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  Gotta complete the thought by using the rest... "because of ignorant people like you who think the President will start sending you his campaign messages through it"     The government has the right to prevent you from harming yourself.  If that means sending someone a text message to let them know about an incoming nuclear attack then that's what they'll do.
  You were naive about it, but there's no reason to think the NSA cares about the text messages you send to your girlfriend when your wife isn't looking.
  If only we could all opt out of your messages too.   This is exactly why it's mandatory-- because of ignorant people like you who think the President will start sending you his campaign messages through it.  They're protecting you from yourself by not letting you turn it off.
  ^^^^^^^
  WTF does Obama have to do with this?  Are you one of THOSE people?
Most resources stored compressed on disk are actually decompressed when read by the application that uses them, and then kept in memory that way. For instance, graphics like JPEGs become Bitmaps. This allows a JPEG to be rendered quickly each time it needs to be drawn without having to be decompressed more than once. There's a big performance advantage, but at the cost of some RAM. This kind of thing happens all the time with graphics resources applications use to not...
Second foray of the day!
  The trouble is that 'investors' are stuck with the AAPL motto of 'buy on rumor, sell on news,' so this won't end soon.  AAPL stock is stuck in a feedback loop, fueled by 'analysts.'
  Do you see the problem that occurs if "Apple beats the upper end of its guidance"?
  I thought you were being sarcastic until the second line.  Unbreakable glass!  LOL
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