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    DMCA.Well, I suppose so, if "used to" extends to...

    DMCA.Well, I suppose so, if "used to" extends to writing or downloading third-party security patches.But "person," or in fact "mammal," would also have been so, given this context.
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    I disagree, especially if support is...

    I disagree, especially if support is withdrawn.Which is why a more specific term is necessary. You could just as well use "person." From the Jargon File:This obviously extends well beyond the...
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    Evidently not those critical pre-patch...

    Evidently not those critical pre-patch infections.Highly unlikely. A cracker (which is what I think you mean) would see such machines as ideal targets: no patches, no support, lots of known holes;...
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    I'd be willing to put money on the fact that said...

    I'd be willing to put money on the fact that said machine is infected with at least five different pieces of malware. About the only way I can imagine it surviving is if it were so well-suited to...
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    I really do recommend reading that article.

    I really do recommend reading that article.
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    http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/pubs/vista_c...

    http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/pubs/vista_cost.html

    This is the biggest problem I've found with Vista so far: DRM, DRM, and more DRM. If it weren't for the DRM it'd be pretty decent (and a...
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