The 'Muslim world', for the most part, didn't have the scale of change as the 'western world' did during the Industrial Revolution. They basically missed it.
They didn't miss it. The Islamic golden age significantly predated the age of enlightenment. They already had advance science and math long before Europe and the Christians. Arabic numbers? Algebra? However, the culture eventually turned towards religion and here lies the result. As opposed to the age of enlightenment, where people turned away from religion, and hence the civilization prospered.
And I thought Firefox and IE8 which collectively have like 80% of web traffic didn't run on Webkit, thank you for correcting me and pointing out that both IE8 and Firefox now both run Webkit (at least in your world). Oh how wrong I was and how enlightened I am now!
Webkit is a niche product, not only that but you attribute to Apple that which was at least 50% (and probably closer to 80% with apple primarily being involved in performance enhancement) developed by KDE. Sure Apple came in and tweaked and improved a bit but the base of Webkit was written by KDE and Apples small improvements were rolled back into it's predecessor.
Hmm, a parody of tyrannical IP enforcement involving Hitler.. wherever will we find source material for that one?
What you describe is a satire of the current state of IP enforcement and while the satirical elements (subtitles) would be original, that would not be the case for the Hitler video/audio.
That would only apply if you are recording on film, in motion JPEG, or another 'one full photo per frame' format. The now-common H.264 and MPEG-2 both are temporal, so you don't actually get one full "photo" per claimed frame.
I use thunderbird for news, and I absolutely consider a news feed as part of the services an ISP should provide.
That said, mine just funnels the requests to a dedicated usenet provider.
You're right, on one hand mocking something sacrosanct does cause drama. On the other hand, by permitting people to mock a faith, it does encourage a mindset that a religion ISN'T a deadly serious business, and discourages fundamentalism, encouraging religious tolerance in general. I'm of the option this is part of what turned Christianity from one of the most intolerant faiths in the known world to one of the more accepting ones.
"Of course, that would sound a bit like flamebait itself"
So do not worry,
"maybe its time to grow some thicker skin"
It has little to do with feelings ("skin"), the retribution for the attacks against the Prophet, sal Allahu 'alaihi wa sallam, is part of my religion. Every religion has a sacred part that has to be defended, Islam has it too and part of the reason Islam being taken seriously is the willingness of many followers to follow the Islamic rulings strictly.
Ever notice that even the busiest people are never too busy to tell you just how busy they are?