I LIKE the idea of the NSA spying on foreigners, but when it spies on American Citizens--without warrants--it becomes a vile and despicable organization that can and should be fully defunded.
We have taxicab regulation because unregulated cab drivers rip off consumers.
I want to know who is watching the watchers.
Pretty obviously criminal. The undercover agent put out the bait, the guy recognized it was bait, hesitated, then swallowed it whole.
What would Obama have to offer? Antitrust maybe?
If they do have exclusive skills, you want them on the team for that reason.
If they don't have exclusive skills, you want to include them in the team selection process because you can maximize your chance of obtaining those skills.
Not too hard.
Why go? The MPAA is a fierce advocate for repressive copyright restrictions. If you stop going to the movies, you stop their money.
Besides, almost every movie in the theaters is an expensive imitative mess.
The "movie industry" should die. We'll do much better with a wide array of cheaply made productions.
That's what net neutrality is all about, and why it is so important.
Does anybody know whether or not it automatically monitors sleep quality.
Only problem with that is that there is an increasing number of people who are trying to make a living from the work they present online. Those people need a reputation, and an effective harasser can really hurt their ability to make a living. In this situation, "ignoring the troll" might be the worst thing to do.
Otherwise, I'd agree with you.
What's the energy cost to physically produce a bitcoin? Anybody know?
Energy is more than money. It is power--in all senses of the word.
You probably mean 'asymmetric,' but what the hell. Very good post.
Except this time the snark was perfectly delivered at the perfect target.
That "beyond the law" comment is outrageous. For that man, "too much privacy" is "beyond the law."