The important point is: what's a drone? That is: how much autonomous control is required?
Because people want all food, cheap, unblemished in any way, all year round, no matter how tasteless or lacking in nutrition.
And I guess it's just fortuitous (for the state) that they can track all the allowed transactions.
Ah, the "No True Clean Code" fallacy.
Just make manufacturers strictly liable for all and any costs, direct or incidental, for any breach whatsoever. And throw in a hefty fine plus punitive damages for each incident.
Why are they keeping any records after they have done your analysis? Only you need have a record.
The only solution to this aspect of privilege escalation is to not embed drivers in the kernel.
(But: "Oh-noes, there's a 10% performance loss", says the Ruby programmer!:)
The best military science fiction is still "Bill, the Galactic Hero".
I dislike the intrusive ads, but someone has to pay for good, insightful comment and reporting. I am willing to pay about $365 p.a. for unencumbered access to newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals. I am not willing to pay $10 p.m. for every single one of these; especially to only read any article very occasionally or only once (I can't afford multiple thousand $s per year!).
Should the biggies (Times, Washington Post, Le Monde, Nature, The Economist, etc.) get together and set up such a system, I'm sure most of the rest would follow.
But: would anyone else pay?
So long as "features" count for more than security, this will continue.
The root cause is actually the manufacturing facility's quality assurance and control process, indirectly implicating the facility's work ethic and culture.
C'mon; it's just an OpenBSD install!
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