* Posts by FirstPersonShow-Kevin

2 posts • joined 14 Feb 2008

Google Docs suffers serious security lapse

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security flaw scaring customers away

No one has mentioned how this article purports that some people who might have considered GoogleDocs for their solution will be giving it second thoughts now because a security flaw has been found, but any software, of any type will have security flaws found and fixed. The only way to make sure that doesn't happen is to never change the code (never offer new features) once you've fixed every existing security flaw. Also you'd need to make sure the operating system and other pieces in the puzzle never change (impossible). Finally, this is making a huge assumption that all old security holes have been found and no new ones will be found.

Computers never stay the same, software is always updated, so there will always be flaws.

Whether that is in a cloud or in your own data center or your own desk doesn't change that fact.

Silly that the writer of this article insinuates otherwise.


Legal, major label DRM-free MP3s hit UK (at last)

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I'm not complain'in

I created an account on Play.com and downloaded my first MP3 album from them. Maybe it's not the perfect bit-rate or web-purchase-experience, but I'm gonna vote with my £ to show the record industry and resellers that there ARE customers like me out there who would like to by music online--as long as there's no %$£*! DRM!

Just 'cause people can steal music with P2P doesn't mean we won't choose to buy music.

Cool to get the album art with every single/album purchased.

Now I'm listening to songs from one of the first album's I ever bought. Ah memories of mowing lawns in my Texas neighourbood for $5 each (using my Dad's lawn mower).



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