"Without this option enabled, and if I was less experienced user, I’d probably still be locked out of my smart TV, making it a large and expensive paper weight," said the researcher.
Watch PBS American Experience "Walt Disney." Disney has been abusing it's workforce for a long time.
Like other corporations, the only way to stop is to make them stop. You need to organize, and fight back, or the abuse will continue.
> I think it's going to have to get much worse before people get mad enough to fight.
I think you are right. But I also think that, by that point, it may be too late.
Fairly soon, Americans are get disgusted, and stop studying for STEM. When that the happens, the tech companies will point to declining enrollment as evidence that Americans don't want the jobs.
Why not the same for other professions?
Healthcare is a huge issue. Part of the problem is the astronomical salaries enjoyed by many US physicians - will over one million dollars a year in many cases.
Why does Greenspan scoff that US IT workers want to be a "privileged elite" but he says nothing about doctors earning over $1 million a year?
So let's flood the US with offshore physicians who don't earn anything near that, and thereby reduce our healthcare costs.
Of course, that will never happen. The AMA will not allow it (for the patients good of course).
The goal of science is to build better mousetraps. The goal of nature is to build better mice.