top The Legal Purgatory at the US Border: Detained, Searched, and Interrogated
They have to prove intent to get a
conviction. There is a lot they can do without bothering to take something to court to make a person's life miserable.
top British Foreign Secretary on Surveillance Worries: '"Law Abiding Citizens Have Nothing To Fear"
Correct, right wing governments are an effect of industry seizing government, not a cause of government seizing industry. However the end result is the same. Industry and government in an incestuous relationship where they become the same thing.
about a year and a half ago
top Washington AG Slams T-Mobile Over Deceptive 'No-Contract' Ads
It's only deceptive if you're a god damn moron.
top Canadian Official Escorted From House For Others' Facebook Comments
It's because Americans all think of themselves as rich people who just aren't rich yet, and they sure as shit don't want to spend their when-i'm-rich money on taxes going to poor people.
top Twitter Sued For $50M For Refusing To Identify Anti-Semitic Users
In many places these draconian anti-speech laws are popular with the local people. This would not end the way you think it would.
top Aaron Swartz's Estate Seeks Release of Documents
Sadly the only lesson that the DOJ seems to want to teach anyone is "don't fuck with the rich"
top Japanese Military Invents Tumbling, Flying Sphere
That's what everyone says about inventions.
"I could have done that"
But you DIDN'T. Therein lies the difference.
top Taking a Look At High-End Programmer Salaries
You're confusing what banks do with OUR money (read: normal people) which is put it on OS/2, win95, etc systems, with what they do with THEIR money (read: corporate and high-net-worth individuals), which is spare no expense to make sure it is maintained and grows consistently.
top Blogger Fined $60K For Telling the Truth
He'll probably be able to get out of jury duty without much trouble.
top Is 'Quadroid' the New 'Wintel'?
no. Is this really a question?
top Android Software Piracy Rampant
parent post appears to be thinking that you're talking about ROMs from old video game consoles and probably doesn't have an android phone. Being able to manage your android ROMs is damn useful.
top Sound Bites of the 1908 Presidential Candidates
The Franklin Raines part of your comment is a complete fabrication. He is not, and has never been, an Obama advisor. Even the article you link to doesn't make that statement.