Yes, so what does that tell you? :P
Actually, HK is a Special Admin Region, meaning they effectively have their own government, laws etc. It was proposed as the "One Country, Two Systems" idea when the UK's lease on HK was...
My partner and I are of the same mind. I've had enough of the increasing government surveillance and control in our lives.
We're thinking of moving to Hong Kong in a few years - he's originally from there and I've always wanted to...
The way to totally prevent them snooping, of course, is to use your MacBook and use a DIFFERENT network. Someone I know uses a Vodafone USB thing that plugs into her MBP and connects her to the net over the mobile phone network.
Office was also rendered unusable on my MBP after the SP1 update.
If I was prone to paranoia, I might suggest they did that deliberately out of some sadistic pleasure for driving people mental.
I think he was more looking for tech advice than parenting advice.
However, I installed it and started playing it but realised how addictive it was becoming, and I don't have an addictive personality (well, unless you count wine and the...