Old guy with nothing better do harasses TSA agents over loophole, wasting the time of innocent people trying to catch their planes.
There was an article, or a cartoon, or something that I read once.
1970: You want to give every American a little tracking device so that we know where they are at all times, and can follow them as they move around? You're out of your mind if you think that will happen.
2010: I need another iPhone!
the financial institutions are required by various banking regulations
Paypal will tell you, repeatedly, that they are not a "financial institution" and are not bound by "banking regulations". Just ask them.
I just wanted to reiterate this statement
The cost to the patent troll for filing a lawsuit is around $500, but Bannert was forced to spend over $10,000 on a legal defense
It cost my stalker nothing to convince the local government to issue me an unconstitutional citation for holding a St. Patrick's Day party without a permit, and it cost me over $6,000 to get the citation dismissed.
As somebody who is being stalked myself, I believe that the correct way to fight privacy invasion is to keep doing what you're doing, and show the invaders that they cannot intimidate you.
But I realize that this is a decision each person must make for him/herself, and I am sorry but not necessarily surprised that this is the decision PJ made.
Unfortunately, you have no way of controlling, or even knowing, how the receiving company will handle your private information. The best you can do is protect the actual transmission of the information, which SSL should do for you.
I don't see why you should be concerned about the request or how "polite" it is. A simple statement to the effect that "I do not send personal information over the Internet without encryption. Please send me instructions as to how your company handles encrypted email. My preferred method is GnuPG, and this will be the quickest and easiest way from my end, but I can try to accommodate other methods."
The subway system's colors weren't designed for Brooklyn. They were designed for Manhattan.
So what happens to the platinum second they keep in the French vault?
Legally, commuting is not considered a "business expense". If you drive on actual company business, you might have employer-provided car insurance. I do. You should ask.
Quite frankly, the answer is "long-term thinking" vs "short-term thinking". An employee can either cost me $1000 or $1700. Which would I rather pay?
The same kind of thinking that makes a manager say "If I can save $10,000 , then that's a good thing. It's going to cost someone else $25,000 , but that money isn't *my* money, so it's still a savings."
I'm sorry to break it to you, but I was just watching a documentary about prehistoric times. The story centered around a couple named Fred and Wilma. Not only did they have a pet dinosaur, but they interacted with dinosaurs on a regular basis -- public transportation, household appliances, heavy machinery.
I have (or had) one, and liked it, but I can't find it. I got tired of being stared at on the Washington DC subway with a large round thing in my hands making a loud whirring grinding noise. It's in a closet somewhere.
Did it actually help? I don't honestly know. It felt good.
"My Ex-wife took the whole damn planet in the divorce. All I have left are my bones."
That quote was one of the many many reasons I hated that movie. "Gee, we need to force a perfectly reasonable medical nickname onto this character. Is this mallet large enough?"
You're still missing the part that not everybody was forced to wear them.