8 years for 15K
So the bosses of the phone company that overcharged 100k for sms will get mutliple life sentences?
6468 posts • joined 31 Dec 2009
So the bosses of the phone company that overcharged 100k for sms will get mutliple life sentences?
We spent a huge chunk of our GDP on defence, had spies, spy planes, satellites electronic intelligence gathering for 50years and failed to notice the USSR ending (in the case of the MoD failed to notice it 2years after it happened).
So spotting terrorists is probably a little tricky.
I was planning on putting on a blue helmet and standing beside somebodies keyboard without actualy stopping them doing anything.
If somebody has read the Quran or been to a mosque there may be insufficient grounds to charge - but they should be put on a watch list as a potential terrorist and this information shared with police and non-police organisations
>"unambiguous" list of terms that would clearly lead to child abuse images online
There exists a finite set of terms which leads ONLY to illegal images online?
Somebody call Godel - it seems he was wrong.
Can't be long before we have a unambiguous list of image parameters that make an image illegal porn
It's exactly how to run an "alleged" democracy.
If they are any good they destroy the single market that actually wants Windows8.1
So expect Netbook2.0
Unless they are also counting every Office365 and visualstudio.com that uses Azure as the backend.
Well they are in a Tory coalition government but still to the left of New Labour
I think that's why it said "any address" not any address associated with the ISP.
That way you can post the warrant to a Mrs Trellis of North Wales and then raid their data center.
Alternatively they could collect all this data and then sell it to insurance companies, advertisers and other agents of Beelzebub.
Then point out that they are actually incorporated in a tiny underwater island in the south pacific whose laws allow this sort of thing.
Try selling certain recreational pharmaceuticals in Britain , claiming that they are legal under the law of wherever you are incorporated.
The only mistake they made was then issuing the resulting equipment to their own side
>Funny thing, if a precision guided wepon hits a civilain, you can't say it was a mistake
I believe that at that point you simply define the target as an enemy, presumably on the basis that somebody you have just shot is unlikely to still be your friend
Err ... how do we know?
The computer model of the bomb matches the other computer models of the bomb ?
Orbital science is a consortium of the same defense companies that used to build the Space Shuttle and other kit for Nasa and now launches rockets for them and the USAF under a no-bid single supplier contract. Calling them a private space company is a bit of a stretch
BAA have also released a report stating that nowhere in Singapore or Hong Kong is more than 20miles form an international airport and in order to compete on the world stage, the rural international airport rollout program must be accelerated by the building of another 4 million runways at Heathrow
Just in case a newly installed Microsoft CEO decides to boost its falling revenue by end-of-lifing new editions of server a little quicker.
In fact the entire MSFT corporate board could be replaced by a pocket calculator that looked at the income for the next quarter and decided how many copies of Server it had to force customers to replace to break even.
How have they managed with all the changes in basic arithmetic since 2000?
How is operation spy-on-china-with-an-iPhone going Bond?
Very good M, we have confirmed that the Chinese are in China.
Excellent, now about the intern that came up with the name of the project - go and show him your licence to kill
Isn't it a big FU by France to the idea of a common market?
Or would they regard a German law preventing French cars being sold for more than 5% less than a Mercedes, or an British law prohibiting French wine being sold in Britain for less than British beer as similarly protecting their unique culture?
Obviously the kids won't be allowed to connect to it - for security reasons.
The problem is that last time this money was announced states spent millions installing $25,000 routers in 1 room schools in towns with a 100 people, after giving Cisco a single supplier contract.
That obviosly cannot be allowed to happen these days. Now with the threat of chinese cyberninjas we need to install $125,000 hardened military grade routers in a 1 room schools and this time the bidding process will be secret - for reasons of national security
The NY taxi license require a 6hour course, a 20question exam and a certificate showing you don't owe child support to the city.
However each taxi medalion required to own and operate a cab now costs >$1.3M, this has led to speculation that perhaps organised crime might have some connections to the taxi business.
> Gitmo is for non-uniformed combatants, not alleged criminals being tried under normal law.
In the USA "normal law" for some agent of a foreign power spying on your country would be an electric chair - ask Mrs Rosenburg
Yes it does, it means somebody fairly senior in the German govt is seriously pissed off.
There weren't any dinosaurs in N America because of the flood, unless the pilgrims brought them with them.
