* Posts by Danny 14

3438 posts • joined 15 Jun 2009

UK.gov: Psst. Belgium. Buy these Typhoon fighter jets from us, will you?

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Re: @ wolfetone

the not fully tested to be working zircon will possibly be stopped by the not fully tested to be working f35 launched from our not fully tested to be working aircraft carriers.

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BBC presenter loses appeal, must pay £420k in IR35 crackdown

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Re: Rolling out to private sector is the right thing to do. @Hmmm...

as a contractor with a limited company buy or lease a company car that ONLY doe company logged miles. keep a meticulous log.

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Re: Any news on whether the BBC pays their side of the bargain?

problem is, the same rules applied for those contactors being paid 20k and also running as single director companies or under umbrella companies.

not everyone doing this was a moneybags.

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Re: Really!!

this has been brewing for a while. back in the day we all ran under umbrella companies as a shield as we were all warned of potential liabilities. oddly enough it became a Dutch sandwich umbrella company and at the time alkost EVERY unisys and dell contractor were running under the same company umbrella.

when i left this was also being clamped down on.

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A tiny Ohio village turned itself into a $3m speed-cam trap. Now it has to pay back the fines

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Re: Just shut down all services

it wasnt the townsfolk fault though. they opposed it.

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Re: re: I had to defend myself.

failire to provide is very bad for ypur insurance.

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Re: The usual practice

sounds like france. the plod even take credit cards there and then with their mobile machines.

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When you play this song backwards, you can hear Satan. Play it forwards, and it hijacks Siri, Alexa

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so you have a device listening in all the time and you are surprised when it hears things? oh my. next people will be using photographs to fool facial recognition locks...

on a second note, we try to set my mates alexa off all the time if he has discord running on speaker. sometimes he does forget to swith alexa off.

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Thar she blows: Strava heat map shows folk on shipwreck packed with 1,500 tonnes of bombs

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Re: explosive ordnance disposal personnel

juat ask the local prostitutes where the military bases are. or the local shops, black market booze, food outlets.

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Acronis: Ransomware protection! Get yer free ransomware protection!

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not always. they want to upsell. take veeam backup, the standalone backup is very very good. of course veaam want you to notice how good and then sell you the full suite.

same here, acronis want you to huy their other stuff.

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Re: I've asked before, but:

how does your backup work? VM from a host? if the synology can be seen from an infected machine what is stopping your backups being encrypted?

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if data is sent to acronis then good luck being GDPR compliant.

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Stop us if you've heard this one before: Tokyo crypto-cash exchange 'hacked' for half a billion bucks

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Re: What unpleasant memories?

just have a local wallet. back it up. back it up again. encrypt and email it to yourself. back it up again.

its less likely to be stolen then.

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lol

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Julian Assange to UK court: Put an end to my unwarranted Ecuadorean couch-surf

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Re: If he gets his way...

he is under asylumn conditions. he wouldnt be arrested for a lack of visa (that is if he didnt have an arrest warrant hanging over his head), he would be deported. Ecuador could also apply for EU humanitarian refugee visas for transit. This is what switzerland does (well, could do they havent used them yet)

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NHS deploys Microsoft threat detection service on just 30,000 devices

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they do provide telemetry in enterprise. the least setting in the gpo is "security". Non enterprise OS can only go down to "basic"

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'The capacitors exploded, showering the lab in flaming confetti'

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Re: Improbable

our UPS tell us we get between 240 and 250, usually 244. the site gets 3 phase.

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Is the writing on the wall for on-premises IT? This survey seems to say so

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Re: Not for me thanks

indeed. if our internet and backup goes down then we lose external email and the internet. not the domain controller and storage (and possibly apps if you are balls deepnin saas)

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F-35 'incomparable' to Harrier jump jet, top test pilot tells El Reg

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Re: They hate the infantry

they should have bought f18s instead. much cheaper, plenty of parts and experience.

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Re: Flying experience

ah the chipmonk. climb to 3500, push until 130 and pull back nice and smoothly throughout the loop.

easy plane to fly but a pig to land. grobs were being introduced and were a joy to fly.

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Facebook settles landmark revenge porn case with UK teen for undisclosed sum

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Re: I wonder...

in the UK if a 14yo sent facebook nudes then every single staff member who handled rhe photo (not necessarily viewed) would be guilty of child pornography.

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'Mummy, what's felching?' Tot gets smut served by Android app

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Re: Googe gif search nastiness

i think you need to clean your cookies somewhat as that isnt what appears in my browser.

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i remember seeing your comment before.

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CPU bug patch saga: Antivirus tools caught with their hands in the Windows cookie jar

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Re: Logic

sophos enterprise manager had a message for me the same day saying they have set the registry key. not all AV companies were dodging things.

no blue screens here on 1709 w10. we use a mix of i3 and i5s

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VTech hack fallout: What is a kid's privacy worth? About 22 cents – FTC

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Re: What kind of Mickey Mouse operation?

i was thinking more why do people put their REAL details online? i wouldnt put my childs information into any internet toy.

