When it comes to writing about Ubuntu (and Canonical) bkerensa may be a new submitter to Slashdot, but is an established writer in the area.
VMS was hacked, but it is certainly rare. https://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-1989-04.html
The customer has just as much of a right to experiment and be wrong about things as the developers do, but they can be trusted to say what is most important to them at the time.
The theory is that if you are always delivering what is most valuable as fast as possible, you are getting a better result in the short run, and will probably be just as good as rigorous design up front in the long term.
Breaking the law on a regular basis with a decent chance of being caught and treated harshly by the system probably correlates with a low IQ too, doesn't it?
Not for "Google Apps For Your Domain", though, since we still can't have Google Profiles on that service. (Feature?)