* Posts by FozzyBear

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Twitter: Don't panic, but we may have leaked your DMs to rando devs

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Re: Oh man, I sure hope Trump was one of them

If not, I'll guarantee there is an army of trump haters mocking some up anyway. Regardless, the entertainment value from the fallout on this is going to be awesome.

Popcorn please

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Flying to Mars will be so rad, dude: Year-long trip may dump 60% lifetime dose of radiation on you

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Meh. considering the where things are headed down here, I'll take my chances up there .

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Holy macaroni! After months of number-crunching, behold the strongest material in the universe: Nuclear pasta

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I wonder what the reaction would be to a healthy dose of anti pasto

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Oz government rushes its anti-crypto legislation into parliament

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Is there anywhere in the world where I can move where I can enjoy a sliver of privacy. Anywhere, ?

Fuck

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C'mon, biz: Give white hats a chance to tell you how screwed you are

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Re: Finance

Oh Yes a bank;s motto

"We fear change and... Not getting our yearly bonus"

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Microsoft: Like the Borg, we want to absorb all the world's biz computers

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After considered thought ( measured in micro seconds ) I have come to the conclusion of

"No fucking way"

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No wonder Oracle exec Kurian legged it – sky darkens as cloudy tech does not make it rain

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@ ledswinger

Oracle and SAP.. Add in IBM and you have the unholy trinity.

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Microsoft reveals train of mistakes that killed Azure in the South Central US 'incident'

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Uh!

Here is Sydney Australia , The only natural disasters we have to worry about are bush fires and the cosmos level ineptitude of the Politicians and PHB's.

I'll let you decide which is worse.

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Sysadmin misses out on paycheck after student test runs amok

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Re: Naming Schemes

Named our servers on south park characters. One was appropriately named Kenny as it hosted some piece of buggy crap that finance used. It would die in the arse at least once a week.

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US govt concedes that you can indeed f**k Nazis online: Domain-name swear ban lifted

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So their letting fuck in, but in languages the use of master slave is causing a shit storm.

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Oracle tells students: You're not going to solve the world's problems – but AI and ML might

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So the term artificial intelligence can only be applied to something that mimics intelligence, but isn't.

I'd say Politicians & lawyers are good examples of this

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Python joins movement to dump 'offensive' master, slave terms

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It is when the debate on sexism, racism or other "isms reach this level of nitpicking that it becomes in itself offensive.

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Sextortion scum armed with leaked credentials are persistent pests

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Received a couple of these

Blah, blah, blah, caught watching naughty things, blah, blah, blah, Doing naughty things, blah, blah, blah. Pay Up.

Yeah, Yeah, If the email read along the lines of "You sick bastard, I actually puked watching what you did. What sort of weird sex freak are you. You should be locked up"

I might actually believe them

"Naughty things" . Pfft. Light weight

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Wannabe Supreme Brett Kavanaugh red-faced after leaked emails contradict spy testimony

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Re: As an American

Silver Lining.

You could be living here, In Australia, and watching the f*king Muppets (aka politicians) try to ruin, um, run the country

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Data apocalypse is coming unless you buy AI, declares AI biz

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Re: If you have to much data...

But, But, But

it's a self justifying cycle. The more data there is the more people I need on my team to tell you crap about crap. Which generates more data which means that I , well you get the idea.

Stopping the data flow will mean that My Empire , I mean my team is in jeopardy

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Let's get ethical, says Salesforce as revenues rocket 27% – thanks in part to US Border Patrol

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which is itself overseeing an abusive immigration policy

The author should research the immigration policies of other countries before making such statements, or copying and pasting the comments of some rampant wind up toy from the left

Abusive. Compared to China, Russia, How about many of the middle eastern countries, Israel for instance, or how about my own country Australia. All have tougher penalties for illegal immigrants. Or in the case of Australia longer processing times for them or asylum seekers than the U.S.

Perhaps you meant finally enforcing their own laws rather than the decade of blind eye policy that has them in the mess they are now.

Oh that's right trump, my bad, carry on.

