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Comment Re: Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis (Score 1) 208

Obviously why NZ the government found the police were using an illegal surveillance technique, so they just made it legal, then backdated the law to take effect just before the first known use of this video surveillance. Hey presto, no day in court for those responsible.

Comment Re: This is typical of the "Jobs era" Apple (Score 1) 135

Because it is more than just getting your songs onto the device. It's playlist management, and the metadata it syncs, making songs and podcast you played as played in itued too. I just wish they would remove rest of the i device synching to an always running service so I don't have to keep itunes open All the time just to sync my phone.

Comment Re: I smell a rat. (Score 1) 115

And that is why there is protection against compelled disclosure of keys. Can you prove someone hant forgotten a password? What if like true crypts double volume, they just gave cops the key to the volume with nothing on it? What if it needed a kefile that has now been deleted or changed?

Comment Re: Umm...damage (Score 2) 149

The damage has already been done. It's ended his mirage and torn his family apart, frozen his assets and been gerally inconvenient, all without even trying him yet. This is purely to strike fear into anyone who might want to challenge copyright as the US sees it.

This is the theory that Jack built. This is the flaw that lay in the theory that Jack built. This is the palpable verbal haze that hid the flaw that lay in...