"a howitzer-sized deterrent to a peashooter problem" -- exactly! How about the death penalty for jaywalking?
'Seems to me the internet is a huge stack of cards just waiting for something like this to shake the table. I remember when it was a bunch of graduate students playing with a DARPA grant. It's certainly come a long way, but it only takes a scare like this to remind us that it could be destroyed by lawyers. I hope the rest of the world doesn't follow suit on this, so you could at least VPN to someplace that's still free.
Freedom isn't a natural state: it takes blood, sweat, and tears to keep it going.
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