Times have really changed when the Counsel for Litigation and Antitrust at Microsoft is complaining about monopoly abuses instead of defending their client against them.
What the Seperatists [as I am now calling them] should do is:
* Find a better country that fulfills all of their political, economic and social needs and desires. I'm sure for many of these fine folks there is something in the Middle East, Northern Africa or Eastern Europe that qualifies.
* Pack their bags
* Renounce their U.S. Citizenship.
I see no cause that Americans should drag down these good folk with our democratic ways. Secession is utterly unnecessary.
Lets take a little look at the history of Microsoft and clearly understand what we're getting into before we blindly adapt one of their standards.
Feel free to check out a little perl utility I wrote for creating aliases or shortcuts for remote ssh logins. If you have a lot of hosts to manage it can make your life easier:
Download the file, name it "remote-ssh-access". To read the perl documentation just use "perldoc remote-ssh-access"
I wish they'd release a new movie!
(that was a joke)
This story really rubs me the wrong way. They make it sound like Spamhaus has their fingers on the Internet's routing tables and at any whim can block or unblock networks that they don't like. This is simply not the case.
Spamhaus is no different from an op ed journalist or a food critic: All offer opinions about varying matters of public interest. Spamhaus, in this case, publishes an opinion in the form of a list of IP network ranges. In their opinion these networks can or may be responsible for transmitting spam or malware on the Internet.
PEOPLE ARE FREE TO USE OR NOT USE THIS INFORMATION AT THEIR DISCRETION.
But why is it that when the nutters at the Westboro Baptist church want to prance up and down the street and hold viotriolic hateful signs that all of a sudden we're so quick to point out that free speech is so vital for our society? Instead of bikeshedding over whether someone has a right to form an opinion about some Dutch ISP, how about instead we talk about how the spammers are themselves infringing on the propery rights of others by crapping on the internet? Lets stop pretending that the Internet is a public resource, it's a collection of private networks.
In any case, I have been a Spamhaus subscriber for scoring mail on my network and I appreciate the work that they do. I'd hate to imagine what the spam fighting landscape might look like today without Steve Linford and Spamhaus' efforts.
I expect any day now for Anonymous to launch a DDoS attack against itself.
Why are so many things justified with the already unjustifiable cost of a Latte? Just as two wrongs don't make a right, two prices that are too high, don't make the second any cheaper.
At least they didn't compare it to the cost of a monster HDMI cable.
when passing ruffians can say "Ni" at will to old ladies.
There is a pestilence upon this land.
Even those who arrange, design and sell software are at a considerable economic stress in this period of history.
There's currently a charitable food and clothing drive designed to assist our indigent struggling Republican Senator.
WON'T YOU PLEASE HELP!
These anti-spam crusaders are getting annoying. Seriously, people have nothing better to do with their time. They fancy themselves nothing short of Nazi hunters. Get a spam filter or open a gmail account.
I can't possibly imagine how anti-spammers are annoying anyone other than the dirtbag spammer themselves. And really... Nazis? Please. Your strawman argument amounts to less than even a good net trolling.
Personally, I applaud Mr. Silverstein's actions. I'm glad there's someone out there with the guts to go after these thieving scumbags.
At least the RIAA and MPAA are not grabbing my penis, fondling my beasts
If I were you I'd leave your beasts at home in a cage. But in all seriousness, don't give these guys any ideas.
"Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victim may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated, but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."
-- C. S. Lewis
I've only been able to find photo stills on the link provided (goes to flickr). Has anyone else found the video or sound recordings provided at that link?