Was what Comet used. And look where that got them.
35 posts • joined 6 Jun 2011
" If I grab your wallet and make a copy of your credit card numbers, I don't steal anything either."
Indeed you have. You have stolen my wallet and contents. Regardless of whether or not I recover all or part of my wallet and contents and regardless of how long you have deprived me of there use, you have committed a theft.
Wrong. Theft is defined as permanently depriving someone of something. If I take your wallet and return it, it's borrowing. If I take your car, and return it, it's taking a vehicle without consent, which is specifically a crime. If I take your car, drive it recklessly with no regard, damage it, and return it, it could be considered theft.
If you're dumb enough to type stuff into Google and click on the top link then you deserve to get scammed.
I know someone who failed her driving test. On the back of the bit of paper the examiner gives you, it says "to book a test, go to www.direct.gov.uk/motoring". What did she do? Types "book driving test online" in Google and clicks on the top link. And then asked me why the Department of Transport took payment via PayPal.
Google are evil.
PhonePhonePlus is a stupid name.
There is no need for premium rate phone numbers any more, you can get free porno online nowadays. Or so I'm told.
Spent two years supporting versions 4.5, 5 and 6.
I loved the way you had to get a third party thing called NotesMedic that would allow you to launch Locust Notes after an abnormal session close without rebooting. And the way you'd look up an error message on IBM's KB, and it would say "The Notes team is aware of this issue. June 20, 1997" and that was it.
Doesn't matter what your SLA says, if a bloke in a JCB digs up the cable outside your building, you're stuffed.
And you can jump up and down and escalate it with your Account Manager at Lowest Bidder plc, but the time to rectify is however long it takes for someone's subcontractor's subcontractor to splice the fibre back together.
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