Re: And what does Assange say?
He has his freedom, he chooses not to use it.
4366 posts • joined 17 Sep 2009
He has his freedom, he chooses not to use it.
...an virus that uses USB & Autorun a the carrier,
Well thats new.
There were also cases of hotel booking sites charging more and offering more expensive rooms to Apple users.
Arrive at site on iPhone, 5* rooms offered, other rooms 10% more expensive.
Arrive on a Droid, get 3 star rooms and normal prices.
Arrive on a Winphone, get offers on an abandoned cabin in the wilderness
I get roughly the same on my 4G in the UK, in fact it was higher on my Winphone. That said, I can hit the mast with a stone from where I live.
"I can get up to 300Mb down / 20 up but despite my best attempts to...."
Gah, why have an upload throttled so much. This is why Virgin are so crap. A gazillion gb download, 14.4k upload.
You got the job then?
Dude, you download Chrome?
Ring-a-Ring-of-Roses could also be ironic in that it's a nursery rhyme for young children about the black death.
Actually, these days, its pretty much confirmed as having nothing to do with the Plague.
"What about ride height issues, especially in places like the US where trailers have to roll over railroad track bumps where they can get caught?"
Yes, because we don't have things like level crossings and bridges in Europe.
Google, Amazon and Microsoft already know way more than the government.
Do you think the government knows your taste in music, what foods you like, the clothes you like to wear, what your favourite furniture store is an what news articles you read?
It the government that would like the information these guys have, not the other way round.
"Meanwhile, "political campaigns, and their supporters, deploy political bots – and computational propaganda more broadly – during elections in attempts to sway the vote or defame critics" and run coordinated disinformation campaigns and troll opponents."
We used to call them "newspapers"
They may well have that clause, but the customer has a much more powerful one.
FU I'm out of here.
"Many journalists have fallen for the conspiracy theory of government. I do assure you that they would produce more accurate work if they adhered to the cock-up theory."
....the Mexicans are more like you than you ever realised.
The USofArse is as usual just using EUcompanies to boost its income.
Someone on here recommended Start Page, I've no switched from DuckDuckGo as their policies are more robust and I've found for me, as a UK user, the results are much better.
French cars have always been crap. That tear down for a light bulb just reminds me of Renault 5 turbos of the 80's
Even a 306 removing the battery was PITA.
I prefer a giving a quality drilling over a good screwing...but I've hearing banging away is quite popular in some parts as well. And don't forget, if you find things a little difficult, you can always lube the parts up.
So what mail client prevents you attaching the wrong form?
"Google are a young company......"
They've been around 20 years, they just act like children.
Yup always buy genuine, be safe!
no need to worry about me buying knock off stuff, my girls prefer not to dress like big breasted anorexic princesses in frilly dresses.
...they just get the original design from the sweat shop in China where they are made.
or matt varnish...
This is like the multi-million pound CD copy protection that was defeated with a marker pen.
"There is no significant danger as the front of CRTs is the most sturdy piece about them"
And if you do drop them, the resulting explosion tends to go through your legs....yup been there, still manged to have kids.
"then struggling to get the eormous(sic) bugger down the stairs without it tipping out of my hands"
You always put the screen against you. Try lugging a 25" monitor up 3 flights of stairs.
Kids today eh...
Ah but you unsubscribed from firstname.lastname@example.org, this is from email@example.com
.."The US Department of Defense said it, get this, cost about $628,000 to fix the damage caused by the intrusion...."
Well just like everything else, I'd ask for a breakdown of the costs.
"If it is "via access to device" that is only on individual subjects and most likely authorized by court order or an equivalent procedure as required by the local legal intercept laws. "
Ha ha ha ha ha ha haaa haaaaaaaaaa..
Like that will be the case.
Meta data and upselling advertising is way more valuable then a mere subscription, just ask Google.
Last I knew, roads were not a money making entity, fully aware of which car is carrying a terrorist, removing non-terrorists and filtering off terrorists that were not willing to blow themselves up. Then indexing terrorists by type; knife man, shooter or suicide vest.
