* Posts by John1918

4 posts • joined 10 Jul 2017

Eat my shorts, watchdog tells every city mayor in the US – FCC approves $2bn 5G telco windfall


Is anyone surprised?

If you give complete control of regulation of an industry to stooges of that industry, generally things don't go great for people that aren't making money off of it.

Hello bevy of lawsuits.

JEDI mind tricks: Brakes slammed on Pentagon's multibillion cloud deal


I can scarcely imagine the number of lobbyists that appeared overnight when Oracle, Microsoft and the rest realized the amount of profit at stake.

When 'Saving The Internet' means 'Saving Crony Capitalism'


Re: You get what you pay for

I wanted to post a thoughtful comment on this post, I really did, but then I read.

"could reduce the rate my personal costs increase"

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.

'My dream job at Oracle left me homeless!' – A techie's relocation horror tale


Oracle isn't "too big to fail", it is "too big to care".

Especially at large established companies, you really need to expect them to treat you like an easily discarded wheel.

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