According to the summery Google deleted his email account too.
The CC fees paid by any company the size of Apple are going to be pretty tiny. The discount is probably refunded so all they are out is the pennies (probably around 30 cents) transaction fee.
But then the CEO can't look at pretty real-time graphics on his cell phone. Not going to happen.
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A more likely scenario is that there are an uncountable number of very old, very intelligent, alien races out there and we haven't got the intelligence/means to even start detecting them. As for them contacting us or making them selves known to us we're probably not remotely interesting to them.
One or more of races probably came by at some point in our history and decided that either the trilobites, the dinosaurs or, if they came by more recently, the almost intelligent, selfish, greedy warlike "ape things" have got a l-o-n-g way to go before they've evolved to the point they are worth a closer look.
I'll have cycled past at least one nest of ants this morning (probably 100s). If I stopped to have a look at one I'd find it interesting to see what they were doing (I like ants) but I doubt that they would have noticed me and I certainly don't think they would comprehend me or my bicycle.
The idea that humans are either unique, the only sentient life in the universe or important (in universal terms) is simply delusional arrogance by minds too small to even begin to comprehend the sheer vastness of it all.
Intelligent life is everywhere in the universe - apart from where politicians gather !
And what guarantees that the person who downloaded it and uploaded it to the repo got a safe copy? Unless the developer is putting it in the repo himself they are as vulnerable as anyone else.
The same can be said (to an extent) about PHP as well. PHP was originally basically a more powerful replacement for SSI. If you think of it in that context, it's historical flaws like register_globals are really not so bad.
Bomb Soul into the ground?
A lot of useful raw materials can be salvaged from the rubble. We may not be able to mine for copper, but it's not so hard to dig copper pipes out of the rubble and melt them down.
It's a generally effective stunt because few few people actually try to verify signatures.
They can, they just choose not to for philosophical reasons.
Here you go: https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
Postgres wasn't very good 15 years ago.
It's a great solution now tho -- it's come a long way.
Piracy will do it faster and easier.