Any sufficiently large company is indistinguishable from evil. That's not a condemnation, it's a realization that, as a company grows, the likelihood that their every policy and decision will lineup with the best interests of a majority, much less all of their users, shrinks. That's true of Apple, who makes our devices and the platforms they run. That's true of Google and Facebook and Twitter, who make our services and keep us connected. That creates controversy.
Here are your most viewed controversies of 2012.