"A few weeks ago, I wrote about how the U.S. government gets the highest of high technology when it suits it, but somehow still can't figure out how to procure accurate and reliable voting machines to further the cause of democracy. Clearly, there are no technological hurdles here, just skewed priorities.
But the government isn't alone in neglecting the interests of its constituents -- so do many high-tech companies. They don't bother to hide it, either. It's as plain as their stock ticker symbol..."
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