45 posts • joined 30 Jul 2009
that is not more secure
You just make your mag stripe reader read the whole width of the card during the insertion mechanism.
Now it would make the current readers not work, but it would probably be a few months before the new skimmers appeared.
Did the UK judges go to US public schools?
The inability to determine the difference between singular "person" and plural "persons" is something I expect out the US public school system.
Sounds like the first judge understood the concept.
Is this some sort of chav - effect: the more of them there are the stupider they become
Traditional big business failure
Traditional sitting on a good idea because it wont make them a huge pile of cash immediately.
Interesting that HP and Hynix are publicly admitting that instead of taking their better faster product to market they are intentionally stalling and spending money, giving competing products a chance to get established first.
A few large HP and Hynix shareholders should really be asking some questions with the assistance of their lawyers.
The last case of this I heard of, was the Compact Fluorescent Lights. Company that developed them was going to pigeon hole them due to lack of profitability, but a competitor came up with the plans and began producing them.
If they know he is a kiddie fiddler why do they need the disks?
The real issue is that if the police already "know" he has pictures, then why do they need the disks? If they don't really have any other evidence then all they have is an accusation.
And if you think that just an accusation is enough, you clearly not dealt with the demographic of people known in the US as "White trash". These are the petty, selfish individuals that live for immediate gratification and inflated egos. They have no issue with lying to get revenge. They are the reason that Child Protective Services anonymous tip line is called the white trash revenge tool.
Those of us accustomed to dealing with intelligent honest individuals may not understand why the 5th amendment is there, but after just a few encounters with people lacking those traits will quickly understand why it is there.
New T Mobile customers
With news that AT&T isn't going to buy them, and TMobile has more spectrum, I expect that you will see more subscribers go (back) to T Mobile. The wife and I had delayed getting a new phone waiting to here how this was going to play out. I had no plans to be an AT&T customer./
No signed contract?!
If groupon indeed published/sold an incorrect description without a signed contract then they should probably talk with a lawyer quickly to figure out how much to settle for. There are probably lawyers calling the grotto to offer their services for a "reasonable" fee, of course.
Fame of the Kardashians
They are a Public Relations family that has parleyed their own disfunctionality into millions of dollars through "leaked" sex-tapes and "reality" television. It is really sad to see how many people here in the USA actually care about them.
definition of shoplifting varies by municipality
Concealment is sufficient in some jurisdictions. I would suspect it was the shoppers attitude towards the police that got him roughed up.
illegally armed groups
illegally armed groups are only illegal unless they win.
What the rest of the world really wanted is tolerable working conditions for the miners i.e. no forced slavery, or extremely dangerous working conditions. They should be trying to apply that to all the miners not just the ones not under the control of the recognized (but not in control) government.
Spelling error in the judgement
He obviously was arsen around.
Seen decent collectors too
Legitimate debt collection agencies that play by the rules have lots of lawyers/solicitors. They know the rules and use them very effectively.
If you have a legitimate debt that was sold, you can always try to negotiate a settlement that is less that you owe. Remember if they bought for around 10% of value, paying 20% of value and getting them to remove it from the credit reporting agencies can be a very good deal. Just get the terms written down (including the removal from the credit reporting agencies).
Scum exists in all industries, just most decent people don't want to deal with most of the people that run up debt with no intention of paying it (which apparently is a lot of the debtors).
The real USA method
Send the registrar a registered letter from your lawyer notifying them of all your trademarks and notifying them that they are not authorized to use them.
If they allow someone else to register one of your trademarks, you sue them.
Good to hear
Finally they are catching up with the end receivers of the cash sent by money mules. Hopefully they can continue to crack down.
He is gonna do that at a German event
Doesn't Germany have the laws about providing tools that could be used to do hacking?
I would think of another venue to reveal and release that information.
A business user is more likely to be spending a lot more time in the air than a hobbyist and likely in places where air space is more crowded i.e. emergencies, disasters.
Macho sentencing in the US
Still trying to figure out how to convince people that land of opportunity means "while following the laws", not "help yourselves to whatever you want".
What do you do with lazy but risk taking people that grow up desiring the wonders of wealth, without the motivation to actually work for it?
RE: His Expenses...
They will be scrutinized by other officials that cheat more successfully and want to show that they are tough on corruption.
He got caught, he becomes a scapegoat. They all know that is what happens.
Who lives in Borneo under a tree ...
There you go just read the two i as a long E
But is it custom created
If these are custom created using measurements from the consumer, these could be the beginning of very comfortable clothes.
They still need to get the price down either way.
More than likely a prelude
To a much more violent and forceful put down.
