I haven't even looked, but I bet the comments are full of posts saying something along the lines of "What if I forgot the password?" Unfortunately, this cop-out won't work or if it will, it won't for long. In many countries, the courts have already taken a stance that in such a scenario, it's at the court's discretion whether to actually believe your claim of forgetfulness or not. There is no reason to believe the exact same thing won't happen in the US.
... Supreme Court has upheld the patentability of software concepts, while setting limits: Companies can't patent a mere abstract idea on a computer, but can patent software ideas that advance or improve upon existing ideas.
Ah, yes, and gun manufacturers and distributors facilitate murder, right?
Except laws and court proceedings are supposed to precisely deal with exactly semantics. That's half the reason they exist in the first place.
You are looking at this in precisely the wrong way: there are countless and countless planets in the universe, as such, the odds of our planet being the only one to have civilization are extremely poor.
This is not how the world works in the 21st century anymore. Of course, Google does have offices in France, but don't assume they coudn't just close them. The internet is a funny thing, it doesn't give a crap about arbitrary geographic borders. I provided you with content: my reply to your post, do I now "operate" in your country?
When the constitution was ratified, the militia was the only defense that the United States had, and all able bodied men were expected to be ready to serve.
Now, whether the militia is the intent of the second amendment is a question that we have been asking for a long time now. The wording of the second amendment is not particularly clear on that.
It can be reasonably argued that the whole point of the second amendment is to allow citizens to protect themselves from an oppressive goverment. So no, limiting it to only people serving in a federally sanctioned militia would go "just a tiny bit" against the original idea.
"Stable". You keep using that word but do not seem to know what it means.
It's the people, goddammit!
No, It's because Bitcoin is stupid.
It can't expand and shrink to fit economic use.
That's a feature, not a bug. A lot of Bitcoin proponents are backing Bitcoin PRECISELY BECAUSE it's a medium of exchange free of government meddling.
The people asked for the ministry that on twitter, laws are broken (insults, privacy laws etc).
Twitter was contacted by the ministry and did nothing, so a court ordered that the only way to preserve Turkeys peoples right is to block twitter.
This is not how the internet works. You don't get to dictate what a service provided by a company located in another country does or does not offer. And the sooner your realise that your futile attempts to "erase" said service from "your internet" by various blocking methods, the faster you stop making a moron deserving utter humiliation out of yourself.
I always chuckle when I read yet another pundit claim that Bitcoin is going to fail because it's not government-backed. A significant part of current Bitcoin userbase are libertarian-minded folk who believe (and with very good reason) that a goverment-backed currency equals a currency that's constantly meddled with by said government, so having a government-backed crypto currency is precisely what they DO NOT WANT. Not having central banks fuck about with the money supply and the lack of need for banking institutions are features, not bugs.
They would like to use the device? Since iOS7, there is an anti-theft security measure that prevents a "misplaced" iOS device from being activated with a new AppleID unless the device was specifically "unregistered" from the AppleID of the previous owner. Wiping the device won't help, as the activation of the wiped device will ask for AppleID credentials of the previous owner.
There's no reason for private companies to profit off the basic requirements of a functioning society
So there should be no private energy companies? No private guards / security companies? No private education and no private health care? What a crock of shit.
So what's wrong with Office 365?
Because storing your private/confidential information in a cloud is a stupid idea, because you don't really have control over your data.
Anything you store in Microsoft's cloud is subject to the PATRIOT Act and can be demanded with a secret warrant.
So how about, use Office 365, but.... don't use the cloud features? Shocking idea, I know!
Does anyone actually use the damn Windows Key?
In Windows 8, you actually kinda have to.