"My phone company regularly contacts me to assure me that I am on the cheapest possible plan given my patterns of usage. No doubt this
claim can be justified on some narrow technicality but it seems calculated to deceive. Every time I have put it to the test it has proved
I recently cancelled a contract with a different provider after some gizmo broke. The company first told me the whole thing was my
problem, then at the last moment offered me hundreds of pounds to stay. When your phone company starts using the playbook of an
emotionally abusive spouse, this is not a market in good working order"
"And it’s not just keyboards. It’s ebook readers. Flashlights. Not your smartphone, but the removable battery in your smartphone. (Have you noticed it running down just a little bit faster?) Your toaster and your kettle are just the start. Could your electric blanket be spying on you?"
"Russian authorities have claimed that household appliances imported from China contain tiny computers that seek out open WiFi networks and then get to work sending spam and distributing malware."