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Comment: Re:Tel me... (Score 1) 852

by maliqua (#49683459) Attached to: Religious Affiliation Shrinking In the US

These people accept that it's a theory.
Religion is accepted as irrefutable fact. I personally wouldn't be opposed to religion if its practitioners had a bit more acceptance that the stories are lose interpretations based on observations and limited knowledge at the time, not to be taken as fact but as metaphor or guidance to help you live your life

Comment: Re:Usefull... (Score 3, Informative) 288

by maliqua (#49622223) Attached to: USBKill Transforms a Thumb Drive Into an "Anti-Forensic" Device

What everyone in this thread is overlooking is it basically does a 'shutdown now'.

trivially could be done with a power button and changing the acpi power settings to shutdown instantly rather than prompt you then shutdown.

The function of this device is grossly overestimated in the comments

+ - Music Industry Argues Works Entering Public Domain Are Not in Public Interest->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes: With news that Canada intends to extend the term of copyright for sound recordings and performers, the recording industry is now pushing the change by arguing that works entering the public domain is not in the public interest. It is hard to see how anyone can credibly claim that works are "lost" to the public domain and that the public interest in not served by increased public access, but if anyone would make the claim, it would be the recording industry.
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