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2-04-2009 @ 6:52PM
Once again, more cries of "The sky is falling!" "Were losing our freedoms!"
2-04-2009 @ 6:59PM
Mihn - The sky is not literally falling, but it is true that the people of the USA are slowly but surely losing freedoms and civil liberties, in favor of corporate greed. I'm sorry if you aren't evolved enough to have gained basic pattern recognition skills. Instead, maybe the bony plate on your forehead that protects your acorn-sized brain will get just a little bit thicker....
2-04-2009 @ 7:16PM
Actually, you don't sound sorry at all. You sound rather contrary and threatening. Taking glee in the assumption that I do not have on iota of what this subject is about. The fallacy that this will erode our freedoms is plain to see to the people who use their brain to think, and not their heart. That is the problem with modern society, too much emotional judgment, no intellectual though. One only needs to look at afternoon television to see how much we care about feelings over rationality. Anyway, your screed of pathetic insults amuses me. Acorn brain indeed. My 8 year old could teach you a thing or two about how to dress one down.I have already posted my thoughts an opinions on this case in another article, if you care to click my name, you will find them. For the obviously lazy poster who responded to me. The one who cares more about being right, than research, here:Once again, the emotional activist rallying cry of "our freedoms is being stolen" is heard, when they really arent. When you look at the details of the case through unbiased sources, it makes sense. And most of the naysayers on here seem to be using fallacious logic and hearsay to make their point, invalidating it completely.We often cheer for the government when they use a piece of legal trickery to nail a bad guy. But when Blizzard uses those same tactics to stop the makers of this program from doing tings in their game that a majority of the user base finds unethical, we protest.Yes, I am sure Blizz could continue to patch Glider out of the game, and, then when the patch is broken, patch again, creating a cycle. Does anyone remember a program called UOExtreme? He lost his case, too. Why? He used the term UO in the name of the program. Legal gymnastics are nothing new in these sorts of cases.It is a fact that this program copies the client into memory for the express purpose of modifying it in a way that disagrees with the TOS. The same terms that the Glider writers agreed to when they opened the software and installed it while they reverse engineered it.And before you claim this sets a nasty legal precedent, let me say this one fact, precedents can be overturned. That is why they are called Judges, they Judge. If a Judge thinks the other Judge was less than informed, or, made a mistake, it can be overturned. The mass hysteria that is being spewed forth by the "losing our freedoms!" crowd spews out, is often just that, Hysterics.And with that, I bid you farewell.
2-04-2009 @ 7:33PM
2-04-2009 @ 9:23PM
Let all who are present know: I officially nominate this Comment for this week's [ 1. Local ] (even though I have absolutely no official capacity on this site). :-D
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