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Why Are Computer Hardware Vendors Such Snoopy Control-Freak Weirdos?

Aug 19, 2009, 20:32 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"Gotta love the spin game, where removing functionality translates to expansion of the platform. Presumably they're planning on getting rid of those nasty Linux freeloaders who buy the PS3 and then do fun things with it, instead of beelining to the Sony software store and pouring money into it. I feel so sad and ashamed for doing what I want with my own property. It's reminiscent of Microsoft CEO Ballmer's Australia tantrum over mod chips for the Xbox:"

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