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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by Mookster View Post

I remember when DRM starting becoming popular, and I freaked; I told everyone on every forum I went to, that this was the beginning of what will eventually be a stripping of our basic freedom to use our hardware as we please. I was generally mocked for being paranoid. It's even worse than I anticipated, it's a loss of freedom in general; using a device in a way it's not intended (by the manfucaturer) to be used shouldn't be illegal if it's not being used for some kind of way that could be harmful to the health, safety, or general well being of someone else or their property. If I want to write software to turn my Galaxy Nexus into a basic MP3 player, I should damn well be allowed to. Where the hell does the U.S government get the authority to tell me I can't? The constitution explicitly states that the government does NOT have that kind of authority, and even goes on to say that a government which grants itself that kind of authority is corrupt and must be taken out of place.
How then, can this be happening? How then, is no one saying anything? This is NOT okay.

Who fights for the people in the United States? The only person that makes sense in the entire U.S government is Ron Paul and he's a laughing stock. Why?

Jesus Christ.

Edit: If this thread is locked for being political, I swear to God, I'll never come back to this site again.

Basically this. There is no one left to fight for the user.
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Everyone should really call their representative about this stuff, it stopped sopa and it could stop this.
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I own my body, and I should be able to inhale whatever I want and vise versa. but sadly this isn't how American government feels.....
I see what you did there. LOL
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post #14 of 17
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Originally Posted by Mookster View Post

I remember when DRM starting becoming popular, and I freaked; I told everyone on every forum I went to, that this was the beginning of what will eventually be a stripping of our basic freedom to use our hardware as we please. I was generally mocked for being paranoid. It's even worse than I anticipated, it's a loss of freedom in general; using a device in a way it's not intended (by the manfucaturer) to be used shouldn't be illegal if it's not being used for some kind of way that could be harmful to the health, safety, or general well being of someone else or their property. If I want to write software to turn my Galaxy Nexus into a basic MP3 player, I should damn well be allowed to. Where the hell does the U.S government get the authority to tell me I can't? The constitution explicitly states that the government does NOT have that kind of authority, and even goes on to say that a government which grants itself that kind of authority is corrupt and must be taken out of place.
How then, can this be happening? How then, is no one saying anything? This is NOT okay.
Who fights for the people in the United States? The only person that makes sense in the entire U.S government is Ron Paul and he's a laughing stock. Why?
Jesus Christ.
Edit: If this thread is locked for being political, I swear to God, I'll never come back to this site again.

because money lol..
 
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because money lol..

This is becoming way too common a theme here in recent years. Forget the state of our educational system, crumbling infrastructure, massive debt and rising unemployment rate, we need to tell people what software they can use on their cell phones.
post #16 of 17
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Originally Posted by Scorpion49 View Post

This is becoming way too common a theme here in recent years. Forget the state of our educational system, crumbling infrastructure, massive debt and rising unemployment rate, we need to tell people what software they can use on their cell phones.

you know the funniest part is that all that money is worth toilet paper due to the debts you guys have down south..
16trillion foreign debt..
 
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you know the funniest part is that all that money is worth toilet paper due to the debts you guys have down south..
16trillion foreign debt..
How is this our fault exactly. We are not in the house of rep for example.
We as in the working class is not increasing debt.
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