Well, Vodafone has expanded into Kenya.
1740 posts • joined 27 Apr 2007
Well, Vodafone has expanded into Kenya.
I use VoIP a la carte and pay for both in and out on some numbers. Luckily I also use a telemarketing block so don't get nailed by these sorts of attacks.
Firewall. They just had to get that word in there because it's all good then.
They can't even predict if Adobe flash is going to work on any given day.
I'm now living in ranch/mining/logging land in Canada and I can corroborate what you say. In many cases it's neither lack of intelligence nor money. Some people here really like their life the way it is.
"items that have both civilian and military applications."
There goes MS Word.
I probably agree with you, but what right is that? The way I read the iRights bulletin is that we should help young people to see the net with a wider perspective and help them disengage when they get too involved. I would hope that parents and those interacting with young people already take on that kind of mentoring. It seems the iRights folk are suggesting that developers play a role in that. I agree.
Give everybody a free cat.
I don't know about the USA or Canada, but here in blighty that feature could get someone fined since it's illegal leave a vehicle unattended with the engine running on a public highway.
It's illegal in Canada and probably in most of the US as well. However, it's not typically enforced here in Canada. Also, I think we have a luxury of space on this continent. Most people park their cars in their own driveway.
"I'm not sure they are that bright...."
They may actually be very bright, but they are in a universe very far from ours so it looks dim to us.
"Only hackers can do this."
That's Chrysler's way of saying that only people who know how to do this can do this.
As someone who cares about Africa, and Africa on the internet, I agree.
"Apparently our fellow commentards don't care as much as we do."
What "we" are you talking about?
You have a point. Certainly the general idea of these .name domains is suspect, but if we're going to accept them perhaps Africa is a special case. I have a feeling that the beleaguered continent could benefit from a sense of unity that such a thing may provide, all be it likely to a small extent.
Yep, just checked, and it was already done.
I got the same from New York and thought perhaps your results were tied to a specific area. So I tried it from the Netherlands, same result. How about Ukraine? A little better - gay social is number 3 there. Hornet is a great name though, regardless of what you use it for.
"it's past the point where we can do anything about it"
"Out of control" would be another way to word that.
I expect Intelsat will say and do anything to stop this, so I wouldn't take anything they say seriously.
As the article suggests, key authentication is probably the safer choice here. I'd say the best. But I do think that not a lot of people permit root login any more. I certainly don't. That means that an attacker still has to guess the user name for logging in. With a hypothetical name like K2fRln4b it could take them a while to even get to use their exploit - especially since fail2ban will have locked them out for a day after the third try.
Self driving cars will also be self crashing cars. Perhaps a car named Autoshop manufactured by a company who also make a model called Flash?
If people are searching for, say, pizza and there is a website ending in .pizza, there is a much higher likelihood that you can find information about pizza there.
I just did a search on "pizza" and all the results on the first page were about pizza. Why would I expect otherwise?
It's a dubious assumption based on dirty logic.
According to KrebsOnSecurity, Costco and Tesco also have shut down their photo sites.
This could end up causing a bit of a revision war on Wikipedia.
The FCC accused T-Mobile US of creating a public danger.
Boy, you guys in the US are lucky the FCC even bothers to mention this sort of thing. In Canada Telus gets away with not providing service on a regular basis and the CRTC refuses to recognize it as even a problem.
You just tell them that and I'm sure they'll stop.
don't know what they're missing
These documents wouldn't have been specially prepared for Wikileaks, would they? Because that would be a good method of distribution to journalists.
Apparently not fashionable any more.
It's an arrogant coveryourass tactic.
I believe that DCA CEO Sophia Bekele is in with ICANN and was hoping that she could do an end run. Perhaps I'm wrong. This whole thing stinks and it's hard to get close enough to get a good view.
This should never have happened in the first place. This tld should go to the ZACR which is supported by the African Union. The DotConnectAfrica CEO apparently said "thanks to God for helping to correct this act of victimization" in regards to ICANN's actions here, and she obviously also wrote the Wikipedia article about her company. Too weird.
