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Comment Your password is old. (Score 1) 30

This hit me yesterday after using Dropbox for the first time in a couple years. Just says "We noticed that you recently tried to log in to Dropbox with a password that you haven't changed in a while. Your old password expired and you'll need to create a new one to log in." No mention of any sort of breach or compromise

Comment Re:Whatever happened to Microsoft surface? (Score 1) 113

They were the stupid ones that gave two completely different product lines the exact same name.

The reason it failed is that cheap multi-touch started hitting PCs left and right. If you can get a 27" all-in-one computer with 10-point multi-touch for under $1,000 there is no reason to spend $10,000 to solve your problem - all you need is custom mounting. The rest of the features just weren't compelling enough to spend so much more.

Comment Re:What is it that you say? (Score 1) 445

Uber and Lyft may be "similar" to taxis, but they're exactly the same service as a limo service. And they already comply with all of those rules.

Taxis drive around and provide ad-hoc rides when they're not out on a fare - which is what most of the regulations apply to. That's the entirely different category. Limousines services are not subject to taxi rules either. Taxis and ride-sharing both provide transportation, grocery and restaurants both often provide prepared food (grocery stores also sell packaged foods, but that's beside the point).

Comment Re: Elect Trump for Honest Government (Score 1) 526

Trump isn't too big on breaking laws, he mostly just likes to hurt people's feelings. The problem with Trump is 90% his mouth. With Hilliary it's the fact that she honestly thinks that the law is whatever she decides it is at that moment and that it never really applies to her. Hilliary never breaks laws because laws weren't meant for her and she never lies because the truth is whatever she says it is.

Comment Re:A stupid idea made even worse (Score 1) 219

It can be done with a paper system. A rigged paper system is labor intensive and thus harder to handle. Usually large voter fraud in a paper system gets outed sooner or later. They're just now uncovering a lot of vote fraud from the 2008 election by going back and verifying signatures. People are getting charged and going to jail.

Comment Re: Will Internet Voting Endanger The Secret Ball (Score 1) 219

I don't want my vote to be anonymous. The fraud at the ballot box is out of hand in the US, similar to that of many "third world" countries. With the new digital age the opportunities for fraud have been magnified to an incredible degree with the ability to change or eliminate thousands of votes electronically. I think if you want an anonymous vote you should be able to vote on paper and if not then a verifiable digital vote. Leave the option to the voter. I'll vote online only if it's not anonymous. One thing, no fucking chads.

Comment Re: "allows you to download a 5GB HD movie in 40 s (Score 1) 93

That would be nice. I'm guessing they have no plans to include South Georgia in their coverage area in the near future though. I get internet from a local cable company and they're pretty good compared to what they have North of me in Macon. They've got Cox cable who are some seriously greedy bastards. My cable company is pretty limited by the fact they cover such a rural area. I'm paying 100 dollars a month for 75/5 speeds which is high but service is great.

Comment Re:"allows you to download a 5GB HD movie in 40 se (Score 1) 93

I know that it was a long time after 1080p was introduced before there was much to watch. I finally upgraded to a 1080p TV when I noticed I couldn't see the score during live televised football games. Even then a lot of the shows I saw weren't 1080. I do love HD though and I know I'll be wanting a 4K system sooner or later. I just like to wait until it's economically reasonable. Right now I have a 500GB data cap and I think 4K would eat that up pretty quick.

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