Actually, the SDO already kinda does that.
Wouldn't this law just favor the incumbent? They get lots of free air time through official government channels. The current social view on spending money on advertising is highly negative. This new law seems to be a de facto incumbent gerrymandering.
Other countries' children watch Sesame Street as well. If this new programming helps anyone, it will also help everyone. The USA will remain in the same position until the underlying cultural changes occur.
Is "Square One" still around?
Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will get you 5 years in prison.
What does the continued increase in world population mean for humanity and for the the planet?"
"Only the dead have seen the end of war." -Plato
There'd be war even if the population stayed the same.
I didn't think Climatology experts were Heliology experts as well. There may be a few, but I doubt they're properly represented in these climate reports.
Not hard to do when the names have only one letter difference.
I fired our janitors and two weeks later the place was a mess. The janitors did it!
I fired the police and two weeks later crime rates were sky high. The police are the culprits!
It all depends on what Sony did to keep security up after it fired the workers. If they didn't replace them with at least temporary contractors or IT people from other departments, then they intentionally left their guard down. Strike when the guard is down. Just because the events occurred near each other is circumstantial. If I was working on penetrating Sony's systems, I'd increase my attempts if the security department just got laid off too.
We at T-Mobile would like to apologize for accidentally giving you the wrong phone. We sent you the "G2 smartass phone" instead of the "G2 smartphone".
If this law is too broad it can actually do harm. Would bad code that contains bugs be illegal as well? How are they categorizing it?
I'm sure most people don't mind occasional outages. In this situation, however, you're paying for many services linked to a PSN account and not only are you not getting the service promised, but they're hiding the fact that your personal information has been compromised. This is a step below bait and switch. instead of a lower quality service, they're providing an unservice. Deliberately hiding knowledge of the loss of private data for this long is at the LEAST a fine.
Losses suffered don't have to be financial. The loss of security can be costly. In this day in age when identify theft can wreak havoc, having personal information floating around the internet can be difficult and expensive to monitor and defend against. The damage is the loss of a secure identity, at a minimum.
I don't have a PSN account, I'm just following this story out of interest in security practices.
Whew, I'm glad humans are considered part of the great apes and not monkeys. I knew that tail dexterity test was rigged against me!
It's worse than leaving your door unlocked. It's more like leaving your door unlocked and putting a sign out front in blinking lights telling everyone it's unlocked. (Broadcasting.)