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Google Looking To Define a Healthy Human

future assassin Re:Because nobody reads TFA (125 comments)

Yah they are going to do this with out thinking of making money for the shareholders some how. Where were you on July 24 2014 when corporations gave up a small change of profit to help out man kind.

Healthy humans = better workers = better pay = more money to spend.

5 days ago

Raspberry Pi Gameboy

future assassin Dirt cheap (60 comments)

in pawn shops.

about a week ago

Domain Registry of America Suspended By ICANN

future assassin Domain Registry of Canada (113 comments)

Not sure if they are connected but they used to send real mail to try and trap people into renewing/transferring with them. So it only takes 14+ years for ICANN to do something?

about two weeks ago

Canadian ISP On Disclosing Subscriber Info: Come Back With a Warrant

future assassin CDN courts usually always side with the Charter (55 comments)

Thats one things we got one our side. The courts most of the time will side with the citizen when it come to Charter of Rights, for now they have our backs. Now is even a better time since Harper has been pissing them off and even the Con judges are going agaist the party line.

about two weeks ago

Economist: File Sharing's Impact On Movies Is Modest At Most

future assassin We can also put it another way (214 comments)

money saved on entertainment piracy helps other industires flourish as the money saved from people pirating music/movies is spent somewhere else like the local economy.

about two weeks ago

Economist: File Sharing's Impact On Movies Is Modest At Most

future assassin I stopped piracy in my house hold (214 comments)

Wallet piracy that is. The last movie I went to see was the Road after paying close to $50 fo my son and me to some popcorn and pop. Yah yah I know those are not needed but what do you do when you bring in a 13 year old.

about two weeks ago

Rocket Scientist Designs "Flare" Pot That Cooks Food 40% Faster

future assassin Now I know why my 2L pop bottles (204 comments)

melted so fast when put on the burner. The bump/fins made them heat up too much.

about two weeks ago

The First Person Ever To Die In a Tesla Is a Guy Who Stole One

future assassin Anyone who thinks (443 comments)

or tries to blame this on the Tesla car killing someone in a 100MPH accident and not the car thief's actions, is a straight up retard

I have no illusions about Musk doing this to get richer but so far his shown that being a psychopath is not a requirement to being a CEO who might actually like to see the world change for better and move humanity forward.

about three weeks ago

Single European Copyright Title On the Horizon

future assassin Re:Skimmed through (94 comments)

So if we start sending miro sd cards/usb/sd through the mail is that mean that the mail/courier services will be partlity responsible for aiding and abeting copyright infrigment?

about three weeks ago

Tor Project Sued Over a Revenge Porn Business That Used Its Service

future assassin Great now (311 comments)

I'm gonna waste time trying to find her photo's Daaaaam you Streisand effect

about three weeks ago

Tired of Playing Cyber Cop, Microsoft Looks For Partners In Crime Fighting

future assassin Re:So they're gonna crack down (113 comments)

If the software becomes a big part making machines function then yes even OSS should be liable.

about three weeks ago

Tired of Playing Cyber Cop, Microsoft Looks For Partners In Crime Fighting

future assassin So they're gonna crack down (113 comments)

all the holes in Windows and commercial software that allow so many criminals to profit from the security holes?

about three weeks ago

Rightscorp Pushing ISPs To Disconnect Repeat Infringers

future assassin So Rightscorp coming to a computer (92 comments)

near you to ask them to make sure they don't sell computers to people who will pirate?

about three weeks ago

Microsoft Takes Down Domains

future assassin Take them to court over Windows (495 comments)

If it wasn't for the all the holes in WIndows then there's would't be as many people trying to distribute malware. MS themselves are the first in line as the root cause.

about a month ago

Larry Page: Healthcare Data Mining Could Save 100,000 Lives a Year

future assassin I'll take my chances (186 comments)

of dying early but living free of massive corporate influence over my health and daily life.

about a month ago

Supreme Court Rules Cell Phones Can't Be Searched Without a Warrant

future assassin So they'll just add (249 comments)

The driver was an imminent threat to the general prublic by driving with undue care and attention or by operrerating an usafe vehicle (Ie burn tout head light, tail light, etc...).

about a month ago

Google Building a Domain Registration Service

future assassin Fuck google (69 comments)

Seriously no one company should be allowed to control the internet in so many ways. Mybe its time for the publicly funded system like say a seach engine where its not controlled by any commercial or government entity (sorry I dont know how yet, just an idea)

about a month ago



Maritime band battles to keep music on YouTube

future assassin future assassin writes  |  more than 2 years ago

future assassin (639396) writes " is reporting how a Prince Edward Island band In-Flight Safety is expressing frustration with one of the world's largest music companies, which has been connected to orders that the band's music videos be removed from YouTube.

In-Flight Safety is an independent band based on Prince Edward Island. It owns its own music and has no current connection to Universal Music Group. It had a 1,000 disc distribution deal, but that deal is done and the band never gave up copyright to its tunes.

But the music industry giant has been connected to orders for the takedown of five of the band's songs from YouTube. Most recently, it was the band's song Out of Sight, some versions of which remain blocked."

Link to Original Source

SOCAN Tariff 22 has passed

future assassin future assassin writes  |  more than 6 years ago

future assassin writes "SOCAN ( ) is pleased with the Copyright Board's decision to set licence fees for the use of online music services for the years 1996-2006.

Under the new decision, online music service providers will pay SOCAN licence fees of:

        * Permanent downloads: 3.4% of the amounts paid by the consumer with a minimum fee of 1.7 per file in a bundle and 2.3 per file in all other cases;
        * Limited downloads: 6.3% of the amounts paid by subscribers with a minimum fee of 60.9 per month, per subscriber, if portable downloads are allowed and 39.9 if not;
        * On-demand stream: 7.6% of the amounts paid by subscribers with a minimum fee of 48.1 per month, per subscriber.

The Board also determined that the online service industry would benefit from a phase-in discount. A 10% discount will be applied to the rates for the duration of the Tariff (1996 — 2006).

"On behalf of our songwriter and music publisher members, we are extremely encouraged by the Board's decision," says Paul Spurgeon, SOCAN's VP Legal Services & General Counsel. "While the rates established by the Copyright Board are not exactly what we'd hoped for, they provide an excellent foundation for the management of performing rights royalties for online music use as the industry evolves in the future."

For the full SOCAN Tariff 22.A decision, go to:"


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