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Comment Re:Why lock the car? (Score 0, Flamebait) 215

If it's good enough to start the car it's good enough to unlock the damned thing.

I'm glad your two seconds of thinking found such an obvious point, instead of making the rational realization that the recommendation to lock the car is because it's not actually operated by the fob ya dumbass.

Comment Re:Because I WANT to share the same password with (Score 1) 91

Clearly, this is a slippery slope to mandating that you use the same password for everything. /sarcasm

Obviously, it isn't .. for a bunch of low-importance websites, since normal people have dozens of logins at this point, you can at least share login details among similarly-ranked importance levels. And as somebody else pointed out, at least now when you regain control of a single login, you simultaneously regain control of all associated accounts rather than trusting that you're organized and have the time to go through and change them all.

So no, it is not JUST as stupid, and your entire point is predicated on the absurd notion that everyone is too dumb not to use the same login for their offshore tax haven accounts and their Reddit account except you.

Comment Re:Always been doing it (Score 1) 107

You sell advertising. It's not always by using non-personally identifying information. That's the difference in this instance. *shrug*

I don't know why people think companies are always making shit up. Why would they "get around to it?" If they were doing it before without telling users, they'd still be doing it without telling users.

Comment Re:No Thanks (Score 0) 80

Not that he's dumb, but Penn Jillette has empowered manchildren in a pretty fun way. Libertarians love him, because he's a libertarian, but this is the same block who is so quick to cut down celebrities who express political views. In other words, you're getting your talking points from a financially successful magician.

Comment Re:No Thanks (Score 2, Insightful) 80

Life isn't ideal. People know this. Maladjusted adults think there's some sweet action-movie style alternative, as opposed to the kind of domestic war power vacuum ad-nauseum that happens in places all around the world. So again, do you want to vote for the candidate that is most likely to preserve your way of life, even if you feel you've been wronged so badly by the system? Or the candidate that espouses the kind of thing you really want to hear because he knows you're not worldly enough to know it's just a Disney movie?

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