TrueSatan writes: It seems that there is nothing accidental about the issues the EFF (Electronic Frontiers Foundation) and other have addressed regarding the Unity Shopping Lens present in recent releases of Ubuntu. Despite a gifted developer providing them with a fix for these issues they have continued to both ignore the fix and let the issues continue in place. The relevant bug listing is here https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-lens-shopping/+bug/1073114 Canonical are ignoring users protests and those of respected, user privacy protecting, bodies.
"The urge to destroy is also a creative urge."
[ed. note - I would say: The urge to destroy may sometimes be a creative urge.]