A patent pool company (until now unbeknown to me) that has registered the bootstrap "the standard for standards". The horror...the horror.
If their website is anything to go by, they make themselves look like foolish small fish. But I guess, to be trading water in the patent pool, one has to have larger shark fins. I could be mistaken though.
Sweet! I am so getting into the tinfoil overall business. Just think of all the people who would care about this very issue! Oh wait...
If I could mod you up past 5/funny, I would. Thanks for making us laugh.
Think about this technology in the hands of entities far more dangerous than merchants; law enforcement, for example.
More dangerous than merchants? Is that even possible?
Looks like another example of technology catching up with our greed.
That's about the only thing a sociopath fears. That's why the "threat" of video documentation is so effective.
Agreed. But I think we're getting some things backwards: ethical people have little to fear re becoming front page copy since their ethical actions are generally not deemed "news worthy". If however, a sociopath decides not to do something out of fear of being caught it has little to do with his/her burdened conscious.
Backwards, as if Descartes would have said: I am, therefore I think. And we all know that not always to be the case.
That's Business Ethics 101 - if you're doing something at work that you wouldn't want posted on the front page of the local newspapers, don't do it.
Your statement has very little to do with ethics per se. Our society allows for plenty of ethically dubious stuff to go down while still perfectly okay to land the front page.
I guess, your statement has more to do with simply not wanting to get caught than being ethical.
Whereas you're clearly doing great things with your life.....
Thanks AC. You've restored my "miserably failing" faith in the institution of AC posting by putting a smile right where it belongs: on my face!
Rumblefish, these slimy pieces of shit who are probably well-known child molestors (the reason for their secrecy)
Child molestors? WTF??? Do you know something that I don't? Care to elaborate?
I've been blocking Google Analytics for years now (simple addition to my "host" file).
Even as a web developer I have long since wondered about both the ethics involved in letting Google track your visitors and the usefulness of this--some folks seem to go completely bat shit crazy over stats rather than focussing on presenting a decent value proposition to their (potential) clients.
Exactly when a loading page should be redrawn on screen is configurable in Opera. Options are:
Beware of the Turing Tar-pit in which everything is possible but nothing of interest is easy.