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Texas ISP slams music biz for trying to turn it into a 'copyright cop'

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Re: Music files are small

@fishman

Your're letting the facts get in the way of a good legal argument.

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As it turns out, no, you can't just run an unlicensed Bitcoin money exchange

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As always the worst crime there is, is denying the government their cut of any money transaction that occurs (tax). I wish him luck, he's going to need it.

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The Death of the Gods: Not scared of tech yet? You haven't been paying attention

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techno doom and gloom cant go past david suarez's Daemon and Freedom. His solution to spammers, hackers and big corporations, well let's just say you would want to light a cigarette and bask in the afterglow of your daydreams.

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Go Zuck Yourself: Facebook destroys patent suit over timeline

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Regardless of the decision. I think we can all agree that we were all torn by indecision as to who we wanted to win in this case.

Out of curiosity is there any scenario in which a patent suit can be lost by both parties. where zuck and the patent attorney are both summarily executed for gross stupidity and crimes against humanity

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Rimini Street slapped with ban in Oracle copyright dispute

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Re: Irreperable damage to Oracle's Rep

Yeah I was going to say that they were doing a better job at customer support

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When's a backdoor not a backdoor? When the Oz government says it isn't

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that the powers would only be invoked for “serious crimes” involving sentences of three years or greater.

Common Assault, malicious damage to a letter box, hell, drink driving all carry a possible gaol sentence of more than 5 years. Assault and Malicious damage carry possible 7 years.

And I was worried about google and the like sniffing my location on mobiles. I need to rethink my tech strategy.

Whats the baud rate for a tin cup and and a piece of string?

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Google keeps tracking you even when you specifically tell it not to: Maps, Search won't take no for an answer

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Which is why I'm using an old S3 on an old version of android that doesn't require all that crap to work. Phone calls and the occasional text message that's it. The settings options were all turned off, except for bluetooth (Car Connection) . If there was a phone similar to the good ol' nokia 3310. I'd switch to that .

There really should be a grumpy old man icon. My vote Statler and Waldorf from the muppets

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Space, the final Trump-tier: America to beam up $8bn for Space Force

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Great, Thanks El! Reg

I now a images of a orange coloured Marvin and the Martian, sticking a flag into mars saying

I'm here to make Mars great again

I wonder if they will take inspiration from storm troopers for uniform ideas.

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Telstra reveals radical restructure plan

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Whenever I hear about Telstra I always imagine Mr Magoo types in the C suite. Bumbling around blinding but somehow at year end somehow still able to turn a profit, in spite of the the carnage they leave behind.

Sort of describes most of the big tech companies as well I guess

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Azure admins free to sync their teeth into database-spreader tool

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By pointing applications at their local copy of the database, Microsoft reckons that access time and responsiveness will be improved significantly and latency and connection failures reduced.

So, Microsoft, what you are saying, is that cloud based solutions are a crappy alternative to managing your data on your own network. Good to know. Thanks

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'No, we are not rewriting Office in JavaScript' and other Microsoft tales

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Re: Emacs

Well that explains why my dusty tome on Lisp Programming starts to weep blood every time I hit a Lambda Expression error.

Now if I can only figure out how to get it to possess the cowboy .net programmer in the office I'll be happy.

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Computer Misuse Act charge against British judge thrown out

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Re: So in summary

That's one interpretation. The other realistic scenario is that she accessed the files out of curiosity, even though she knows she is not allowed, even though she knows she's breaking the law. Only after being caught did she provide that argument to provide an air of legitimise. The simple fact is if she wanted to ensure no mistrial due to prior or personal knowledge. A 5 minute phone call to the Court house administrative staff would have sufficient. They probably have specific processes to follow in situations like these. Instead she trawled through case files and court documents with impunity

If any other official had done a similar thing, or accessed family or friends records even out of curiosity, particularly a Police officer would the courts have returned the same results? Or would there have been a push for a trail and imprisonment recommended to send a message to others? If so , then why does her being a judge become the exception to the rule.

Due to this decision every Police Officer, judicial official, sheriff and certain JP's now have a legal argument if ever caught. Likewise, the defence in this case have a whole raft of technical legal arguments that they are now armed thanks to her interference.

