Court: To rule on the Government’s motion, we must consider several factors, including whether the Government has shown that it is likely to succeed on the merits of its appeal, the degree of hardship caused by a stay or its denial, and the public interest in granting or denying a stay.
Trumplation: You gotta figure in a whole lot of things, if they're gonna win, big things, like hard stuff caused and the other guy.
C: We assess those factors in light of the limited evidence put forward by both parties at this very preliminary stage and are mindful that our analysis of the hardships and public interest in this case involves particularly sensitive and weighty concerns on both sides.
T: It's too soon to tell, but we're taking lots, a whole lot of stuff into account.
C: Nevertheless, we hold that the Government has not shown a likelihood of success on the merits of its appeal, nor has it shown that failure to enter a stay would cause irreparable injury, and we therefore deny its emergency motion for a stay.
T: The so-called government's screwed. They got nothing, they can produce nothing so they get bupkus.
DON'T put critical systems ONLINE.
In other words, the government doesn't need to have access to all of our communications on the internet in order to protect systems which shouldn't be on the internet.
If there is a danger to secured SCADA systems or air traffic control communications, then rightfully the government should have some authority to police those systems.
But this is not what they are asking for.
If there really were a true and just God, then the MPAA and the RIAA would both be destroyed in a Digital Pearl Harbor.
This is why the MPAA and the RIAA don't have comment sections on their "blogs"
The public isn't supposed to participate in copyright, they're just supposed to buy things protected by copyright.
What this may mean is that a small, rich, vocal cabal of music fans could grow to have an undue impact on the way music progresses...
Would they call themselves the VCAA?
Nuclear War With the Chinese
Obama, "the RIAA Won't Let US Back Down"
Is Nathan jealous of Bill's billions?
[O]n the other hand, it's a little bit ironic that that's the case in a country where you can be killed by drone with no judicial review.
So why not tweak the business model a bit and offer a murder-for-hire drone service?
This just means I'm going to revive my taco delivery idea, Tacobruchet?
It's interesting that a legislator would want this law seeing as how much of the government is perfectly comfortable with asking people to hand over vials of their own urine in order to get/stay employed.
After thirty years, Hollywood has finally managed to kill the VCR.
We should all get down on our knees and thank everything that's holy that the US DOJ has caught, convicted, imprisoned and otherwise deactivated all violent criminals and terrorists so that they can now devote the proper amount of attention to saving Hollywood from the Internet.
This would be great if it were ALL and ONLY RIAA musicians, and the music was locked down as tight as possible and nothing but 22khz, 1-minute streams, no cover art larger than 320x240 pixels, etc.
Then, the RIAA could stop trying to destroy the internet in order to "stop piracy" and everyone else could go on about their lives.
As the commenter up thread said, we need a .movie and .cable domain too.
Why would the Department of Entertainment Justice risk having something silly like evidence get in the way of a perfectly good case against a "rogue site"?
Where's the "Red Bus on Bridge in Front of Big Ben" tumblr?
I have a photo I need to submit.
And with that, the technology industry begins to follow small manufacturing and the textile industry out of America.
that means that the real tablet revolution ... will not be one in which Apple plays a major part...
I don't think Apple will mind - they (and Microsoft) will just sue all the Android device makers and programmers to make up the difference.