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Comment: Re:Of course! (Score 1) 120

by houstonbofh (#49743719) Attached to: US Proposes Tighter Export Rules For Computer Security Tools

The funny thing is that this will just obliterate what little economy they still had in that area and send the whole thing overseas. So the net result will be, if anything, even less control over that software than before. Good jawb guys!

And piss off people that might otherwise be on their side. "To fight our enemies, we need to make more enemies!"

Comment: Re:It's not illegal to steal bits. (Score 1) 37

It's not illegal to steal bits.

Tell that to the RIAA and MPAA, and those asshats in Germany. Oh, and the City of London Police...

I'm not sure now stealing crypto-currencies can be a crime. They're not money. They're hardly property. They don't have any real value.

Wrong, wrong, and wrong.

Comment: Re:Complaints (Score 1) 37

...Bitcoin theft have been on the rise because, fuck, Bitcoin didn't even exist that long ago and stuff...

But EverQuest fraud and gold theft was a problem and was worked on by the FBI. As I remember, some fraud rings were found to have stolen millions of US Dollars worth of gold and other items.

Comment: Re:Wrong Authority (Score 1) 37

We don't need 'World Cyber Police' yet. There isn't a democratic framework for it to operate within.

But we do since cyber crime almost always crosses state, and federal boundaries. Usually on purpose to make investigation harder. But you are correct in that setting up something like this and not having it abused will be very hard.

How come financial advisors never seem to be as wealthy as they claim they'll make you?