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Comment: Re:Cant get it here (Score 1) 58

by CaptainDork (#49365211) Attached to: Australian Government Outlines Website-Blocking Scheme

Yes. it is illegal.

Copyright law is coded specifically and framing illegal activity in any context doesn't make it any "less legal."

The problem is that copyright holders cannot afford to go after massive violations, and so they are getting ISP/governments to do that job for them.

Copyright protection of digital material is simply impossible.

Just as we individual users of the Internet have no way of absolutely protecting our private data (and have largely learned to just accept it) it's just a matter of time before copyright holders run out of ideas as to how to stop piracy.

Comment: Re:Amazing post (Score 1) 494

by CaptainDork (#49354577) Attached to: Hacking Weight Loss: What I Learned Losing 30 Pounds

I am puzzled that you are using the Internet and have to get other people to do this for you.

Google is a search engine (there are others, but the thinking process is similar), and here's how I do it.

I'm thinking:

- mayo clinic (they know medical stuff)
- exercise (that's the scope we want)
- makes people hungry (what we are talking about)

Click on the first link:

Exercise, hunger and weight loss - Mayo Clinic

I think you're just trolling, but that's how it's done and stuff.

Committees have become so important nowadays that subcommittees have to be appointed to do the work.