Infringing a patent is not a crime. Sure, the patent holder could bring litigation against you for simply making a patented part, but about all that would accomplish is a court order barring you from making another one, and of course cost them lots of money. So in practice, as far as patents are concerned, yes you can make anything you want for yourself. If you start making money by selling such items, then you may have a problem.
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I try not to let Trojans anywhere near my backdoor.
Some things never change
England called. You're in big trouble now.
Execution is not about revenge.
Oh, and I'm betting that we'd have so few criminals on death row after this went into effect, that we could simply abandon capital punishment altogether, ending this whole stupid ass debate for good.
I dunno, I've deprived myself of oxygen before. Just breath in a bag for awhile. You'll go into full panic long before reaching the point of losing consciousness.
On the other hand, I've also cut the flow of blood to my brain by constricting my jugglers, and actually passed out a couple times doing it. I freaked a bunch of kids out in grade school doing it in class, actually. It's completely painless and doesn't trigger the slightest bit of panic. You can be pleasantly unconscious in 15 seconds that way. I suspect that bleeding to death is similar.
How long would it take to drain an inmate's circulatory system to the point of rapid unconsciousness? Guaranteed to kill, and no less humane than lethal injection.
I LOVE this idea. Except, I would expand it make it a no-strings-attached option for anyone charged with any felony, maybe even any misdemeanor. Change the guilty plea to, "how do you plead, guilty, not guilty, or kill me now?" And, of course, the option should be extended to anyone currently service time. Our prisons would be nearly empty within a year.
Somebody mod this up. This is dead right.
Google can encrypt the data all they want, right down to encrypting it when it arrives, and leaving it encrypted for its lifetime on their servers, but the NSA can just say "gimme the data AND the keys to unlock it". The keys are just data, and obviously Google has access to them, therefore so does the NSA.
Pretty much this. There should be no way to change an ID. It's called an ID for a f***king reason.
And (amount, address, timestamp) as a key? That's funny sh*t right thar!
I have absolutely no idea why people find them appealing.
Hint: They taste good.
I hope they start farming lobsters first. My favorite bug! Then crab, then shrimp... Mmm yummy bugs
...does that make the Moon Earth's toque?
Data might be the new oil, but the data of any one average person is worth almost exactly nothing. Should I charge Google almost exactly nothing for my data?