You use that phrase a lot, blissfully unaware that there's no such legal device as imminent domain. Maybe you're referring to eminent domain? Not being able to spell the term, you probably know very little about what it entails.
No, this was a clear violation of CPNI. They either needed to confirm his identity via physical photo ID or his password/Pin over the phone. If they gave ANY information about his account at all, even the fact that he had one, without the Pin/Password they violated CPNI and their fines will be substantial.
Now if his Pin was something stupid like his birthday, well that's his own fault.
As far as I understand it, CPNI rules only apply to telecommunications carriers.
With the astounding ignorance of patents shown by the majority of posters here, not to mention lack of knowledge of the actual claims listed in the proposed patent,
The patent is a near-exact description of how paypal works.
Minus the ridiculous fees no doubt.
Of course, Bitcoin probably doesn't go very far at the Terre Haute prison commissary.....
Oh I disagree. I would imagine the population there would be familiar with the Silk Road.
I think that's the Hershey Highway you're thinking of.
Your insurance pays everything after you hit your annual out-of-pocket-maximum. For instance the lowest-end plan offered by my employer:
Lowest premium with highest deductible
No office visit co-pays, but member is responsible for full cost of care until $6,000 (individual) or $12,000 (family) deductible is met
No co-insurance responsibility - After $6,000/$12,000 deductible/out-of-pocket max is met, plan pays 100% for covered services
Certain preventative care is covered at 100%
Prescriptions have the same co-pay amounts as other PPO options ($10 for generic, $40 for formulary).
As an individual, my total yearly cost beyond the premium payments is capped at 6,000.
Note a lot of plans have a higher out-of-pocket-max than the deductible.
With various reports referring to it as a power outage and others as a test of backup systems, I'd guess this was a generator load test where something went wrong with the transfer switch. We do those off-hours monthly at the data center where I work and, being the nervous sort, I'm grateful they usually coincide with one of my days off, although ours have gone smoothly.
typo, so sorry:
Why not rename this site \dup?
Some high profile companies/people fucked up and lost money, so the market shut down.
Er no, this was an unrelated glitch with Goldman 2 days *before* last weeks Nasdaq shutdown.
Let me know if they ever figure out how to apply this bacteria to seed before planting or spraying after sprouting. Then they'll have something worth talking about.
Er, that's exactly what is disussed in TFA:
"The process that Cocking developed, based on his discovery, is known as N-Fix. It involves covering seeds in a non-toxic coating that contains the bacterium. As a seed sprouts and the plant grows, the bacterium enters through its roots, and ultimately ends up in every cell of the plant. This means that every one of those cells is capable of fixing nitrogen from the atmosphere – just like sugarcane does."
At the ISP where I work one of our ticketing systems actually has Rodents as a standard cause code.
I work for an ISP and recall, I think it was last year or maybe early this year, that one of our Atlanta data customers had 3 circuit down trouble tickets over the span of several months where the reason for outage ultimately turned out to be theft of telco cable. 3 times!!!
After the usual confusion it was finally determined that one of the ISP's staff had "noticed a cable not quite seated" while working on the data center floor. He had apparently followed a "standard procedure" to remove and clean the cable before plugging it back in. It was a fiber cable and he managed to plug it back in wrong (transposed connectors on a fiber cable). Not only was the notion of cleaning the cable end bizarre -- what, wipe it on his t-shirt? -- and never fully explained, but there was no followup check to find out what that cable was for and whether it still worked. It didn't, for nearly a week.
Actually there's nothing odd about cleaning a fiber connection at all and it is a very exacting process (see link below). Apparently exacting in this case just didn't include re-inserting the ends in the right holes.
Inspection and Cleaning Procedures for Fiber-Optic Connections