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Comment Re:Or... (Score 5, Insightful) 233

This. Looks pretty cut and dry to me. I love how everyone gushed all over it when it was announced. Made no sense to me that a business owner would make a decision like that out of the goodness of his heart. I know. I sound like a Scrooge.

But that's how it is. Start your own business so you can be a shot-caller.

Comment Re:I'm glad but only $718,000 is peanuts (Score 1) 138

I have a feeling that repeat offenses will grow the fine, eventually leading to prosecution. I think 3/4m is a pretty good deterrent to others. It's kind of a warning shot to other venues that would do the same. Even in this example: I read most of the linked PDF, and the offender fined here stopped blocking wifi 2 months after the FCC fined Marriott. They were still caught.

Comment Re:Doesn't happen in Europe (Score 1) 246

Here we go again with the country comparisons. With countries only a fraction of the population of the United States. For instance, Canada (per google, 2013): 35.16m. US (per google, 2013): 316.5m. It's a problem of scale. I'm not saying it can't be done, just saying that "they did it for their tiny amount of people" is not good enough.

Comment Re:Dear SJW morons (Score 2) 781

This amuses me, so I'll post it. When I see an acronym, my reading mind actually pronounces the words. So "an SJW" is read as "an social justice warrior" and therefore sounds awful. Maybe this is why people always avoid using an indefinite article with definition-ambiguous acronyms.

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