... the internet.
They developed it, as you note. I agree.
But back to the hardware, how do you know what subsidies or cream puff projects Dell or HP or other PC manufacturer gets in quid quo pro for installing hardware keyloggers or Microsoft gets for embedding backdoors?
Particlarly insofar as it is public, if not common, knowledge that many internet startups are either wholly or partially funded by the CXA (X=I) venture capital fund?