When autos drive slower they consume less fuel, which means that not only are those cyclists reducing their own carbon footprint, they are reducing the footprint of the drivers as well.
Well, then conveniently enough, the government doesn't have access to it. Double edge sword and all.
I've heard news/rumors that ham operators actually are getting info around and out of the country;
Seriously, which official thought this was a good idea?
Yes, the protesters used the internet to organize, but it isn't as if people don't know there's going to be a protest tomorrow, or today at this point in Egypt. All this does is piss people off even more.
Alternately, it makes a lot of sense if the governments plan is to kill a bunch of people and they don't want the rest of the world to see it.
As for the original question, the current news/rumor is that ham radio operators are sending out reports internationally currently. It might not be the internet, but it's better than nothing.
of persons. And while they are legally, in the US at least, that doesn't mean they deserve those rights.
This is exactly what I was thinking. It's only a matter of time before more IT employees start realizing this.
Given that they haven't shied from calling for DDoSes against other targets, which is just as illegal, it seems silly they'd somehow beat arount the bush in this case.
Those wires, which were largely built with federal funding by the way, cross state lines and distribute content across said state lines, that makes it an issue of regulating interstate commerce, one of the powers granted to the federal government in the constitution.
Basic civics folks.
Oh, sorry, I thought you were reasonable. I didn't realize you were a libertarian.
Obama is not a socialist, not even close. I should know, I am one.
NEW YORK (Reuters) — A U.S. federal jury found that Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT — news) infringed audio patents held by Alcatel-Lucent (ALU.PA) (NYSE:ALU — news) and should pay $1.52 billion in damages, Microsoft said on Thursday.
Microsoft said it plans to first ask the trial judge to knock down the ruling and will appeal if necessary. It said the verdict is unsupported by the law or the facts.
Alcatel-Lucent had accused the world's biggest software maker of infringing patents related to standards used for playing computer music, or MP3, files."