Government: "Offender's employer: We're garnishing offender's wages. Give us the next $1000 you were going to pay offender, even if that means he doesn't see a penny for a paycheck for the next two months."
Offender's Employer: "Okay, here's your money, and BTW thanks for letting us know our employee's a thief. We’ll be looking to replace them ASAP.”
Bender the Offender: Hmm, there's no point in working if they take all my earnings, I think I'll just go on the dole.
Taxes will end up paying for the crime no matter if it is jail or fines.
So does Sodium. But do you notice how table salt doesn't burn in water?
There's no lithium metal in lithium
That's not necessarily true. When lithium batteries are charged at a low temperature, lithium metal plates the anode. This could certainly be a problem for electric cars, as they may not be in a warm garage as they are charging.
I never thought of that as the reason that Firefox became popular (and why Mozilla was quickly becoming popular before that). Back then, Mozilla's built-in popup blocker blocked nearly all popups. IE didn't have any corresponding feature? That sure would be a compelling reason to switch browsers!
When I read the article, the thought I had was that I installed AdBlock Plus only to disable the popups that Firefox didn't block with its built-in blocker when popups evolved to get around it. Is there still not an ad blocker that blocks only the most annoying ads such as popups?
I say fuck beta all the time and have an anti-beta sig and I seem to get mod points at the same rate. You only get 15 if you are at max karma (which is +50 IIRC). You can't gain any points but you can lose points so if you get any downmods you will only get 5 points until you are at 50 again.
Of course an ADK requires that you trust the entity that holds the ADK. In the GP post, he lamented that when people left the company they took their keys with them. If it is company mail produced on company time I don't see the problem with the company holding a key to decrypt it. With PGP, you can also split the ADK into multiple parts so that you would need several people at the company agree to decrypt anything. That way a single employee cannot arbitrarily use the ADK. Of course, if they are using Symantec's key server they can just configure it to keep copies of a user's key or handle all the encryption/decryption on the server itself.
The new canal won't compete with the Panama one, because it's wider. The larger ships will have to take the new one (at full fare) while the smaller ships can choose. Given that it's cheaper to use larger ships that means the Panama canal will see a massive drop in use.
Which is why they are building a new canal in Panama that will handle the large container ships and supertankers. This project has been underway for some time.