When "the law" acts "illegally" it's time to ignore it.
They don't need to worry about copyright as long as all original submissions are "significantly modified" before they are used.
At the last moment before taking over the world, China decided to commit suicide instead. You read it here first.
Officers should be held to a much higher standard, but seriously, wtf do you expect when you give anyone busy work that is boring and not part of their idea of what their job is?
Even if the results are not fully vetted, trusting science as a Method means that scientific results are always a null hypothesis.
"Not everything is a content industry conspiracy."
Isn't the bible copyrighted yet?
Copyright in the age of the internet is a Bad Thing for society. Eliminate copyright.
We're focusing on the wrong thing here. What matters is that the government takes actions in spite of the best evidence and advice. What matters is that they are removing access to essential freedoms without a valid reason.
Look behind you, way behind you. No, further. Here, borrow my binoculars. No? Here, borrow my telescope. See that? That's the slippery slope.
Eliminate copyright. It's a net negative for society.
All rights are being legislated and defined out of the constitution, and by extension, reality.
Legal fictions are all fictions, but sometimes they're lies. Eliminate legal fictions.
I'd giver you half a funny if there was one.
And then there was that time that i had been burning marijuana scented incense in my friend's car and had a High Times in plain view in the back seat, and couldn't find the incense when i got pulled over for not stopping fully at a stop sign.. and then there was the pot in the glove compartment that i honestly thought she left at home when i agreed to the search :/ true story. (they stole my shit and let me go :( )
But if you pop it open there are TWO $128 devices inside!
Let's not forget, even if their politicians are a full 15 IQ points higher than the average of their country, they're still below average on the world scale. In other words, their processing ability is not stellar.
Think harder. I want that book! (is it How To Lie With Statistics?)
In jail or in a hurricane, you're likely to die. Then you'll have standing to sue.