Off course not. They study particles, they do not simply trust those particles are doing their designated job. Before you know it A SYN passes out as an ACK at the other end of the collider...
Never do customer support unless the user can log in to their account.
Well, there's your problem. Most of the times I don't want to log in into an account, because:
And if I want to abuse the system on purpose, I can always pretend to be a computer-illiterate old granny.
As long as money can only be generated by banks committing creative bookkeeping for usury ("interest"), nothing can be afforded at all. But when the government itself can issue money, it should be perfectly feasible. Even then, I would suggest that most of the money is generated in exchange for effort for society, simply for the fact that taxes are hardly needed then anymore. The taxes then only serve to maintain financial balance and to stop inflation.
But it is a good thing when society itself (represented by its government) can decide what they want to afford and not have it told by financial institutions, like it is now. We could still have great health care, but we gave it all away to an insurance company.
The next step is for consumers to insist on well-defined and sufficiently-lengthy support and update policies as a condition of purchase
That would be nice if a user had anything to say about the stuff he would buy. You can demand every reasonable thing in the world, but "then don't buy it" is the only answer you will ever get.
Not buying a phone might give you a good feeling for living up to your principles, but it will not result in a phone with reasonable support.
"When the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to treat everything as if it were a nail." -- Abraham Maslow