I don't know if this is an issues with Comcast, but there are ISPs who force all DNS traffic to use their servers. It was a constant frustration when I was stuck with Excede (a US satellite internet provider).
Let's not all panic yet. The sky hasn't fallen and the bill hasn't even has its first hearing in committee, no less a vote in the full body. http://kslegislature.org/li/b2...
If you're referring to this you have an odd definition of "all companies" and should realize that this only applies to mass layoffs. Many layoffs are far smaller.
It's precisely that interpretation that leads many companies to set a policy of only verifying employment, regardless of how good or bad an employee was.
you'll have "simulators" over in China, India, wherever filled with remote drivers.
That might cause a bit of a latency problem. Plus it adds the risk that the next time a ship drags anchor on an undersea cable, several thousand trucks crash. Oops...
If only there was a button for that.
Apparently today's Godwin number is 10.
Then there's this: http://xkcd.com/925/
Actually, I believe, interwebs is a singular collective noun. Therefore the correctness of is/are depends on which version of English you prefer.
'Master Bates', is what we called little Norman, before he put on momma's dress.
I haven't done the math, but I think you'd have to eject something roughly the size of Australia for the effect on Earth's orbit to even be measurable.