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  • Google Pulls YouTube From Amazon Echo: All About Control Or Just More Corporation On Corporation Violence?

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    Christopher Settipani ( profile ), 27 Sep, 2017 @ 04:49pm

    Re: Re: Do unto others as they have done unto you...

    I've done that for Amazon Prime and other services which don't offer chromecast support. It stinks. Lower resolution, buffering and numerous video artifacts, none of which are normally present on streaming services which support chromecast. Until I switched to Roku, it was simply better to use an HDMI cable.

  • Another Craft Beer Brand Gets Bullied To Death Over Shaky Trademark Claims

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    Christopher Settipani ( profile ), 13 Sep, 2017 @ 06:33am

    It's not original to Peanuts, but that was my first exposure to the phrase. It wasn't until decades later with the birth of the internet and the ability to research little things right when they pop into mind that I learned its origin. Charles Shultz used it several times referring to Snoopy's attempts at writing. I guess one has to be of a certain age, and a Peanuts fan, to remember it.

  • TSA Scores Another PR Win With Assault Of Nineteen Year Old Brain Tumor Patient On Her Way To Treatment

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    Christopher Settipani ( profile ), 05 Jul, 2016 @ 05:25pm

    Minor editting nitpick

    Title says that the girl was "on her way to treatment". The article says, in the second sentence, "The 19-year old was headed home to Chattanooga after treatment for a brain tumor at St. Jude Hospital June 30, 2015." An earlier article I read indicated the same.

    This is the outcome we should expect when a country wants security (theater) and pays the front line like school lunch ladies, while the schmucks who never come into contact with the public rake in big bucks for overpriced and ineffective 'tools'.

  • Hadopi Strikes Again: Net User Fined For Not Understanding How A Program Installed By Someone Else Works

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    Christopher Settipani ( profile ), 09 Oct, 2014 @ 12:06pm

    Agree with AJ

    I have to agree with AJ. Hadopi is terrible legislation, but if they were smart enough to install and use a P2P program, they should be smart enough to uninstall it, or at the very least keep it from running at startup. Botnets are often installed, activated, and run surreptitiously.