U.K. Hacker Loses Extradition Appeal
Britain's High Court rejected an autistic British man's bid to avoid extradition to the U.S. to face trial for hacking into military computers.
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The customer has no scruples nor prejudice against any of them. In this world, anyone would be a fool not to do business with the lowest bidder. ...
These are only some of the fundamentally fraudulent antistimulus arguments out there. Basically, conservatives are throwing any objection they can think of against the Obama plan, hoping that something will stick.
The Tesla lawsuit contends that Mr. Fisker and his chief operating officer, Bernhard Koehler, doing business under the name Fisker Coachbuild, fraudulently agreed to take on Tesla’s $875,000 design contract to gain access to confidential design information and trade secrets, then announced a competing vehicle. Last fall Mr. Fisker founded Fisker Automotive, which is backed by the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
The quarrel sheds a light on the insular world of the Valley’s investors in environmentally friendly technologies. Sergey Brin and Larry Page, whose Google search engine was originally backed by Kleiner Perkins, were both early Tesla investors.
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fraud (FALSE) Show phonetics
someone or something that deceives people by claiming to be someone or something that they are not:
She was a psychic who was later revealed to be a fraud.
fraudulent Show phonetics
intended to deceive:
They claim that the fall in unemployment is based on a fraudulent manipulation of statistics.
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noun [C or U]
the crime of obtaining money by deceiving people:
credit card fraud
He is fighting extradition to Hong Kong to face trial on fraud charges.
someone who obtains money by deceiving people:
New measures are needed to prevent fraudsters opening bank accounts with stolen cheques.
dishonest and illegal:
A worrying trend for insurers has been a rise in fraudulent claims.
interested only in your own country or group and not willing to accept different or foreign ideas
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in・su・lar・ism ━━ n. 島国根性, 偏狭.
━━ n. 島（国）であること; 島国根性.
insularity [U] DISAPPROVING
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A long slender piece of wood, especially:
A branch or stem cut from a tree or shrub.
A piece of wood, such as a tree branch, that is used for fuel, cut for lumber, or shaped for a specific purpose.
A wand, staff, baton, or rod.
Sports & Games. Any of various implements shaped like a rod and used in play: a hockey stick.
A walking stick; a cane.
Something slender and often cylindrical in form: a stick of dynamite.
Slang. A marijuana cigarette.
The control device of an aircraft that operates the elevators and ailerons.
Informal. A stick shift.
Nautical. A mast or a part of a mast.
A composing stick.
A group of bombs released to fall across an enemy target in a straight row.
Slang. A group of paratroopers exiting an aircraft in succession.
A timber tree.
Informal. A piece of furniture.
A poke, thrust, or stab with a stick or similar object: a stick in the ribs.
A threatened penalty: using both a carrot and a stick to keep allies in line.
The condition or power of adhering: a glue with plenty of stick.
A remote area; backwoods: moved to the sticks.
A city or town regarded as dull or unsophisticated.
Informal. A person regarded as stiff, boring, or spiritless.
Archaic. A difficulty or obstacle; a delay.
v., stuck (stŭk), stick·ing, sticks. v.tr.
To pierce, puncture, or penetrate with a pointed instrument.
To kill by piercing.
To thrust or push (a pointed instrument) into or through another object.
To fasten into place by forcing an end or point into something: stick a hook on the wall.
To fasten or attach with or as if with pins, nails, or similar devices.
To fasten or attach with an adhesive material, such as glue or tape.
To cover or decorate with objects piercing the surface.
To fix, impale, or transfix on a pointed object: stick an olive on a toothpick.
To put, thrust, or push: stuck a flower in his buttonhole.
To detain or delay.
past tense and past participle sticked (stĭkt). To prop (a plant) with sticks or brush on which to grow.
past tense and past participle sticked. Printing. To set (type) in a composing stick.
Informal. To confuse, baffle, or puzzle: Sometimes even simple questions stick me.
To cover or smear with something sticky.
Informal. To put blame or responsibility on; burden: stuck me with the bill.
Slang. To defraud or cheat: The dealer stuck me with shoddy merchandise.
To be or become fixed or embedded in place by having the point thrust in.
To become or remain attached or in close association by or as if by adhesion; cling: stick together in a crowd.
To remain firm, determined, or resolute: stuck to basic principles.
To remain loyal or faithful: stuck by her through hard times.
To persist or endure: a bad name that has stuck.
To scruple or hesitate: She sticks at nothing—no matter how difficult.
To become fixed, blocked, checked, or obstructed: The drawer stuck and would not open.
To project or protrude: hair sticking out on his head.
Sports. To throw a jab in boxing.
noun [C or U]
a feeling that prevents you from doing something that you think is morally wrong or makes you uncertain about doing it:
Robin Hood had no scruples about robbing the rich to give to the poor.
He is a man without scruple - he has no conscience.
not scruple to do sth to not care that something you do is morally wrong or likely to have bad results:
He wouldn't scruple to cheat his own mother if there was money in it for him.
Legal surrender of a fugitive to the jurisdiction of another state, country, or government for trial.
[French : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin trāditiō, trāditiōn-, a handing over; see tradition.]