Isn't "behaving" like a terrorist exactly the same as "being" a terrorist?
You could also convert the missing "to" into a "2" and add that to the 3.
Android apps can be ported to QNX, so why aren't app developers doing that? Oh yeah, I forgot, no one uses QNX devices
Maybe Mr Chen should be more focused on developing his ecosystem. Incentivize developers to port their apps and help partners create apps that offer the equivalent of the most popular apps in the other app stores.
As the saying goes
From the original article:
Back doors are a bad idea, Schmidt said. “It’d be great, if you’re the government, to have a trap door, but how do we at Google know that the other governments are not taking over the trap door from you?” he said.
He is not saying the government (presumably the US government) shouldn't have a backdoor. He is only expressing a concern that other governments might find ways to exploit it.
It always makes me feel depressed when reading posts like this. I live in South Africa. The quality of service we get from our fixed line provider means that I rarely get more than 384 Kbps on a 2 Mbps DSL connection. The fact that you need a way to make your home network about 3000 times faster instead of just 1800 times faster than my connection makes me want to cry. What makes it worse is that I pay about $50 USD a month for the "service".
A significant portion of the English speaking world uses metric AND still manages to use (and understand) expressions like "the whole 9 yards" or "6 feet under". It's not that difficult.
This would mean a whole lot more if Obama hadn't spent months defending the current practices
I guess that this is good news for Edward Snowden. The US is clearly not a place where he would go to jail for holding the government to account?!?
What you need to remember is that at the time the Soviet Union was very active in Africa, with particularly close relations with Angola. South Africa was a counter point to this
By accepting that the NSA is allowed to spy on anyone who is not American, without any limitations, the American people have let the genie out the bottle. This allows the NSA to gain access and capabilities that are then turned inwards to spy on Americans as well.
“Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.” - Abraham Lincoln
When looking at contracts, in many cases a good test of fairness is to swap the names on the contracts and see if both parties are still happy. I think this test would work well here as well:
United States president, Barack Obama, has launched a blistering attack on Brazilian espionage at the UN general assembly, accusing the ABIN of violating international law by its indiscriminate collection of personal information of US citizens and economic espionage targeted on the country's strategic industries.
Sounds pretty reasonable to me