What about TSA x-ray naked scanners - shouldn't TSA agents be jailed for child pornography?
Shouldn't gov stop this first before going spying on everyone without a warrant like in a totalitarian regime?
All this gives them is the ability to see who is criticizing the gov.
And who he talked to.
1984, here we come
Today they spy all because some people may be bad...
Tomorrow they'll start arresting people because gov thought they thought of committing a crime...
You are a bit naive.
Any time law enforcement or a company wants the info, all they need to do is tell Apple to install the "real-time" reporting app over the air.
Or maybe the "feature" is already a service of the OS just not activated - a single SMS may turn it on.
Btw, it will not only start tracking from time of activation, it will report all previous history since you bought the phone.
All this is speculation but that is the point - what is possible because all of the history is stored without your control.
What if your boss asks you for your logs while you were sick. You can't refuse cause he knows you have the logs. (of course you shouldn't work for a boss like that in the first place...) You can't say I deleted it cause you can't delete it
Actually, Comcast already can do this as they monitor the traffic in a month - They have put a cap of 250 GB per month after which they cut you off.
Also charging per MB or GB is already done/supported by most cell phone carriers - ATT, Verison,
It also reminds me of dial-up pricing...
However, ISPs love to offer you "premium" unlimited service and then oversell it.
J2se is. J2me is not. That's three problem that Google faces.
Android doesn't implement/use/extend J2ME. Only J2SE classes are included.
I guess the main claim Oracle has is that Google should have used and licensed J2ME on mobile devices.
Instead, Google implemented and extended J2SE.
J2SE was way too heavy for mobile devices before Google came in. That is way many phone manufacturers used J2ME instead.
J2ME was such a pain to program for compared to J2SE.
I don't see how Oracle can force a manufacturer where to use J2SE.
Since phones are just computers with VOIP/phone application, I don't see a problem using J2SE on them.
What makes a phone different from desktop - detached screen? From a laptop - folding screen? From a tablet...?
So even if they wanted to buy it they won't be allowed?
They are allowed to die in battle but not to chose what to play?
Imagine the game was very realistic - It would give them big advantage to see their own weakness through the eyes of the enemy.
How is that any different than any WW2 game?
This is not true. Server certificate verification would fail and the user WOULD know. This is the whole point of using Certificates - verifying their chain of trust.
While prioritizing may be needed for wireless in general, it should be based on classes of services, like real-time services (VOIP) and non-real-time (SMS, HTTP, u-tube).
But you cannot prioritize based on companies or content providers. Like in your example, why a bank website should be more important than any other website?
Or why Chase website to be faster than WaMu website?
They must guarantee traffic is owner neutral - that my VOIP has same priority as Verizon VOIP.
What's preventing Verizon dropping packets of Vonage/Skype VOIP so Verizon phones "seem" to have better quality?
Or dropping connection every 1-2 minutes like Comcast did (with bit-torrent sites)...
Like currently, Skype is available on Android only for Verizon, and only over 3g (no WiFi)