Rik van Riel (
Thu, 30 Sep 1999 19:57:40 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 30 Sep 1999, Matthew Gaylor wrote:

> If you're awake, I shouldn't have to spell out to you why allowing
> the government to introduce evidence _without even pretending to
> account for its provenance_ is a horrific idea. But here's a twist
> you might not think about.

This is a reason why I will never live in the US. I've had offers from some nice IT companies doing rather cool stuff, but they won't get me if I have to work in the US.

And I know that there are a lot of IT companies losing the people they want because smart people just don't want to live in the US. (well, some do because they find something else even more important)

US govt, are you listening? You are losing business and IT workers because of your orwellian policies. You are losing money because of regulations -- non-productive regulations even...

If only the US didn't have these rediculous rules, I might consider living there. After all, most of the "cool stuff" IS done in the US :(



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