Suppose a police officer claims he / she was raped. The defendant could prove that it's not a rape because it only took 30 seconds instead of 10 minutes, because the defendant cannot hold it longer than 30 seconds. This argument is supported by the very words the police use in court. So it should be equally persuasive. A violation that takes a short time is not a violation.
Consider the people who think it is so horrible that Colin Kaepernick won't stand during the national anthem.
What form of protest would those people like? Would they like it better if he were out burning cars and breaking the windows of businesses as a form of protest?
In fact, what these people want is a form of protest that is totally invisible so that they don't have to be offended by it.
You can have free speech as long as it is impossible for anyone to hear it -- even if they want to. You can exercise your free speech in a location that is out of range of seeing and hearing to other people.
Isn't the purpose of a protest to be able to draw attention to some perceived injustice? Don't we all want to be made aware of injustice, before it happens to us?
First they came for the InstaFaceTwit users, but I was silent because I did not use InstaFaceTwit. Etc.
criminalizes illegal protests aimed at causing economic damage
You mean causing economic damage such as Trump publicly saying that the NY Times is failing. Saying this can have an effect on its stock price, whether true or not. But its worse when this is said just to punish a news organization, whatever you might think of them, for exercising their rights. Maybe Trump should have consequences for this type of behavior? But, then I suppose he could just pardon himself.
I didn't say it WAS a copyright infringement. It is a copyright issue. The kind of topic TD covers. And whether or not it is an infringement, it isn't any more or less so based on which candidate is doing it.
Point 5: you feel that 9.8 m/s^2 force holding you to the ground don't you? That's proof of the rocket's acceleration. If you're complaining about the infinite stack, I would point out that an infinite length can have one end to it. So there could be one tortoise that is the start of an infinite stack. According to Miksch's Law, if a string has one end, then it has another end. I conjecture that it's the number of tortoises in between the two ends that is infinite. QED. :-)
Point 6: what other source of power, according to YOUR theory could maintain the rocket's thrust for such a long time? Not puny chemical rockets. Not even nuclear (nook-you-lar) power.
It is important to have all of this well thought out. If you're not trying to make public policy, or sell something, then why would anyone need junk science?
All viewpoints should be welcome. Otherwise we end up with an echo chamber limited to sane, rational viewpoints.
My new junk science research conclusively shows that: 1. the sun rises in the west 2. the earth is a flat disk 3. the sun, moon and stars rotate around the disk 4. the disk is on the back of an infinite stack of tortoises 5. the final tortoise of that infinite stack is propelled by a rocket at 9.8 m/s^2 giving the illusion of gravity 6. the rocket is powered by perpetual motion machine
Politicians should make public policy based on these scientific results.
If you are skeptical and try to refute this, I'll sue! Waaaaaah!
After the flood subsided, God promised that next time it would be by fire and not by water. :-) And the symbol of that is the rainbow.
In the case of AT&T, government, and many other parties that are literally creating the Sci Fi dystopia of our nightmares, I don't know if fire would be enough. Maybe eternal fire so that they don't rise from the ashes.
Having a modem was a requirement in the dial up days.
Now, having a VPN may be a basic necessity when signing up with any ISP. Instead of trusting your ISP, who once was considered worth trusting, you'll vest that trust in the VPN provider. Or use TOR over your VPN. :-) To keep your VPN from knowing the contents of your connections.
Next after that, having several VPNs, and (not yet written) software that randomly directs your connections over one of the several different VPNs.
VPNs through other VPNs?
Who knows what else you'll need after that. Some kind of meta-network built on top of everything I just described.
A mini Linux computer should have TWO ethernet jacks. Some project ideas are harder to implement without two ethernet jacks.
Software could bridge the two ethernet jacks so that all packets flow transparently between them as if it were an ordinary cable. Thus, it can be placed inline between the wall jack and an unsuspecting office PC. Call it a "hard drive optimizer" or something like that. The user is supposed to install it.
The device can look for interesting traffic passing through, and log it.
Later, at convenient times, the device can phone home with data. The phone home part can be made to look pretty innocent. It could use the MAC address and IP address of the PC that it already knows it's attached to. Be sure not to stomp on ports or connections that might be ongoing from the PC. It would also make sure response packetes to it's own connections do not make it back to the PC it sits in front of. Make simple, innocent HTTPS connections to the mother ship and ex filtrate the data collected.
MITM attacks may also be possible. Especially if you can persuade the user to insert a USB stick that installs a new trusted root CA cert.
The device can try to launch phishing or other attacks against the PC, but without introducing any of that traffic onto the rest of the office's network.
This project could be enhanced by having a transparent network proxy so that all HTTP requests for images return Lol Cat images of the same dimensions.
Youngsters can have all sorts of fun with an inexpensive toy like this. Not to mention the education potential.