you've actually got to enforce regulations to get them to work or people will defraud others
Pay attention. Over and over again we see government programs that shouldn't exist at all gamed by fraudsters, from welfare to education vouchers. Now you are shocked that this stupid corporate welfare is being gamed and abused? It was obvious that that was going to happen from the very start, and it should be obvious to you that the government never has a history of properly enforcing regulations to stop fraud. The policy is only to expend a tiny amount of effort to catch one or two offenders and "make an example" of them, but the others ignore this and continue collecting taxpayer money. You don't solve this problem by enforcing regulations, you solve this problem by not creating it in the first place, or admitting that it failed and shutting it down.
There are no royalties for trademarks. Others are simply not allowed to use the trademark.
Oh, one more thing (obligatory):
I always thought Swatch was a contraction for Shitty watch.
OK, so in Saudi Arabia homosexuality is illegal and may be punished with death, but there are negative things about the country too.
Perhaps if you live in such a country you shouldn't go on a computer network and post information that would lead back to you and get you killed. Sounds like some people earned themselves Darwin Awards.
OK, just kidding, I know we should be more compassionate towards the homosexuals until there is a cure for their sickness,
what system would you propose to better reward drivers
Time and a half for the drivers, with no increase share to Uber itself during times of emergency or extreme demand (it is easy to justify an incentive to get the drivers to work during the crisis, Uber should be working anyway.). Any more would be (and is) gouging.
it is just replacement camera components that are on offer, not replacement iPhones.
How do they admit that they have a serious problem with a device manufactured less than a year ago and then not do all that they can to back up customers who spent a small fortune on the devices? Not everyone lives in LA and can go walk in to an Apple store (even if the stores are able to fix the phone while you wait, which is not a certain thing). Being without a phone for six to eight weeks is not a viable option, and certainly not a viable option for am expensive device that may have a viable life of a year to 18 months before Apple tells the sheep it it time to line up and buy the next one.
how many people on the left are calling for increased government surveillance?
Well, lets see. The top "man" on the left is certainly doing it. And he really got pissed when the patriot Snowden revealed what his administration was doing. And his party seems to be behind him (in both this and the destruction of American ideals in plenty of other ways). So all in all I would say most of them.
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