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2285 posts • joined 18 Sep 2009

User flexibility without the risk

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Re: Satire?

Did you mean 'reasonably manage', 'resonably control', or 'reasonably aware'?

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Why did it take antivirus giants YEARS to drill into super-scary Regin? Symantec responds...

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Re: Nothing on C&C

Do you mean like the taps on the undersea fibers?

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Technology quiz reveals that nobody including quiz drafters knows anything about IT

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Re: missing the boat

I'm not over 50.

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Google's whois results say it's a lousy smut searcher

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Re: try "tracert -h 255 204.244.252.35"

Thanks for that one. I haven't seen that one in years.

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New Snapchat Snapcash service inspires amateur PORN STARS

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Re: That’s not a conversation you have with the spouse and kids around the dinner table."

You forgot to add " Or porn stars."

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Google dodges 'costly' legal precedent, settles Daniel Hegglin case

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Re: I can see why he is upset

I see what you mean. Banker + Morgan Stanley = _______

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Businessman takes Google to High Court to block online abuse from search results

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Re: A bit strange...

I do wonder if credit reporting companies will be next.

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The next big thing in medical science: POO TRANSPLANTS

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Re: Sterility, the modern scourge!

Re: Ledswinger

You too, huh?

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George.Best walks into a sex.bar, spots a bearded dwarf sysadmin and thinks: Warcraft.cool

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similar to releaseing 1.0.0.0/8

Because 1.1.1.1 instantly became a muti-gigabyte sink.

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Google, Rockstar to bury zombie Nortel patent lawsuit

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yeah.

I still think their e and pi bids were just cool. And I do think they were making fun of their opposing bidders.

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Webcam hacker pervs in MASS HOME INVASION

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didn't wired or ars do an article on this last month?

I think the author located one of the businesses that had an accessible camera and called them, only to be bitched at for bringing it to their attention. IIRC, it was in a pizza joint in NJ.

EDIT: or was it nytimes.com? I don't remember.

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Re: Russian Website???

Yes, but then you end up sitting and watching traffic pass sedately through an intersection in a country you'll never visit...for hours.

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Hackers seize Detroit's database, demand $800k. Motor City shrugs: OK, take it

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Re: How do you seize a database?

You do realize that jacking up Detroit would be a good thing, at this point.

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You think the CLOUD's insecure? It's BETTER than UK.GOV's DATA CENTRES

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I know where two of them are.

One's on the grounds of Ft. Meade, Maryland, and the other is somewhere in Utah.

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All ABOARD! Furious Facebook bus drivers join Teamsters union

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Re: Teamsters

Hell, let them strike, I'm sure Facebook employees can work remotely easier than most.

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Download alert: Nearly ALL top 100 Android, iOS paid apps hacked

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Re: Metrics?

"I'll take that report for what it is: advertising disguised as a "press release." "

Well, if it was, it wasn't a very convincing one.

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Countdown contestant pays homage to IT Crowd's Moss

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Re: "Not available in your country. Sorry."

I, for one, wouldn't mind them running all of the articles through an American-to-English* dictionary before publication.

* or, in fact, ANY dictionary.

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That dreaded syncing feeling: Will Microsoft EVER fix OneDrive?

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I stopped reading at...

"Users do not much enjoy opening documents from a web browser,..." I think they meant "Users do not much enjoy opening documents in SharePoint,..."

Where did they find users with this characteristic? I've never met one, and I've been online since 1988.

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Has your STARFISH been DRIBBLING awful SLIME? Scientists now know WHY

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oh joy

When will it cross over to humans?

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'Open source just means big companies can steal your code.' O RLY?

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Re: Awards to ACs

Sorry, El Reg will only let me downvote you once. So I did.

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BOFH: An UNHOLY MATCH forged amid the sweet smell of bullsh*t

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Devil

that was an interesting twist

I can't wait to see how this turns out.

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Assassin's Creed bugs shift setting to LSD-drenched 1960s Paris

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Re: That hell under paris exists!

I haven't been to Paris in ~15 years, and there wasn't so much smog back then as there were puddles of brown and yellow...

