This puts a whole new spin on early termination fees."
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access to unfiltered information will make people THINK!
who would have thought?
starting with a full pardon, medals, Nobel peace prize et al
he should be appointed to oversee the NSA & the like, so that they stop overreaching as they do now
at least we know Snowden is a person how won't step aside on these issues
and they are still making computers...
same here: I have a car and an airplane license. OTOH I have both EASA and FAA airplane licenses, so overall I might count as 3
other then the slug exited the barrel, I wonder if they could aim this thing over any usable distance, and hit the target with it?
like, the very concept of restricting other peoples behaviour, how would you be able to do that?
would you accept a similar 'ban' on your behaviour in return?
RMS's idea predates the latest bank bailout era with many many years. his idea was not inspired by 'too big to fail' at all. his idea is simple a mechanism to make sure there are fewer big companies - and only in cases where a larger size is indeed increasingly profitable, so that it's still worth to have the larger organization which has to pay more taxes because of its size.
RMS's experience is simply that 'large entities' don't behave in a 'good' manner, and thus there is a clear advantage to society of having fewer of them.
it's not how MIT acted, but the copyright law, that's what they should investigate. like how come someone can be threatened with 35 years in prison and a $1m fine for making state-funded research papers accessible to people at large?
for killing a person, you only get 4 years.
yeah, for killing Micheal Jackson, you get less than for distributing one song of his 'illegaly'
this has to stop.
sometimes I also have the feeling that these services are somewhat extortionist. I find this to be the case when they really don't help you in any way to track down the spam they think you're sending.
some of these are helpful and provide sample spam e-mails that they caught. usually the message ID is enough for me to track down the spam and spammer in question.
why such an organization would actually _not help_ fighting spam in this way is beyond me though.
if you're aim is to go for fast 3D, your range of choice is narrowed down to either ATI or nVidia. and, nVidias drivers are the better one.
yes, they are closed source, etc., but still they work.
no open source driver for these cards produces a sufficient level of performance. and, they lack a lot of features that are important for laptops. for example, the open source ATI drivers doesn't scale the GPU clock, which means your GPU will run at 100% all the time, your battery will get drained with it real fast (and your GPU fan will be spinning constantly)
then again, your goal might be different, and you're may not be focused on 3D
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