They likely meant 1 kW*hr, a unit of energy.
Aren't you assuming that mental illness isn't a disability?
You know, the whole government-run UHC thing that works literally everywhere else? The ones that provide universal coverage at massively lower costs and all that? I know it's a crazy idea but...
"As the Americans learned so painfully in Earth's final century, free flow of information is the only safeguard against tyranny. The once-chained people whose leaders at last lose their grip on information flow will soon burst with freedom and vitality, but the free nation gradually constricting its grip on public discourse has begun its rapid slide into despotism. Beware of he [sic] who would deny you access to information, for in his heart he dreams himself your master."
- Commissioner Pravin Lal
You do realize that "eyewitness accounts" are considered one of the least reliable forms of evidence, right?
This, exactly. Business has no interest in pure research - it has no direct, monetizable goal - and it certainly isn't interested in sharing any results if it bothered.
... that America doesn't have something like this in their Constitution: "Article 35 of the Japanese Constitution protects against illegal search and seizure."
Silly thing. Commerce == Money == Free Speech. This is America!
I'm kind of shocked the Fed haven't gotten in on this silliness, what with this being inter-state trade and all...
I mean... legally speaking you can't for example connect to someone's open wi-fi and use it. Look at the shit Google got into with their mapping car...
Why? Because *I* could be monetizing it and getting rich! That's the only thing that really matters, after all...
"... to fleece everyone before you partially close the gravy taps!"
I'd love to see the corollary to Godwin's Law that says anything about "You're stupid and you lose all debates for ever."
I'm pretty sure one could try them in civilian courts, considering 'terrorism' is a criminal act, not an act of war. But that would be hideously inconvenient, considering how many of them ended up there.