69 posts • joined 9 Jul 2010
What about the laws in China and South Korea?
How can a US regulator and Judge enforce punishment on an offense that happened in another country?
Wouldn't this be prosecuted over there, unless the meetings took place in the US of A?
I can't see how we can shout 'Go get em!!' and then bitch and moan when the US legal system is applied to ordinary people in other countries.
I'm not defending their actions, just wondering if this needs to be prosecuted in the country that it actually happened in.
Receiving a fair trial should always trump free speech.
If I had any power there should be no reporting allowed for any potential, current or on-going (appeals) trials.
Once someone has been found guilty and exhausted all recourse, then possibly the media horde and get in.
Though even then I rather tell tell them to politely Foxtrot Oscar.
This is why I only Trust and use the "My Web Search" toolbar.
That way no sites work at all.
You get a completely secure internet connection.
I haven't picked up a printed newspaper in ages
Sounds like they're desperate for readers...
More of this high visibility FUBAR is needed.
So the only way to win
Is not to play the game?
I just registered one
But it fails to show my inbox in Firefox. *yawn*
This needs to continue
Only when the courts finally get fed up with this shit and hold the patent issuers to account will things change.
Maybe. I can dream, right?
I'll drink to iiNet as well.
What I don't understand is why there's so much copying of the shit they're making?
He's played the unions perfectly.
He's pushed the company into the void, knowing that the Australian Government cannot afford for it to collapse. With the weight of the Government, Fair Work Australia has demanded that the aircraft be put back in service and that the unions cannot take any more strike action.
I believe he's check-mated them. They can't do any more disruptions without breaking the law and having severe penalties; and Qantas is back in the air.
But what about their brand? I'm sure he's thought this through far beyond just re-launching aircraft.
I'd make a complaint about this post
But that would just re-enforce your point.
RE: Is your name not Bruce?
I think we're all down here in Oz....
It's been the other way around before now
Importers and retailers are finding out that the market forces are making them redundant as the consumer can now import goods directly and easily.
This would also applies to the shopping centre owners who now have a whole lot of space that's not worth the current cost their asking.
Just like book stores are changing from a 'book store' to a 'printed paper back' store. There will always be a market, but it will be smaller.
Time to change your business structure or close up and go home.
@All backups wiped
My thoughts exactly.
This is why I always do my own backups and testing and never rely or trust a third party to have and follow correct procedures.
In business, "Trust nobody, check everything" wins, or at least keeps your business alive.
If you're worried about the risk, don't use a mobile phone.
Keep out of the sun and live in a faraday cage.
Or just use the Three/Vodafone network as there's almost no coverage,which means no risk? Am I rite??
Remove all security on Facebook
And replace it with the a notice that says "Everything you write on this public site can be accessed everyone everyone else"
Have they noticed the flaming pile that is Sony and 'gone back to double check the systems'?
Nothing like a bit of competition
Telstra can call it what they like. The timing says everything.
Bring on the NBN and Telstra will have to match it.
Time for someone to be made an example of
Let's scare the fuck out of all the other businesses so they lock down their databases and networks, reduce the information stored and start treating consumers with respect.
Make it look like a soda can and they'll prolly ignore it if they see it sitting in a corner too.
$200,000 wouldn't be that hard on Telstra
Telstra is f*cking expensive for mobile data. Their coverage is good, but f*ck me, you pay for it.
Don't use real name or birthday
This is why I fake my name and birthday when non-essential systems 'require' I give them information.
And this is not really me writing this...
Never have and never will own a console system (if you can actually own one).
All you have to do is wait and they bring themselves down.
If it was my choice
I'd invest in the emergency services and give them 40MHz.
The communications carriers can bid for the remaining 2 slots.
Lets see what it's really worth to them.
Emergency services give back to the community where as the carriers only take.
Awww crap. Not the interwebs :(
I thought they were going to give us fast broadband.
They are a computer corporation,?
Here in Perth, West Aus, heaps of people cycle - straight past the parked cars...
Mind you, it's getting a bit dangerous to be a pedestrian.
Why aren't the banks targetting ISPs and phone companies?
Apparently there's lots of online fraud, maybe the banks need to come down hard on ISPs and phone networks (EFTPOS)... Makes sense if the FACTA can do it.
The world has moved on
And is not playing their game anymore and they're kicking and screaming for attention.
