This Motorcycle Airbag Vest Will Stop Working If You Miss a Payment
@aral even if you pay the "full" price (and do away with the subscription model), I sure as hell wouldn't trust an airbag vest that has the ability to turn itself off.
If it can be remotely deactivated by persons other than myself then it's not a safety device.
@paalsteek yeah, that's probably right. I'd hope that in this case it's very obvious that it's not in workin condition :-D
@aral not a very good look for your company if someone sees a corpse on the side of the road with your road-safety company logo visible on it.
@aral wow, this subscription abuse and the idea of a person not owning the item that was bought has to stop. In this case it is not a service that is continuously being provided, so a subscription model makes no sense.
@aral As analysed and predicted by Cory Doctorow:
Sorry, long article, but really worth the read.
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