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Property is something you own by law - for example, a factory, acres of land, an idea, rights to do this that or the other, someone elses' work. It contrasts with...
Possession. Something you *physically own*, for example, your toothbrush or radio, or smartphone, or (at a stretch) the house you live in.
We oppose the former, but support the latter.
"not the average bobby on the beat"
And when was the last time you saw one of those?
In my area of North London it's weeks maybe even months between sightings.
Last? Earlier this morning. Time before? A couple of days ago. Any evening I go out into town there's a few wandering. There's usually one patrolling the rest of town too. I'm not fan of the police, but I see them quite often.
"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind." So said Albert Einstein, and his famous aphorism has been the source of endless debate between believers and non-believers wanting to claim the greatest scientist of the 20th century as their own. A little known letter written by him, however, may help to settle the argument — or at least provoke further controversy about his views. Due to be auctioned this week in London after being in a private collection for more than 50 years, the document leaves no doubt that the theoretical physicist was no supporter of religious beliefs, which he regarded as "childish superstitions"."
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A draft consultation Green Paper suggests internet service providers would be required to take action over users who access pirated material.
Under a "three strikes" rule they would receive an e-mail warning, suspension, and then termination of their contract.
Six million people a year are estimated to download files illegally in the UK."