SourceForge, the code repository site owned by Slashdot Media, has apparently seized control of the account hosting GIMP for Windows on the service, according to e-mails and discussions amongst members of the GIMP community—locking out GIMP's lead Windows developer. And now anyone downloading the Windows version of the open source image editing tool from SourceForge gets the software wrapped in an installer replete with advertisements.
Data lines are always sold at a loss.
So they're being dishonest. You sell me a car that you say drives at 150 mph, I expect the car can go to 150 mph. I understand that it won't run at 150 mph every second I'm driving, but there are a lot of people that never see the speeds advertised.
You don't have to feel sorry for us in the telecom industry, but we're certainly not raking in huge profits at your expense as many seem to think. My industry is dying.
Bullshit. Looking at the past five years of financial data, I see that the big cable companies' value and returns have increased in leaps and bounds.
Under the agreement, announced Wednesday by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the company will admit that it misled U.S. consumers by making deceptive statements about two safety issues affecting its vehicles. As a result, Toyota will pay a $1.2-billion financial penalty under a "deferred prosecution agreement."
The article also said, "the payments are unlikely to hurt Toyota's finances much." It seems even if the government has decided to punish Toyota, the consumer hasn't.
Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket. -- George Orwell