That was very nicely stated which covered all the main points we have mentioned. Had I been giving that speech I would have said much the same but a whole lot angrier along with a few choice rude words for those responsible.
About time someone said that where him and his mother are sure to make headlines.
Yes we are deep in prohibition where the Government actively fights against the mass will of the population. Their attempts to maintain control become ever more desperate as the World changes around them.
I am sure even the MPAA are laughing at her. "Wow what a stupid woman" they all think.
Sure enough this case will soon crash and burn the moment it is pointed out in Court that Copyright Infringement is not actually Theft. As a result trial in state Court is therefore denied being a Federal law.
Still the MPAA would be happy when their goal is to destroy where this case well highlights how well their propaganda works to fool the weak minded.
California may well need a new Attorney General when Kamala Harris clearly does not know her laws. Her and VP Joe Biden now have something in common... lack of brain cells.
Keep in mind that Google played a large part in the downfall of SOPA being the only Tech company who could buy a seat at the table. Clearly back then they all of them blamed Google and not the 13 million public who voiced their protest.
So to avoid further disruption to their future anti-Internet proposed laws it is time for them to neuter or to kill Google.
DCMA take-down notices have shot through the roof since then when millions of links get censored monthly. In this modern World of punishing lawful linkage then both sides of the infringement fence are happy to declare Google as the King of Piracy even if for very different reasons.
So today the Copyright Cartels flex their power over the Administration by having an Attorney General attack Google with much more due.
All part of the downfall of Google who sits and takes it like some masochist. Most ironic in all this is that other search engines are much less censored
When soldiers are ordered to butcher innocent villagers then they should refuse to obey. When Government officials violate the US Constitution and Bill of Rights as a matter of routine then they should be expose.
Simply following orders is never an excuse. To stay silent in a corrupt system makes you a part of that corruption.
I am quite sure though that he has violated national security laws, confidentiality agreements and a whole lot more to reveal these documents. Quite a brave man who simply wants the United States to be a better place.
It is not about paranoia but about privacy and the ability to live your life in an anonymous way not tracked all the time by the Government.
The Fourth Amendment bans unreasonable search and seizures which means that the Government has no right to violate the privacy of your life until you are suspected of committing a crime.
The Government under fear of terrorism, or monsters in the dark, cannot remove these rights. Those who sacrifice privacy to obtain security soon end up with neither.
Also Congress is like a factory churning out new laws all the time in an unstoppable endless stream. No one on this planet can know all the laws totalling millions of pages. It is without question that people violate the laws as part of their daily life.
Just be thankful that the Government has no reason to abuse or to victimise you but that cannot be said for everyone.
This Facebook news reminded me of an event that I moaned about months ago as I will now recall.
A large part of Facebook is obviously game play. Now lets say a popular person has 100 friends and starts up a new game where they discover the fact that on average 3 to 5 of their friends are already playing where they invite the 90+ others to gain 1 or 2 more.
So there you are with your 4 to 7 game neighbours where you soon discover the fact that after 2 days of game play you can't advance the game more because you need 8, 10, 15, 20 and even as high as 30 neighbours. No matter how much you harass your friends you can't do this not to mention the neighbours you have are not very good anyway.
You resolve this problem by finding out the game chat page and all those people in the same situation screaming out ADD ME and wanting hard working neighbours.
Those that go this route can be BANNED BY FACEBOOK. No shit when add the wrong game friend and Facebook won't even let you see your home page without agreeing to their terms that states very clearly "You can only add friends that you PERSONALLY know"
Wait! What? Not even my mother can dictate who my friends are but Facebook can? For a first offence Facebook bans you adding new friends for 2 days.
As I am sure Facebook is aware of the game situation then "personally known" I am sure would kill almost every Facebook game there. I have gone this far and can go no further.
Then today we may now see the real reason. The NSA would indeed want everyone to be in the personal know. They want US users who connect to Middle East users to be part of a terrorist cell. Here is this US user having Arabic rants posted to his wall but he speaks no Arabic! Clear terrorist cell wastes days of NSA work only to find out that the one sole true link is that they water each other's crops!
Game play adds in much random linkage. The NSA do not like this hence the "people you personally know" rule.
The main problem is two fold in that they don't consider metadata to be protected by the Fourth Amendment and second is that the FISA Court is one for rubbing stamping the inclusion of everyone.
This extra server would also not be there to limit their access to data. This would be not unlike how MegaUpload handled the media cartels of full access to delete whatever they wanted. No delete on Facebook (normally) but indeed full access to rip metadata and details of connections. Facebook can then get on to business while ignoring this Governmental "rape box"
All I read about this is damage control. Such claims of having the NSA root though all their data can be economically very damaging for the tech companies involved.
The US Administration likes to have a plan for every eventually so here they are running their mandated damage avoidance plan in a scheme that is extremely carefully worded to remain legally truthful without revealing anything about the real truth.
You may notice that nowhere in their denial do they demand that the FBI/NSA should explain themselves. So just imagine the worst option possible and remain extremely skeptical.
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Well had I been President the US Administration would soon get butchered under abuse the law and lose your job. Maybe even violate the US Constitution or Bill of Rights in a serious way and get exiled.
Like in this case I would be so "I don't care shit about your technicalities when you DON'T SPY ON ALL PEOPLE".
Still the FBI/CIA could just deal with me like they did with JFK.
Let me clarify then. So after Prenda have subpoenaed the ISPs for discovery of subscriber details they contact them with settlement demands saying "You infringed the copyright owned by Ingenuity 13 (a Prenda shell)"
The problem is on seeding the torrents themselves this is a lie when the download/upload was not infringing. So letters are a lie and a fraud upon both the Court and on the subscribers and what they should go to prison for.
This only applies to these stated more recent torrents but more could be included later. So yes people could demand a refund on any settlement because they were lied to when they don't charge for what they are giving away.