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Comment Re:"An offer you cannot refuse" gamut (Score 2) 617

This proposed law would instantly make Microsoft billions. If done right, companies would have to prove their supplies didn't use pirated products in order to not get sued.

And this right here is the problem. The burden of proof should not be on the company...the burden of proof should be on Microsoft.

Comment Re:Ah the beauty of the interconnected world... (Score 1) 402

Honestly, no. I was so turned off by the problems associated with it when it was first introduced to Ubuntu a few years back that I ripped it out and never looked back, and when I moved to Arch I didn't even consider it. It's kinda like the associations people make with certain kinds of alcohol after a bad hangover: even a look will make them nauseated.

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