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Comment Re:There's a contradiction there. (Score 1) 250

Are you really going to be THAT guy who takes a potentially ambiguous PARAPHRASING and then uses it to derail the larger point? Blizzard didn't even say this "contradiction". The article paraphrased it as such.

Blizzard said this "Defendants’ sale and distribution of the Bossland Hacks in the United States has caused Blizzard to lose millions or tens of millions of dollars in revenue, and to suffer irreparable damage to its goodwill and reputation."

It's fine to disagree with the larger point, but there's no need to start a side-show based on hearsay.

If you still need to nitpick, OK

"These bots and cheats also cause millions of dollars in lost sales, as they ruin the games for many legitimate players. "

There's no contradiction. They never said that the lost sales were from legitimate players. They just say that the game is ruined for legitimate players, and this results in lost sales.

If a brand of rice has been known to kill people because of listeria, this will result in lost sales. See? No contradiction.

Comment Re:This has been needed for a long time (Score 0) 103

What trend are you talking about? How do cookies see each other? Cookies for a given domain are meant to be given to the server by the browser along with an http request. That domain is allowed to set cookies upon an http response. This is how it works now and has worked for quite some time.

Comment Re:Why only 4? (Score 1) 103

"Why not something simple like each *window* have separate data that's shared between tabs? Then you don't have any UI changes or usability problems."

That could be confusing for people who WANT multiple windows that share sessions. I use a multi-monitor workflow, for instance. Some sites use new windows (often as popups) as part of their functionality.

Comment This won't protect against Fingerprinting. (Score 1) 103

And it doesn't claim to (this is mentioned in TFA). If privacy and security are concerns, don't consider this feature. It's a great way to help companies to correlate your online identities. With browser finger-printing, it wouldn't be too tricky for them to merge your online activity.

However, what if this were to be extended so that each contextual container allowed it's own settings / plugins / configuration / auto-complete / history data? This would at least make it equivalent to using different browsers with the convenience of sharing a tabbed interface.

Comment Could this be slightly overestimated? (Score 2) 51

Because of this:

"Work with IT or outside security experts to quickly identify the source of the breach and stop any more data leakage"

I imagine this includes doing a security audit, and fixing any holes, which should be done regardless of a breach. Perhaps the breach even made it easier to find certain holes.

Comment Re:It's wildly unlikely we should exist (Score 1) 267

>Therefore, there must be a finite number of inhabited worlds.
This logic is actually flawed. You can have two infinite groups where one is a subset of the other.
It's the equivalent of this faulty argument:

There are an infinite number of integers. However, not every one of them is a natural number. Therefore, there must be a finite number of natural numbers.

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