Again missing the point. They actively removed infringing materiel. Pirate Bay don't
"I don't know much about DUP"
How is that for a two word summary.
As I've pointed out in another place, Canada is one of the few places that Kids TV is up there with the BBC's. It doesn't attempt to be loud, brash, brain dead wall to wall cartoons presented by bimbo presenters only wanting to get their hit single to No 37 in the charts.
It's true, so often we hear "Left News" from Conservative voters, and "right wing bias agenda" from Labour supporters.
Yes it's not perfect, I don't care for the 80% of programmes on the BBC, but it's better than the 99.99% of crap on the other channels.
"The bbc with its over paid 'stars' and shoddy programs and vacuous 'news' "
Compare programming on BBC (and news) with the amazing ourput you get from say, Channel 5 or ITV2.
Some of us don't really want to watch "Fat gypsy kids on benefits caught on cop cameras" or " Celebrity brain dead morons talking bollocks and getting arse out live"
And as for Kids TV, the BBC utterly destroys the competition. Only Canada even comes close.
The success of Netflix and Amazon streaming services shows that subscription-based media can and does work."
And for the millions that don't have fast broadband connections?
Help the poor? Bollocks
So to help families out finacially, they now need to pay for fast broadband, buy a device of some sort to receive it AND subscribe to a company?
And last I looked, neither do radio or news, oh and how much UK programming do they create?
Brilliantly flawed aurguement.
"Its a nice soundbite, but the truth is we don't have an absolute right to say whatever we want in a public arena"
"There are limits on freedom of speech just as there are with privacy."
But I'm arguing for privacy, so I can be as racist, sexist and homophonic as I want in private, you are saying more things should be made public, so where do you draw the line?
A Private Facebook group (oxymoron I know)
Word documents on a local pc?
"Saying you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is like saying you don't care about freedom of speech because you have nothing to say,...rights are collective not individual..... What may not affect you today, may affect an entire population, even an entire way of life tomorrow...."*
*doing it from memory, so may got a few bit slightly wrong.
"..Rapid7 hopes its research will encourage enterprises and consumers alike to adopt more restrictive security policies, shielding kit from attack by disabling ports or protecting them with firewalls."
Until Facebook goes down, most won't care.
And neither should they*, it should be up to the manufacturers of this crap to come up with secure defenses and simple to use updates.
*yes I know people should take some responsibility, but you're supposed to check your tyres each day, but who does?
"you can research what court cases there have been and what the verdicts were. They're public events, reported in the media."
I suggest you research before posting.
Try "closed material procedure cases"
It's a government knee jerk policy, what else do you expect?
"Do schools still use textbooks?"
I suspect that they're still using the very same textbooks that you used.
Mine clearly stated that the Sun goes around the Earth. That's what I was taught and that's what I believe.
"We've had talk of grey-noise trials in our office -"
This is actually a well known Contact Centre technique.
Noise volumes in a "quiet" office soon escalate, as people get distracted by the people talking next to them, so raise their voice a little more in order to zone in on their conversation...then the people around them raise theirs. Rinse and repeat.
By introducing a base level sound, you are less distracted by other peoples conversations, and so so you tend not to raise your own voice.
So ironically, having noise introduced at a set level actually reduces overall noise in the environment.
"and using a thumb drive that has been checked on two stand alone computers "
And what has checked those PC's?
It's like the warning light to say a light is out....but what checks the warning light is working?
No doubt will be blamed on NK or Russia, but really comes with a made in the USA and Israel sticker.
"Does that sound like an accurate simulation to you liberals?"
Definition of a "liberal" from the New Trump US Dictionary
1. willing to respect or accept behaviour or opinions different from one's own; open to new ideas.
"liberal views towards divorce"
2. A person who has voluntarily read a book that does not consist of mainly pictures.
This is nothing new, it was the same reason that you'd find a Currys next to a Dixons. You'd go into one, then try the "competitor" next door and buy from the cheapest.
Or more likely the script kiddies get caught. He / She does not.
What they doing, turning them off, putting them in boxes, sticking them in the post with a 2nd class stamp and then putting them back in one at a time?
FFS, we're lucky if we get 2 minutes downtime.
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