You do know that Microsoft contributes to the FreeBSD kernel and is a gold sponsor of OpenBSD, right?
Of course, Microsoft contributes to a lot of things, even medical research. I don't see how I could use that information to make a choice about whether or not to use BSD.
"Don't count on that! . . . if you want to use Linux,
In fact I don't. I've been using BSD for years - partly because I want to stay clear of stuff like that.
"What changed, was it finding out that they won't be taken seriously as a "cloud" provider if they don't offer Linux?"
Where's the internet infrastructure going to come from, or is this spiel specific to a certain area with extraordinary uptimes? Many countries have real problems with net stability. Some countries are really bad, but it's not that good here in Canada either. Should one not count the cost of downtime?
How about the butcher offering the cow a cut of the action?
"If only a few benefit, then we're ahead."
That is the broken logic we see behind the typical politicians response: do something... anything...
Perhaps I didn't phrase that in a way that was meaningful to you. I agree with everything in you post, particularly about environment. I do think that an effort to influence that environment is worth attempting and don't plan to give up just like that.
No educational benefit? How about being able to do the homework in the first place? I'm sure one can find examples of schools that don't use internet access to supplement teaching, but there are many that do.
I know it's an uphill climb. Less advantaged kids often live in families where research and self learning is not valued, but showing them the way is still important. If only a few benefit, then we're ahead.
I gave up on Ubuntu around the 10.4 release. I just didn't like the general direction it was going. I now use CentOS as my Distro of choice. . . . I really prefer the stability.
I bailed at 8.4 and went to FreeBSD. Yes, stability is nice.
Just how important is it to have an athlete's training data connected to the net?
I Spy an OKIData dot matrix printer in there!
I saw that, but couldn't find anything else that I knew. Anybody else see something they can put a name to?
The NSA thinks they can break the law to uphold the law.
Democracy has simply been redefined.
the government leaves the impression that her detentions were a form of retaliation and harassment
In the US, it's the government versus the people.
Nothing quite like the look on an operators face when they lose monitoring and control of a 100,000hp machine and the red button does nothing.
Don't want to be too pedantic, but what kind of machine has 100,000hp? The Komatsu D575A is billed as the world's biggest bulldozer (24' bucket) and it only has 1,150 horsepower. The world's biggest machine, Bagger 288 doesn't even come close to 100,000 hp - though it probably has more than one red button.
Still running a 1987 Reliant here. The doors are manual. I open them. I close them. It's a very elegant engineering solution.
However most attacks are run-of-the-mill crap that isn't worth chasing the who. . . . Do you really care who stole your can of beans, or do you care more about how they broke into your house? I know which one I'd spend my time looking into
Right on. However, you've lost a can of beans. In the cyber world, chances are that you've only lost a copy of your can of beans, making your argument even stronger. It's more like the broke in and took a picture.
No amount of malicious code by Russian, Chinese, North Korean, or disgruntled employees could possibly compete with Adobe when it comes to contributing to cyberterrorism.
"When the limit is reached an alert is shown, although you may look up a further 15 searches the following day,” it continued.
So what's stopping someone at 15 searches? Can't you just log out and back in? If it's IP, change it. If it's your name, change that. If it's a cookie, delete it.
we "do not collect or store your name or address as part of this data", in its Code of Practice it admits that in some circumstances, Google Analytics "can capture the IP address of the user
It seems to me that if they don't collect or store any information then they wouldn't have an identity whereby to tell if it's the same person/computer making the query. Perhaps they're just not explaining themselves clearly.
. . . that this buyer maintained the same code of ethics as our own.
"You sure? I don't recall Clint Eastwood ever saying a line of that sort in any of his three Sergio Leone movies."
Fine, so let's call it Spaghetti Hacking.
"uttered by the good guys in cheesy action dramas"
Spaghetti Westerns, to be exact.
We have our own version of chilling effects here, but in the press vocabulary is everything.