In what seems to be a complete reversal in position, Microsoft is suing the US government on the grounds that gag orders on warrants are unconstitutional. Good on them! Let’s hope that the courts agree!
“We appreciate that there are times when secrecy around a government warrant is needed,” Microsoft President Brad Smith wrote in a blog post Thursday. “But based on the many secrecy orders we have …
And why not? This is why I started Project Magnavox in the first place! It wouldn’t be terribly difficult to build your components into a modular system, upgradable as necessary without having to shell out for a completely new system every few years. Not necessarily in the way that the Genesis/32X worked, but more like how the old PCs (or even the N64) worked.
The Xbox One is currently a Jack of all trades. It’s time to master a few of them.