* Posts by Tubz

172 posts • joined 6 Sep 2014

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Europe dumps 300,000 UK-owned .EU domains into the Brexit bin

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Good luck getting any cash back from an EU doman registrtaion, I bet they have a keep the cash clause !

Intel shrugs off ‘new’ side-channel attacks on branch prediction units and SGX

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Nice of Intel to shrug of the risks, watch for the stock dumping and the fake news to hit other chip manufacturers just before it all comes out as another scandal !

10Mbps for world+dog, hoots UK.gov, and here is how we're doing it

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So will we get a 2 year reprive from BT, VM, Sky and the others putting up bills, while not improving t he network for existing customers, especialy pointing the finger at VM, don't think so !

BOOM! Cambridge Analytica explodes following extraordinary TV expose

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Facebook conduct and audit just before GDPR, must be worried about being hit by 4% fine and starting it early is a get out of jail card. Hoepfully all involved will get serious jail time and masisve fines !

Brit retailer Currys PC World says sorry for Know How scam

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Re: Sharp Practice

In my day at PCW, staff received a small amount of commision for gerneal sales, but a bigger lump for warranties and pressure from sales manager to flog it even if customer didn't want it. In my defence I used to respect the customers wishes and take the flak from managers, after 6 months, I left.

UK.gov told: Draw up code of practice for cops bulk-slurping car plates

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Big Brother

3 years to get adiscussion going and then another decade or two while UKGov and the Police use every dirty trick they know to stall it. Wonder how compliantthey are for GDPR or will they insert a get out of jail free clause ?

What took you so long, BlackBerry? Facebook BBM suit is way overdue

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Go

Go BBM smack Zuck for billions !

Virgin Media's Brit biz broadband goes TITSUP: Total Inability To Support Upset People

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Check your contracts and SLA's, if in breach get compensation and hit the VM muppets were it only registers, in the wallet !

South China waters are red, Brit warships are blue, HMS Sutherland's sailing there

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Demcratic elections also scare the shit out of the UK and US political establishment !

Intel alerted computer makers to chip flaws on Nov 29 – new claim

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Oh the stench of insider dealing is getting worse !

Smut site fingered as 'source' of a million US net neutrality comments

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Pai and his ISP mates very busy spamming the FCC.

NHS OKs offshoring patient data to cloud providers stateside

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WTF?

What could possibly go wrong, hmmm, lets ask all the US medical companies and government departments that have massive leaks in the couple of years. More importantly,if it does go wrong, how will it be investigated, if it even gets reported and those effected get compensation, even the NHS can't fight US lawyers !

Boffins split on whether Spectre fix needs tweaked hardware

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Chip manufacturers should be forced to recall and replace, just like other businesses, only way for them do the design work properly, hit them in the bank balance !

Brazil says it has bagged Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean for £84m

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HM Gov selling off our assets cheap, best at what they do !

Firefox 57's been quietly delaying tracking scripts

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Re: Oh, that's why

You must have visited the Dail Mail, that site must have be written by a complete moron with an advert fetish?

China may stick to its own DRAM memory soon – researchers

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Stolen tech being put to good use ?

Google asks browser rival Vivaldi to post uninstall instructions

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Sooner or later Google will drop itself in it and no amount of money, lawyers or lobbying is going to save it from the wrath of regulators and big fat fine, hats the only way to hurt them in the bank balance !

New Capita system has left British Army recruits unable to register online

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Delayed rather than missing, about sums up the capabilities of Crap-at-that !

EE drops packets but retains UK network champ's title

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I can believe it, 4G on EE is horrible in my area even with a S8 ?

Mythical broadband speeds to plummet in crackdown on ISP ads

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I'm sure the ISP already have the excuses pre-written on why they failed to follow rules and promise not to do it again or run the ads, 6 months after the fact or have a spreadsheet waiting to fiddle the figures. Waste of time !

Permissionless data slurping: Why Google's latest bombshell matters

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Re: Are we surprised?

"If you voted for these shisters you are a moron." that's whole point of a democratic vote, if we get it wrong we can vote them out, I suppose you insist we vote for Comrade Corbyn and his LALA brigade ?

London mayor: Self-driving cars? Not without jacked-up taxes, you don't!

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Khan is an idiot, glad he's London's Mayor !

Possible cut to British F-35 order considered before Parliament

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Re: Still not too late

Agree, scrap the F35 order, take the hit on retro fitting and purchase some F18 Super Hornets.

Chinese whispers: China shows off magnetic propulsion engine for ultra-silent subs, ships

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I bet the American defence industry already a solution in place, but need a blank cheque to write themselves a few billion in R&D that will never see the light of day.

Is the FCC purposefully screwing up US school broadband projects?

