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Comment Corporations are conditioning us (Score 1) 509 509

Remember the protest when Microsoft first added "call home" activation to Windows and Office? Where is it the fury now? We are slowly being conditioned to accept this kind of behavior from companies. Amazon removing 1984, and now Google removing some useless app. At first, people protest, but after a while this becomes accepted behavior, and people don't think twice about it.

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