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Back off, legacy intruders: Veeam updates backup offering, adds one tool-to-rule

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Re: Managing old legacy backups

the free version is decent for small businesses too.

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To Puerto Ricans: A Register apology

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Re: Logarithmic tail

nah. the linesmen read el reg. the linesmen are paid for the whole job and realised they wouldnt get christmas bonus.

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Storage Christmas cracker: My band is called 1023MB. We haven't had a gig yet

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Re: Heavens Delight

do not speak of the citrix by name!

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Re: I can't wait to see what...

dont forget the print management companies and telecoms who can guarantee that they can save you money.

then they ask what you do. i usually say "we are a telecoms reseller" or "print management reseller"

youd be surprised how fast it gets rid of people. even though we are a school.

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yup. the marketters would have jumped on that one as more than a gig.

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That was fast... unlike old iPhones: Apple sued for slowing down mobes

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Re: "To provide a better experience to customers"

i would prefer full speed and shorter battery. well, actually i would probably prefer then option of throttling over stealth throttling.

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Windows Store nixed Google Chrome 'app' hours after it went live

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Re: RE: AC

you can only choose update times if you are using enterprise AND wsus. Even then some updates can ignore the update time gpo.

you also only get 2 years on feature updates. i have 1603 that ive not updated as im curious to see what will actually happen ccome march (it isnt internet connected at the moment)

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How much will Britain's next F-35s cost? Not telling, says MoD

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Re: What about the Home Front?

just follow the black smoke. that thing creates plumes that would make a 19c steamer proud.

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Re: @JagPatel3

seems to write like a project coordinator to me. just about any project has its cost broken down as such.

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Russia could chop vital undersea web cables, warns Brit military chief

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Re: Stay calm and lay more cable...

just get the french to strike. that will cut all comms through france. threaten to take away paid lunch breaks, that should paralyse most of the country.

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A million UK homes still get crappy broadband speeds, groans Ofcom

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Re: Not everyone streams 4k

this. and 10mb connections might have less than 1mb upload whichb is maddening with 4 people on the connection.

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personally i would have gotten a 5gb connection is a 4g PAYG backfill for when i needed the boost. use a vigor router as necessary etc.

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Re: Why >10Mb/s?

if you can get adsl then odds are you can get business symmetrical. leased lines are only useful if ypu truly need uncontended.

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Re: I'm not rural

not everywhere rural is bad. i live in Shap and get 40mb. cant complain about that. I work in carlisle where virgin have cable areas too. rest is mostly fttc. we also have solway wireless mesh for really rural areas.

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Re: People are managing it...

the problem is that BT isnt a nationalised company. of course BT could still turn a profit AND roll out to the whole country if it looked at the solutions as a whole country and not just london + profitable areas.

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Voda customers given green light by Ofcom to ditch contracts

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Re: Penalty?

too late to edit. of course this is only of you buy direct. if you go through a broker such as buymobiles then they are quite clear there are two contracts. one with them and one with provider. in thise cases then YES you will need to pay for the phone. sometimes MORE since the phone is often funded via kickback.

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Re: Penalty?

you walk away from the contract. the contract is in two parts, phone part and provider part.

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threes network isnt shite at all. I am sitting in rural cumbria right now on 4g. the signal starts to go patchy when i move coastwards but that is a coverage issue. when im in coverage i have no problems.

i moved from vodaphone who had plenty of coverage but actually using the phone for anything over than phone was bad in lots of places. vodaphone seem to have either over saturated masts or poor back haul.

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No one saw it coming: Rubin's Essential phone considered anything but

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Re: At CheesyTheClown, SD cards.

in the uk the large capacity models are shockingly more expensive. a 64gb card at a few pounds doesnt equate to paying 100 more for the same extra 64gb phone.

SD card is essential to me until a standard capacity is at least 128gb.

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Re: £100 more than a Samsung S8... ???

even 499 is pushing it when there are similar featured phones for a third less. if you are a generation behind then you can get something with full term contract for 500.

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Argy-bargy Argies barge into Starbucks Wi-Fi with alt-coin discharges

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Re: Send back fake results?

yup, just iptables the monero sites to your own .js

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Re: Why?

sophos blocks mining .JS in our works. It has steadily increased in the alert management report too so the inclusion in webpages are on the up too.

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Netflix silent about ridicule as it discusses punters' viewing habits

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adam sandler films are fantastic. if you need to get rid of guests just queue a few of those up for entertainment, they soon make excuses to leave.

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Re: Better Netfllix than purveyors of pr0n

youve given your CC and personal data to a pr0n site? oh my.

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Microsoft emergency update: Malware Engine needs, erm, malware protection

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Re: You couldn't make this stuff up.

you can GPO windows defender and ypu dont have to use forefront. However, if you do use either then you pretty much expect antimalware not to introduce malware....

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