So the multi nationals want to turn all consumers into rent slaves, you own nothing you merely rent it from them never knowing when your masters decide the change the rules and take what you rent away.
Today it was reported that the EU commission has submitted for review a new tax on Oxygen used while watching media. The director EU of silly taxes responded to criticism of the new tax "after years of research costing millions of Euro's we can confirm that 100% of pirates consume Oxygen while watching stolen movies or playing games so we have decided to tax Oxygen". Some questions have been raised by fellow EU members about the waiver of the tax for all EU officials especially considering how much Oxygen they wast on a daily basis.
I can understand the logic of adding extra information to a transmission so the end point receiver can extrapolate the complete packet due to data loss. My question is what if there is no or very little data loss won't the extra overhead work against you ?
Actually Henry Ford didn't invent the first modern automobile assembly line Ransom Old's (Olds Motor Vehicle Company) did in 1901 and he even patented it. Were Ford was different was more a matter of scale to reduce the cost of manufacturing.
There is a reason we must die, social stagnation, for humanity to grow and accept new technologies and concepts the old must die and make way for the new. Imagine a large part of the US population being over 200 years old and blocking new technologies at the voting booth.
also with Russian corruption reaching 20% of GDP and the sliding internation perception of corruption now 154th out of 178 (higher is worse) you have to wonder about any investment made in that nation now. Even BP is sick of all the corruption and back sliding that they have pulled out even though russia is up to it's eye balls in natural resources.
I can see a monty pythonish like skit on this in the making
IT Manager "yes sir as you can see 80% of our staff are female" Govt official "are you sure, to be honest they just look like a bunch of men in skirts" IT Manager "no I can asure you our IT staff are 80% female, just ask eeer John eerr itta any question you like"