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Comment Re:Encryption across radio waves is illegal? (Score 4, Informative) 138 138

I haven't looked in to it, but the statement "They said it would use low-frequency radio channels to connect a computer to public Wi-Fi hotspots up to 2.5 miles away, thus obscuring a user's actual location." makes me believe it would be using the portion of the amateur radio spectrum that borders the wifi range (as is used by HSMM) and thus encryption is not allowed.

Comment Re:This is America! (Score 1) 479 479

Unfortunately there are very well educated people who chose to ignore the science side of academia.

Your argument is logically inconsistent. They may be educated, but if they ignored the science curricula I don't think anyone would argue they were "well educated"

Comment Counter attack? (Score 3, Interesting) 134 134

Perhaps someone should write a javascript library that can detect if this "ad injection" library has been injected to the page, counter/block its effects and display a notice to the viewer that their ISP is up to some jackassery. Now that would have value.

Comment Re:Here's MY test (Score 1) 522 522

Your citation proves my point in the very last sentence. "but "Yes" if you extend interpretations to "intelligence," whatever that is."

Basically that an IQ test score only tells you how well someone did on an IQ test and is not an objective measure of their intelligence or possible performance.

Comment Re:Software defined radio frequency? (Score 1) 88 88

Before you consider doing that you should look up "notice of apparent liability for forfeiture" I think the average fine is 25,000 for willfully transmitting when you don't have permission to do so. And the FCC has nice new direction finding equipment.

Comment Re: One Word ... (Score 1) 234 234

Specifically where congress did this bit:

The stated purposes of the Act are "regulating interstate and foreign commerce in communication by wire and radio so as to make available, so far as possible, to all the people of the United States a rapid, efficient, nationwide, and worldwide wire and radio communication service with adequate facilities at reasonable charges, for the purpose of the national defense, and for the purpose of securing a more effective execution of this policy by centralizing authority theretofore granted by law to several agencies and by granting additional authority with respect to interstate and foreign commerce in wire and radio communication, there is hereby created a commission to be known as the 'Federal Communications Commission', which shall be constituted as hereinafter provided, and which shall execute and enforce the provisions of this Act."

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