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And yet, NBC will not allow you to watch the Olympics online without an active cable subscription.
Are the channels really that afraid of the cable companies? Or is there a lot of revenue sharing going on?
Is it really the case that it's more profitable for the channels to screw over customers than it is for them to screw over the cable companies?
I honestly want to know.
What would the impact of Google pulling out of China mean to citizens? How popular was Google, compared to Baidu, Bing, Yahoo, etc. in the Chinese web search space?
This is like punishment.
The irresponsible party in this case, is the software vendor. If the vendor can't clean up their act, and at least work on fixing 0-day exploits, then public disclosure/humiliation is probably a good way to get at least some vendor to sit up, take note and do the right thing the next time around.
This sounds like a good case for establishing a procedure.
1. Contact vendor about exploit, with an expiry date.
2. Release information about exploit once date has expired, irrespective of whether bug is fixed, and the fix deployed.
Is there perhaps a clearing house for such things?
When the body was first made, all the parts wanted to be Boss.
The brain said, "I should be boss because I control the whole body's responses and functions."
The feet said, "We should be Boss as we carry the brain about and get him to where he wants to go."
The hands said, "We should be the boss because we do all the work and earn all the money."