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Good job the EC isn't the government, then. Plus, the government is there to govern. That's it's job. If you don't like being governed then it is highly suggested you take yourself a small island, claim ownership, and start your own state.

Or you could go live in China and then moan about western government regulation.
Government's job is to protect its citizens, not get in their way or run their lives.
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Standards? Useless? I shudder to think of a world where each case or motherboard manufacturer had their own different form factor/board layout...
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Because having a standard is unnecesary and doesn't help anyone. It's pointless regulation.

A self-adopted standard is different though.

Plus Micro USB sucks, miniUSB is more common and better.
I see a point. Use one cable type that can be bought from anyone, anywhere, for pretty much any price. Plus there is less waste. And ever time I buy a new device, I have to buy yet another set of cables if, say, I want a car charger version. Now I can simply buy a car mini USB adapter and be done with it for the next 5 or 10 years. However, if you didn't already see a "point" to this, I shouldn't have bothered explaining.
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