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Comment Follow the money (Score 2, Insightful) 32

Blockchain? Open-source? Kind of like Bitcoin : sounds good eh?

Remember this: whatever banks concoct and why they decide to do it isn't for the good of their customers, but that of their rich fuck shareholders. Yes, that's the same rich fucks who caused the latest recession - and the one before that, and the one before that...

Still want in on their latest project? I don't...

Comment Re:It worked for ancient Rome (Score 1) 75

Just to clarify, it wasn't the US Military that disbanded the Iraqi military, they actually had plans on how to hand over security to the existing Iraqis and were just starting to implement it.
It was the State department that decided to imitate what happened in post war Germany, the difference here is by disbanding the military and forcing all Baathist members out of their jobs they upset a lot of people (a lot were part of the party only because it gave them more money in their jobs not because they had any true political affiliation).

Comment Re:Into a few hands, like cloudflare? (Score 3, Informative) 87

Yeah, I was thinking the same thing: that's rich coming from Cloudflare - the company that single-handedly decides you can't access vast swathes of the internet if you're connecting from a TOR exit node.

That company does more than all the others put together to make my internet browsing experience completely miserable...

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