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Men are officially the worst… top-level domain

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What are their metrics in classifying them as bad. If disservice to humanity is part of that then they missed

.gov

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New York State is trying to ban 'deepfakes' and Hollywood isn't happy

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Unless there is a version of the black swan scene but with trump and Un faces then I call this fake news.

I'll now leave you with that imagery

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WannaCry reverse-engineer Marcus Hutchins hit with fresh charges

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Re: Who do you trust?

@vulcan95.

No I am saying that adding a charge of lying to Police is one of those charges that are VERY easy to prove in court. It is a back up charge, a safety net for the prosecution. In A similar scenario where a person is charged with Murder 1st degree and manslaughter. The Murder charge has a higher burden of prove, therefore the manslaughter charge is added as a back up charge. During the trial if you can prove the defendant killed the victim but cannot prove premeditation the defendant would walk a free person if only charged with Murder 1st Degree. The Manslaughter charge is a backup, therefore the defendant would be found not guilty or murder but guilty of manslaughter

Similar scenario here, adding this charge this late in the game means they realise they are highly likely to lose at trail on the existing charges, this charge being so easy to prove in court saves the prosecution of possibility of a civil suit

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Re: Who do you trust?

Yep Ok I know where this is going.

When law enforcement add a charge of "knowingly deceived or make false statement or lie to.. Police". There are only two circumstances this happens. The first is the police wasted an extraordinary amount of time investigating a bullshit complaint from an individual and they are now charging the individual that made the complaint.

The second is, it is known as a back up charge. A charge added to the original list of offences, which they know that will get thrown out of court and crucified by the magistrate. Leaving them open to a civil suit of false prosecution. The Back up charge is a catch all. Inevitably the person they charge is found guilty or plea guilty to it whilst all the original charges are dropped **. They cop a deferred sentence, the victim actually walking away thinking they are a winner.

All the while the cops are walking away having dodged a bullet, a grilling from the court. A massive law suit and also possibly being prosecuted themselves for abuse of power (illegal arrest/detention) .

** In Australia you cannot proceed with a law suit if you were found guilty of just one offence in the list of charges that resulted from the original arrest. Well you can but you automatically lose.

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Japanese fashion puts the oo-er into trousers

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Re: How does it "work"?

It's got a zip behind it as well.

An open zipper and your block and tackle dangling through it. Your just asking for a world of hurt

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John McAfee plans 2020 presidential tilt

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I commented on his 2016 plan to run, that whilst he maybe crazier than some asylum inmates, it would at least make for entertaining news coverage.

Then trump won and I am thinking that Mcafee needs to up his game, cause the last 18 months with trump at the helm has been an entertaining ride

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Nadella tells worried GitHub devs: Judge us by our actions

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Re: Future

When chasing another dollar. No!

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Ex-US pres Bill Clinton has written a cyber-attack pulp thriller. With James Patterson. Really

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Yep like everyone else my mind went into meltdown at the mere thought of reading this.

However, I am an evil bastard. So that you can continue the journey into utter despair.

I want to see this made into a movie

Director : Michael Bay

Starring the main cast from the twilight series (Couldn't even force myself to google who they are)

Gerard Butler can make an appearance

I'll leave you to other horrid picks for parts in the movie

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Facebook finally fully embraces GDPR – Generally Derailing Pages Recklessly

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I was wondering why my torrents were running faster today.

I good percentage of the population was unable to post or watch cat videos

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Foolish foodies duped into thinking Greggs salads are posh nosh

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Re: the queue to punch this guy...

Yep from the whole article it was that wankers comment that got me. Though I was thinking more along the line of forced sterilisation to ensure his defective genes cannot pollute the gene pool. A punching queue does bring an immediate sense of satisfaction.

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Australia’s SigInt spooks may be turned inwards after all

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Sounds like someone is trying to build their own little empire. Hoover, oops I mean, Dutton needs to concentrate on the original mandate of the Aus Sigint.

