Because everyone wearing tinfoil hats is a terrorist these days right? How do you prove who the guy is? He might be just another paranoid who moved into the neighbor hood, there are plenty of those especially with the wonderfully stable state Pakistan is in right now.
I rely on YOUR unencrypted wifi signal for security. feds are knocking on his door right now.
There are plenty of works of fiction, not as many as there should be, that are below $5. Most are indie but they are still pretty good and it is about time indie books became big. The problem is most 'published' books. It kind of disappointed me that more research based books aren't cheaper but I kind of understand it. Unfortunately I am not really a avid fan of fiction.
They really need to reduce prices on ebooks. high price on new books is ok but if they don't drop the price it is not like they are getting part of used book sales. that or they need to enable ebook resale. preferably both. I love my kindle and this is pretty much its only down side that I really have a problem with.
I'm surprised you had time to come out and reply, shouldn't you be looking for that smoking gun in Iraq? You can not go around assuming the worst, it ends up wasting a lot of time and resources.
"Siemens should explain why and how it provided the enemy with equipment that could be used to make nuclear weapons" citation please. According to numerous reports by the IAEA there is no evidence that Iran is developing nuclear weapons.
Computer desktops are a lot easier to organize. While you can put folders in other folders they can't be accessed without taking the parent directory out. My desktop has many layers of subfolders to organize and if all the data were included in a similar fashion to a 'real' desktop it would be much messier.
How about no phones during class time period? Do children not have ANY reason to have a phone? It is only when it is used during class time that it interferes. And the phone ringing counts as using. So a confiscate any found phones might keep them off or at least on silent when they can be disruptive but not removing them completely, i.e. no random searches.
"Shatner said in a prerecorded message." Historic event, he almost considered waking up for it.
or is this an accidental repeat from the April fools day prank a few years ago with an attempt to widen slashdot's appeal by adding "omg ponies" signs and pink color scheme now we add celebrity gossip?
The rich and powerful he is trying to out are large multi national corporations, large governments and the like. Not people selling t-shirts with their face on them. Your analogy would be like saying anyone trying to stop drunk driving should not consume any liquid.
What doesn't these days?
Why is check on this list? Last I checked a check only told you how much money was to be paid, now it might tell you the type of currency but I can't say I owe you 5 checks. Blank checks maybe.
"the vast majority are swayed by the hundreds of millions/billions of dollars the corporations pour into elections..." So what you are saying is that broken voters get a broken system? Followed by "The issue is that it will take people voting in politicians who want to fix that" reads as voters doing their job will fix the situation not removal of the money. The only other option is to tell some people they aren't 'special' enough to vote, what exactly is the criteria for that? Yeah it sucks for the rest of us but banning money doesn't solve the real problem, voters aren't paying attention you've confused the symptom and cause.
I would argue that many people do think about the money. The money it would cost them to buy an equivalent encyclopedia, or contribute a fraction of their time in an area they are good at to gain access. Or more likely to just read and not contribute anything.