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Comment you have to increase with more (Score 1) 514

The _real_ economy also tends to increase by a few percent each year, so the money supply needs to be increased a few percent each year to compensate for this
No, you have to increase it with more in order to have (mild) inflation. That way there is a pressure to invest the money, knowing you lose some (small) value of them if you do nothing.

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Submission Blogger threatened for publishing JavaScript hack

An anonymous reader writes: Internet radio station Atlanta Blue Skye LLC has warned a Romania-based technology enthusiast that his blog has been "copied" and turned over to its lawyers. The issue stems from his posting of a widely known workaround for bypassing JavaScript functions that try to disable a mouse's right-click context menu functionality, and the radio stream information gathered from the Properties function of Windows Media Player.

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