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Comment Re:These vulnerable IoT devices are here to stay (Score 1) 67

A secure kernel, running a well written web interface

You may be wishing for a bit much with these little trash devices. You are correct in that they only way to get things to improve would be to hold manufactures responsible for the security of their devices by law but until then we can expect more things like this.

Comment Re: Were the users randomized? (Score 1) 509

There's almost as many Linux users as Mac, which means the Mac sample is largely being reported based on the people who explicitly requested it.

There's no logic here.

They may have embarked on forced migration after I left, but the numbers are based on an opt-in pilot

Yeah, I think TFA says they have left the pilot stage.

Comment Re:Why? (Score 5, Interesting) 509

The only people who doubt this story are those that have never used both Windows and Mac computers extensively.

I'd put one caveat.

*supported Win & Mac extensively.

I worked at a newspaper. We were 2/3 Mac, 1/3 Win. Windows users were at least half the support time, if not more.

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