If you want to change behaviour using sticks rather than carrots you do need to use an appropriate stick. Hitting an elephant with a matchstick probably won't influence his behaviour much, hitting him with a telegraph pole might get his attention.
If Google was fined $1,000,000 every time one of their employees gets caught speeding, they'd pretty soon figure out how to prevent their employees speeding (or at least getting caught)
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That way your qualifications won't matter and won't get in the way
Not much of a sailor on the cruiser. According to TFA he saw the sub 100-200 yds ahead and ordered "all back". Should have been hard a port or starboard
Why would you consider that to be an example of "fair use"? Looking at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_use#Fair_use_under_United_States_law I get "purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright."
The band in question wouldn't be "forbidden" to make the cover, they would simply need to agree licensing terms with the copyright holder. That [licensing] sounds perfectly fair and reasonable to me, your "form of fair use" sounds like simple theft.
This is certainly the way I read it. I watched the video and almost as soon as Coyne started I felt my hackles rise. For a "scientist" he made a pathetic and childish argument, a sneering rant in fact.
If Jerry Coyne's the best science can come up with I'm going back to worshipping trees.
that everyone's patent laws were brought sharply up to date by restricting the term to TWO YEARS instead of the hugely anachronistic 20.
"An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup." - H.L. Mencken