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Comment: Re:Nipples and terrorism? (Score 1) 134

As it was closing an era in this part of North America in which unpopular political speech was greeted with torture, imprisonment and death, it was understood to apply to political speech being restricted by the politicians.

Of course, at the time. speech in general was a tad more civil - norms and mores more closely observed in public rather than flouted for attention-seeking effect.

Comment: Re:*facepalm* (Score 3, Interesting) 211

Out in the boonies, or in a reception-poor building in the 'burbs, SMS can take literal days to get through.
That would be an inconvenience up with which I would prefer not to put.

Now, an app that works like one of those SecureID fobs, so I'm not dependent on the vagaries of wireless reception? That would be pretty cool.

Comment: Re:Really need to post information about the act (Score 3, Insightful) 56

by disposable60 (#49146533) Attached to: Patent Trolls On the Run But Not Vanquished Yet

"the court" brings nobody. It is up to each side to employ and bring in its own 'experts.'
That's one of the things that makes a defense so expensive. The plaintiff can promise a cut of the take, but the small respondent - so far - has no such resource.

With your bare hands?!?