No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.
But wait, you ask, what does that have to do with anything? Well, according to the late Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, this amendment upholds the individual's right to privacy by forbidding the government from forcing you to accept the prying eyes of its agents into your private home without due process.
No, I don't mind. Because I don't have any illegal drugs or child pornography for the plumber to find.
What about the illegal drugs and child pornography that the previous occupant left hidden in the wall, next to the water pipes? You know, the ones you now have to prove aren't yours?
The university's actions will ultimately lower their annual $5.83 billion budget by just 0.1%.
It doesn't take a fortune teller to see how this will end. Anyone with experience with low-cost offshore replacements knows that after the painful transition and a slow degradation of IT performance (with all the slowness, bugs, and embarrassing security breaches that come with it), the fallout of the university's decision will ultimately cost a hell of a lot more to fix than what is saved up front.
They wanted the earbuds to be independent, so they could operate in a solo situation, rather than have a Master-Slave relationship.
So, would this be Apple tacitly acknowledging that these things are guaranteed to quickly fall out and get lost?
Which group do you think the swing voter will feel more disposed to joining?
We don't know who it was that discovered water, but we're pretty sure that it wasn't a fish. -- Marshall McLuhan