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Comment Re:Why are those responsible not in prison? (Score 4, Insightful) 84

I suspect the problem is there isn't anything really illegal about it, it's just unethical from the EFF's point of view.
Unfortunately for them, ethics is something subjective and large corporations generally don't have.

All they can do is try and raise outrage on the consumer/government level and hope it's enough to get Google to change.

Comment Re:Seriously? (Score 1) 352

Err...why would anyone need a bag of stuff to juice?

It is so simple (and I'm guessing more economical) to go to the grocery store and get some veggies and/or fruits and throw down a regular juicer.

You're talking about a kitchen appliance at a time people feel the need to brew coffee one cup at a time from individually portioned filter cups at a cost of 10x just buying a normal container of ground coffee. Never underestimate the millennial's need to be lazy/feel special.

Comment Re:He is an idiot... (Score 4, Informative) 305

He's 73 years old and has been in public office since 1979.

Correction: He's been in Congress since '79, but he was in the Wisconsin State Assembly before then, since 1969. So personal (as in micro-) computers were barely even a thing when he got on the gravy train. Why the hell was this guy the Chairman of the House Committee on Science and Technology anyway?

Comment Re:He is an idiot... (Score 5, Insightful) 305

This guy is living in the past...

Truly. He's 73 years old and has been in public office since 1979. In other words, he got where he needed to be in life before computers were even common in the home. Of course he doesn't think the internet is important -- he's never had to look for a job in the 21st Century and most of his friends likely don't use the Internet beyond email and Facebook.

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