It is impossible to understand how blindly people are in love with the phrase "freedom of speech". How about the single word "respect"? The man's intended behavior is disrespectful and Rackspace doesn't want to be a part of it. That's all.
I agree with most part of your commentary. However, the term "little countries" is rather disturbing. As far as I know, the USA wasn't born a great country. And I don't think that it will ever be a great country. There was the Romans, where are they? And the Persians, and the Ottomans...
Thank you for your comforting words:) Yet, it is not that I consider Iran a serious threat for Turkey. The reason I wrote that comment was that some people seem to consider Turkey a threat and compare it to Iran in that respect.
Do open source authors have some sort of revenue out of their hard work in return for which they seem to demand nothing? SSL certificates, for example; do they provide some kind of income? And if that is the case, microsoft has a right to adopt some sort of defensive (or offensive) stance, I think.
You seem to ignore the fact that Turkey, my country, is within obvious range of this missile, not the USA or most western European countries. Iran has never been a real friend with Turkey. Our relations appear to depend on the political stability in Turkey as Iran was a supporter of the terrorist organization PKK not long ago, with which it now seems to be struggling. Moreover, why shouldn't we have that aircraft? Don't we have the right to be strong and deterrant?