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Comment: Re:Not going to happen... (Score 1) 152

by podwich (#30710356) Attached to: Wireless Power Group Sees Standard Within 6 Months
So let me get this straight. We'll plug the adapter for the wireless power mat into the wall, then convert to wireless power, then convert back into wired power, then plug the old adapter into the wireless to wired power adapter, then plug the (phone, computer, whatever) into the mess? Hmm. That's Rube Goldbergish.

Comment: Re:Not really... (Score 1) 740

by podwich (#27228833) Attached to: Cities View Red Light Cameras As Profit Centers
What is and what is supposed to be aren't always the same. While driving on public roadways is regulated as a privilege, there is a section in the Constitution of the USA that deals with non-enumerated rights: "The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people." (Ninth amendment to the US Constitution)

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