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Is your kid ADDICTED to web porn? Twitter? Hint: Don't blame the internet

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Re: It's the parents not the kids

I think you'll find that, unfortunately, its usually true.

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Re: My kid?

You too, huh?

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Ha ha, fooled you! Shares tumble over G4S fake website profit warning

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Re: Its easy to fix this "problem"

Unless they go under, right?

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ISPs are stripping encryption from netizens' email – EFF

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Re: One does wonder... or at least should wonder.

Do you really have to guess?

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Net neutrality, Verizon, open internet ... How can we solve this mess?

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Re: ISP costs re: theblackhand

Cheaper for whom?

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Researchers show off three-domain international SDN

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Oh, so a China simulation?

Or Turkey. Basically anywhere that has fucked up routing in an attempt to block something.

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729 teraflops, 71,000-core Super cost just US$5,500 to build

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So?

If if it was $16.5K, it ran almost 100 times faster than their in-house solution.

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EU Ryanair 'screen-scraping' case could affect biz models

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damn, AC

I thought you were kidding.

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Hacker Hammond's laptop protected by pet password

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Re: 1, 2, 3, 4

You must have an censored copy.

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This 125mph train is fitted with LASERS. Sadly no sharks, though

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Re: Yellow's just the thing

In the US, you can see the Sperry Rail Service cars, which performs this function, they too are yellow.

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Feeling safe in your executive hotel suite, Mr CEO? Well, DON'T

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Re: Given the geographical area affected,

The Wired article points its fingers at the government of South Korea.

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Someone has broken into your systems. Now what?

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Re: Honeypot should already be in place

How the hell do you do that?

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Words to put dread in a sysadmin's heart: 'We are moving our cloud from Windows to Linux'

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when is bitnami

going to publish a set of ejbca servers?

Also, because my environments (by choice or not) are running CentOS, if Bitnami has an appliance version of a package I want to deploy, I'll download it and pick it apart to see how to install it on CentOS.

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Re: Learning Linux source code off by heart

re: phuzz

You must have an exceptionally large wallet.

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Brussels' transport chief demands a single European sky to end 'air traffic gridlock'

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Re: Chauvinism

Flying coach?

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Mystery Google barges TORPEDOED by US govt: Showrooms declared death traps

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Re: Who designed these things?

You beat me to it.

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FAIL

huh?

How did the plans ever get approved to begin the construction?

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Yes! It's DRONE PORN. And we don't mean shiny pics of UAVs

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Re: Bah!

You do know that movie studios can rent/lease public and private land to film, right? Didn't you see Crank? Did you think all of the people on the sidewalk were actually the general public?

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Europe's cyber security agency wants pick your infosec BRAINS

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What does it pay?

I could use a long European vacation.

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Rich techbro CEOs told to SLEEP ROUGH before slamming the poor

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Re: Means nothing

The system won't let me give you more than a single up-vote.

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Space Oddity redux: Hadfield's cover back for two years

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Re: "months of tortuous licence negotiations."

By whom?

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'You have no right to see me NAKED!' Suddenly, everyone wakes up at the Google-EU face-off

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really?

Aren't the ToS of GoogleBusiness accounts different? If so, it kind of breaks down your points into 1) user error or 2) user stupidity or 3) user other.

Of course that doesn't mean you're incorrect, at all.

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Hackers plunder Hilton 'HHonors' rewards points, go on shopping spree

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Re: As the old joke goes

HHa HHa HHa*

* Damn, you beat me to the punch, but I had to do it anyway.

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I am POLICE SERGEANT L. TORVALDS! Stop or I'll SHOOT

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Re: Writing in Code

You do realize that vi users don't need man pages, right?

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BBC clamps down on ILLICIT iPlayer watchers

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Re: They fear pirates, so what about...

I'm sure that would work just fine for the hotel industry.

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India to develop an API for entire government

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hmmmm

Do you think it will have a mandatory $graft variable?

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Snapper's decisions: Whatever happened to REAL photography?

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Re: re: My most important photographic accessory is a bullshit filter.

That should have read "I don't think that filter..."

Apparently I can't type very accurately at 3:45am.

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re: My most important photographic accessory is a bullshit filter.

I don't think filter is photography-specific, at least, mine isn't.

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