How will we ever get a leg up on hackers who are infecting computers worldwide? Microsoft's security chief laid out several suggestions Tuesday, including a possible Internet usage tax to pay for the inspection and quarantine of machines.
Today most hacked PCs run Microsoft's Windows operating system, and the company has invested millions in trying to fight the problem.
If they had a more secure O/S, the problem would not be this bad. So, with that in mind:
So who would foot the bill?
"Maybe markets will make it work," Charney said. But an Internet usage tax might be the way to go. "You could say it's a public safety issue and do it with general taxation," he said.
In other words, Micro$oft has a problem that it wants EVERYONE ELSE to pay to help fix?
How about this?
Everyone go to Linux and Mac?