Although the term roundabout is sometimes used for a traffic circle even in the United States, U.S. traffic engineers now make the distinction that in a roundabout entering traffic must always yield to traffic already in the circle, whereas in a traffic circle entering traffic is controlled by Stop signs, or is not formally controlled.
You needed local knowledge to know what the hell to do in those circles - the Hamilton circle (removed a long long time ago for the Hamilton Mall) and the more recently removed Cardiff circle near the Shore Mall.
And if you think it's one of the "bad guys" instead of one of the "good guys" (girls) getting the job... well, working attorneys in copyright (and other "intellectual property" areas) are usually working to protect and monetize the "property" in question. You'd probably have a tough time coming up with a good list of candidates, with good resumes, for the job who share your ideology (or mine) on the issue. Someone like Stephan Kinsella would be both qualified and share our sentiments, but I'm sure he doesn't want the job, nor the job him.
I think you meant to refer to the horde of people not as intelligent as yourself, not the hoard. But point taken.
Not sure why Yahoo! or AFP or anyone else would suddenly consider this news. But I can take a few guesses.