if they do that, every single country out there will go out and develop nuclear weapons deterrents. Ukraine specifically received guarantees from Russia for its protection when it gained independence, 20--25 years ago. Russia's word is so easily broken? Sad, dangerous and sad.
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Chromebooks have to be online to work, so remote into a debian/ubuntu vps and do your stuff there. SSH client app on chromebooks works great.
I used them for years,finally gave it up.
The API was not good enough, and for my use, cheaper VPS providers were cheaper.
Maybe it's cheaper to buy the blu-rays than to archive them...
My company does this, but selectively not on some sites, such as my WellsFargo banking account.
I'm a quantitative analyst at a bank, you insensitive clod!
(that aside, I have a BS, and 15 years experience in computer programming, and I essentially code solutions I design for internal clients. It's not bad at all!)
The reason it's not a sworn statement is because it's probably illegal to give her the letter, so the Malaysian Airlines personnel who gave her the letter could face criminal prosecution (and also find out how well the Malaysian government cooperates with the US Department of Justice).
Like you said, though, effin unreal.
How can she prove she is on the list when the airlines are instructed not to let the passenger know the reason why the passenger is denied boarding...
Did the airline refund her the price of the ticket and all associated transportation costs (hotel, etc?) No? Nice. If she paid for the ticket, and she's on a no-fly list, who reimburses her for the services not rendered?
You're pretty close to describing communist China.
Aren't US Ambassadors also part of the group being spied on?
Doesn't the NSA have the ability to put a manila envelope on the president's desk, and next thing you know: boom! Hellfire missile blows up you and your family. No police, no judge, no jury...
Actually, no. Once you enter the TSA screening area, you may not leave without going through with it...
Ah, uh, I have to replace the network card.
Oh, no, the machine is welded shut.
Get a new machine...
How do you know whether an order is lawful or not if the law itself is a secret?