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Comment: Referendum (Score 0) 94

by woodengod (#43991037) Attached to: Irish SOPA Used To Block Pirate Bay Access
From the corresponding wikipedia article (

An amendment may be made to any part of the Constitution of Ireland but only by referendum. An amendment must first be approved by both Houses of the Oireachtas (parliament), then submitted to a referendum, and finally signed into law by the President. Aside from constitutional referendums, the constitution also provides for a referendum on an ordinary bill, known as the ordinary referendum, but there has not been one so far.

I think such an act is worth a referendum.

Comment: I don't like the music of the performers mentioned (Score 0) 229

by woodengod (#29554799) Attached to: UK Musicians Back Watered-Down "Three-Strikes" Rule
And I am forced to listen to it every time I sit in a cafe or walk in a shop or somebody plays it in the public transport. This makes these "artists" not very different from workers producing noise with their hammers and drills on the street. They must pay noise tax for that.

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