Honesty in Big Business

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BBC reported today that the German government has fined Volkswagen another billion euros for lying to the government. This is on top of the US governments huge penalties.
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-44474781

Here is an older report by BBC explaining what was going on
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-34324772
If a major company did not fear lying to governments, what hope does the feckless consumer have.
There used to be a time when big corporations would not lie because they valued their reputations too much.
I am not implying that Viasat lies. I am only implying that the consumer has to be skeptical and vigilant in this day and age. The norms of business have changed during the last 50 years.
99.999% of consumers are not qualified to evaluate whether a company's software calculations are truthful.
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