Logitech's bricking stunt reminds us why cloud-powered gadgets suck

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Not for nothing, but there will be no market penalty for this. Too many people want what’s being offered.

The company will claim, legally correctly, that their device came with terms of service to which you agreed… and somewhere in the middle of the fine print on page 13 or so, it says this is a possibility.

So SOL is the operating paradigm.

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https://www.myharmony.com/en-us/terms?utm_source=support.myharmony.com&utm_medium=header&utm_campaign=marketing%20-%20terms

Termination

You agree that Logitech may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Applications and/or block your future access to the Applications if we determine that you have violated these Terms of Use or other agreements or guidelines that may be associated with your use of the Applications, or for other reasons that may include but are not limited to (1) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (2) a request by you to remove your account, (3) discontinuance or material modification of the Applications or any service offered on or through the Applications, or (4) unexpected technical issues or problems.

(As well as the standard disclaimers of Warranty preceding that paragraph).

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