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Comment: Re:How is Norway going to know? (Score 2) 245

by cdrnet (#45702103) Attached to: Norway Rejects Bitcoin As Currency; Taxes As Asset, Instead

Does it need to? It seems tax systems based on self-reporting and trust can work quite well (provided the taxes are reasonably low and people have a say in how the money is spent, as it should be in any democracy). For example, tax fraud is assumed to be low in Switzerland compared to its neighbor states despite the government having no way to know whether people self-report correctly.

Comment: Silverlight *does* patch automatically ... (Score 5, Informative) 153

by cdrnet (#45461423) Attached to: Netflix Users In Danger of Unknowingly Picking Up Malware

From the related MS13-022 security bulletin: "Most customers have automatic updating enabled and will not need to take any action because this security update will be downloaded and installed automatically. "

Unless you're one of those "smart" people that use windows but disable windows update ...

"One Architecture, One OS" also translates as "One Egg, One Basket".

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