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Comment Report ALL drinking/drug abuse to family (Score 1) 201

Usually the family of a student is paying for the education. As such the family need to know how and what the student is doing. I know they may be over the "report to family age", but since this situation demands something real and hard be done, report any and all drinking, drugging and hospital events to the familys might go a long way with reigning in the abuse. Yes the educational institution need to take a hard stand on this and bring it under control. Make it part of the admission policy so all familys and students know what will happen when they drink or abuse drugs. Yeah the students may be over the age where they are considered adult and "on their own" but one needs to get real so report them to some agency that can put real pressure on the students, family or guardian.

Comment "direct detection" rather than "indirect detection (Score 1) 69

Unless "direct detection" rather than "indirect detection" can be factually proven to get private information from TOR which is supposedly NOT available, and private information from "Virtual Private Networks" which again is NOT available then the case MUST be dismissed. All technology and software MUST be divulged. Not hidden nor private techniques. No one watching a network protected by TOR and/or VPN can determine who nor what is using said network.

Comment Warrant Canary (Score 1) 55

Look up Warrant Canary and display one to ensure your activities and promotions are pure and not compromised. "Warrant canary" is a colloquial term for a regularly published statement that a service provider has not received legal process that it would be prohibited from saying it had received, such as a national security letter. - Canary Watch

Comment Three Laws, Documentation (Score 1) 38

Isaac Asimov Three Laws of Robotics must be MANDATORY! Anything less and your'e just asking for trouble! The documentation for the device resides IN the device and is EASILY accessible to the user. I've seen way too many devices that require intricate complicated instructions that are no where to be found when something needs fixing or modifying. IE wrist watch time setting.

Comment Subjugation of laws (Score 3, Interesting) 77

If the Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights are the supreme laws in this country then the WHOLE Judiciary needs to be re-educated in them. The Bill of rights as it's 1st item clearly states Freedom of Speech is an inalienable right. Unless there is some reinterpretation of "inalienable" that clearly indicates one's freedom to say ANYTHING can NOT be infringed, PERIOD, NSL are wothless! The real problem comes when one wants to get the Supreme Court to hear and rule on same.

Comment Gov. taking over!!! (Score 1) 81

One can guarantee if anyone attempts to secure or harden TOR or any other onion product enough to ensue the TLAs can't gain access they will be visited by some "Men in Black" with some NSLs to hand out. Never to be seen again! The TOR site need to have a Warrant canary "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warrant_canary" specific to this situation, unless they already have been issued NSL or other mandates, then all bets are off, probably the latter! It's a shame the Gov. thinks it's the boss, the people are the boss, the constitution clearly says so! This is not for our own good, it's for the Gov. spying operations, and we already have way too much of that!

Comment Truth in information (Score 1) 104

The whole of the medical profession has been absolutely shut up about thousands of medical issues that can and should be handled by simple readily available help and cures. No doctor will tell a diabetic that Cinnamon is a helpful adjunct to one's medical regime. The pharmaceutical community wants the unknowing populous to spend hard earned and egregious amounts of money on some patented drug instead of some easy to find and cheap to buy perfectly good condiment. Why?, so the drug houses get filthy rich off the teeming populous. Google will have the same screws put to it's "information" with out any truth in medicine! Where does one go to find real medical treatment and cures with out the Pharmaceutical community shutting them up?

Comment Mandated Backdoor (Score 1) 232

If and when the Gov. gets this mandated back door it immediately takes on the responsibility to ensure that everyone who purchase said encryption software has in fact a reliable and safe encryption application. As such if and when said application's has been compromised the Gov. will immediately, not weeks, months or years later but as soon as it has been broken, pay for a new version with new encryption keys for everyone who purchased said application. The Gov. wants a back door to an application then the Gov. takes on the responsibility for ensuring the application is available to all users. If it's broke the Gov. fixes it for free!

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