Plotting my EscapeThe short version:
The mark of a place joining the civilised section of the Internet is when it starts banning people being assholes in their space-Silas W
Mighty TatterAnd I'm not sure the TPP will ever get through. It's essentially a road to nowhere project, it's going nowhere fast despite it being a "looming threat" for years. And Congress basically refuses to give President Obama any ability to fast track it. (Democrats because they don't want it screwing their anti poverty narrative and Republicans because they don't trust Obama with power.)
Many were increasingly of the opinion that they'd all made a big mistake in coming down from the trees in the first place. - Douglas Adams
Face-PuncherStill, the 'voluntary agreements' and 'notice and staydown' notions are extremely dangerous, and should be fought at every turn.
go on, pet himWe ourselves have seen the problem with "voluntary agreements." The Google Incident and Second Google Incident which forced vast, strict changes in how the site functions, all because somebody complained and Google balked. Except that instead of a concerned user complaining about ads, it's fat-cat legal departments who are paid to sit around, look for search results and then just fire off complaints all day.
edited 19th Mar '14 7:27:14 AM by Ogodei
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