* Posts by th3ro

8 posts • joined 30 Jul 2014

Python joins movement to dump 'offensive' master, slave terms


There was slavery all of the world at some point but the only place anyone is offended by the terms master and slave is 'merica as usual.

Furious gunwoman opens fire at YouTube HQ, three people shot


Re: Of all places

Gun control doesn't work so well when you can just toddle across the border to another state to buy a weapon. Who'd have thought.

Any social media accounts to declare? US wants travelers to tell


Re: its optional....

It's not optional if you're travelling on business at the request of your employer.

Kentucky gov: Violent video games, not guns, to blame for Florida school massacre


Re: I know what trump is thinking

What a world Americans live in you mean. I certainly don't live in a world like that.

Uber: Ah yeah, we pay women drivers less than men. We can explain!


Re: Why is this a story?

Work full time you're going to become experienced much more quickly.

PLEASE STOP with the snooping requests, begs Google as gov data demands skyrocket


Excessive data retention

Google have created this problem themselves through a business model built around excessive data retention.

NBN Co adds apartments to FTTP rollout


Re: What about the blackspots

This was my first thought also when I read it. People like me stuck on mobile broadband too far from the exchange will still be sitting here without decent broadband in 5 years time, while those who already have access to ADSL2+ and cable will be upgrading to FTTP or FTTN.


Re: Failure of vision

How nice for you that you don't need the NBN, sitting pretty with your "fast enough" ADSL2. Not everyone is so fortunate.

I on the other hand live 400m too far from the exchange for ADSL of any kind. I have to get by on grossly expensive mobile broadband which makes most of what I want and/or need to do online unacceptably expensive. Taking into account data allotments, my current plan is 6 times more expensive than before I moved here and is the cheapest available.

Nice way to see everything only through your own perspective.


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