Exonerating makers of malicious tools because they did it only for the
irresistible appeal of money (as opposed to being inherently evil and
wanted to screw activists) is ridiculous. They knew exactly what they
were doing. Just following orders is not a valid defense, for some time now.
Eventually, it will come to those just following orders, programmers and
engineers, enabling efficient population control, and doing it just for
$100K+ salaries and stock options. It always does.
I say this because I believe that HT would have never become what it was
and would have never sold to the regimes it sold to without the
partnership of *very big* business players, whom I believe are the main
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