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[News] If You Can't Secure the Program, 'Educate' the User

Internet Safety Effort Calls on Orlando to Get Net Safe

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| A recent study conducted by Microsoft and RT Strategies Inc. found
| that although 74 percent of respondents believe they have the skills
| to protect themselves online, more than half (57 percent) are not
| sure they know enough to effectively protect their information.


People should be oblivious to security if the software is properly
implemented. They are no 'skills' needed.

While I glance at some financial news, I can't help but wonder if the
publishers (seevral of them) are owned by Microsoft. Several of them
consistently mention Microsoft in the footers. I could almost swear that
these are commercials disguised as "recommendations". It's not
unprecedented. Look no further than CNBC (MSN Money) or even stories such as

Bill Gates lends cash to buy newspapers - $350 million to MediaNews

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| Gates involvement has been very behind the scenes. In fact many of
| those involved in the deal didn't even know he was one of the investors.
| It was carried out through the Gates Foundation, the world's largest
| philanthropy outfit.


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