If they have been watching they know, they have to use lots of lethal force and put it down quickly to eliminate all the "insurgents" and before the rest of the world will do anything about it.
Everything I have heard is that in USA civil courts, destruction of evidence means that jury can assume that it was incriminating.
Anyone want to take wagers on number of former cases that will now be checking to see if those documents could have been related to their cases that they lost.
And ultimately the higher bandwidth solution will be...
They will put a wired connections in each location so you can connect directly to the network for the highest possible speeds!
Locked up for a reason
They forgot to pay the appropriate bribes. Entrepreneurship is good, as long as all the correct wheels are "greased".
I know who killed more US citizens?
Other US citizens in their mobile terrorism spreaders (i.e. automobiles)
RE: Fossil hunters
And that is why you should never buy fossils.
There are ways to legally collect and keep fossils for free (in the southwest USA).
Remember this is American guinness
It tastes nothing like real Guinness. The message on the bottle about serving ice cold should be your first clue.
Re: The Judge got it wrong
You do realize that cell tracking could provide information about where you were on "private" property that is not visible to the public. This ruling only says that the police need a warrant which as others have pointed out, is usually not that hard to get.
Did they just say they are giving less oversight to the very people that have been caught abusing terrorism laws to catch school boundary cheaters and people that leave dog mess?
I am sure there will be no abuse of this.
difference between a taser and a stun gun
The taser shots little darts with wires that electrocutes someone from a distance. A stun gun has two metal poles that electrocutes someone within arms reach.
The difference is like the difference between a gun and a knife. Both leave a hole but one of them requires close quarters.
re: Contingency plan?
Try electrocution from exposed wires going to the lights illegally taping into the mains on the provider's side of the meter. After all the sort of person growing their own drugs didn't want the company spotting their personal little "project".
Bad home life?
Sad that they would rather go back to the camp, than home to their parents.
It was an answer, not a dodge
His answer sounded more like he was commenting on how he felt about the betrayal then a dodge. He feels he got f*#!d.
Being a techie in Arizona
I have personally known several technical people that have worked for GoDaddy. None of them had anything good to say about them when they left. Lots of upsell instead of fix the customer problems.
Any coincidence that ...
Cox Communications is shutting down their usenet services in June, too?
I get the feeling that there have been some golf course discussions about getting rid of usenet.
RE: gravity waves
I have heard gravity waves used in 2 contexts, the spread of the affect of a gravitational body (through space) and the fluctuation of the gravitation field in a local area (density changes)
I think this time they are referring to the local gravitational change.
How they make you
Having been given permission by the train owner, if they ask you to leave and you don't, then wouldn't you be trespassing?
about the 40-60%
After their lawyer's take, the 40-60% will be down to about 5% which is probably a more accurate assessment of time that the flute riff appears.
IT and Airline solution
IT and Airlines just need to charge a lot more for their services and then all their carbon emissions will be ok!
American health care wastes big and charges us for their privilege.
If this is story is true, then Mossad failed big time. Now that it is in the press, most of their targets will no longer leave any laptops unattended and scrub data before trips.
what? no sysinternals references
All these comments and not one reference to the sysinternals tools - pagedefrag, autoruns
You can also see Mark Russinovich blog about why windows actually needs the pagefile even if you have enough ram.
Please pull this article quick!
It actually shows border laptop searches catching criminals!
And to be sure the rules dont change
The telecos have seen how the banks bailout went, and won't touch money that could potentially be used to force government control of the bonuses. We just need someone at a high level in the FCC to comment about how nice it was that the banks excessive bonuses were reigned in after the bailout. That would keep the major telecos, from getting involved.
they are useful for people which want help
They work because they are used like an IQ test. Give lots of people the test and analyze results to determine trends and probabilities.
Unbelievably, they only used 10 images (for how many years now). How many questions are there on the SAT tests or the IQ tests?
As for cheating on the test, the people that want to cheat will always cheat. And have been cheating all along. They know to tell the court ordered psych exactly what they want/need to hear.
The notion that it will help people cheat is delusional head-in-the-sand denial that cheaters havent been doing this for years.
Anyone else notice the interesting relationship
between the ICT expenses and the productivity?
Productivity goes down when ICT expenses go up.
Productivity goes up when expenses go down.
RE: How bad is this?
The real danger is that someone can perform a man-in-the-middle attack and see all the information being transferred on a connection that for all purposes looks correct and secure.
This will be a relatively short term issue as all the major CAs will now go through their registrations and revoke all the certificates that exploit this. Although a few years down the road someone will be able to pull this off on a CA that isn't paying attention.
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