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Comment Ah ah, what about the emails?! (Score 1) 175

Companies massively use emails, even for very sensitive business information. While I was still sysadmin, I was amazed to see all this mass of unencrypted and even unsigned emails passing through! I did try to make people sensitive to the issue (I wasn't in charge of the outsourced mail part), but only making the white collar people understand the advantages of using something like PGP was a hell... Encrypting stuff on the hard drive is all very nice, but as long as their emails will be transiting in clear form, I'm pretty sure no one will even bother trying to get into their hard drive...

Comment Re:This makes my day. (Score 1) 300

Then the situation is at least the same in Europe (France and Switzerland, I believe UK too): we pay taxes on any removable support and hard drives to the record industry. IT professionals were more than unhappy about this decision at the time it was taken in France, but the government (probably sponsored by its many friends from Univers sale) didn't pay any heed to them.

Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously. -- Booth Tarkington