How does it feel to be redundant?
And the winners are...
The courts just have their time wasted.
Who keeps comming up with this shit and thinks that it'll make a difference?
I would put it that filming should be manditory, then you'll really know what happens and who did what to who.
There's enough cameras around anyway, so I hope they'll turn them all off 'incase we see a fight'.
Of course, this will just apply to the students and others, not the school CCTV or authorities.
Car analogy doesn't work (in West Aus at least)
It offers an “imperfect” analogy to traffic infringements, noting that whatever penalties someone may incur as the driver of a car, punishment never extends to “the total denial of access to transport.”
A quick look on the WA Police site finds the following.
"For any applicable offence police must impound a vehicle for 28 days for a first offence. For a second offence they must impound a vehicle for three months. Upon conviction for a third or subsequent offence, as well as the normal penalties for the offence, a court may also order the permanent confiscation of the vehicle or its impoundment for up to six months."
Also, the Police tow the car away when they stop you, not when a court says you're guilty. There's been a few cases here where the driver has not been found guilty, but they or the owner have been without the vehilce for 3 months. Forget about compensation too.
The way this is going
It looks like they're making everyone a convict again...
re: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em
I'd forgotten about those. Time to clean the dust of those books.
Getting data is only a small part of the operation
You then need people to trawl through it and find the interesting stuff, and then pass it on to the departments that actually want or need it. Then they have to rinse and repeat.
ASIO have been doing a lot of advertising on the interwebs lately for extra staff.
That explains the extra stories from Aus
And I thought it was because we were more interesting that everyone else...
They can do what they want. Those that want it will still copy or download it; or buy it overseas if they can be bothered.
It's like they put their collective finger in a leaky dam and ignore the rushing water that's going around it...
I'm sure they feel better for it though.
Why is this so negative?
I see this as a fantastic feature as I'm always getting called to 'undelete' photographs of Aunt Mary's 60th birthday. I'll be recommending SSDs to family.
One site for all
That is all.
I haven't heard that since watching cartoons. Every Aussie knows the correct way is 'chk chk boom'
I just lend mine to friends and family
Laptops and PCs that have worked flawlessly for years last about 1 week. Dead drives, jammed keys and operating speeds that make turtles look like speed junkies. I just don't get it.
I now only give away old stuff, cause I know I won't want it back.
The people in the videos seem to have some serious anger issues and way too much spare time.
I can't be bothered with doing anything apart from leaning across and dropping broken stuff into the bin.
Problem is that the prize involves leaving my desk and physical work
I'd give Mark Webber a go on F1GP though :-)
I've already ordered one next week
Apparently it's ready for pickup last Tuesday, I received the confirmation on early next year.
Oh, wait. Or was it the other way around?
What would happen if Doc Brown bumped into Dr Who?
Maybe they can set up a race and whoever starts first... wins :-)
I was looking to purchase an e-book reader
But I can't justify spending +$100.00 so that I can then buy licences for books.
I'm not interested, there's no financial benefit to me to change over.
My wife and I are currently building a 2m x 3m bookshelf to store all our books and we're going to fill it, not counting all the ones we've donated to charities.
If the publishers will let me 'rent' a book then maybe, but curently the cost (purchase & restrictions) are too high.
I knew this handle would bite me in the arse one day*
*I have nothing to do with who ever this group is, just seemed a cool name at the time. Please don't hurt me.
I can see it now...
An Aboriginal looking at the list on the wall of stuff to be made and being unable to find his axe.
It all went down hill from there.
I haven't watched the series, but will now
I made the assumption that it was another crappy unrealistic series extension.
I'm putting it down for purchase in the not too distant future...
Thanks for the review.
My favourite site
www.abandonia.com for all your legal old school downloads.
I've lost a few more weekends after finding that place... :-)
GiveAF*ckOMeter is twitching
On one hand I wish them good luck with it as I know it won't work, they're banning the sites already anyway, right?
On the other, I want them to put in writing that when it does fail to 'save us from evil', that they and the contracted companies will re-pay the costs.
I won't hold my breath with regards to the second bit, even China can't stop information entering/exiting.
The lawyers are winning - not sure anyone else is though
It could be due to lawyers scouring the world for possible infringements, suing on the off chance of a win and therefore showing the corporate suits that they're being proactive.
My GiveAFuckO'Meter isn't even twitching.