That 10% more would probably just go into the pockets of their rich. It's not like they don't have them there, too. They infest everything.
You do realise the US does exactly this as well, and the prisons are corporations, and America even has more prisoners.
And? I didn't say the US didn't have any of these elements. I said that China did.
Posting ac as I spent all my mod points before reading this complete rubbish.
I note you didn't actually disagree with me. Obviously it isn't complete rubbish.
So, non-free dependencies? Not on my watch!
The specifications for the required ammunition are well-known. The stuff is harder to make than the firearm, however. For that to differ you'll have to use something substantially higher- or lower-tech, e.g. caseless or black powder. And caseless ammo is only easier to produce if you disregard the difficulty of producing a practical propellant.
Slave labor? 'Fraid not.
The Chinese government itself literally operates labor camps where criminals are forced to produce consumer goods.
Your argument would be more credible
You clearly do not decide who is credible when you say that slave labor is not slave labor.
RMS doesn't do guns because only one or two are open-source, and he's seen the code and knows they're shitty.
The 1911 is Open Source today, you can literally download blueprints for every part of the weapon. It's one of the best-loved and best-performing firearms of all time. It does require the use of appropriate ammunition, but the openness of the design has permitted developers to adapt it to several different types.
Hard to take him seriously
A more accurate headline might be Jesse Jackson: Please, Pay Attention to Me!
shouldn't we be taxing processed food to oblivion, by the same argument?
Sure, sounds good. We used to have a 'snack tax' here in California, but retailers complained that it was complicated and it was eventually phased out.
It doesn't even take any depth. I've cited wikipedia on my website (the intent was to link to more information, not to utilize it as an exhaustive source) and later gone on to visit that link to make sure it still says what I want it to say only to find out that since I cited the article, the article cited the very page on which I had cited it. Whoever cited my page was either too lazy to check the bibliography, which was at the foot of the page as normal, or didn't care that they were potentially creating a circular reference one reference long.
I am glad that someone is thinking about disaster aid but the most neglected problem is the potential for a severe hurricane in highly crowded areas. South Florida can not be evacuated.
If it's not safe in the event of a disaster, then it's not safe now. Therefore, we should be evacuating it now, at least down to a reasonable level of population. You know those maximum capacity numbers that get written inside of businesses? Florida should have one, too.
This is a great idea. Getting people to think about opening their homes in times of a disaster before the disaster happens. Sort of like the organ donation sticker on your drivers license.
I don't have an organ donation sticker because there have been paramedics who have outright announced that they don't work as hard to save donors. I will continue to not donate until this is no longer true. If I were to join an organ donation scheme it would involve reciprocity. I might well, although I forget the name of the one I liked the look of, and of course the google results are all scientific papers. They must not have paid google for ad placement, so it's not coming up at all.
Across the country gun rights are soundly trumping any attempt at sensible gun safety regulation.
Across the country, attempts at eliminating gun rights are soundly trumping any attempt at sensible gun safety regulation.
All the target getting hacked proves is that someone thought the target was worth hacking. It doesn't mean that their [primary] goal was even to pilfer technological data, let alone useful technological data.
The funny thing from my view is we never called it "baling wire", or "baling (anything else)". When we opened a bale of hay, we cut the binders twine that held it together.
I buy spools of what we call tie wire from the hardware store, it appears to be steel wire P in O (pickled in oil) which is stored in oiled paper. A lot of people might call that baling wire, but I'm not baling anything.
Would you care to respond to that, or would you prefer to latch on to a typo somewhere in this post?
Well, you're right, I was in full dick mode. I'm even sorry about it, albeit admittedly only slightly. I apologize for how, but not what I said. Yeah well, that's the best you're getting out of me this morning.
Nobody expects the piracy sites to be legit. But a lot of people think that there are so many of them that their activity can go unnoticed. Those people are about to get an awakening, if they even take the banners seriously.