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Comment Re:Better news!! (Score 1) 69

Even better news!! The Obama Administration has 8 solid years of recordings already in place

True, but keep in mind that the mass surveillance was rampant was before Obama assumed office in 2009. Arguably the only thing that changed is the capability due to the technological advances.

for political or apolitical detentions.

Citation needed.

Comment No option to turn tracking off (Score 2) 183

According to the Ghacks article, for "diagnostics" the choice is between "full data" and "less data" with no explanation of what it means.

Microsoft furthermore announced that it will reduce the data collection of the basic level. Myerson did not reveal what Microsoft intents to change though in this regard.

Also, the "web-like" interface is for controlling the Microsoft account settings which are, unsurprisingly, on the web.

All in all, a much more informative reporting.

Comment A different perspective (Score 1) 158

The US cotton industry claims that a repeal of the abolition -- which destroys innovation and value creation -- will foster an environment that'll be more positive for their business and would be good for innovation in the industry. They went on to say that it "would provide opportunity for significant innovation and differentiation" and that it'd enable you to "do some very interesting things."

Comment Re:False dichotomy (Score 3, Interesting) 588

In the last election, while not the only choices, were the major choices.

And that's the problem right there.

Your problem is not Trump or Clinton. It's a system that culminated in a choice between two candidates which a large portion of your countrymen believe are both unsuitable for the job.

Address the cause, not the symptoms.

Comment Re:Next step... (Score 1) 155

I doubt that the contracts you work with are non-negotiable form contracts, so your personal experience is irrelevant to this discussion.

Binding arbitration clauses remove the customer's right to file a lawsuit. Instead, the case is referred to an "impartial arbiter" who decides in favour of the company 99% of the times, because they are the ones that pay him.

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