When was the last time you played a video game without using your body?
That's just stupid. There have been plenty more serious threats made with absolutely no retaliation from the US. Now suddenly you think they'll act on this? You're an idiot.
Most people want to write software, or play the guitar, or build a house.
That is, until they see it requires years of learning and practice to do it well.
If the article was about any of those companies I'd be decrying their actions too. Apple tried to make us believe they we going to do better and I think many of us believed that. They lied.
Because Apple made a statement that they would not do business with companies that acted like this, and yet, here they are doing business with companies who act like this.
To think Apple has no influence in this situation is absurd.
She's worth 300 million. What exactly is she putting on the line again? If every single one of her enterprises failed tomorrow, she'd still be set for several lifetimes. Her risk is exactly zero.
Black people are the most guilty when it comes to keeping racism alive. Many of the rest of us have already moved past trivial things like skin color.
...by a bunch of cheap H1B's
...and then they take it anyway.
If they don't care about the rules then, what makes you think saying no is going to stop them?
The world is full of clueless idiots who buy garbage like this thinking they are joining the new age or something.
> and the cost
This is really the issue. What they sell a season of a TV show for seems disproportionate to its actual value.
The pirate bay censors people all the time in its own comment system. They then distribute large amounts of malware and virus laden torrents around with no regard to the people who use them. To say they're about censorship protection is a laughable joke.
I'm fine with that, but ask for money when you ship an update of consequence. Don't nickel and dime me every month for the sake of doing it. I'm not paying for you to fix product defects that shouldn't have been there on release.
...is zero on the US side.
This is just sensationalist chickbait bullsiht. The electric companies are in no danger at all.