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Legal, Laws, and Regs

Lawsuit abuse

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. Dumbest warning labels from SF Gate. Through this excellent article I found the Michigan Lawsuit Abuse Watch web site. Within these priceless web pages I found out about the arsonists who sued their insurance company because the fire they set spread to surrounding area, and the insurance company didn’t want to cover this […]

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Microsoft settlement

Recovered from the Wayback Machine.  I don’t blame Microsoft for the abysmal settlement that’s ticked off so many states (see States urge Microsoft penalties). Corporations work for themselves — It’s the way of the capitalist world. To prevent corporations from being complete assholes, you have consumer and fair trade protection laws such as the antitrust laws, […]

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Comments on the Communications Decency Act

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. My first real experience with the Internet was subscribing to a usenet on a symbolic modeling language. I remember reading a response from a researcher in Switzerland and deciding to write my first entry into the thread. Everytime someone would write from a different country I was awed. Where else […]