Eurojames - I really think you give the United States a lot of credit that it really doesn't deserve.
The reason why we have this Anti-Privacy laws, strict Acceptable Use Policies, etc is because majority of the U.S. has no common sense. Our president has to tell us to wash our hands to prevent a virus outbreak. As well as tell us to check our tire pressure, it helps us save on gas.
In a perfect world where people have common sense we would have less common sense laws.
Would that ever happen? Nope.
I agree with you 110%. Though in the United States that will never happen. System Admins / IT Managers / Tech Professionals, have to babysit people so that they don't go to porn sites, send offensive email, etc.
Which comes to my conclusion on humanity:
Common Sense cannot be taught - you are born with it! You either have it or you don't!
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