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Comment Re:Fair point (Score 1) 447

No, I know exactly the opposite.

So where is the evidence of Bill Clinton's sexual assaults? Are you sure it's not the same unsubstantiated claims?

Be a man and give us the actual evidence.

Personally, I tend to believe women who say they've been assaulted. That's why I'm voting for the candidate who did not commit sexual assault.

Comment Re:Fair point (Score 1) 447

What we don't have any evidence of is the actual attack.

Ah, good. You do know there's also no evidence of any "actual attacks" by Bill Clinton, right? Lewinsky was consensual, by her own testimony.

Now we're finally getting down to business. Either we believe women or we don't. Juanita Broderick came foward twenty years after she claimed Bill Clinton attacked her. If you want to take sexual assault off the table for both candidates, I'm all for that. People have already made up their minds about Bill and Donald, anyway. All this stuff is baked into the cake.

Comment Re:Nintendo OFFICIALLY has left the "console" mark (Score 1) 178

Without knowing how much the Switch costs, let me assure you that it will be less than a "real" tablet.

How can you do that when it will likely cost at least as much as a typical tablet, because it will have faster graphics hardware? But at the same time, it will be poorly supported, because Tegra.

Comment Dystopian future is predictable... (Score 1) 196

I wish I could be more surprised; but that just isn't an option.

Between the ongoing and aggressive expansion of what software EULAs claim the right to restrict; and the truly amazing contractual terms you can impose without anyone saying mean things like 'unconscionable' or 'contract of adhesion'; what would you expect to happen?

This thing is loaded with firmware that never leaves the vendor's control(either legally, since the claim is that it is licensed not sold; or in practice, since it remains in frequent contact with HQ for the life of the vehicle); and Tesla is in a fairly strong position to impose whatever contractual relationship they want; since there isn't much of an aftermarket; and even if you do buy a used vehicle, and have no direct relationship with Tesla, you aren't exactly going to take the car down to the local garage when it needs service or parts.

It is a trifle interesting that they are feeling confident enough to push the restriction before they even have their 'tesla network' in place; but it is no surprise at all that they have decided to never let go of the product.

Comment Re:Contracts (Score 1) 198

You don't have to sign such an contract but Tesla doesn't have to sell you a car without such a contract.

I predict Tesla will be told in court that they can't enforce such a clause when they sell someone a car, even though there is an ongoing service component, specifically because they are competing and that would be anticompetitive.

Comment Re:OMG that's a dodgy check (Score 3, Interesting) 274

Depends what they get for that money, doesn't it? If it helps them keep doing business with the US instead of getting called on human rights abuses, it doesn't look like a great deal.

Saudis have been doing business in the US for a long long time. One owns a big chunk of Fox News, for example. Here is another:


I don't remember you clutching your pearls over homosexuals being hanged back then. Why is that?

Comment Re: Windows 10 is possibly the worst spyware ever (Score 1) 283

If it makes Windows solid, with no crashes and spyware? Sure bring it on, can't be any worse than what Google and Apple are doing.

And if you are saying this "cuz Linux" I honestly do not care, Linux can DIAF because for 20+ damned years we have watched the Linux community fuck themselves up and shoot themselves in the face over and over AND OVER with one dumb as fuck move after another. I swear after dealing with Linux for the better part of a decade I am now sure its run from bizzaroland, where the devs go "quick things am starting to get stable and users am happy! We must rip out major subsystem so the OS is sent backwards half a decade and will take years just to get back to where it was, then users will feel they am 'leet' if they can just get the thing to run! Aren't we am smart?"

So at this point I have zero fucks to give, if Billy came back and put out an OS that run was well as XP X64 or Win 7 X64? He could be as big a douchenozzle as he wanted, I have zero doubt you'd have hundreds of millions lining up to sing his praises after 3 stinkers in a row. Again couldn't be any worse than Google with their rigging search results to support their political investments and putting more and more APIs behind the Playwall or Apple hiring companies to make its products that treat workers so badly they had to put suicide nets outside the factories to keep visitors from being hit by falling workers.

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