which, Kieren, is speech, as a matter of law, regardless of what you think
You may want to point to a legal precedent instead of making stuff up.
It would be nice to have code considered as "speech" but there is a truckton of legal discourse behind such a concept that is unlikely to be very likely to go that way. Interestingly, it would imply that DNA is speech, so I could wire up any pathogen in my basement when I get the DNA desktop combinator in about 10 years, then?
Apple compelled to spend 10 man months or more using highly skilled individuals to create software
Drop the "my poor Apple Corp" arguments, please. I feel like i'm reading a novel by Victor Hugo.
but fundamentally the cops (and Kieren) are arguing that everyone should be implanted with a GPS
I looked it up for you: Appeal to Extremes