Improve Internet Health with a Microsoft Tax?

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Mar 3, 2010 3:05 PM EDT
OStatic; By Joe Brockmeier
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Somebody better tell Microsoft that it's still March, because the suggestion of an "Internet usage tax" to fight Windows-powered botnets must be an April Fool's joke let out a month too early. According to Robert McMillan's piece on ComputerWorld, Scott Charney (Microsoft's veep for Trustworthy Computing) suggests that one way to fund fighting botnets is to tax users. "You could say it's a public safety issue and do it with general taxation." You could, but let's not.

[This is going to be good.. - Scott]

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MS products and MS users should be taxed... softwarejanitor 13 1,804 Mar 4, 2010 6:21 PM
I perceive a trend! phsolide 3 576 Mar 4, 2010 10:47 AM
Oh no, I'm in trouble now. Bob_Robertson 0 549 Mar 3, 2010 7:01 PM

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