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Category Archives: consumer warfare
So one time this culture discovered that a readily-available plant had a really tasty component, and they began harvesting, and then cultivating and later, processing and refining and making all kinds of analogs and variations on the tasty stuff. Everyone … Continue reading
We make a lot of fuss about when a commenter or blogger is violating some spoken or unspoken rule of conduct, but MAN do we let companies off the hook for some obvious things that are just terribly rude and inconsiderate! … Continue reading
Lulu Blog » Living in a DRM-Free World. Count me among the authors who feel that DRM did nothing to benefit us, and who're frankly relieved that it's on the way out. Has the book been torrented? Yup. Does this … Continue reading
It's yet another example of the kind of imprecise language that gives me hives: Companies and their customers refer to purchasing rights to controlled content as "buying", when it's emphatically not. A perfect example showed up in the news today: … Continue reading
Completely awesome infographic: Image Source: FloorGem …And two things to say about it: 1. When people get frothy about "government spending", wastefulness, and inefficiency, why do they never seem to be talking about things like the TSA? Why is it … Continue reading
…Of course you do. But just in case you don't, or haven't been motivated enough to do anything about it, here's a lovely little metaphor to hammer it home. (You know why corporations have more freedoms than you do? Because … Continue reading