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Apple is crazy!

From article:

Yes, this is true: Last year Apple Inc. filed for a patent on technology that would force you to watch advertisements, no matter how hard you tried to avoid it.

First made public back in October, the notion is getting more attention thanks to an essay in Saturday’s New York Times by Randall Stross, who has picked a few bones with Apple in the past.

The idea is that phones, computers, set-top boxes, etc. can be sold more cheaply — or even given away for free — if subsidized by ads. But because nearly everyone who doesn’t work in the ad industry loathes advertising, the subsidizers need to ensure people are actually watching these horrid things.

This is why I’m a PC and not a Mac. To think that I used to root for them back when they were the underdogs and weren’t even sure to survive…

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