The US economy requires imports and exports to grow. Keep flipping off other countries and you will very quickly find that your "Fair" Tax only alienates the US economy and causes massive drop in exports. Anti American sentiment around the world is already quite high.
People do crazy things when money and power is involved. He's right to want to protect himself.
a career shrouded in secrecy, having done classified work for major corporations and the U.S. military
I used to run competitively. I didn't always win, I just enjoyed doing it.
It wont shut down because MS will continue to fund it. However, they have already driven most of the original community away by reinventing the wheel and changing what was a good, simple distro that just just worked. Pretty much anyone who queried this was banished from the main forum community or slapped on the wrists by Unity zealots. There is alot of bad blood from former Ubuntu users and also people who work with other distros that were shafted by Ubuntu.
Ubuntu Mobile is based on Cyanogen mod. It's more Android than Debian.
The mods on Ubuntu forums hand out refractions like there's no tomorrow. Anyone who has much as criticizes Unity or mentions the embeded sypware gets an immediate refraction.
But Ubuntu is a terrible distro that spies on users by default. Who know's what surprises they are hiding in their packages
I wont let Ubuntu spyware anywhere near my computers
1 on 1 chat for people who want to f--k around. At least with facebook there is a little bit of accountability.
Selling a single boot Ubuntu machine is pointless too. Friends don't let friends use Ubuntu.
Ubuntu spyware? No thanks.
I paid that in the UK for a 500gb one about two years ago. Definitely being ripped off.