Free access to anything is anti-capatilistic. Money must be exchanged for the people to enjoy the sights in the land of the free.
...is worse for others. Guess it really depends on how big your pockets are.
Or stuff that matters. You really aren't interested in the least on how the US can get others to put "boots on the ground" when they themselves are relunctant to do?
The data Google collects is the price paid by the users of its "free" services. I can't see how anyone can argue that an exchange of value is not taking place here.
Anyone who exchanges one thing of value for another can be considered a customer. Data is the currency that Google accepts as payment for many of its services in lieu of cash. I could see a reasonable court ordering that data deleted if proper service is not provided.
That is, afterall, the currency they currently accept for many of the services they provide.
That is very well known, and they trade that payment for cash from advertisers.
I still remember going through the duck and cover drills.
Not necessarily, could be they don't want to have to bicker with a bunch of other nations over which experiments take priority.
It could also be that they have experiments they want to perform that wouldn't be allowed on the International Space Station.
Never heard anyone refer to one of those devices as a tablet.
I'm already hearing people refer to these things as "Pads". The most important thing is that people understand what a Pad is. The individual device qualities and pricing will differentate themselves.
If the money isn't flowing, then the market isn't free. Any private entreprise, be it Google are whoever, that diverts money to itself is anti-free market.
...ever offering up better search results that didn't include Google results.
Then that is the fault of the senders not doing there due diligence. Even real physical address schemes get changed now and then to meet modern needs.