The intent is the most troubling part for me as well. As a member of my local hackerspace (hackerspacecharlotte.org), I find it very unsettling that this judge now feels that I have intent to do anything that I'm capable BECAUSE is choose the label hacker. I like to take things (and sometimes code) and re-purpose it to do what I want it to do. Some people call this creativity, or innovation, or you guessed it - hacking. I'm not breaking the law, sometimes I'm not even voiding my warranty. Just because I like to hack stuff, and I don't ever want to stop... and I even want to help others learn to hack to (I'm the president of the hackespace after all, and we do mini hacking sessions at the local children's museum and the children's library on a regular basis), none of this means that I have the _intent_ to commit any crime. To think that anyone could use my my label as a hacker to show _intent_ is appalling. It is equally disturbing that a judge does not know the difference.
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Implement as much of the spec as you want.
I understand now why Samsung tried to seal it.
I don't. Why would you want to seal that? It seams significant and a pretty cut and dried fact (according to the transcript). So why not be out loud about it? Are they trying to not hurt the feelings of the guy that lied, and potentially cost them $1B? Samsung has hurt my feelings in the past when I tried to get some tech support from them for the device I paid them money for.
I love how the article that use's Jamie's unattributed pictures starts:
LET'S talk about plagiarism...
Isn't it good enough to have an energy efficient, low waste building near public transportation, and all the other things that do (and don't) come with being LEED certified? Why pay for a certification? Does that somehow make it more efficient? Sure if you've got money to burn and like shiny stickers, or if you thing that shiny sticker will help you make more money (or recoup your cost) or whatever reason you want to spend your money on the certification - go for it. But don't use my money. Build a good building yes, but there is no need for a sticker. NASA is for now, funded by my tax dollars, and this is how they want to use my money? Shame on them.
The term "stealing" sure has changed a lot lately.
...actually stealing is still stealing. Hasn't changed a bit. YOU may think less of it now than you did in the past, or how you perceive others to have thought of it in the past. But taking what is not rightfully yours... yep that stealing.
Taking it by forces does not make it rightfully yours.
Taking it when no one is looking does not make it rightfully yours.
Copying it and leaving the original does not make it rightfully yours.
Declaring it "discarded" (in your humble opinion) does not make it rightfully yours either.
The naked pictures are still good thought, right?
Link to Original Source
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Really? He thinks about cookies next.
So a government agency looking at where my car goes is not allowed (protected). But nakid pictures of my junk is fair game? WTF?
Back on topic thought... the 4th amendment doesn't really restrict itself to government agencies. It is a right of the people - one that is explicitly not ceded to the government. Simply the the government isn't allowed to infringe on your privacy doesn't mean that it's not still yours.
In any event, cookies are a choice, and most people choose to share them for their own benefit.
I'm gonna call the "winner" the guy that got to most [counted] votes... won.
Gestures. Use the mouse to back, forward, close tabs, open tabs, refresh, etc
Fast. The back button reloads the page from cache - without having to re-post form data!! (duh, chrome)
Tabs - the tab state is saved - even if you suddenly pull the power cable from the back of your computer
and the movie version of "Starship Troopers" was much better than the book.