What he means to say is what most of have known in our darkest heart of hearts since the first help ticket: The vast majority of users are technically illiterate idiots, and you can't fix stupid.
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You're way too optimistic. I see Idiocracy becoming a reality first.
Oh, yeah, it's not like Americans already here need jobs or anything.
Web developers have engineering skills? Stop the presses!
+1 Insightful if only I had mod points.
Dammit, that should be the O-2...the OV-10 was conventional.
For maximum speed and efficiency, they need to combine it with the rapid-inflation capability of the blow fish.
Presto! A suck and blow!
(Not to be confused with the Cessna OV-10)
Indeed, they usually are in terms of editorial outlook, and noone can blame them for who buys airtime; it's their business, after all. It comes as no surprise, though, that Verizotimewarcomcast (their boards of directors are so incestuous they might as well be one company) can buy a lot more spots than, say, the EFF.
Now let's see if it actually happens. There's plenty of time yet for lobbyists and donors to flood the final process with blood money. The D.C. news (not talk) radio station WTOP already runs big biz shill organization ads carping about "innovation" and "serving our customers".
Of course, we'll also get a big dose of nonsensical Randian rhetoric about the Imaginary (oh, sorry, "Invisible") Hand of the marketplace, all
So it remains to be seen if this is a real prelude to a long-overdue action or just a PR stance designed to quiet the lowing populist herd and get the money pumps running again.
I can't wait till some marketing douchebag discovers that medical implants can be "connected" to the so-called Internet of Things", ostensibly for "quality assurance" and patient safety purposes. Then bingo! we have targeted advertising delivered straight to the visual cortex.
Soon after, law enforcement will no doubt demand access to the data.
This can not end well.
Is that anything like Jebus on a bagel?
The Secret Serpents need X millions of dollars to provide a 100% effective defense against a $50 toy. Because terrorists!
It's called actual police work, but that doesn't fit your Big Brother nanny state model does it?
As for name calling, if the shoe fits...
How about the pigs do their fucking jobs and get some good old-fashioned probable cause, and not just assume every communication is a potential crime?
Fuck you, you fascist douchebag.
Or a Clouseau.