OK you may laugh (or you might cry) but what is the solution?
You can take a chance on anarchy or a dictatorship - either way you could make a profit or starve. The same problem occurs whenever you sign up to use a big company's platform or API. As long as your concerns coincide life is good but as soon as there is a disagreement we all know who wins and who profits.
Intel is serious about the whole IoT area including hobbyists and small startups. It is not only providing the hardware you need, but the surrounding software and services. The new Intel IoT Dev& [ ... ]