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Comment Re: Doing Trump's work for him (Score 1) 454

Hmm. If you could be honest with yourself for a minute you'd accept the truth that everyone in America wants it for free. The only difference is that democrats want a safety net that they can't afford, whereas Republicans simply want their roads, their military, and their Medicare and want to live tax-free, apparently paying for the programs with manna from the sky.

Damn...where are my mod points when I need them? Well put!

Comment Re:John Deere is evil. (Score 2, Insightful) 637

They are trying to subvert the foundations of capitalism - ownership.

They are abusing the DMCA - a badly designed law that was created to stop IP theft but has instead become a weapon of fraud to trick people into paying ownership prices for what in reality is merely renting.

It's like if you go to buy a house and you pay $800k, up front, expecting to be able to get a mortgage, leave the place to your kids, and sell it if you have to, only to be told later that you merely rented the place for your life time.

Fraud is fraud - whether it is done by outright lies, or instead by hidden fine print in contracts, that no one but lawyer reads

For the most part, I agree with your statement, but unfortunately people basically do RENT their homes. They just paid a huge amount for the deposit. What do you think happens when you don't pay your property taxes (rent)? The powers that be will seize the land and auction it off if the tax (rent) is not paid!

Comment Re:She seem like a commie... (Score 1) 227

Conservative doesn't mean wacko like in the US, her job isn't to do amateur plastic surgery to kill the state like the US Republican strategy has been.

That little bubble you occupy doesn't seem to have enough oxygen in it, you're (becoming?) delusional.

Sounds like you are talking about yourself..

Comment Re:This is actually a good thing in the big pictur (Score 2) 118

> While this sucks for any individuals

Actually if it only deletes files and does not overwrite them, in contrast to the cryptolockers someone with the right tools should be able to recover most data (possibly even all of it, if the computer wasn't used much). And without having to pay anyone anything.

That is fine on a spinning disc drive, but if the affected files are on an SSD you better try to get them quick before the SSD does any housekeeping tasks.

Comment Re:DEATH TO ZUCKERBERG (Score 0) 25

Facebook can be very useful for reconnecting with old classmates and friends you haven't seen in awhile.

You just don't have to spill your beans about your whole life for the world to see and post stupid stuff (especially while drunk) that is going to get you arrested or fired.

I just wish folks would quit showing me what they had for breakfast, lunch, dinner...(who cares?)

Now like the other AC said, Shut up Nerdo...

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