We forgive you.
From the summary, you would think that the author was someone who actually knew something about the effects of DRM on the publishing industry.
In fact, he's just some random blogger with the same point of view as just about everybody in IT.
The NSA is a federal institution, and the states have no jurisdiction. Unless you seriously believe that Maryland residents are going to burn it to the ground.
Give it up, Jane. You're making a fool of yourself.
Because if they hadn't liked these decisions, they could have just "nullified" them.
And these senior citizens will be long dead before anything is done about their bad decisions.
War on Terror?
War on Drugs?
Disrespect to LDS intended.
If so, you don't really have much faith in democracy.
I have plenty of faith in democracy.
I highly recommend it as a replacement for what the U.S. has now.
We'll have mass knifings, mass strangulations (an 18 inch zip tie is all it takes!), etc. instead.
If someone is running around with a knife or zip ties(!!!) they can easily be taken down or trapped by 3-4 people.
Try that when the perp has a gun.
It's not an unreasonable argument that the design of programming languages might ape the power structure of the society from which it springs.
With a highly verbal programming language like COBOL, perhaps.
With a language that consists entirely of mathematical symbols and operators like "if","else" and "while", no.