Ian doesn’t like the way the US is going, and wonders if he could avoid using the country’s PC products. Good luck with that

If I wanted to show my distaste for the direction the US is going by boycotting American PC hardware, software and services, could it be done? Ian

You could certainly eliminate a lot of American products, but you might be giving up features without getting any ethical benefits. For example, more than a billion people already manage without a lot of American technology because they live in China or Russia. While I share your distaste for the Trump regime, Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin are not exactly choirboys.

And while Trump is scapegoating immigrants, more than half of America’s top technology companies were co-founded by immigrants or the children of immigrants. Do you really want to punish them for Trump’s misdeeds?

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