People pitched the timesharing computing model for a lot of reasons, lack of control of the hardware and the software rental treadmill being two of the largest. Every time I hear someone gushing over The Cloud and Software As A Service, it's history repeating itself.
Here. Interesting stuff.
when politicians seek to tax them.
China! High speed rail! Hurp! Derp!
is the sound of horror at people doing something about global warming that they don't approve of. Ultimately, this proves the old saw about Greens = Watermelons (green on the outside, red in the middle).
"Buy our product or we'll agitate for standards that make them mandatory." It's shit like this that annoys me mightily about the NYT.
Is this some sort of drinking game? Because, AWESOME!
Don't like the government-mandated shutdown of your vehicle in certain areas (i.e. your self-driving car will refuse certain destinations)? We'll make sure you can't hack the nav system.
Why should we take your opinion seriously, when all you have is an ad hominem attack?
J.D. Tuccille of the conservative think tank Reason Foundation
You misspelled "libertarian". There is a significant difference.
Maybe they'll actually provide service that's worth a damn, too. Can't believe I'm saying that about Verizon, the corporate successor to the "tough luck" telephone company GTE, but there it is.
Who paid for this "study"?
and forgotten its history. That we are here discussing this is incomprehensible; that someone is actually running for office with this as a platform is insane. Mob rule is disastrous, because it is always possible, with four wolves and a sheep, to know the outcome of a vote on what's for dinner.