Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Dr. Barron, I cannot, I will not impose a set of commandments on these people. To do so violates the very essence of the Prime Directive!
Dr. Barron: Like it or not, we have rekindled the Mintakans' belief in the Overseer.
Commander William T. Riker: And are you saying that this belief will eventually become a religion?
Dr. Barron: It's inevitable. And without guidance, that religion could degenerate into inquisitions, holy wars, chaos.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Horrifying. Dr. Barron, your report describes how rational these people are. Millennia ago, they abandoned their belief in the supernatural. Now you are asking me to sabotage that achievement, to send them back into the dark ages of superstition and ignorance and fear? NO!
- from Star Trek:TNG Season 3 "Watching the Watchers"
Google have to stop pretending to be a bank and just let us buy stuff. I've been a fan and advocate of Google products since day one. It's such a shame that it has to end this way. I'll be due a new phone soon and do you know what kind of phone I'll be getting? Not an Android. And so much for my plan to replace Dropbox with Google Drive...looks like that won't be happening either.
Warning to all other Android users...according to Wallet support, you'll probably be asked to supply these sensitive documents so you too can continue buying apps from the Play Store.
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