It is why the micro computer revolution destroyed IBM.
Ironic, considering IBM's role in creating a massively popular microcomputing platform.
Automation is a very important discussion point. Its disingenuous to tie it to the current debate over moving the minimum wage back up to a living wage.
The reason they're tying it to the current debate is so they can blame the victim; victim-blaming is practically mandatory these days.
You, as a customer, can take this information (its free) and use it to find a better alternative.
What about all the information about companies worldwide those businesses spend millions of dollars to hide? How can customers use information to find better alternatives when companies move heaven and earth to make sure customers never get that information and keep them in the dark? Right now, the law gives businesses nearly carte blanche to lie to customers (anything outside of a direct lie is allowed); do you really think this total imbalance between trading partners is reasonable?
That doesn't sound realistic at all.
That's why they got away with it.
That will make him really mad, but eventually he'll calm down.
Spoken like someone who has never spoken to an entitled asshole all his life.
People like that have staff whose sole job is to ruin the lives of those who "talk back" to the spoiled. I know this personally - I was blacklisted from my industry for five years when I calmly suggested that a particular course of action was bad. I learned the hard way while eating out of garbage cans never to do that again.
Programmers do it bit by bit.