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

by etenil (#30762364) Attached to: Only 27% of Organizations Use Encryption
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

by etenil (#30580138) Attached to: UK Consumers To Pay For Online Piracy
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.

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