"a little scrutiny", your title says the company is anti-liberty in every way. That's pretty ridiculous. You complain people who like the company are blind followers, but your style of argument is a mirror of the "fanboy" strawman you're using. A list of reasonable objections to the way they do business inflates to Apple = Halliburton.
I don't use Safari because you can never quite delete cookies. Boy did they uglify Calendar. I want command line on a iPad. Genius bar is goofy concept. These things, or unpalatable terms for software development, or even the ethical labor problems that come with globalizing manufacture, don't nullify the company's innovations and wildly successful products, that have undeniably transformed the connectivity of earth. Isn't the proclamation of "anti-liberty!" a kind of fundamentalist libertarianism?
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