>>>>> "ab" == adam beecher <adam at iewebs.com> writes:
>> You're thinking of the Clipper chip. The NSA had nothing to do
>> with the V-chip, which was to be an implementation of a rating
>> system for TV content, parents being clearly too incompetent to
>> monitor their children's TV habits.
ab> You are of course correct, and I am most certainly wrong. I
ab> apologise for my gross error, and will immediately commit
ab> Hari-Kiri in an effort to rid myself of my demons. I bow to
ab> your greater knowledge, oh wise one.
Only the coarsest of foreigners would refer to the honourable act of
seppuku as "hari kiri", a phrase that means, literally, "belly-cutting".
"Pity has no place at my table."
-- Dr Hannibal Lecter
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