Except it's not like that, because if it's mandatory then the robber knows ahead of time that the thing is useless to steal. That's the idea, at least.
Territory to be defended? Were talking about a bar in San Francisco, not a third world war-zone. If your experience is with the kind of place where it's normal to assault others at the slightest provocation, that's fine. But don't expect your experience to reflect those of us in a more civil society.
What is rude or offensive of taking photos of your friends? Nowhere was it said that photos were being taken of the people who were complaining.
Of course if you're taking pictures of a specific person you need to respect their wishes if they ask you to stop. But they don't have the right to tell you to stop taking pictures of your friends, or anyone else.
No one has every done that. As they shouldn't. Unless they work for the bar, they have no right to dictate other customers behavior.
So what? You can't be punished for doing something before it was illegal.
Escape civilization?? What the hell kind of bars do you go to?
Holding the camera up pointing at the room with the screen towards you would be offensive whether or not you were filming.
No it would not be, unless you are a psychopath. Seriously, people take photos in bars and nightclubs all the time.
Right, but the scientists decision to use a certain set of quasars could be influenced just as much as their decision to set the experiments parameters a certain way could be.
If the scientists free will in choosing the settings of the detectors can't be trusted, how can their free will in choosing the quasars that will choose the settings of the detectors be trusted?
How can he be accused of treason in the US if he is not a US citizen?
How does editorializing by the author of this piece equate to Google trying to bamboozle the public with nonsequiturs?
Most people are not in a position where they can legally take someones life, so I don't think this is really a slippery slope. Maybe make it a policy that the video can only be accessed if the officer is being investigated for wrongdoing.
Actually, NASA would do well to drive the Rover back there and study the hell out of it, if nothing else than to put the whack-job conspiracy nuts to shame.
You're assuming that whack-job conspiracy nuts can be shamed, an idea which is not supported by the evidence.
What the hell client are you using? None of what you are saying is true, have you even looked at Gmail in the past decade?