Few trillion here, few trillion there... starts to add up to real money.
My point is that Government doesn't put competent people in charge most of the time. That's just the nature of the beast.
I got a better idea:
Let's get off oil, then they will have no power, no funding, and thus, no threat.
They can go back to pounding sand like they were 100 years ago.
if not, we will staple his eyes open and make him watch Hockey, Strange Brew, and drink Canadian beer until he can only say "Eh" and "Hoser".
Except this appears to be case of using regulatory power grab to do something that is probably not within the regulatory statute i.e. having to identify users. Does any other regulated service have to do so? cable? Broadcast?
Since they can't just order it via a judge or some other method apparently, they are trying to strong arm by threatening with an unrelated to the issue regulation they CAN control.
Why would you think that they could not twist being treated like "normal" criminals as something special? In the US, Muslim recruiting is prisons is very effective.
Liars are gonna lie, nothing you do is going stop that.
You statement does not apply to the OP context, the US and the US Federal Government.
Nice try tho. Maybe next time?
"The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.”
Fool me 16384 times, shame on you, fool me 0 times, shame on me.
and at the reasonable rates they offer for backups, split the cost of a backup license and backup to their cloud.
Even Lego sets.
but with a whimper.
How do you know they are not on a boat and unlicensed radio is often referred to as pirate radio.
in case you are just uninformed and not being an anonymous ass.
I can't tune to 666Mhz.
Yep. HAM is not anonymous, so people tend to behave themselves.
20m has some issues with radio pirates spewing hate speech, but mostly it is very civil.