This was the week when Microsoft finally announced who was going to take over from outgoing chief Steve Ballmer, awarding the heavy crown to Satya Nadella. Bill Gates, who is stepping down as chairman but staying on the board as founder in the newly created role of "technology advisor", said in a video message that he reckoned …
Two options here.
1/ Lock up the spooks.
2/ Let those convicted of taking part in a DDoS attack go free.
Sauce for the goose, and all that. What?
Ah yeah, but: Who DDoSes the DDoSers?
There is a delicious irony in the biter being bit...
Cops fight guns with guns why can't gchq fight ddos with ddos? An eye for an eye always has been always will be
An eye for an eye always has been always will be..
.. a childish response that results in conflicts escalating and dragging on for years. You don't stop bullying by being a bigger bully.
Cops are not permitted to empty their machine guns into a crowd where the majority are innocent. Not where I'm from.
Obviously, a sales manager from Germany who quit Microsoft 12 years ago knows everything about everyone.
Or the barrel-scraping for somebody to badmouth Nadella is getting pretty desperate.
Next week on the Reg - "SHOCKER - Reg commentard Bob Vistakin says Nadella is crap, quotes discredited article about Bing toolbar plus his own extensive experience of MS Project".
Sorry Anon guys, if the only mischief you did was a bit of DDoSing then I could sympathize, but we all know you did a bit more than that.
Akin to criminals getting a pasting when they get caught in someones house, and then crying about it.
GCHQ are wrong for doing it, but you guys are not the right ones to complain about it.
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