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  • Mar 24th, 2017 @ 8:51pm

    Re: Re: Bad or worse

    Could well be both. After all, deciding this is a good situation for a training exercise would indeed demonstrate extreme incompetence.

  • Mar 23rd, 2017 @ 4:42pm

    Re: Re: Re: Re: War is Peace. Slavery is Freedom. Violation of Privacy are Protecting the Consumer

    "FCC made up these rules unilaterally out of thin air."

    What a meaningless complaint. Companies engage in anti-consumer behavior that everyone hates, FCC introduces rules to prevent that behavior. That's exactly what government regulations are supposed to do. The only people who would complain about this are those financially benefiting from abusing consumers, plus of course their paid shills and beholden politicians.

    "The proper way is to introduce legislation and put it to a vote by your elected representatives."

    Yes we know that's how'd you'd prefer it's done, because you know those reps have been sufficiently bought off to prevent anything happening. Could you be any more obvious?

  • Mar 16th, 2017 @ 12:20am

    Re: Re: Re: Re: Re:

    "I have worked on places thst shut diwn multiple times per day because the muslim workforce need to stop to pray."

    No you haven't.

  • Mar 16th, 2017 @ 12:18am

    Re: Re: Re:

    "Just because you all keep saying MUSLIM ban doesn't make it so."

    It's a Muslim ban because that's exactly what Trump said he was going to do and exactly what he's tried to do. I'm sure it was one of the reasons you voted for him, so you can't get all defensive about an accurate description now. You wanted it, so own it.

    "Their's that they've themselves screwed up and turn it into the hell holes that they are. Why bring their crap here?"

    Could you be any more ignorant about these people? They are fleeing that crap, why the hell would you think they want to bring it with them?

  • Mar 10th, 2017 @ 4:16pm

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    "...why do black lives matter more than others?"

    The only people who have ever claimed that BLM means black lives matter more than others are racist white assholes who are offended that anyone dare threaten their perceived superiority over non-whites.

  • Mar 6th, 2017 @ 3:38pm

    Re: Hypocrisy stands in the way of solutions

    *"Don't make this about Trump only..."*

    If you're not going to acknowledge Techdirt's *long* history of criticizing both government and corporate surveillance, or even worse, claim it didn't happen, then you can just go piss off. We're all for having honest discussions on the topic, but your comment is predicated on a blatant falsehood. Ignorance or a lie? You tell us...

  • Mar 6th, 2017 @ 3:31pm

    Re: Re: Re:

    And apparently you're too stupid to know what cognitive dissonance actually is.

  • Mar 4th, 2017 @ 1:30pm

    Re: It's not just women, it's anyone of lower status; for example, Kalanick of Uber caught on video abusing an Uber driver.

    Expect you weren't blocked, and now you have the same comment posted twice because you're too special just to wait a bit.

  • Mar 4th, 2017 @ 1:28pm

    Re: Re: witch hunt

    I'm guessing you don't even see the irony in claiming there's a "cultural warfare against men" and then accusing others of being snowflakes. Get over yourself.

  • Mar 4th, 2017 @ 1:22pm

    Re: Oh please...

    "AOL email servers aren't quite the same thing as a personal server that was ran from out of your house."

    Yeah, apparently AOL's servers are easier to hack...

  • Feb 28th, 2017 @ 3:24pm

    Re: Re: Re: Yeah, I don't get your point here, Mike.

    "Google provides a valuable public service, whereas Uber seems to be engaged in a full-out sprint lately to see how fast they can reach, and then surpass, Comcast levels of corporate evil in the public eye."

    This is a poor comparison. Comcast's customer hate the service they get from them because it's generally awful, but Uber's customers generally love the service they receive because it's so much better than the typical taxi experience. People's opinion of their corporate performance is a completely different thing.

  • Feb 28th, 2017 @ 3:03pm

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    *"Maybe you should get your news from a better source than buzzfeed."*

    Maybe you should be more cautious with the snark in case you completely misunderstand the story and post a silly comment that makes you look foolish.

  • Feb 21st, 2017 @ 3:14pm

    Re: Such low standards of journalism!

