||Make shit, ignore shit, break shit, dump shit.
||Now hackers scare us, so we're making insane draconian laws and so on...
Fear, especially ignorant fear, really makes people lose their minds.
||Then terrorists scared us, so we made insane draconian laws and wasted billions of dollars, only to end up worse off than if we did nothing.
||You build atomic bombs, you wage wars, you murder, cheat, and lie to us and try to make us believe it's for our own good, yet we're the criminals.
Yes, I am a criminal.
||Could we also argue that since hacking tools are weapons of war, the NSA has started a war against America?
||I should just stop but it's an ethics thing.
A person can only read about and take so much personal abuse before anger becomes the primary "secondary emotional" response.
||Drugs used to scare us, so we made insane draconian laws and wasted billions of dollars, only to end up worse off than if we did nothing.
||Once it's broken at all, it's broken.
And SHA-1 has been broken for years.
This attack solidly puts us in DES-cracker territory.
||Humans also have their predators, which is why people tolerate abuse and rule by governments - predation by other governments, bandits, warlords, or criminals would probably be worse.
||I think we've all had our "What the ridiculous fuck, embedded systems provider?!" but it fades quickly when you realize no one gives a shit.