No, because those accounts must pay. They obviously thought this through. Also, remember, those infected accounts may opt to infect others instead of paying, so on average you may have to infect more yourself. You'd better hope you have rich/desperate 'friends'!
This leads to a steady flow of income for the malware providers whilst having to do virtually nothing to spread the vector. Pretty diabolical - someone knows their game theory.
Expect Prenda to jump on the bandwagon anytime soon...
They aren't talking about exactly meeting an average, they are talking about getting an initial average and then dumping anyone under that who doesn't provide a better score. This of course bumps up the average as well...
Is that along with the Flat Earth videos, Jackie Onassis was an alien videos, the Earth was created 6000 years ago videos, the Pyramids are beaming mind control waves all over the Earth videos, or the Hillary Clinton double-crossed the Devil videos?
Because there are numerous successful happy northern European countries that rather belie that assertion.
In Romania, the Securitatae would expect you to immediately report to them if you spoke to any foreigner. If you didn't, you can be sure some informer would let them know and you'd get a far less sympathetic visit.