"Apple can patch iMessage to handle this and then there's little work involved for the customers at all." Please, go ahead and explain what the fix for this is because apparently the engineers at Apple with all their fancy computer science degrees are unable to figure it out. Aside from the 45 day phone number deletion time that is already in place, what would you change?
It's never labelled as SMS, it's labelled as Messages. Apple simply chooses to deliver these messages over the best medium possible for the highest number of people. This is entirely the fault of users. There is no technical fix for this, the only mitigation would be to make the automatic deregistration time shorter which has its own problems.
Will we be asked to install the Ask Toolbar every time we plug in an Ethernet cable too?
Except constitutional free speech only applies to the government. YouTube can prevent you from saying whatever they want.
Did you even read the TechCrunch article? They are clearly not similar at all.
ISPs often have local monopolies that don't apply to car manufacturers.
Isn't that the point of the whole post? Is it that unlikely that sites would start using a file on their own server as a proxy to load ads via?
Could have Yelp hash the names of the reviewers and have Mr. Hadeed hash the names of his customers then the judge could compare the list of hashes. Ok, it's not perfect but it could eliminate some of the legitimate reviews from further scrutiny.
What's your point? If they are indeed fake customers, I bet Mr. Hadeed gets a lot of money from his libel suit. If they are real customers I expect they will get fuck all.
Paying people (in the form of discounts) for good reviews really isn't much better.
By "in the clear" you just mean legally. The business owner now knows exactly who you are. What happens if they try and get revenge on you?
If it's legitimate amnesia the body has ways of making you remember.
I still don't understand these privacy concerns. I can't think of many public places I could go near where I live where I wouldn't be being recorded anyway. As soon as I step outside my front door I am being recorded by at least two neighbours security cameras and many businesses have them too. I am not saying this loss of privacy is acceptable, just that the Google Glass doesn't really make it any worse.
So, according to you, every time you scan for wireless networks on your computer you are violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?
That is like saying anyone who makes realistic paintings is plagiarizing the natural world. There is nothing wrong with using your talents to create a copy of something that already exists using a new medium.