This is the latest demonstration of why the all-or-nothing forced updates coming in October are a terrible idea.
Dammit, I meant 5 rows.
Nope, nope, hell nope, and nope.
My Samsung handset is stuck in 2011, and the upgrade path for it ended in 2013. I'm not talking about a software path, but a hardware path: the QWERTY keyboard. It's the main reason I got a smartphone. Now there are none, so I'm going back to a feature phone soon (I'm also tired of paying for "4G" that Sprint never bothered to install in my area).
And before anyone tries to say on-screen keyboards have improved: that's not the point, they're still on the screen obscuring half of what I'm looking at, which is even worse because I do as little as possible on my phone in portrait mode.
At least some of that 6MM are either former cable ISP customers (likely because of the cable company), aren't in a cable service area, or are willing to accept DSL's limitations in order to avoid dealing with cable as an ISP. I fall into the last group.
Yep, these all suck monumentally.
And since Mozilla hasn't made a good decision since Mitchell Baker left, whichever one the internet thinks is ugliest is what Mozilla will pick.
Original article author here: you have summarized the whole thing better than I did.
That’s according to a new report from Verified Voting, a group that advocates for transparency and accuracy in elections.
... A cornerstone of democracy, the secret ballot guards against voter coercion. But “because of current technical challenges and the unique challenge of running public elections, it is impossible to maintain the separation of voters’ identities from their votes when Internet voting is used,” concludes the report, which was written in collaboration with the Electronic Privacy Information Center and the anticorruption advocacy group Common Cause.
The steady state of disks is full. -- Ken Thompson