" I'm not sure you can get away with calling this a net neutrality violation (I think the term is mutated to the point of uselessness anyway), given HBO Go on Roku will work if you have Comcast broadband -- but get HBO from another pay TV provider like Dish. Still, it's fairly curious how Comcast's own Internet video and on-demand offerings (which include HBO content) tend to take priority. "
Ah yes... Exploitation. Buy your competition, use their services, ignore customer service, and nickel and dime your captive audience until the government regulates. Meanwhile, the services are carbon copies of what you can do online with nothing to actually compete against their business model while more money flows to shareholders wanting more money in the short term.
Amazing how monopolies work to screw over the public.
" “I have no comment. You should talk to those folks that are giving away classified information and get their opinion,” Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) said when asked about the alleged intrusions."
Yes... Let's put Dianne Feinstein on line one for exposing more information than even Edward Snowden thanks to showing how these programs weren't about terrorism.
I know that some people believe this is damage control.
I'm one of them. So I have an idea to have these people bring out a strong statement in regards to copyright...
Release your works to the public domain. Show us and your label how important copyright is to you. You tried to charge a professor of law with copyright infringement as if he was a petty criminal. For showing off YOUR work. I think that the best punishment that fits this allegation would be to remove all shadow of a doubt that the public should lay claim to this dying.
Or a public domain license. It's not that hard. Put up exactly what you would have "lost" and show us your "loss".
... That's not actual anarchic practice and is a misrepresentation of actual libertarian socialist theories. While I don't practice anarchism, I would advise against this smear against people that are indeed anarchists.
That sounds rather utopian and ignores that when the state is eliminated in a society without getting rid of societal differences, it leads to class warfare, where someone gets exploited for the sake of a select few...
"The proposal of any new law or regulation of commerce which comes from capitalists ought always to be listened to with great precaution, and ought never to be adopted, till after having been long and carefully examined, not only with the most scrupulous, but with the most suspicious attention. It comes from an order of men, whose interest is never exactly the same with that of the public, who have generally an interest to deceive and even to oppress the public, and who accordingly have, upon many occasions, both deceived and oppressed it.”
It was a "Stronger Government" that established these programs.
Uhhh... No. 1929 was all about the rich and powerful passing austerity on the masses and being stymied by a progressive president that decided to listen to the public and forced him to do what they say or there would be revolution. That was 75 years ago. I think the lesson is that when the public wants change, you stop trying to blame the government and force it to do what you say.
When you are being bullied, you don't hope for a stronger bully to take his place.
So why cuddle up with the billionaires that screw us over?
Lets weaken the government and learn to live our lives with some sense or self reliance and freedom and the responsibilities that go with it. Don't push your problems off on some "government" to fix for you.
Sorry, I don't envision utopias. You work to make the government work for the public or it works for the rich. Destroying the government while plenty of people are billionaires makes you ensnared to the demands of the rich and entitled.