If the child abuse example is the best he has to justify this sort of internal intrusion. I am seriously concerned about what are his real plans. Or is this just the next step in nanny state implementation

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Grilled over failed DoE project, Turnbull's Transformers turn turtle

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Re: Two points

Turnball < retching sound>

The suit that's embarrassing Australia on a global scale. Seriously can't we just get a Monkey that masturbates in public as our new PM. It would be orders of magnitude less embarrassing than that retard.

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Two points

So the DTA is just another level bureaucracy and project management.

Yep that's going to always end well, because what every IT project needs is a bunch of fucking halfwits with less than no idea telling you how to do something. So they can either cover themselves in glory if it succeeds or distance themselves if it fails

Alexander said as well as the PM's interest, “lots of vendors” are talking to the government about blockchain.

Well of course they are, there is a lot of money to be made selling snake oil

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Windows Notepad fixed after 33 years: Now it finally handles Unix, Mac OS line endings

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Awesome

Security holes, patches, data slurping, Ads, Plus all the other things wrong with Win10. But, hey, at least now after 33 years Notepad can recognise unix based files.

And of course this deserves a segment in their Conference. What a leap forward !.

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Windows app makers told to think different – you're Microsoft 365 developers, now

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Re: JavaScript + AI + Excel = ...

My thoughts were just a little more basic and maybe a bit more pure

A perfect shitstorm to cause even bigger fuck ups in the company, which will take I.T even longer to debug. After which some pimply faced beancounter with an active browser session to "How to write javascript in just 10 hours..." Simply says "whoops"

Seriously Nuke this crap from orbit

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The world is becoming a computer, says CEO of worldwide computer company Microsoft

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"We need to develop a set of principles that guide the choices we make because the choices we make are going to define the future," he said.

Nice of them to admit they have been winging it til now.

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Google will vet political ads to ward off Phantom Menace of fake news

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What's the definition of fake news

"cause to be honest . Unless a Politicians ad contains the following disclaimer it's all fake news

** This political ad was financed by <insert megacorp name here> Therefore, being the lying sack of shit that I am. Everything above is an absolute bullshit. It has been designed to appeal to be greatest number of sheeple in the community to ensure I get elected. After which I will be obliged to betray my morals (though I didn't have any to begin with) and implement all the financiers wishes. No doubt this will lead to blah, blah, blah (sorry wasn't listening to them, I just saw the size of the cheque and didn't hear a word they were saying. I just signed on the bottom line and sold my soul (again, not sure I had one to begin with).

Their plans will no doubt lead to jobs (in India) and greater resources to be invested back into the business and community (the executives get larger bonuses to be invested in their own wealth portfolio and another holiday home in some low tax threshold country)

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Australian government plans to do a Facebook on citizens' data

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“our nation's capacity to remain competitive in the modern, global economy relies on our ability to harness the power of our nation’s data”.

Bullshit.

The prosperity of a nation is not determined to how well you can mine data. It is reliant on a group of competent elected officials who are able to put into place efficient & effective trade, tax, education, health and support mechanisms. Mechanisms that designed to improve the nation not win elections.

So seriously Mr Turnball. When your government talks about funding this initiative. Which we know you will royally screw up (see any prior initiative from the digital transformation Office). Before sinking $65Mil and the hundreds of millions due to budget blowouts. Might I suggest you roll up the reams of paper you wasted on this and ram it up your arse with a sandpaper dildo.

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Failbreak: Bloke gets seven years in the clink for trying to hack his friend out of jail

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Re: He followed rule 1 of social engineering

Depending on how switched on the cops were, responding with

" Trying to hack into the County Jail Systems to get my buddy outta gaol early"

may have received the same response.

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I spy with my little eye ... a quantum drum with TRILLIONS of atoms

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entanglement was maintained for nearly 30 minutes.

On objects that large! Yeah that deserves a couple of these -->

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Academics: Shutting down Facebook API damages research, oversight, competition

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Re: Burn it.

@forthisnotdead

I admire your restraint.

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In a touching Monty Python tribute today, Microsoft's Office 365 makes everything spam

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Are we suggesting Office 365 is THE dead parrot

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