-Pointy sticks -Firearms -Automobiles -Anything harder than nerf
"Ooh, ooh, ooh; want to learn how to defend yourself against pointed sticks, do we? Getting all high and mighty, eh? Fresh fruit not good enough for you, eh? Well let me tell you something lad! When you're walking home tonight and some great homicidal maniac comes after YOU with a bunch of loganberries, don't come cryin' to me!" ~ John Cleese
I'm really sorry... really
The bigger you are, the less rights you should be entitled to. And the scope of your rights should be similarly curtailed.
So you're basically saying that there should be a subset of people who do not have the same rights as you, just because they have a grander vision?
Least of all a private
They are public...Google
...and we will all suffer for it.
I don't see how we will suffer for having a repository for information. I agree that it may be slightly annoying that we can't do anything in public without a camera in our faces... but it's public. I don't go outside with the expectation of not being seen.
I remember getting chewed out by a teacher because I had a 2% match on a 10 page paper...For my remaining years I was considered somebody to watch thanks to this service and the brain dead people who use it.
Wow, things have changed. This service seems good for students to check and make sure they aren't submitting something that could be deemed as plagarizing(sp?). Why report directly to the teacher? Why not report back to the student to verify that is the work they want to submit? Seems to me it's a flawed business model. I see a lot of your complaints sparking up WiiVault as this service continues.
A language that doesn't have everything is actually easier to program in than some that do. -- Dennis M. Ritchie