I've been a consultant for close to 20 years and I'm AMAZED by the decisions made by high level executives based solely on a sales pitch or based on the advice of a family member or friend that 'knows about computers and stuff'.
If you still have any respect for this forum within Slashdot, would you kindly cut out your political crap, please?
As this is a thread discussing the action of GREEDY ASSHOLES of the Music Industry, can you please stick to the context?
Subservience to the vested elite is not limited to the Conservatives - the critters on the other side of the isle, the Liberals, have also proven to be doing the same thing
It is thus an utter disgust for you kind to pollute this conversation by astroturfing the 'conservative vs liberal' debate
Extending copyright is a legislative action which means it has to be enacted by politicians. Those 'GREEDY ASSHOLES' you refer to would not be able to get away with their heavy handed tactics if they didn't have political clout through lobbying and campaign finance.
Simply falling on this switch wouldnt cause it to change positions - it requires a deliberate act to do so, the switch requires a certain force to pull up and then move to one position or another, its not like accidentally changing channels on your TV because you sat on the remote.
According to this video, the switch does not need to be lifted before being switched into the lock position
I would suggest comparing violence today with 50 years ago.
This would be valid if the only change over the last 50 years was the introduction of violent video games
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