Yes, that's true. The internet >> WWW.
Damnit, I spent the last 5 minutes trying to figure out what it means to bit-shift the internet by the WWW.
Can we just internet ^ it instead?
Mod parent up. This law is basically saying "You must hit all of these subjective benchmarks." That's code for "You must pay us enough money to agree that you are hitting all of these subjective benchmarks."
Laws are rarely about what's good for the people. They're usually about what's good for the lawmakers. Occasionally the two coincide.
I totally agree that the interview needs to test skills related to the position. However, if the interviewee can't figure out how to reverse a string, that shows that they have some pretty shitty problem-solving/programming skills. That question is designed to be the one question in an interview that everyone gets right and is usually asked very early on to make the interviewee more relaxed because hey, they got one right.
Not all of the questions asked in an interview intended to test your programming ability.
Often statistics are used as a drunken man uses lampposts -- for support rather than illumination.