> when a local search program has a network search feature, it should be up to the user to choose network search explicitly each time. This is easy: all it takes is to have separate buttons for network searches and local searches
He seems to be out of touch with reality. If a person is going to search for something it's usually something on the network. Getting results from Amazon every time you search sounds incredibly annoying but I imagine most people understand that Amazon's servers aren't running on their system.