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A 61-year-old Florida mailman was arrested Wednesday after he landed a gyrocopter on the U.S. Capitol west lawn. The gyrocopter was carrying the pilot and 535 stamped letters for members of Congress urging 'real reform' to campaign finance laws.
So in other words, they arrested a Federal Employee on Federal Property for doing his job.
Personally, I was a hater of HBO for the last few years due to their open hostility to Netflix, their taking of sides AGAINST Net Neutrality and their tying of their streaming service to Comcast et al -- but I've come to forgive them a bit because of their work with Amazon in bringing their back catalog of originals for internet streaming free to Amazon Prime users and their launch of HBO Now, which I have signed up for.
So it pains me a bit to see HBO change tact and offer a compelling streaming service only to suffer a massive leak by a trusted party so soon after it's debut. While I'm sure HBO will take it in stride, I've long said that if these bad actors like HBO could offer legal channels to get their content without a wait, I would sign-up and not pirate. But, with this action and the amount of seeders and leachers, it seems the use case claimed by many -- that they only pirate due to not having a clear legal means to watch without having to wait several months for the DVD release -- is the exception and not the rule.
However, when I decided to teach myself to code a few years later, I found the weed really got in the way, so bought some beer and found I could drink a fair amount of beer and still grok the info I needed and retain it. As such, I stopped smoking weed and started drinking for my recreational pleasure.