I wonder if any company has ever set out Terms and Conditions stating thier product was not for use in Eastern Texas, in an attempt to avoid ever being pulled into court there.
819 posts • joined 13 Aug 2007
In order to continue the pretense that the gov actually wants GDPR enforced - while ensuring funding and will for such are entriely lacking - is it time for the Information Commissioner to take one for the team?
i.e. Resign, wait a few months then get a pass into the House of Lords?
Been playing with Has Been, Yesterday's Man, Once Mattered and suchlike. Not really getting anywhere however, my best shot being:
which is a tad long IMO.
Then got onto How the mighty have fallen which led to the more succinct
which has a nice Lucifer Morningstar ring to it.
I still use my Yota phone 2 and have no intention of changing any time soon.
The e-ink rear screen is genuinely very useful, be it for low power drain (5 days if you avoid the main screen), seeing the time in day-light, reading books on the train, capturing the front screen to the e-ink for parcel / ticket bar scannable QR codes and so on.
A search engine that rates information about <blah> above some random shop/service selling something tangentially related to <blah>.
It began with the deliberate avoidance of blog that were "messing up" the search results. (OK, probably true at the time).
And its ended up with what is tantamount to search engines searching only business adverts, rather than "the web".
I was under the impression that all persons involved in the patent application have an on-going "Duty to disclose" any material they become aware of during the lifetime of the patent, not just during the application process. If so, then why the notion that an inventor cannot (or shoudl not) query their own invention?
Any lawyers in the house to check on that?
Who's going to take the chance that their house's power system goes down after a borked security patch to the "smart meter"? Could Joe-punter rectify the situation if it did happen? In general, no. How big are the test teams working on IoT updates? Ermm.. about as big as the team making them; likely zero.
Settling at the last minute should be seen as a form of willful obstruction.
Public bodies in particular should be constrained from using such a tactic, as the interest of a public body should be getting it right ASAP, not "winning".
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