment Re:Stucturing (Score 1) 510

He did commit a real crime--structuring the bank withdrawals to avoid their reporting requirements. He had been withdrawing the money in $50K increments until he found it the transactions would be reported. He also chose to lie to the Feds about it You could challenge the law in court or lobby to get it changed it you want.

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