No. It's a million times worse than this article could ever possibly suggest. Unrepairable products are worse than Hitler and they will cause a plague of giant, unkillable kitten-eating spiders to build hidden nests in your home and workplace to covertly drain your blood little-by-little when you're distracted -- possibly by the crippling fear that your gadgets might break and you might have to buy the new improved one for yourself. The only thing worse than unrepairable products is people who exaggerate.
It comes down to the fact that some problems need outsiders, whose thinking have yet to be confined inside that proverbial box, in order to attain the correct solution
Sounds like Apple and other arrogant manufacturers are playing the odds of running afoul of California's so-called Lemon Law. It's about much more than just automobiles. It's very much about "right to repair".
Reality check, ALL network video cameras stay powered up, how do you think you re-enable it over the network? by keeping the processor running, and you might as well keep the camera module powered as well because whiney people wont pay $500 for a full features camera.
All you whipper snappers ruined it way back when you didn't even have to be in a university to participate!
A few of us that didn't have University access to Usenet in particular or the Internet in general and only got-in once the commercial Internet became available had some etiquette going-in, we started out on bulletin board systems and Fidonet and had to at least have a modicum of understanding so our local SysOp wouldn't ban us from his board. By that same token most BBSes were free, so without profiting off of the users the SysOp had good reason to ban abusive users so that the board would remain popular. AOL was profit-driven so they were much more willing to tolerate bad users and to give bad users access to everything because it meant that $24.95/month coming in.
the same way they get to be called "researcher" crap like this sullys the word.
Yep, yet these morons did not even try to look for that. Honestly the whole "story" is a bunch of speculation from people that dont know anything at all about the technology they are looking at.
I've got a bad feeling about this.