How the heck did the feral employees at the IRS become a positive for the general public? This is some grandmaster level spinning.
733 posts • joined 18 Jun 2009
@The First Dave: "an act that has been completely legal for them to replicate since age 16?"
Our stupid laws make the act legal however if they record it they are guilty of producing child pornography, even if they are a happily married couple who just happen to be 17 years old.
Blurry image of a suspect fleeing a crime scene.
Detective: Zoom and enhance
Image starts to introduced new pixels to sharpen the image and suddenly the image shows ... a generic black male.
With AI and training you get the results you desire not the truth. Police systems will write obviously match the trainers' preconceptions and biases. Will courts be able to deal with this when there is clear "photographic evidence"?
You'd never be able to find out if there was a hack as the terminals are all closed source, proprietary software so even the election officials are not allowed to check the authenticity of votes cast anyway. As long as the voting machine owners don't get too greedy and start giving their chosen candidates 101% of the vote then they can pick and choose the winners to their hearts' content.
Soon I will be able to take a picture of a dog, my AI will send that picture to my contact list automatically, each of those contacts' AIs will auto-respond with something endearing or pithy and my AI will send a warm and fuzzy vibration to my handset. Who even needs humans anymore?
"it's not really stealing because no-one has been deprived of it"
Exactly, there is an actual definition of 'stealing and this doesn't fit. Doesn't mean it's not a different harm and hence crime.
"and we all should be able to download all the music images we want, for free,"
For personal use, sure. You want to commercialise it then every penny, and costs, and penalties, goes to the original creator.
"regardless of how much effort the original creator put in to making it."
That's somewhat irrelevant to the question of whether it's a crime, but might play into the compensation amount if it is deemed an offence.
@wolfetone "The sexualisation of children in the UK especially has run unabated for decades now ... Everyone from the BBC..."
The BBC and their sweeping under the carpet of the sexual abuse of children (for the good of the institution) has sexualised many more young people than we will ever know. Same goes for the NHS, public schools, the churches and the government.
There are only a couple of wavelengths of these things. It is surely not beyond the realm of possibility to have an extra layer of material, or tint of the glass, that absorbed these frequencies then we could avoid the loss of life without going overboard with sentencing?
Also, what about that bastard 93 million miles away that keeps trying to blind everyone, they even went after the President of the US during the last eclipse.
Neither company allows me to make or receive calls indoors, neither company allows me to stream Netflix or YouTube reliably and neither company enables me to use all the features on my phone.
The only difference I can see is T-Mobile charge me £30 per month for the privilege.
What is wrong with you people? This is a work of art, you aren't supposed to use it, you're supposed to appreciate it and to do that you have to hermetically seal it and never let the dust or dandruff reach the internals, or the sweat and grease from your hands destroy the perfect aesthetic of your $1.5k work of art.
... but it's ultimately a losing one, the government will just keep amending the rules and appointing the judges to get whatever outcome they desire.
If only we had some set of founding principles that a minority voter, majority MP government couldn't simply vote out of existence, a constitution, a Magna Carta for example.
Or how about having a monarch that sees her subjects having their rights routinely stripped by a government the majority of the people did not vote for and stopped signing those bills into law? C'mon Lizzy, do your job!
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