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Comment: Re:Better analogy: (Score 1) 112

You can find out all you need by googling "wiretapping two party state". Most refer to recording phone calls, but it includes anything recording voice. Here is a map, with the red states indicating which you can be charged with wiretapping for recording a conversation without all parties consent: Essentially, without consent in these states, recording audio is considered "Interception of communication", which is why it falls under wiretapping laws

Comment: Re:A openly editable source has errors? (Score 1) 200

by TheRealMindChild (#47101375) Attached to: Wikipedia Medical Articles Found To Have High Error Rate
Not only that, but I have made several edits to where the "source" for the information either contradicted what was being documented, or didn't have any relation at all. Especially cites from NIH, people use the article title as reference, but the contents of the article have little to do with how the wikipedia editor interpreted them. A perfect example is the Timeline of the far future. The citations are dubious at BEST and flat out wrong in a significant amount of cases.

Comment: Re:Memories do decay (Score 1) 426

That is because after the memory starts to fade, we start remembering recalling that memory, not the memory itself. Each iteration likely has details that weren't recalled, so they can be supplemented with someone elses recollection, or simply imagination filling in the gaps. Since this process isn't observable it is hard to tell where the memory changed and how

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