The place where they inflict damage is not the place where the person responsible for them is.
The difference with drones is that there is no way to figure out where the person is that "pulled the trigger". With spears, arrows, guns, etc. you could see the person. With missiles, you could at least find the launch points using satellite imagery, radio, etc. With drones you have no idea where the responsible party might be. They could be on a boat, in some random country, or their mom's basement.
Go fuck off, slashdot.
If 14 lines of text without a paragraph break is incoherent to someone, then I would imagine that someone hasn't picked up a novel of any size recently. It's less than half a page, it has appropriate punctuation, and the sentence structures are fine. Just relax and read.
Standard corporate greed.
It's not standard corporate greed, so much as standard consumer cheapness. It would be quite expensive to reserve bandwidth for every individual cell phone. Think about a T1 Internet circuit, 1.5 mbps, but always available for $500-$1000/month. Normal people are too cheap to commit to that kind of monthly payment for cell or internet service. In fact, most people are happy they can be oversubscribed 10+ to 1 to save cost.
When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money. -- Kim Hubbard