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Comment Re:Actually you are flat out WRONG (Score 1) 399

The Wikipedia article seems to indicate that laptop searches are legal -- at least in the jurisdiction of the 9th district:

The majority also found that reasonable suspicion was not needed since they considered the inspection as a routine search.

This is inconsistent with the PBS article, however:

In spring 2013, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the government should have reasonable suspicion before conducting a comprehensive search of an electronic device.

Comment Re:They want you there... (Score 1) 294

I've often wondered if pair programming, coupled with an appropriate voting system, would allow compensation to be distributed more fairly. The developers would all experience their relative levels of expertise and could rate themselves accordingly. Naturally, the voting system would have to be carefully chosen.

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