In other words, this allows the anti-vaxxers and religious nuts to go to their chiropractor, osteopath or other quack to get an exemption. Hell there are plenty of MDs that will write a prescription for anything you want for $50.
He doesn't sound much like a libertarian. More like a Republican trying to look cool.
Umm, I pay Comcast to delivery content to me. If I want to stream video from a content provider, that's my decision. I make the request, not the content provider. The request for data is coming from Comcast's customer, not the content provider.
If Comcast is losing money because of the requests that I make, then they need to change their pricing structure with me, not blackmail the content provider.
We need enforcement of current laws. I have never, never, seen anyone pulled over for talking or texting on the phone. Let alone charged for it.
And if we're talking about context-sensitive devices, how about a car that extends a 4" spike from the steering wheel every time it sense you fscking around with your phone.
Canola was created using traditional cross-breeding techniques. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C... That this idiot with a blog doesn't know the difference between that and genetically modified organisms probably shouldn't be a surprise to anyone.
That a Slashdot reader doesn't know the difference is just plain disappointing. (I must be new here etc.)