If your apartment building is big enough, club together to get a leased line which you can all share... They will install dedicated lines anywhere if your willing to pay the installation costs.
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That's where sites like spamdecoy.net come in, use that email address and make up any other information they ask for...
Yeah, GP doesn't really get the second law of thermodynamics.
You cannot masturbate while driving a diesel car in France?
Or you know, people could accept reality and the fact that it might not be a good idea to have very thirsty trees at all in California.
What's your next argument? "We invested a lot in this golf course and giant pools in Las Vegas, so let's forget we're in the friggin desert".
Also, you have to make significant efforts to lower your water usage to 200l per person per day? Gee, I wonder why you got an 8 year drought.
The license database already includes information about what type of fuel a car uses, the same system that recognises license plates can also be configured to flag cars using the wrong fuel, or with an engine over a certain size etc.
That will just cause people to buy/rent a second car for use on the days their existing car isn't permitted...
The registration database includes information as to wether the vehicle uses petrol, diesel or electric etc so it's no harder to enforce.
Doing what is best for you doesn't always imply to screw your allies.
Talking about it, there's a very interesting movie about Shin Beth/Israel/Israeli government :
The Gatekeepers http://www.imdb.com/title/tt23...
The problem is that the world is just too complex, that even the few of us who want to understand and make informed decisions cannot be experts on everything...
I always tried to sign my emails with PGP or S/MIME, 99% of recipients have no idea what that is, either in government or commercial circles.
You realize it's not just a USB port, but the laptop charger and video cable ports as well?
So your car can carry at most one luggage, but only if you're not at the gas station and if your passengers aren't using the backseat dvd player.
Not so much that its "cool" to share stuff...
Most of the kids share stuff because that's the only way to get hold of it. We used to trade games (on floppies) as kids because we couldn't afford to buy all the games and lending the originals to friends was irritating (floppies get corrupted/lost, etc).
Also cracked copies were often better, as they took out various irritating copy protection schemes, there were many games where i kept both the original disks and a cracked copy because i preferred to play the cracked copy.
Right now, a lot of us sit in front of a desk, while oil does most of the job for us(see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E...).
It might change in one or 2 decades.