The basic problem here is that ISPs should either act like common carriers and not discriminate based on content, or be held fully accountable for all content they carry and be subject to lawsuits.
But what if the attacker is the one contacting Amazon to shutdown everything? Do you want your business shut down by random teenagers calling Amazon, telling them to shut everything down?
Well, at least you'll still have your data.
As you may or may not have noticed from my slashdot id
I'm on beta and can't see the id, you insensitive clod!
Desktops aren't the intended audience for x32. This stuff is for very specific scientific compute jobs that are pointer intensive (i.e., graphs etc). You won't see GNOME/KDE/whatever packages for this architecture.
The popularity of this arch won't manifest itself in general purpose software packages: most computation will be in one-off custom programs that are never released. That doesn't mean this architecture isn't popular, it just means you're using the wrong metric.
This is true- but it is also important to remember that any nonprofit that chooses this approach has to be able to demonstrate that the for-profit entity is tied into the mission and program of the organization in a substantive way- not just an unconnected business which provides revenue.The risk is running afoul of 'unrelated business income tax', and possibly cause a loss of the federal 501(c)(3) exempt status.
Anyone who thinks grants have anything more than a minimal role in nonprofit sustainability does not understand how noprofit businesses work, unless they are supported by a unit of government as an agent for the provision of human services, like Chicago Area Project which gets the bulk of its revenue from state grants.
Nonprofits generally earn the preponderance of their revenue on a continuing basis from donations by individuals and/or organizations/businesses. They work to develop large networks of interested donors by having a properly constituted board of directors- meaning that board members designated as 'money people', whose primary purpose on the board is to assist in fundraising, must meet annual donation requirements- either directly from that board member's pocket, or through the network of pockets that board member is able to access. The combination of a good set of 'money' board members, a savvy development director, events, charged services, grants, and systematic/consistently applied overhead costs all lead to sustainability. Schools and hospitals have an additional tool- they can actually earn the bulk of their revenue from investment income, which other nonprofits are not allowed to do.