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Comment: Re:They don't know who Snowden is (Score 1) 675

by tchdab1 (#49540463) Attached to: Except For Millennials, Most Americans Dislike Snowden

I saw that John Oliver show, and I can't agree that "most people think Snowden is Assange". However, it sure seemed, from their impromptu sampling of people in the street somewhere, that most people they talked to had either no idea or a very inaccurate idea of who Snowden was and what he did.
If in fact most people don't like Snowden, and most people also don't really know what he did, then maybe it's just an issue of getting proper information.

Comment: Re:Three easy methods (Score 1) 1081

by tchdab1 (#49261685) Attached to: How To Execute People In the 21st Century

Agree. I can't understand how Oregon allows a doctor to write a prescription for something that will kill you, yet some state can't obtain drugs to execute people. Which is fine by me, since I don't think they should be executing anyone anyhow.
And as you said sufficient morphine, or propofol, or other strong narcotics will kill you, and that stuff is available from any pharmacy supplier. Perhaps their ethics prevents them from supplying executioners.

Comment: Re:It's what you do with it (Score 1) 176

Don't running gangs and smuggling phones have their own penalties? Does it matter (illegal activity) if it's done via FB, or via carrier pigeon, or via verbal whispering? It's the illegal activity that should be being prosecuted, not the online access. And doing it online just provides a neat "paper" trail - ask your friends in Utah for a dump of every I/O from your devices.

Comment: Re:Stronger regs ? Try a better radar (Score 1) 236

by tchdab1 (#48915205) Attached to: White House Drone Incident Exposes Key Security Gap

Macro-object anti-virus protection in 3 dimensions. Develop macrophages that identify, target, and dispose of invading objects with little to no collateral damage to surrounding areas (residential, for example), little to no disturbance to the area on an on-going basis. Not just for the White House, but for lots of other attractive targets (industry centers, nuke plants, famous attractions, etc.) A new industry becomes public as well as a new operational environment we'll all be getting used to.
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