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Comment Re:Twitter shouldn't be shutting anyone down.. (Score 1) 832

Do you mean an appeal to authority fallacy? If you do then it is not.... that fallacy is about appealing to an authority that is not really an authority.
If a business is breaking the law as part of their business model(and this includes DRM,.... as much as I may disagree with those laws) then it is the same situation as a bakery not making a cake for a gay couple. And they should both be punished. How is it a thought crime when the bakery(and I am talking about the one in question that was in the news) said that they are not making a cake for a gay couple specifically because they are gay?

Comment Re:Insurance Companies (Score 1) 153

I work in insurance and these devices are already in all new cars(in the EU... and most in the US). Insurance companies also use them to adjust premiums based on other behavior like parking your car in a area prone to theft etc. Business fleet insurance(think truck fleets etc) can use them to contest speeding and parkign tickets issued in error(with surprisingly significant savings BTW).

Comment Re:No mention of price points? (Score 1) 58

Back in the day I used to work on systems that had to maintain modem links to rural locations in VIC and NSW from Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. Compared to the actual Outback those places are in downtown New York for Australia and they were still insanely unreliable(Telstra had a commitment to maintain at least a 300baud rate on lines(!!) and it often wasn't and we had to complain). People from outside of Australia just don't understand.

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