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Comment Re: Time to switch (Score 1) 174

Really. The world runs on Microsoft? You can't be that clueless. Home Users use Microsoft because they don't know any better, but even then much less often. Most of those people actually use their phones and rarely use a PC anymore. That means iOS and Linux/Android running Google Apps, Facebook Apps, and Twitter, Tinder, etc. Most Small Businesses still use Microsoft; I'll grant you that, but that is changing fast as well. Microsoft isn't even a spec on the radar in the Internet Server arena anymore. Microsoft uses Linux and has started to include it with their OS offering as a last ditch effort to stay relevant. So I'll use your own words, but correctly:

Dude it is 2017. Word lost because Microsoft is actively carrying the ball for the other team toward their own end zone now. Deal with it. The world runs on iOS and Linux/Android running Google Apps, Facebook Apps, and Twitter, Tinder, etc.

Comment Re: Logic and Reason, or lack thereof (Score 2) 128

The fact that you think there is a difference between protecting the citizens and the government (of the people, for the people, and by the people) shows how far off the rails we have gone. When the Constitution it's followed properly there is no difference. The fact that we often have to choose which is the now disparate groups is the problem in its entirety.

Comment Re: DeadHat !! (Score 1) 84

Keep in mind that Slashdot is no longer a place where the majority are competent. Over the past decade or more it has increasingly become a place for those who think they are experts because they have fixed all their friends computers ( each time reinstalling Windows without having a clue as to what the real problem was or how to fix it.) For example there was a guy recently who was convinced that since the systemd logs said "initiating shutdown" that it was systemd that was causing his system to sit down at a time he didn't want. I couldn't get him to realize that his WM Power Management settings were the precipitant. systemd said it was shutting down the system so systemd was the problem. These are the people that blame all their woes on systemd.

Comment Re: Theoretical nonsense (Score 1, Insightful) 37

The real story is "Crackpots make ridiculous claims and theoretically intelligent people are proven to be anything but". If anyone seriously believes an ambient light sensor can leak your URLs, please leave this site and head over to digg for something. You don't belong here. Editors, I am including you in that statement.

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