Did these politicians actually obtain these infringing files? As I recall (from you know.. um.. nevermind), it is really not that easy to obtain actual full copies of infringing content from a google search.. Usually you get a bunch of places that claim to provide it and just spam you with ads instead
I haven't really looked into it, but I don't see any reason it couldn't be a straight replacement and just change what your dns server points to. You could even point it to localhost and run local software locally that acts as a middleman.
Well, the U.S. is who gives brazil permission to use .br, but thats not what I meant by decentralized anyway, even if the U.S. didn't have control over the root zone changes, .br would still centralized under brazil's control. I'm talking about a user controlled system.
Ever the optimist eh? I used to be like that :( In the end, The mafiaa gets more and more control over all countries while their goals become less and less aligned with serving the public in any country, and if the final ruling isn't horrible, they will be changing the law to make it so no matter the cost.
So, if I'm hearing this right, the government told sprint it must provide wiretaps, sprint needed to make changes to it's network in order to comply, govt said they had to do this out of pocket at gunpoint, and now they are getting in trouble for sneakily charging the govt for it anyway.. sound about right?
Is this is why apple, microsoft, and every gaming company can't use patents and copyright to tie hardware and software together and sell licenses to allow people to make stuff for their hardware? Or is that different?