I'm personally not so sure about it surviving a court challenge anyway - the FCC decided suddenly to substantially change the regulatory system for an established, massive market, bring in a huge swathe of new rules and regulations for existing major players. I don't feel comfortable where a government agency can something of that scale to an established market without any new laws passed.
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Walmart and McDonalds are most certainly hated for the products they provide. They're just big enough that they don't need to care. They can be viewed as crap by a large chunk of the population and still make money on what's left.
There are plenty of mindless bargain hunters and people with no taste.
Some of us are doomed even if most women don't know this secret.
Yeah, let's go with that logic next time a major healthcare website is hacked and your private data is suddenly plastered everywhere.
Or, let's realise there is no restriction on how much blame there is to go round, and we blame Apple for having bugs in their software, and we blame Google for going out of their way to exploit a bug in Apples software.
Google deserves to be slapped down for this.
Its probably a line item off a program accounting invoice, where everything purchased for the program is billed at the same amount - 1/xth of the total program cost. So that toilet seat might have come out at $30k, but so would have the jet engine on the next line.
... and we don't need to do it again.
Revenue != usable, spare income.
For the past few decades, apart from a spike in 2010, Coca Colas profit margins have hovered roughly between 15% and 20% - so a 15% increase in cost base would have left them borderline profitable or unprofitable for quite a lot of that period.
Yes he did, in a 707 which had no envelope protection or anything of the ilk.
My point was rather about killing the flight computers than doing barrel rolls tho
Why the hell would someone have to pay for insurance for something they don't have control of what it does?
Says every parent of a teenager since cars became widespread.
I think it's more likely we'll ban human drivers. Just this morning I counted over 16 silver/grey/blue-grey vehicles driving in pouring rain and light fog without headlights on. On average a computer driver today is probably better than a human, and they'll just get better as time moves on whereas human improvements are a bit slower to happen.
Yup, why do you think IBM and their Nazgul went after SCO so heavily despite it probably costing 10x what a settlement would have? Because it's cheaper in the long run to kill the invaders and put their heads on pikes outside your walls than to pay them off.