quite apart from the risk of loss in a court, the real risk is something that happens whether you win or lose, and in fact whether you go to court or just threaten: the loss of community, and in particular exactly the kind of community that can (and does) help. You lose your friends."
Lawsuits always create divisions and force people to take sides. It can be really fun. But it's also probably something you shouldn't do to colleagues and friends because computer science is a small world.
I thought the answer to speech you don't like was more speech. Not if you're Peter Thiel. He used his money and power to destroy a website because they called him a homo.
Had nothing to do with free speech. The website published a porno without permission of those in it. The website ignored a judge's order to take it down. The website destroyed itself. Mr. Thiel just helped that along. Think of that the next time you donate to the ACLU to do your bidding.
It's a league game, Smokey.
Or in the Hulkster's own words:
They messed with the wrong guy brother HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) August 18, 2016
The lab's initial research has found that Microsoft's Office suite for OS X, for example, is missing fundamental security settings because the company is using a decade-old development environment to build it, despite using a modern and secure one to build its own operating system, Mudge says
hahah I went to undergrad with one of the developers. Good to know he hasn't been asked to update it since then. Seriously though, that's kind of the problem with the corporate form and fiduciary duty: companies will nicely box and sell a turd as a wholesome source of fiber if it's the only way they can figure out how to increase profit.
Refreshed by a brief blackout, I got to my feet and went next door. -- Martin Amis, _Money_