I used to do some web development for a company that primarily resold other peoples' software, and offered training on it. I got in some pretty epic arguments with this one sales guy that always said the website didn't "look like a startup website." I could see myself just sending him one of these and asking if that was what he was looking for.
I think what the OP is getting at is that if enough people don't trust Lenovo, and Lenovo goes under as a result, it would be a great lesson to the other manufacturers that putting this sort of crapware on their machines doesn't pay in the long run. It's not an unreasonable point of view, but I think you're right, because I think the Superfish debacle won't be enough to drive Lenovo out of business. All we have left is the carrot of being a potential future customer since the stick of beating down Lenovo won't be effective.
How much does it cost to put a person in minimum security prison for a year? If we jailed enough people to be a deterrent, the cost to society would be enormous. Certalnly higher than the cost of piracy.
The population of Wilmington is 70,851, and New Castle has 538,479 people total, including Wilmington. Harrison County has 65,631 people including Marshall. Wilmington has more people than the entire Harrison County. Yeah, Marshall is a very small city in a rural area. Maybe it's not Oklahoma rural, but compared to the east coast in general, it's pretty damn rural.
You know, a good bus driver kind of _is_ a hero. They take on a huge responsibility for crappy pay. Unfortunately, many of them are rather bad at it, but it's pretty understandable that anybody with any sense would choose another line of work.