The increasing disempowerment of the computer user

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Thu Dec 12 11:59:58 CET 2013


On Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:35:37 +1100, Ben Finney wrote:

> Hmm, interesting Freudian slip there. I meant “cloud computing”, of
> course. That's where the computer owner pretends their service is always
> available and easy to access, while having terms of service that give
> them unilateral power to kick you off with no warning, no explanation,
> no accountability, and no recourse.

Now Ben, you know that's not true. Everybody has the only recourse that 
matters: buy the company and make them do what you want them to do. How 
hard could that possibly be?



-- 
Steven



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