Parent fails English interpretation. The first sentence groups Ashley Madison members with other freethinkers as the subjects of illegal action. Freethinkers aren't the perpetrators, they're another class of victim roped in by the AM crowd to make out that hacking a cheaters website was just gosh-darned un-American.
Of course, the hackers aren't doing this out a sense of morality. Quite the opposite in fact - they just want to stir shit up and cause havoc.
Did we read the same articles? Neither commented on the profitability or productivity of Gravity Payments following the bump in pay at all. What they did say was, out of 120 employees, 2 whiny millennial narcissists threw their toys out the cot and quit when they found out they couldn't differentiate themselves from their colleagues by the heft of their pay packet. And that their friends might tap them for a loan what with all that extra cash they used to be taking home.
Talk about cutting off your nose to spite your face...
Isn't by definition a new law legal (assuming it isn't against a constitution or any higher law)? Is the only threshold that it would not cause financial harm if that is the case most laws should be illegal as they all cause financial harm to someone.
Because it violates the Treaty on the Functioning of Europe. Treaties take precedence over parliamentary laws. That's why they're so dangerous and shouldn't be negotiated in secret.
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