    "Because it's pretty trivial to think of cases where fraud charges are justified when copyright infringements is not."

    Actually it's safe to say that most fraud cases have nothing to do with copyright. But in this case the USG's claim of fraud is entirely predicated on MegaUpload committing copyright infringement. Feel free to explain why you think fraud took place in this case if copyright infringement didn't.

  • Feb 18th, 2017 @ 5:31pm

    Re: Re: Survival Fund

    Those comments, that's some of the lamest sockpuppetry I've ever read. I thought he said he was really clever? A smart person wouldn't resort to such pathetic attempts to gain support. Or perhaps he has such a low opinion of everyone else's intellect he thought they'd be believable.

  • Feb 18th, 2017 @ 4:38pm

    Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re:

    But he's not in construction, he's a developer and a marketer. He doesn't need to know anything about construction (and likely doesn't know much), he just has to pay the right people who do know. If you start with a lot of inherited money, hard things become much easier because you can afford to mess up and do it again. His string of failures and bankruptcies is evidence of that.

    An even if he did have non-moronic qualities in his 'profession', at pretty much everything else he has clearly demonstrated moron-levels of ignorance, incompetence and all round general uselessness. And apparently a whole lot of people thought that qualified him for president...

  • Feb 18th, 2017 @ 1:12am

    Re: Re: Re: Re:

    Those are not mutually exclusive, he's absolutely both.

  • Feb 15th, 2017 @ 4:05pm

    Re: Misguided

    "First, you are misguided because it's a temporary ban..."

    If you think the intention was for this to actually be temporary, you were probably also gullible enough to believe all of Trump's other promises and vote for him. The next four years are going to be disappointing for you...

    "...and it was to improve the vetting process so we can differentiate the people who DO want to do us harm from those who don't."

    More proof of your gullibility. The current vetting process has been shown to be very thorough and very effective. What exactly do you think needs to be improved? Where's your evidence of significant failure? You have no idea, you're just parroting Trump talking points.

    "...trying to say that the country doesn't have the right to do that to protect their citizens is... misguided."

    Trying to suggest that the EO would have actually increased protection to US citizens is also misguided. And stupid.

  • Feb 15th, 2017 @ 4:04pm

    Re: Misguided

    *"First, you are misguided because it's a temporary ban..."*

    If you think the intention was for this to actually be temporary, you were probably also gullible enough to believe all of Trump's other promises and vote for him. The next four years are going to be disappointing for you...

    *"...and it was to improve the vetting process so we can differentiate the people who DO want to do us harm from those who don't."*

    More proof of your gullibility. The current vetting process has been shown to be very thorough and very effective. What exactly do you think needs to be improved? Where's your evidence of significant failure? You have no idea, you're just parroting Trump talking points.

    *"...trying to say that the country doesn't have the right to do that to protect their citizens is... misguided."*

    Trying to suggest that the EO would have actually increased protection to US citizens is also misguided. And stupid.

  • Feb 10th, 2017 @ 2:54pm

    Re:

    "Does Techdirt understand that I don't want to see article after article hysterically screaming about Trump?"

    Do you understand that you don't actually have to read anything here? Do you realise how stupid it sounds to criticize a website for making you see words you don't like?

  • Feb 10th, 2017 @ 2:39pm

    Re: Re: Re: Re:

    "...I'm pretty sure all the elections were won that way... what is your point, exactly?"

    How about the fact that he got less votes but still won. You don't think that highlights a massive fundamental flaw in the system? A failure rate of nearly 9% should be considered atrocious for a supposedly democratic voting system.

    "The person you really wanted to win didn't, and now after 200+ years you want to retroactively change the rules?"

    Why would you assume this is a recent change of heart and that something needs to happen retroactively. Neither were implied or suggested.

    Nothing can change the result, but that doesn't mean people should continue to highlight how it actually happened. It's also exactly the right time to point out the Electoral College system is grossly outdated and should be harshly critisized for once again producing a result that goes against the will of the majority. Worse, this time it installed a narcissistic, egotistical, ignorant, incompetent, autocratic wannabe-dictator.

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