When a major vendor fucks up and pisses off their customers, that's a chance for smarter competitors to eat their lunch. There must be at least a dozen companies, from Toyota to Caterpillar, who could step in here and serve this market.
Can I get some food that gives me lots of energy and no calories? perhaps you could sell it using your not-ad promotions?
Or they could just as easily cut the power to the house. Who here actually remembers to put their home alarms on a UPS?
Higher end home alarms (systems which are installed by a technician, and monitored by a central station) include a hefty lead-acid backup battery good for at least half a day, and often with immediate reporting to both the panel and monitoring station when the alarm switches to battery power, and also when battery charge runs low.
They milk their prior reputation.
In any scam, there's always an enabling mark with the deep pockets.
In this case, the mark is the tired sectors of button-down industry (presently known as The Swamp & its canyon suburbs) that only hire the Big Bucks Diploma from Big Bucks School, while the bargain bin is stuffed to the brim with brilliant scions of cheap alternative education.
Milk + MOOC = mook
You equate free market economics with fascism? You're a special kind of stupid, aren't you?
Once you're a top exec at a company, you don't do anything.
What's your next guess?
Friedman was not an Austrian, he was from the Chicago school. You don't know shit, quit trying to pretend that you do.
Just letting you know, since you sound like the kind of clown who surrounds himself with other brain-dead socialist idiots.
The whole purpose of the Teamsters "union" is to skim workers' paychecks to buy hookers and blow for mobsters and politicians.
If we gain the ability to disable missiles carrying nuclear warheads, then nuclear warheads will just be delivered in shipping containers.
All you need is the --enable-alsa configure option. The resulting Firefox will prefer PulseAudio if it is present, but will use pure ALSA if it is not.
Your password is pitifully obvious.