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Comment Fragmentation (Score 4, Interesting) 152 152

This type of all of your data are belong to us mentality is simply going to drive fragmentation of the Internet as well as a rush to spawn unrouted networks and darknets. These governments and agencies pushing for this would be better served leaving things as is since everything is on one network at this point. They're just going to make it more difficult for themselves since people will simply encrypt data and adapt.

Comment Re:Ballmer needs the net profit (Score 1) 571 571

While MS may be having some issues identifying and capitalizing on profitable ventures at the moment, I don't think, with 41 million copies sold, that Windows 8 is really a flop. As a heavy SharePoint Enterprise user I find the new license hikes to be absurd.

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