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Comment: Re:Fairly easy way to protect data. (Score 2) 75

The problem is step 4 is the issue.

using encryption correctly with access controls, is all but impossible with current OS's.

Very few OS's have the access control setup to properly limit. Most current forms of Access control assume a greater and greater level of access with each level. That still creates accounts which can access everything. You don't want that.

What is needed is an access level system that lets you install updates, maybe move files, but not read them. This way the system admin can't access your secure data period. He can move it, but he can't actually read the file itself. That way upper level executives who demand access to everything can get access to the data but not install malware. Even then there needs to be access level to restrict data from all but certain levels. So Accounting department can access your credit card information but the executives above them can't.

So a Mandatory/need to access form of Access control, not the pyramid type system used in place today where each person is a on a level, and a few at the top get everything.

Comment: Re:Judicial rules? (Score 1, Insightful) 190

by peragrin (#49509239) Attached to: Assange Talk Spurs UK Judges To Boycott Legal Conference

Shh. you might make sense. Where Assange is concerned common sense, and legal standing aren't allowed.

on Slashdot if you assume anything other than men in black are out to get assange you will be modded into oblivion and trolled hard.

The simple fact is Assange destroyed wikileaks all by himself. notice how they aren't publishing leaks of any kind of quality for the last several years. His ego got to big, and he burned himself. now he doesn't have any credibility with anyone but conspiracy theorists.

Comment: Re:Help me out here a little... (Score 1) 533

by peragrin (#49505305) Attached to: Utilities Battle Homeowners Over Solar Power

where do you live?

national grid charges me for electricity, and line charges. The line charges is for updates and the grid.

National grid charges me for pipes, and actual gas flow too for natural gas. again two lines items and forces a minimum bill all the time.

Solar won't replace all your power. therefore you will be billed no matter what. Solar's main point is to lower your daily bill, and usage. I can see them separating out line charges separately from usage completely.

Comment: Re:IRS - Taxes (Score 1) 109

by peragrin (#49499567) Attached to: For the most recent tax year ...

But the usa already has sales taxes. it is used for states and counties.

Also consumption tax taxes those who make the least the most. 100 people earning a million a year spend less money than 1,000 people earning 100k a year. who spend less than 2,000 people earning 50k a year.

So under a VAT you tax people the most who are likely to improve your economy. that is the real reason why Europe is struggling to get out the recession. those who spend money don't have it.

Comment: Re:Lost? (Score 2) 192

The ship also isn't radioactive any more yet that is in the title too.

Ocean water currents for 50 years removed and moved around the radioactive particles. This rendering the ship as safe as any metal structure under water for 50 years.

I don't understand why we don't bury radioactive waste in sealed drums in the marina a trench. It is a safe non accessible location.

Comment: Re:A first: We should follow Germany's lead (Score 5, Interesting) 700

by peragrin (#49478003) Attached to: 'We the People' Petition To Revoke Scientology's Tax Exempt Status

One step at a time. First you do the churches no one likes. Then you do the churches very few like. Then you wait a couple of generations and you can do blanket associations across all churches.

Your way leads to revolt. My way takes 2-3 generations but is done peacefully.

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