Dilbert: Ive designed our new product to work flawlessly for up to ten years.
CEO: No one will need an upgrade. Thats no good.
Add some code to low it down and make it unreliable after two years.
CEO: But make sure the device doesn't slow down until we have an upgrade to sell.
Then draft an apology I can put un a press realize when we get caught.
Dilbert: You have turned my engineering success into the darkest day of my career.
CEO: Thats not even close to being true.
Your darkest day will be when the press figures out what we did and I fore you for it.