Products these industries don't even make (CDs, hard drives, memory cards, etc.) have levies added to somehow offset piracy [...] As I've stated in the past, there are no such levies in the UK on the basis that the exception allows copying only for personal use, not copying for all and sundry.
I agree. After I put a song on AO3 about the US Government's excesses, my beta reader wrote a comment in which she apologised for them. I thanked her for her apology, but also explained that I didn't expect one from her because it's her government to blame, not individuals.
We would like to know what kind of porn the world's second most wanted man jerked it to. FTFY, BroBible. After all, Ed Snowden is now the world's most wanted man (strike)despite(/strike) because of the fact that he acted to (strike)protect people(/strike) harm governments.
* "Interested in Hijrah [emigration] to Islamic Lands don't know anyone need help. I was told to use Surespot." Boy, someone sure doesn't know their Hindi, do they? Hijrah isn't emigration, they're Indian trans women! :D
And in news we have only just received, there was a rockslide at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial a week ago, with the result that George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln no longer appear on either side of Theodore Roosevelt. This shocking event, which occurred on June 2... *innocent face*
Okay, I'll buy a wood chipper so the good people at Reason can feed DOJ bods into it. Where should I send it, and how much do you think it would cost me to send something so big and heavy via Royal Mail?