The sad truth is that the overwhelming majority of people,
including highly technical capable people, don’t want
peer-to-peer protocols. They don’t want to own their own
data. They just want ease. Convenience. Someone else to take over
and take care of their data problems …
Via Hacker News,
Internet: We’re Doing It Wrong | TechCrunch
We're to blame.
Not some vast,
worldwide conspiracy against general computer use.
For those suffering from paraskevidekatriaphobia,
It'll all be over in twenty-four hours.
Um … that is,
today will be over,
not the world.
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