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Comment Asian Law (Score 1) 125

I'm asian and not a lawyer. However it is well known that the accuse here bear a some burden of proof. And you are not allowed to be represented by a lawyer while under investigation/interrogation. US laws do not apply here. I'm referring to general legal matters not referring specifically to the Internal Security Act which allow detention without trial.

Comment Re:Interesting scientific ethics (Score 1) 84

He needs to explain to his students that they can be rich beyond their wildest dreams because of their scientific discovery, sadly the court decision killed the dream. Actually he can explain to his student that it is a chicken and egg situation, without stem cells to begin with, there wouldn't be anything to implement with. Therefore, his scientific research will still have to be funded.

Comment Re:I am on Google side but... (Score 2) 385

I thought the same at first but after reading the court order from chilling effects(just follow the article links), I think otherwise.

- Order the defendant to withdraw the articles, photographs and graphic representations of Belgian publishers of the French - and German-speaking daily press, represented by the plaintiff, from all their sites (Google News and "cache" Google or any other name within 10 days of the notification of the intervening order, under penalty of a daily fine of 1,000,000.- ? per day of delay;

Comment Re:A cell phone tracking cell towers? (Score 1) 373

From what I understood from a related earlier article, the beef of the scientists who discovered this tracking information is that Apple stored this info unencrypted on the phone without cleaning up even after transmitting it back to Apple. Like you the experts have no problem with the tracking itself, its the haphazard way it is implemented.

This info is left open to whoever wants to know where you've been, say if you lost or got your phone stolen. Or maybe an estranged partner can find out where you've been while you are sleeping.

Comment Re:The Nobel Peace Prize is a joke (Score 2) 495

This is a quote taken from my local newspaper, by Raj Patel on American discontent with President Obama.
"A lot of us thought of him as the pizza delivery guy of change, where we would sit on our couches and he would being hot, steaming change in 30 minutes."

Which leads me to think, cultures and civilization can be easily destroyed by the drop of a bomb, to rebuild that will take time.

Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.