Of course they didn't. We're talking about the government here.
Hmm, something like CASH???
What the hell gives them the right to patent either the technology or the design?
Of course, because they're doing it to the enemy.
Almost dead on, but you will not BUY an account, you will just RENT it.
Why should they even care to test the game before launch? There are hundrends/thousands of beta testers who are more than willing to pay a bunch only to be among the first to have the new shiny.
Oh, did I say beta testers? I meant users/players.
Only on those people with weak minds. Just like (violent) computer games.
And why not? The US seems to be doing this all the time.
You mean something like adblock? I haven't see ads in gogle for quite some time.
Moral of your story: don't spend a whole year developing some useless app.
Wrong! A terrorist is someone who targets our PEOPLE while a freedom fighter is someone who targets our ENEMY.
Just wait until they're hooked onto this Internet thing. Then they'll start charging.
Wasn't Java supposed to do just that?
Don't forget self-destructing cookies, ghostery (yes, yes, I know, but it does it's job), better privacy, privacy badger and smart referer.
As someone who has spent the last decade virtualizing anything with a power supply that wasn't critical, you would be astounded as to the savings from yes, *gasp* running apps in the 'cloud'.
You mean savings for YOU, not for the environment.
You just moved the energy cost to somebody else.