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I read a letter in the Greenville News today complaining that the malls are charging for pictures with Santa. I was a bit incredulous. I don't ever remember the photos being free or you being allowed to take your own pictures of Santa. Where has this guy been living the last thirty years? I fumed for a short while, but then I realized that not only was the writer clueless, he was complaining about the wrong problem. The thousands of people who flock to the mall for Santa Photos each year have succumbed to the mass crass commercialization of Christmas! They should have their pictures taken alongside THE REAL REASON FOR THE SEASON! (Or a plastic facsimile.)

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About Phil Yanov

Phil Yanov is a Technologist, Columnist and Public Radio Commentator.

He is the founder of Tech After Five as well as the founder and President of the GSA Technology Council and the IT Leadership Council.

His personal technology column appears in Greenville Business Magazine and the Columbia Business Journal.

He co-hosts the Your Day technology shows heard on NPR radio stations across South Carolina and is a frequent contributor to technology stories appearing on radio and television.