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Comment Re:Uber? (Score 0) 641

So let me try to get my head up my ass far enough to see this from the perspective of the father. Likely he bought her the car, knowing full well its potential. She being an immature spoiled little rich girl goes out that night and parties drinking to real excess. She CHOOSES to drive home rather than sobering up or calling a taxi and while in route is driving over her head and skill level and exacerbated by her drunkenness she is in an accident that kills her and her friend. Now correct me if I am wrong here but, having driven a fair number of times in my younger years while VERY drink on a motorcycle that is as fast as the Tesla, how the fuck is this Tesla's fault? I mean I have been so drunk that I was unable to physically walk. I still rode my bike home. Yes I know, fucking stupid. I was fully aware of my limits and rode in an extremely sedate manner to assure that as few were at risk as possible. Not Tesla's fault, stupid drivers fault... PERIOD!

Comment Re: Serves them right (Score 1) 118

It is in fact the same thing. The marked bills and the malware serve the very same purpose in each example. I go to a bank and rob it, I end up with marked bills. The FBI then, through all the information at their disposal, requests a warrant and it is granted. They find said bills in my possession and I am charged. Same situation but this time I go to a kiddi porn site and while there I pickup a bit of identification malware that reports back to the FBI markers that are then used to obtain a warrant. Said warrant is then used to raid my home or place of business or where ever and they find kiddi porn on my computer as well as the malware. I am charged with the crime and take my chances in court. It is very much the same thing. The fact that there are others that are outside of the jurisdiction of the FBI also being marked in this is not relevant. If the FBI chooses to forward the information to the proper authorities in the offenders country and they are able to then prosecute them then I still don't see your point as to this being a non constitutional search. No search happens until after the offender visits the site, is marked with the Malware, Identified, and then a warrant is obtained in a court from a judge.

Comment Re:Breaking News (Score 3, Insightful) 190

That and the OS pushes adds on the desktop on boot of the display. No way to remove or turn them off. I have a pair of Samsung plasma displays and like them but the new 4K I bought for my desktop PC has this issue and it pisses me off to no end. Even if the display is marginally better than the LG OLED I will not buy another samsung display because of the adds.

Comment Re:Just the US policy backfiring (Score 1) 185

Spot on sir... It was to be expected when they came after him like they did. Funny thing is that I would bet good hard currency that the Russians already knew about the programs in great detail from their hacking of the assets that Snowden and other admins were working on. Two admin types, those that know they have been hacked and those that think that they haven't.

Comment Re:Possible solution (Score 1) 94

Problem with them is simple. They chose to use a DCMA take down on a valid review of one of their cameras that was not the glowing and fawning review they desired. So in the end they will never get a purchase from me. If on the other hand they had acted like adults and taken the reviewers noted issues into account rather than acting like little assholes they would have been far better off in my eyes. More to the point, had they tried to address them in the next iteration of the product or firmware update rather than covering them up, I might actually own one now. Fuck GoPro, burn in hell. There are plenty of other great action cameras out there that deserve our support rather than these tools!

Comment Re:And everyone's fuel mileage goes down. (Score 1) 351

Pretty sure that the republicans are gonna fall in line and do what Pres. elect FuckWit wants if it benefits their benefactors. And it will. I am more than happy to watch the guy back out of every pledge he made to the uneducated people that put the post turtle where he and "he who drinks the cool aid" are soon to be shortly. And he is presently. The ones he will push hard for are going to be bad for the poor and the middle class all the while moving more wealth into the hands of the top 3% or so. After four years you will be wondering how you could have voted for them and yet you will be so stupid that you will return to you place of shame and repeat past mistakes. Best part is that you will feel the pain but your kids will be the ones to pay a far greater toll than you could have imagined.

Comment Re:And everyone's fuel mileage goes down. (Score 1) 351

Speaking of a person that knows nothing. The terms "Clean" and "Coal" are in fact mutually exclusive in every manner. This is nothing more than a public disinformation campaign by the coal industry to try to fool the "Uneducated" into thinking that it can be burnt in a manner that is not harmful to the environment and the populations down wind of the smoke stacks. We will not mention the slag settling ponds will we...

Comment Re:And everyone's fuel mileage goes down. (Score 3, Insightful) 351

Fear not intrepid fellow abuser of the environment, president elect Fuckwit will repeal the EPA and all the rules they have passed over the last few years, if not decades! I remember the smog of the 70's in Los Angeles and it was fucking horrible. I suspect that with the throttles being opened to the big oil companies and the repeal of rules holding the car makers at bay that we will see a significant up tick in smog in urban areas that have large car populations and limited public transportation. But that will take a decade to start to be felt and of course it will be all the fault of the democrats after 8 years of the Fuckwit and the cool aid drinking nut job screwing your children's future into oblivion and getting orders of magnitude richer along the way.

Comment Wish I could act fain interest this news. (Score 1) 176

... but I can't. Apple is a for profit company and flat profits don't make the corporate gods and investors happy. Besides, if the morons are so hooked into the Apple eco system that they are willing to pay for issues with their devices that likely are not even of their own making then let them. For all the bad press that Samsung has deservedly garnered over the last few months and the stock and profit hits that followed the phones by them I have had have been remarkably tough and long lasting. My S4 gave me well in excess of 3 years service, only the power button failing forced me to buy a new phone. My S7 has been great so far. Is it as nice a device as say the apple 5S, for sure not but at least they do not force obsolesce on me via poor manufacture and OS updates. LG, Motorola, Sony, and Google etc all make very nice devices and they stand behind the products better than Apple seems to be willing to. If you can stomach Android and some of the interfaces that they force on you then maybe apple needs to be taught a little lesson the next time a phone refresh becomes necessary.

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