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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #12560 on: May 14, 2024, 10:48:58 AM »
Most here do not benefit from a bottle of wine from a non Jewish site.
Yeah, but it's free!
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #12561 on: May 14, 2024, 12:39:16 PM »
Yeah, but it's free!
You are still paying more than it is worth to you.
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #12565 on: June 04, 2024, 10:25:42 PM »
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #12566 on: June 05, 2024, 01:39:03 PM »
Super interesting and I think a very accurate depiction of what is going on. Not sure which thread to put this ok or if this needs a new thread:

https://www.thefp.com/p/ayaan-hirsi-ali-we-have-been-subverted

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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #12567 on: June 05, 2024, 06:44:36 PM »
https://t.me/ZemelVIN/2320

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שיכון סקווירא - פאר צוויי וואכן צוריק האט איינע פון די יונגעלייט אין שטעטל געכאפט א שמועס מיט דער עלטערע שבת גוי וואס באדינט שוין די איינוואונער אין שטעטל בנאמנות פאר איבער 15 יאר, דער ׳גוי׳ האט פארציילט איבער זיין זיידע וואס האט געהייסן ראדיצקי וואס איז אנטלאפן פון אוקריינע נאך וואס ער האט אומגעברענגט א גרופע גנבים.

דער יונגערמאן האט איבער פארציילט די געשיכטע פאר אנדערע וואס האבן זיך טאקע געוואונדערט איבער דעם נאמען ׳ראדיצקי׳ וואס הערט זיך אידישליך און טאקע נאך וואס מ׳האט נאכאמאל גערעדט מיט אים האט ער געזאגט אז דער זיידע, זיין מאמעס טאטע, איז געווען א איד און אזוי אויך זיין באבע, וואס דאס מיינט אז על פי הלכה איז ער א איד כדת של תורה.

די דיינים אין שטעטל אין שפיץ פון הגאון ר’ יוסף ישראל אייזענבערגער דומ”ץ שיכון סקווירא, האבן געהייסן די עסקנים זאלן אים מסביר זיין אז ער קענען מער נישט ארבעטן אין שטעטל און מען האט אים טאקע ערקלערט אז וויבאלד ער איז א איד קען ער נישט ארבעטן ביי אידן אום שבת, מ׳האט אים געגעבן עטליכע וואכן פון פאראויס באצאלט און פארשיקט פון שטעטל.

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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #12569 on: June 07, 2024, 04:27:40 PM »
https://mishtalk.com/economics/zero-percent-down-mortgages-return-what-can-go-wrong/

Sounds scammy. They’re flipping the 97% mortgage, which they wouldn’t be able to flip if it was 100%.

And of course their target audience is FTHBs or <80% AMI, both are at least somewhat riskier than usual.
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #12571 on: June 10, 2024, 04:34:06 AM »
https://torrentfreak.com/cheaper-prices-reduce-indirect-visits-to-pirate-sites-research-finds-240609/
In short, a lowering in price results in no drop of direct piracy (caused by visits to the pirating site directly), but does result in a drop to indirect piracy (visits to piracy sites via search engine).
Interesting but of no practical purpose IMHO. 
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #12572 on: June 10, 2024, 09:31:58 AM »
https://torrentfreak.com/cheaper-prices-reduce-indirect-visits-to-pirate-sites-research-finds-240609/
In short, a lowering in price results in no drop of direct piracy (caused by visits to the pirating site directly), but does result in a drop to indirect piracy (visits to piracy sites via search engine).
Interesting but of no practical purpose IMHO. 

Isn’t a reduction in indirect visits still a reduction?

The direct visits are born piraters who will pirate anyway. The indirect traffic are the people who seek out pirating as an alternative to high prices, which is the target audience of the lower prices in the first place.
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« Reply #12573 on: June 10, 2024, 10:08:06 AM »
Isn’t a reduction in indirect visits still a reduction?

The direct visits are born piraters who will pirate anyway. The indirect traffic are the people who seek out pirating as an alternative to high prices, which is the target audience of the lower prices in the first place.
Case in question was a lowering in price resulted from changes in taxes. The publishers won't lower the price in order to reduce pirating, lechora, so the information is interesting but useless.
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #12574 on: June 10, 2024, 11:47:15 AM »
The publishers won't lower the price in order to reduce pirating

You don't know that. The publishers want to make the most money possible. If they know that lowering prices decreases piracy, they will consider lowering prices if they think they might earn more overall.
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #12577 on: Yesterday at 10:16:11 AM »
Which Hechsher certifies Huawei beef?
Rabbi Levine? But I think it also needs a meushar from the cell-phone hechsher.
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« Reply #12578 on: Yesterday at 10:23:53 AM »
Rabbi Levine? But I think it also needs a meushar from the cell-phone hechsher.
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