* Posts by sd123

5 posts • joined 30 Jul 2013

Click here to see the New Zealand livestream mass-murder vid! This is the internet Facebook, YouTube, Twitter built!


Re: I disagree completely with this

Ultimately I would suggest that it is the law of the country that the content is being created/viewed that should be applied.

At the end of the day we don't care that <<act X>> was uploaded just as long as that was not visible by someone for whom <<act X>> was illegal.

So for us in NZ a murder is illegal therefore I should not be able to participate in it. I should neither be able to upload it nor view it. If I upload a video of a homosexual kiss that (presumably) should be legal to upload but not for someone in, say, Algeria to view it.

If a platform isn't happy with local laws they can choose not to offer the service in that country. I doubt that will stop FB etc.

Of course actually implementing any such ban is going to be impossible (I can always use a VPN to avoid notice as noted elsewhere) but shouldn't we at least try?

Here we go again... UK Prime Minister urges nerds to come up with magic crypto backdoors


Once upon a time...

In a land not too far away law enforcement officials couldn't eavesdrop on the dastardly plans of criminals unless the could personally overhear what was being said.

It seems to me that those times have simply returned and attempting to remove the privacy that we previously could assume is no longer possible.

Big brother simply needs to understand that (or possibly put Siri/Alexa etc. to listening to every inch of the planet).

The slow strangulation of telework in Australia


I'm assuming that the West Island doesn't have a viable fibre network

Apple CORED: Boffins reveal password-killer 0-days for iOS and OS X


Re: Worrying @boltar

Personally I'd hope that my computer just stores a salted hash of my password note the password itself :-)

Do you really want tech companies to pay more tax?


Absolutely yes!

Especially Google since they have a founding belief of "don't be evil".

Tax minimisation may not be the stuff of Mordor but it certainly isn't doing the right thing.

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