My Biggest Conspiracy Theory is That Tech Loves Scams


One of the greatest things about software is that it has (nearly) zero marginal costs allowing for immense scale since you can ignore physical boundaries, whether by harnessing Moores law or making it someone else’s problem since you don’t need inventory. Sadly, this means you also get to skimp on due dilligence, leading to a proliferation of scams, for instance:

I say conspiracy theory because I don’t have the evidence to point to any nefarious intent by these companies. As it looks, it seems as if there’s no such thing as bad business to them. Then again, banks are like this too.