Subject: re[2]: [coallesced replies] Re: how to create 21,780 new free software jobs (2,530 in R&D)
From: Rich Persaud <>
Date: Sat, 9 Nov 2002 17:49:42 -0800

 Sat, 9 Nov 2002 17:49:42 -0800
|  Of course, this model was in fact the rage of 1999.  Network
|  "appliances" which were cheap or free, but were service-locked to an
|  ISP, and could have their software updated at any time by that service
|  provider.
|  It failed, mostly because people didn't want to be service-locked.
|  Brian


The Personal Virtual Computer:
(view the DoCoMo presentation at the end)

From AT&T's now-defunct UK lab: