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Comment: Re:Unauthorized export resale? (Score 1) 936

by Peil (#42285321) Attached to: New Hampshire Cops Use Taser On Woman Buying Too Many iPhones

Sort out your timeline, the videoing of other customers was a few days prior to this incident, where she saw other customers buying multiple devices when she was refused.

It was on her return to the store and again refused service that led to her being "tazed".

The interesting point is the Police depts guidance. They can use a tazer to overcome passive resistance - wtf?

Comment: Re:Would Patient Consent Work? (Score 1) 332

by Peil (#34747452) Attached to: Do Sleepy Surgeons Have a Right To Operate?

Amen to that, my youngest spent his first three months in hospital with a massive haemangioma on his head/neck.
The complications that ensued meant he had platlet and cryoprecipitate transfusions every 4 hours for the first two weeks, a short course of chemo to try and shrink the blood vessels in the growth, a stay in a Paediatric ECU, 2 procedures to fit a central line as he ran out of veins.

If he had been born in the States, there is a very good chance I would have been bankrupted, so while the NHS has it's many faults, quite a few I saw up close, I am very greatful to the system.

Byte your tongue.