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    Editorial Microsoft researches & bans drug talk from Skype, Outlook, Office and all other services.

    Microsoft has update its terms of use to ban illegal activity, inappropriate content, harmful activity, offensive language on its services and software. Microsoft reserves the right to review your content. This seems to effectively ban content and talk about drugs on its services. The following services certainly fall under the new policy: Skype, Outlook.com & Hotmail, Office 365, MS Office, XBox, Bing, MSN, Cortana, OneDrive. It is unclear if Windows 10 itself falls under this service...
  2. Settling lawsuits has become a normal business cost for the pharmaceutical industry

    This is a (totally fictional) story about a man called John. John lived in a house with a hedge, but he had recently gotten himself a pet dog. Unfortunately for John hedges aren’t very effective at keeping dogs from getting loose and running around the neighbourhood. John being the enterprising man that he is called a company that manufactures fences and asked if they had any fences suitable for keeping his dog on the property. “Yes, we can definitely help you out with that sir. Our...
  3. This is one of the most racist remarks a contemporary politician has made about drug policy

    Rarely is racism by a politician so explicit. Asked about marijuana legalization over the weekend at a legislative coffee event, a Kansas lawmaker, Republican state Rep. Steve Alford, gave a shocking response: “What you really need to do is go back in the ’30s and when they outlawed all types of drugs in Kansas [and] across the United States. What was the reason why they did that? One of the reasons why — I hate to say it — it’s the African Americans, they were basically users and they...
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