Small print at the bottom of the job advertisement -
'Astronaut must show ability to hold out right-hand with thumb up, and know enough Russian to 'ask for a lift.'
Ironically, the thing that concerns me the most about this article is not that ISP's were key-logging, but that a journalist refers to the Internet as 'the Cloud'.
Have a muse as to why those in power would love us to think that the Internet has now been replaced by 'the cloud' and maybe you'll share my concern.
While the reputation of Oracle might mean something to yourself, myself or others on slashdot, the average joe on the streets of the world do not give a rats backend as to the "reputation" of Oracle.
All they care about is how well their phones work. Ergo, Oracle has very little to lose, since they already have inhouse lawyers anyway, and potentially something nice to gain; a nice chunk of leverage to be used in discussions with Google.
It appears that PL/I (and its dialects) is, or will be, the most widely used higher level language for systems programming. -- J. Sammet