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Comment: In other news (Score 4, Funny) 596

by 0dugo0 (#49514823) Attached to: Automakers To Gearheads: Stop Repairing Cars

Religious leaders are supporting provisions in copyright law that could prohibit home writers and book enthusiasts from repairing and modifying their own bibles. In comments filed with a federal agency that will determine whether tinkering with a bible constitutes a copyright violation, churches and their main lobbying organisation say bibles have become too complex and dangerous for believers and third parties to even scribble in. The dispute arises from a section of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that no one thought could apply to bibles when it was signed into law in 1998. But now, in an era where books are text files, the U.S. Copyright Office is examining whether provisions of the law that protect intellectual property should prohibit people from modifying or even put boogers in their hardcopy bibles.

Comment: Yeah right.. (Score 1) 376

by 0dugo0 (#48154855) Attached to: Pentagon Reportedly Hushed Up Chemical Weapons Finds In Iraq

Invade Belgium and you'll probably find 50000 tonnes of 'hidden' chemical weapons. UNSC resolution 1441 was a pretext, and I'm not falling for it that the islamic state suddenly got WMD capabilities . None of these remnants can actually be fired and deliver the originally intended result. It is just a pile of toxic waste.

Yes, we will be going to OSI, Mars, and Pluto, but not necessarily in that order. -- Jeffrey Honig