That hasn't worked too well with the NSA. I can't imagine that a private corporation with a financial incentive would be able to restrain themselves from attacking their competetors once they were given the go-ahead to start lashing out when their network gets DDOSd.
Yeah, I can't see any way that the school could have a copyright claim to the pictures unless they were paying the student to take them, and unless things have really changed since I was in high school, "student photographer for the school yearbook" is not a payed position.
In what country? Here in the USA, groups called corporations have more rights than individuals, including the right to make unlimited bribes... i mean campaign contributions.. to whatever politician they think will legislate them a tax-break.
Canada is the only country with a single-payer system that is looking for private sector solutions and that's because they're also the only country with a single-payer system that made it illegal for private corporations to compete with the goverment to provide healthcare.
Canada is literally the only country in the world struggling with the problem you mentioned. European countries generally have large private health care industries that make significant income performing optional and cosmetic procedures. Medical tourism is a thriving industry in Europe. Germany alone makes about €1 billion in revinue per year on medical tourism.
For some reason, pretending that a single poorly implemented health care system is representative of all single-payer systems has become an American past time.
"(payola, after all, is how rock and roll circumvented major label contempt for the genre)"
It's difficult to take someone's opinions about net neturality seriously when they don't understand the difference between broadcast media and on-demand media.
Over 10 miles of cable needed to be replace, and yes there was a fire. 18 server racks full of equipment needed to be replaced as well. The fire actually only damaged about 1/4 of the hardware mounted there, but the fire hoses took care of everything the fire didn't.