Re: Bad actors
Certainly not an amusing robot.
571 publicly visible posts • joined 21 May 2014
Unfortunately, just not clicking ads won't work.
Thanks to Google creating AdSense budgets that autospend, I would be months if not years before people notice their click-through rate is too low for the budget given.
That is, if they even notice at all...
Making it socially unacceptable for companies to work with them, and calling them and their clients out when they misbehave is, unfortunately, the only way to create reliable change.
Plenty of examples of obscure crashes that are only able to be analysed by looking at logs and telemetry data.
If you're expected to fix any piece of work dependent on data or an environment you do not control and have not specified, you need telemetry; at least a log, memory dump, flight data recorder or crash file to look at, otherwise you have to guess.
Better than pretending that the chat has been deleted from everyone's offline caches, like the 'recall mail' in outlook that never works right, or hoping that whoever you've called in Skype hasn't got a save of your conversation, that the SharePoint search index hasn't grabbed a copy of your data.
Better just to be gdpr-sensitive and use access control, non?