1% of installed base vs 5% of NEW sales
130 posts • joined 13 Oct 2007
Re: Doesn't exonerate Google though
If the privacy controls exist, then maybe the right way of making it more private for everyone would be with an extension that could set better defaults and display every one of those controls inside a very easy to get to interface. Problem solved.
instead of forking and staying some versions behind, and inserting vulnerabilities durinng the process...
light vs energy
although I believe in your numbers about the stability of the amount of money spent, I don't think that comes from more light on our houses. You get more efficient lights, you use more energy on computers, tablets, smartphones, etc.
Our energy consumption is not going to fall, that's for sure, but due to new uses, not for brighter lights indoors.
As a consumer, I would like to buy whatever hardware (cell phone) I like and install whatever OS I choose. Android compatibility would be needed, to tap into the huge number of available apps.
As cell phones close the gap to PCs, in terms of power and usage, I expect to have those same options.
cookies are used to give state to a stateless protocol. Without them you are always a new user reaching the site for the first time ever.
Of course you can avoid using cookies by passing the session variable on the URL, but for the user the consequences, for good and for bad, are the same.