This is not entirely correct. Ampere is an SI base unit while Coulomb is a SI derived unit (defined as 1 C = 1 A s) - not the other way round.
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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.
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
Correction: dreadful *Web*-font rendering. Normal system fonts are quite ok.
It can't possibly be worse than Chrome which has dreadful font rendering on Windows.
Given the US spying and cyberwar against the whole world, these chinese attempts are hardly relevant in practice.
So, what was Apple's attitude when you asked them why they couldn't implement this the standard way? After all, its seems Apple is doing it wrong, not VLC.
They are doing this already, e.g. Office 365 for $9.99 per month (includes licenses for up to 5 PCs)
It seems to me the real problem here is not the purportedly offensive jokes or the public tweet, but that people can actually get fired over a simple joke or tweet (and the law actually allows this).
Google.com has customers in the EU, so EU law applies as well. This is also true the other way around, and enforced by the US on a daily basis.
It was about "design" as in "interactive user interface design", not as in Illustrator, Inkscape, Photoshop etc.
Windows+X is your friend (no need to go through Metro, not even the first time)
What % of them actually cared about us enough to consider us as enemy in the first place? That is, before the drone attacks?
The article isn't very clear about this either.
Those legal principles and constitutional rights are certainly nice, but looking at FATCA, TSA and everything around "terrorism", copyright and taxation, fishing expeditions and profiling do seem to be the US tool of choice recently.