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Comment Easy Scan?!? (Score 0) 72

Ain't no easy scan there pal, hack that device and you have a bomb strapped to you and I can assure the scan you receive will not be easy at all. One thing I will never want is a M$ device scanning me and letting other people know whether or not they should open fire on me, real world BSOD, definitely not something to ever trust M$ with or any slimy off shoots of it.

Comment Re: But..... (Score 1) 172

So what you are saying is M$ can basically shove it where you wont allow their probe to go ;). The brand damage they are doing is mind boggling, so perverse, so uncool, just plain nasty. They are going to have real trouble selling anything into the retail market and it will only get worse. They are going to have to buy another company, in order to use their name for retail sales, to try to get the MS stank off anything they sell, what is going through their minds, I do not know, the sheer unmitigated arrogance.

Comment Re:and if I shoplift a rack full of CD's it's just (Score 1) 89

Woah there pardner. I went to an outlet, they said we own this and watch this commercial and you can have it, exchange of labour for the product. So I provided them with the use of my time, something I consider to be of valuable worth and in turn they let me download the free copy they promised me in return for my time. Consider anyone, absolutely any can buy a copy of that content and should they so choose sell it by what ever means possible and to whom ever possible, keep in mind the actual real value of that content as an individual copy, say a $1 (most of the other costs being advertising, distribution, retail premises, sales staff, profit margin, profit margin, profit margin - more than one bite at that particular cherry, which they in fact claim to be avoiding and hence only one profit margin instead of three, making it cheaper so they claim).

So they can not charge for theft or even copyright infringement (well not you, the other individual definitely), just the very slightest bit of tax evasion, you did not pay income tax for IRS percentage of the revenue earned, the worth of the content provided. Well you really did not get paid, as you copy is infringing and worthless and you can not sell it.

Comment Re:Why shouldn't they? (Score 2) 69

More accurately, a truck with a crew of four, hiding around the corner, travels half an hour, sets up for 20 minutes, works for 5 minutes and then charges for an hour and promptly drives off, to hide around the corner again. How many thousands of dollars do you think it cost and how many thousands of dollars do you thing they will charge and never forget it's you that pays for that bullshit.

Comment Re:will they pay for that? even if there are high (Score 0) 84

Will they pay for the psychological damage of those texts. Consider they are not taking into account the specific psychological health of the people in question, just, meh fuck em, make it easier for us and will get is that promotion. So mentally challenged person, someone was just murdered near you, oh my god, it could have been you and by the by, yes we are watching you, we know were you were and we know where you are. So morons, how much damage do you think that message would do to a mentally ill individually under going therapy. How much damage would it do to normal people just minding their own business. Seriously, what the fuck.

Comment I'm pissed with them right now (Score 1) 1

Ordered a long-throw stapler and staples 2 weeks ago. The stapler came last week, staples today. The box was open at both ends, staples spilled out into the bag, box crushed and staples broken.

They won't let me return them. I'd be REALLY pissed if it wasn't just a couple of bucks.

Comment Re:Wow (Score 5, Interesting) 114

Defend volkswagen how about this. Senior executives decided to scam the public and sell more vehicles to pump up their bonuses without doing the additional work. So investors got cheated with a scam to over pay executives for a lie and then paid the fine for being victims of that scam. How the fuck about we start sending corrupt executives to jail instead of making the people who pay the wages of the corrupt executives and who got cheated, always ending up paying.

Comment Re:Checks out anecdotally (Score 1) 134

How about comparing edge of windows 10 to Firefox on Ubuntu and then see which is truly faster, no comparison, Firefox on Ubuntu eats the probe alive. The only advantage edge gets is the coding lie, already running in the background whether you use the browser or not (edge prying into your life, even when you run Firefox), just like the lie about faster boots with delayed service start (most applications will simply not run until delayed start services have finally launched). Just more M$ marketing bullshit and you can bet they make sure that Firefox runs as slow as possible on Windows anal probe 10.

Comment Re:Transparancy (Score 1) 57

You know what you will get with Don Don, a very pissed off and angry President who will likely pursue every single corrupt Democrat and Republican he can and you know, you just know, the more he gets, the louder his crowd will scream and the more Don Don, will pursue the,. There is a good reason the establishment is in panic mode, Don Don, will most probably go through them like roto rooter. Now that will be oh so amusing, watch them scatter overseas like roaches escaping the light, the ugly light, torches and pitchforks, they have good reason to be afraid. Don Don, will pretty much ignore everything else in order to pursue revenge with passion.

Comment Re:Stallman right yet again (Score 1) 157

He's been saying for years that our phones are being used as spying devices. Most wrote it off as an extreme view, even those who are sympathetic to Stallman's causes.

Do you have any evidence for this? Because tracking data wasn't exactly a secret, but I think most people put up with government (and corporate) intrusion on privacy as the government being government, and what are you going to do, gotta live your life, convenience, etc. I didn't see anybody calling Stallman out on this.

Comment Re:Obama (Score 1) 157

A little refresher for you. AT&T spying on behalf of the government is nothing new, and had the whistle blown a long time before Snowden.

Obama used Bush's warrantless wiretapping as a club against Bush's policies when running for election in the primaries, then voted for telco immunity after the primaries and facing McCain -- because he didn't want to look weak on security and he no longer needed to appease his base. While he's given lip service to the Constitution and the privacy of citizens, once he got in power he used the same tools as Bush.

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