But think of all the bold new industries that will be enabled now that spreadsheets have a little fruit machine animation of spinning numbers when you change a cell.
I assume the lack of this feature is what has led to a decade of business stagnation ?
"FIrearms are legal"
So imagine that they aren't, somebody injures themselves while cleaning a gun and you leave them to die because you would be facing 20years if you called 911 ?
If she had called an ambulance the SWAT team would have arrived before the ambulance.
In fact in america they would probably have just heard the word "drugs" and called in an airstrike - the war on drugs remember.
>But do they learn?
So this law we passed in a hurry that was only for use against terrorists turns out to give the police power to order an airstrike over an unpaid parking ticket?
Oh dear what a mistake .... we never thought of that ....
So we were worried that Huawei gear contained back doors that slurped data to China.
Now we require that all foreign owned ISPs collect all the UK's data and store it where it will be subject to any secret intelligence courts which demand that is is handed over to that country's spooks.
If Facebook thinks it will lose more money in those countries than it gains in others then yes it will.
We didn't used to use "4" in product numbers because Chinese/Japanese buyers might be put off (it's unlucky) and nobody else would care. We considered leaving off version 13 in the US but we got bought out and shut down before we got that far.
If you are Johnson and Johnson and have a few 1000 lawyers and a few $Bn in the bank it's not obscene.
If you are Joe Bloggs and happen to oepn Facebook and the local plod are bored - then you go to jail - or accept a police caution that means you never work again and are first to be interviewed everytime a kid goes missing.
The supreme court might rule that Facebook had no legal requirement to remove the picture.
But it didn't rule that FB had no right to remove the pictures, it's T&Cs quite clearly say it can do whatever it wants. If it chooses to remove a picture of a baby so that the Daily Mail doesn't start a campaign against it in the UK that's a business decision.
"just how black is he?"
Best quote of the campaign. He has an African father and a (white) american mother - so he is the first black US president but could be the first white Kenyan one.
>Does Putin go to court to get approval for the surveillance?
No, because Putin is a brutal dictator.
Here we go to court and the court says that anything we want to do is legal - that's because we are a free democracy
And Bush had a lot in common with every other white Texan ?
If only they had tortured the enemy non-combatants rounded up in 1939 we would have had information about Japanese fleet deployments at Midway and the political response to the A bomb.
The same organisations used to spy on black-American leaders - and do much more than spy - leading to a black president,
Because even Patrick Stewart couldn't get away with saying
"Computer; export monthly account spreadsheet - energize" without sounding like a prat.
Alternatively OFTEL could start investigating their competitors.
They offer the cheapest unlimited broadband, BT ring up ASA and complain that their own broadband is also unlimited (expect for an axcessive usage clause that limits you and some throttling that slows you down your unlimited link to unusable)
Then whenever a competitor is cheaper than BT they just run a special deal offering 1quid internet to anyone in the Orkneys who name is Singh on alternate tuesdays - and claim the competitor's ad is misleading
When the ex-head of the NSA rings you up and says that in return for a $1M/month contract the pictures stay secret - what do you do ?
> power as Simon Hughes
He is a lib dem 2nd level minister for nothing in a tory coalition. My cat has more power
Yes blocks of random numbers where emailed to Jack Straw (the home secretary at the time) but since the laws are only used against "terrorists" there was no need to investigate a Labour politician
And you don;'t have to say anything while you are held in prison for contempt of court for as long as the judge feels like - no trial, no jury, no parole ....
From what I remember when the law originally came in it doesn't have to be encrypted - there was something about any message with a hidden meaning.
So if you have a copy of paradise lost or Midsummer nights dream lying around I hope you have an English lit degree to explain it to the plod. You are probably screwed if you have anything by William S Burroughs or James Joyce.
> for a club that sold itself as "socialists" New Labour ....
I think the "national" got missed out in a printing error.
When the law was introduced we asked how we could prove that the random noise in our detectors at the LHC weren't encrypted messages. We were assured that the law was only for use against terrorists so we didn't need to worry
Exactly, so you pay $7k to a few "innovators" in the hope that they have an idea for a new game or "innovation" like an app that says `eyup` and you get an army of cheap programmers to actually implement it.
Lose money on every customer but make up for it in volume