yesterday i learned a lesson i already knew about proprietary software

i plugged in my old iPad and asked it to download some episodes of Behind the Attraction to watch on the plane

then i put it in my bag and eventually boarded. once we got to 10,000 feet, i pulled out my iPad and was greeted with, "Please go to the App Store to update Disney+"

except, of course, i was in the air on a regional jet with no wireless, and i didn't need that update anyway because i just wanted to watch downloaded episodes!

anyway piracy is in every way better and more ethical than using subscription streaming services

@tindall i was excited when big music stores started selling music without DRM, and for a while i hoped that there would be a video store that would do the same

but instead everything became streaming (even music 😕) and everything sucks


@QuietMisdreavus @tindall I'm in the same boat since I frequently vacation in a spot that has no Internet. And Mediacom keeps dinging me for hitting my bandwidth limit even at home because of my day job.

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