Outlaws and Highwaymen

Did you ever wonder where the term “highway robbery” came from?
Well, highway robbery was the crime perpetrated by the highwaymen of old.
The apostle Paul spoke of the dangers of highwaymen in the Bible. So clearly these road-traveling scoundrels have been around for a long time.
Today’s FamilyFirst pick, Outlaws and Highwaymen, concentrates on the medieval English breed of highwayman.
Think Robin Hood.

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The Stella Awards

Ever heard of Stella Liebeck?
She’s a famous lady. In fact, she has an award that’s named after her. The Stella award.
In 1992, Stella ordered a cup of coffee from McDonald’s. Attempting to put cream and sugar into it, she dumped the entire cup into her lap. The sweat pants soaked it up, and she was burned. By coffee. Which is supposed to be hot. Keep that iced coffee stuff away, would you?
Anyhoo, Stella dumped the coffee all over herself in the passenger seat of a parked car. And she ended up burned pretty bad. Bad enough to go to the hospital.

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AnywhereCD

I hate the RIAA. I believe they are corporate evil incarnate. They are there to serve the interests of the RIAA. They are not concerned with the interests of the musical artists they purport to represent. No, they care about one thing only: the most profit they can wring out of the public to fill their own coffers.
One of the concepts most loudly promoted by this group of scoundrels is digital rights management (DRM).
DRM is a form of copy protection that restricts what you can do with a file that you have legally purchased. It can be found nearly everywhere: iTunes, Napster, Rhapsody, and most other online music stores have some form of DRM which prevents you from doing whatever you want with your music.

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