I hate geographic restrictions also, but you are taking a very narrow definition of "unavailable" that defies common usage. If there is no legal way to acquire something, it is not available. The fact that this is a choice Amazon is making and could make differently does not change the fact that it is not currently available to you.
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So you behaved like an asshole and got fired for it. But fortunately you can force your employer to officially forget all the ways you subverted their interests and only remember the good things. This is supposed to make people feel better about the right to be forgotten?
I looked at http://www.amsc.com/pdf/PM3000...
The spec sheet claims "power density of up to 130 W/in. (7.9 W/cm)"
But I also see:
Dimensions 38.2in*19.8in*18.7in = 14100 in^3
AC Power 690V * 750A = 520000 VA
Density: 37 VA/in^3 (also an upper bound on W/in^3)
What is the justification for the 130 W/in^3 claim?
But Dishonored also had several different sets of in-game bonuses depending on which store you bought the game from.
Right, because they fly enough that they can get free uprades on almost every flight, or worst case they can afford to pay for the upgrade out of pocket.
Getting a signature on a piece of paper is a bit impractical in the internet age, don't you think?
Would this prevent sites from counting how many visiters their site received? How about the number of visiters using Comcast? How about the number of visiters using Comcast in Dallas? The number of visiters with IP 126.96.36.199?
Would this mean that Amazon's fraud team would have to shut down, because they look for suspicious pattens of activity? For that matter, would credit card companies be able to do fraud analysis on your purchase history? Would they even be able to send you a bill?
The right to be forgotten is a good goal, but there are a lot of messy details to be worked out.
As I understand it, for regulated services USPS is not allowed to offer any negotiated prices to any company. Sunday delivery is presumably an unregulated add-on, but for normal weekday package delivery Amazon has to pay the same prices as any other shipper. One way Amazon gets around that is by using their own trucks to move packages as close to the consumer as possible, then mailing the package only a short distance. The post office can also unofficially rebate money by doing joint advertising.
Of course if we start schools later, parents will want their work schedules later too. And if we do that, stores will need to adjust their hours to accomodate both employees and customers, and evening entertainment will probably want to start later. Coordinating all of that sounds tricky, so what if we just get together and chose an arbitrary date on which we will all start things an hour later?
You have to collect the correct taxes for every jurisdiction, but you submit them to the states, not to local jurisdictions. The state then distributes the funds according to the data in your filing.
Spying on foreign governments is pretty much the job description of the NSA. Spying on domestic communications is something they get away with, spying on foreign communications is what they were created to do.
I imagine the Mexican government will be publicly shocked to learn these details, but their counterintelligence teams have likely privately detected and thwarted other US hacking attempts.
Could I get a citation on Snowden claiming to know all about China's and Russia's intelligence?
I used to do that. However, there are some cashiers (even rarer than the ones who ask for ID), who know and care that credit cards aren't valid unless signed and will not accept a card with "Ask for ID" on it.
Oddly enough, computers are not typically good at making complex judgement calls, like determining whether or not a given product is "food" under the arcane definitions in various cities, counties, and states. That requires a person to research the product, research the law, and apply the latter to the former.
Years ago, before Amazon changed to supporting sales taxes, there was an effort by several online retailers to negotiate with states to create a uniform set of taxable categories, so products could be classified once, and only the tax rate would be variable from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Regrettably, this effort did not succeed.
Aside from the headline, I don't see a single mention of electronic voting in the summary, the article, or the candidate's website. Somebody at Motherboard just thought "digital voting" sounded more exciting then "digital campaigning".