It doesn't matter what the mayor's office does to prepare for an emergency, there will always be someone there to say they were wrong to do it.
But $30,000 is SO AFFORDABLE! Everyone can buy two..no, THREE! It's a golden age of car ownership! Unless you also want food and shelter, I mean.
You should actually read the ruling. The issue was that the defendant destroyed the hard drive before he was notified that he was being sued. He had no reasonable expectation that he would have to produce it for evidence.
That whole summary is a mess.
They haven't needed a warrant to search your phone for a long time.
People keep saying "fire the officers", but this should be a criminal matter. Tampering with evidence, violation of civil rights under color of law, etc. Fire them, jail them as provided by law, make the settlement come out of their pocket (or, perhaps, the pension fund) instead of making the taxpayers foot the bill. HOLD THEM PERSONALLY ACCOUNTABLE AND RESPONSIBLE. Then, and only then, will it stop.
I love their fries.
Maybe he typed it on an iPhone.
No, because I don't get my historical information from fictional films. I watched a fictional movie last year about giant robots landing on the moon but I didn't get upset at Hollywood for claiming that giant robots beat us there. Only a moron gets angry at a fiction writer for writing fiction. Now, if you had said "Ken Burns made a WW2 documentary and got the following facts wrong..." Then yes, I would say you had a legitimate gripe at Ken Burns (and not at "Hollywood"), but I would just tell you to stop watching Ken Burns films.
The whole argument that "Hollywood" always gets history wrong in favor of the Americans when making fictional films is just petty jingoistic whining. If it really bothers you that much, go make your own films and set the record straight.
>And when Americans make movies, three British sailors of whom two died getting secret materials out of a sinking German U-Boot suddenly become Americans!
You know that wasn't a documentary, right?
The Fifth Amendment would like to interject, please.
Scammers, by definition, do not follow the law. What makes you think they'd concern themselves with something as petty as a Do No call law?
And yes, you should consider yourself lucky. These kinds of calls are becoming more frequent and MUCH more aggressive. I had one scammer call me back over a hundred times in one day when I hung up on him. I eventually just routed all incoming calls to my fax machine.
HIPAA, PCI, Sarbanes Oxley, Et. al. I'm seeing more and more call to implement ways to control data in the age of bring-your-own-device and mobile workforces. If a company can let a user work from the coffee shop but still keep the actual data inside the datacenter, then a thin-client solution becomes more and more attractive.
When pay TV was first launched, it was with the promise of commercial-free content. That didn't last long. When satellite radio was launched, it was with the promise of commercial-free content. That didn't last long. Subscription-based streaming TV shows (like Hulu Plus)? That didn't last long.
Once you're used to paying extra for the service, the money grubbers will be back. It's inevitable.
I will sacrifice storage for RAM any day of the week and twice on Sunday. I cannot fathom why portables continue to be shafted with an anaemic 2GB (4 if you're very lucky) of RAM. Memory isn't that expensive these days, but holy crap does the OS run better with 6 or 8GB.
My last one was an 11.1" netbook with 8GB. I bought it because it was the only netbook with 8GB, which meant I could run Windows 7 and also one or more applications AT THE SAME TIME!. It has served me far better than any 15" laptop I ever had. It's going to suck trying to find an adequate replacement when this one croaks.