Can we please stop posting news stories every time Microsoft announces some planned 'change' for their products? Can we not see that this is the cheapest method of advertising there is? Microsoft PR dept. " Oh, look. If we release another announcement about some change that isn't even final yet, all of these news sites and blogs and all of the shills will just repeat it. Then look at all of the people commenting on either how much they hate it or love it or are indifferent to it." And it doesn't even matter! Every time you read an article on XBox One, you are being advertised to. Positive, negative, no matter. The name gets bounced around inside your head.
" The problem is that much of the existing data were collected in an ad hoc manner that reflects the lack of planning for stability operations following both invasions. " bureau-speech for "We didn't plan well enough, so no one can be blamed."
"Lastly, a group of outside experts will be convened to review the government's surveillance capabilities. Their job will include figuring out how to maintain the public's trust... " So they're hiring a PR firm?