Y but given that the amount that can turn the tied is about 1/100 of what google spent to acquire their patent portfolio, it would actually serve them well to spend it.
the music and movie industry spent 120 millions on lobbying, start spending money in DC get laws passed that protect things necessary for your business.
Well these carry a bit more risk, and are actual physical evidence. How can a file be evidence of anything? Creating a file with appropriate timestamps is trivial. If this dude was actually a serious threat they would setup a ton of surveillance, apprehend his associates etc. This just seams to be done in order to have some positive stats on a fight against terror (catching those who are real threat is way harder).
Ok let's pretend for a second that I do not like you and want you to go to Jail now all I have to do is plant a USB stick with a few things downloaded from the internet and you are gone.
And what relationship does this have to the story? She was not a member of Ukrainian legislative body at the time actions in question took place neither was she at the time of prosecution. So what is your point? There was fairly strong legal grounds for her conviction although it was obviously politically motivated.
they sell rebranded 1TB drives for 1K USD seams they could afford to absorb $20
The reason is not odd, higher level managers higher less capable people to make sure they can not take their position.
normally there is per transaction fee of 25 cents + some % so this estimate might be OK
well one does not need to take such a long term view, a country with more then 3 trillion dollars in reserves is obviously profiting from this manufacturing economy.
Well who runs JPM is a matter for shareholders to decide, not being a shareholders do not care either way. Although Jamie did start selling off crappy assets way before 2008 and was taking a loss in a time when all banks were showing strong profits, so I'd say he knows what he is doing.
Well the people that owned even the more sane JPM have lost about 1/2 of their money in 2008 so they did pay. They were not saving dumb shit investors, but majority of people all things told banks with their actual assets could cover a loss of about 5% so if they were not bailed out all people having having $ at the banks would get 0 and FDIC could not cover their gurantees.
Seams the way the Occupy wall street was dealt with is almost on par with how Russia handles such situations. If you carefully compare US and Russia the only metric where US would clearly be in better situation - level and openness of corruption
I am 32 year old with 12 years experience in IT my friends are anywhere from 35 to 47 none has being out of a job for more then 2 month, reason being they are really good at what they do and adapt well to changing landscape.
I think there is fairly strong correlation between sucking at something and complaining about people taking away jobs.
There is no agism there are people that get stuck with skills that are not in demand and are unwilling to learn new things