You know, we don't have to like, or even accept something someone or something does just because it's legal. There is such things for example as "bad behavior".
@gstoddart: I think you broke the capitalist...
The quality of AC's has really gone downhill if they call that hacking now...
In fact I even believe seeing a table when I was just a wee child... My daddy told me not to touch it, fearing I would break the expensive table. Of course we never had one, but I heard that one of our richer neighbors had TWO tables! Imagine the luxury! But I guess it's like that when you get into hardcore decorating.
Emotional distress caused by invasion of privacy sounds viable to me, however IANAL.
Considering that I personally, as well as several people I know, experience anxiety from what we know - and what we *don't* know about things we know - about cyber privacy invasions by corporations and nations (as well as cracker, terrorist and/or criminal organizations) tracking, profiling, spying, trading the information, etc. etc. - I don't find hard at all to believe that proving harm caused by illegal actions of this short would not necessary be that hard.
After all, you have to remember, these laws came from peoples demand because they felt threatened by them. Is it then hard to see how a court could see violations of such crimes having caused harm?
Started out quite sensibly, then went totally bananas beginning from the China thingy... I mean, how many Chinese care (or even know) how wealthy their nation is? The only ones, outside the rich minority and ruling class (the "communist" party, the rich and western corporations), who care about keeping the Chinese socio-economical system as it is are greedy multinational corporations and extreme-capitalistic countries like USA.
The average Chinese, if they were given free access to information couldn't care less - for them the system needs to change. Oh, but that would make things more expensive for us wealthy westerners. Too fscking bad.
...and then we blame internet for terrorism....
It's because such tests are costly and unconvient for diagnosing when (proper even) diagnosis can cheap and easily proven via neuropsychiatrics. Also diagnose this way might diagnose multiple other possible diagnosis. The neurophysical reasons
were found in testing difference between "normal" and ADHD people, it's not necessarily fit for diagnosing ADHD.
Some of us prefer getting satan fucked, you insensitive clod!
I have lately ran win 7 on one of my system and still get annoyed of it's lackings. Even though it's best of windows systems so far, that really does not mean much.
windows: where only way to make font processing fast was to do it in kernel spacen. What a crappy OS.
FUD Reichmeister strikes again. Nothing works perfectly for every(one|thing) when it comes to OS's, so your partly right, although when the comparison is with MS Bullshit...
And who the hell is this General Failure anyway, and why is he reading my floppy drive!?
I can haz games fine on linux too - especially as there's a well knows FOSS software to provide Windows API for, and run large set of Windows applications. Sure, I can't get every/any game to work, but I consider myself a hardcore gamer and yet don' need to have all of them. There's way more good games that work on it for me to ever play all of them. And I've run linux almost extensively since 02 - when I switched I first thought I'd keep windows as dual boot for games, but after 2 weeks in linhx I never went back.
Linux has worked fine for most peoples needs on desktop for ages. I dont see much additional benefit for it from android, which is really for mobile devices, or Chrome OS, which is mostly good for lightweight netbooks.
People just need to get over whatever it is keeping them for believing it don't work on desktops. Please, no quoting ones special needs cases as rebbutals.