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    (?<!re)tired Mario F.'s Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elysia
    Let's see if you get it...

    This is about whether or not I am willing to allow a web service to log my web activity for marketing purposes. And I don't like it and I will avoid it to the best of my abilities.

    Q: Why will I want to do that?
    A: I won't tell you.
    Q: Why I won't tell you?
    A: Since when do I have to justify a Right?

    I don't care if you don't mind being used as a marketing target. All I care is I do mind. And that's about it.


    As for the issue of Privacy, read all of the above again. It applies in its entirety. And don't even once try to argue that someone that wishes to protect their privacy is trying to hide something. Yes, I am! My privacy.

    Privacy is my Right. I have the right to privacy. I do not need to discuss this right. I like this right. It is mine. My right. A right I have. A constitutional right. The Privacy Right.

    Do you understand the meaning of the word "Right" in a democratic country, or is it that you are still confused? Hope it's clear now.
    Originally Posted by brewbuck:
    Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mario F. View Post
    Do you understand the meaning of the word "Right" in a democratic country, or is it that you are still confused? Hope it's clear now.
    I don't think it's that the meaning is unclear, it's just that despite all the rhetoric, individual rights are seldom if ever the highest priority of either the governments of democratic countries or the corporations which rule them.
    C programming resources:
    GNU C Function and Macro Index -- glibc reference manual
    The C Book -- nice online learner guide
    Current ISO draft standard
    CCAN -- new CPAN like open source library repository
    3 (different) GNU debugger tutorials: #1 -- #2 -- #3
    cpwiki -- our wiki on sourceforge

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