You're right, but you forgot you're reading Slashdot, where the mantra is "Politicise and Americanize as fast as possible (albeit exaggerated) !!!! and let 'em find out the truth if they RTFA." Or in this case, just the summary.
Some of my readers ask me what a "Serial Port" is. The answer is: I don't know. Is it some kind of wine you have with breakfast?