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Comment Seriously.... (Score 1) 812

"(Seriously: We have the porn companies to thank for pioneering all sorts of technologies, from VHS to secure credit-card transactions online.)"

I didn't know porn companies invented VHS. From this fact, I will treat the article suspect, esp. after seriously part.

Comment Re:I got no insurance (Score 2, Insightful) 348

ill-defined caveat regarding the nebulous property of 'percieved value to others'.

It is not nebulous or ill-defined at all, it is quite plainly spelled out in the narcotics laws of your local jurisdiction, which are by definition the local standards for materials that impose a higher perceived cost than benefit. If none of this makes sense to you, try Tierra del Fuego, I hear you can set up your anarchy there for little cost.

16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone = 1 Rod Serling