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FCC under it's current administration is nothing more than the bitch of US comms cartels and not fir for purpose.

Please activate the anti-ransomware protection in your Windows 10 Fall Creators Update PC. Ta

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FAIL

Doh !

So I take your advice and activate, first thing to get flagged, Outlook 2016 wanting to update my inbox WTF Microsoft, flagging your shit as suspicious, way to go !

Scouse marketing scamps scalped £70k for 100,000+ nuisance calls

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ICO is useless, too easy for scammers to make a profit and close up shop, time to start hitting the owners/board of directors/shareholders with fines and start confiscating property until paid off !

Screw the badgers! Irish High Court dismisses Apple bit barn appeals

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Eire likes Apple $$$ and will do anything to keep them sweet !

Brit bank fined £75k over 1.5 million text and email spamhammer

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All fines should be a percentage of turnover, no company allowed to go in to receivership until paid or the owners/board of directors/shareholders pay the fine.

Ex-Autonomy CFO begs court to toss out US fraud allegations

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HP cocked up and US legal system using every dirty trick in the book to assist them in making a case, even if they have no legal jurisdiction. Funny how UK and Dutch governments are not complaining of the US treading on their legal toes or have they been warned off, with it being a fat cat US company?

Q: How do you test future driverless car tech? A: Slurp a ton of real-world driving data

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Yuk insurance companies, no doubt gagging to see how much they can rip-off drivers in the future !

Give us cash and think about the kids, UK tells Facebook and Twitter

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So in reality, Apple and Google still in bed with UKGov spooning, while Facebook and Twitter in the dog basket.

'There has never been a right to absolute privacy' – US Deputy AG slams 'warrant-proof' crypto

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All I can say, he is cockwomble !

FCC big cheese given Congressional roasting in reconfirmation bid

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Chairman Pai and his little book of rules and regulations written by AT&T, Verizon and friends, to control this paid for patsy !

EU court must rule on legality of UK's mass surveillance – tribunal

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Doens't matter if the spooks are found guilty of breaking the law, nobody will take the blame, no data will be deleted and no laws will change, as UK Gov/IPT or whoever, will just sit back and ignore the rules until after Brexit and then make it all legal. Look at how many laws the EU have passed and the UK have failed to implement, even though they know it is illegal ?

FBI probing Uber over use of 'Hell' spyware to track rival biz Lyft

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Uber should just sell up and go under, nobody likes them or wants them operating now, as they are just not trustworthy !

Whoosh, there it is: Toshiba bods say 14TB helium-filled disk is coming soon

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Gimp

That's a lot of pron storage, going to have a sore wrist and tennis elbow !

Vivaldi boss: It'd be cool if Google went back to the 'not evil' schtick

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Googles true mantra is "Do as much evil as possible, until we are found out and then deny everything, as we have more cash for lawyers !"

Smart meters: 'Dog's breakfast' that'll only save you 'a tenner' – report

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The only winners with smart meters are the energy companies who over charge, EDMI who are making a killing administering the whole shambles and don't forget MP's who have interests in these companies !

WannaCrypt NHS victim Lanarkshire infected by malware again

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P45's all round for incompetence and big fat pay off's for managers !

Brazilians waxed: Uni's Tor relay node booted after harvesting .onions

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Big Brother

Which 3 letter US agency is funding the research ?

VW engineer sent to the clink for three years for emissions-busting code

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Haven't we heard the same old story before from German employees and companies "I/we was/were following orders ..." so long prison time and massive fines in order for all. and those back in German who think they are safe, should all be extradited !

Uncle Sam outlines evidence against British security whiz Hutchins

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two CDs of audio content – one from when the Brit was interrogated for 24 hours by FBI agents without access to a lawyer ... 6th Amendment broken, waived under duress, foreign national have rights ?

Vodafone won't pay employee expenses for cups of coffee

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and yet the bosses at the top can claim for anything from socks to massive drinks parties and jollies overseas with family in-tow, so nice to be able to screw your hard working employees from ivory towers !

Biometrics watchdog breaks cover, slams UK cops over facial recog

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The high courts says retention is illegal yet the coppers are still doing it, who is above the law ?

Oracle has to pay top sales rep stiffed out of $250,000, US court rules

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Good to see such a dodgy company get its ass whipped when trying to screw an employee out of her rightful pay !

Energy firm slapped with £50k fine for making 1.5 million nuisance calls

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£50K that they will never see as the company closes it's doors and opens back up down the street under a different name, fine should be made payable by the company directors !

Intel stuffs extra cores into latest mobile Series U Core i5 and i7 chips

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Funny now that AMD have kicked Intel in the teeth with Ryzen, that they can now come out with all these new souped up processors, not that I'm sating Intel have been sitting on them while ripping off people with underperforming and expensive chips for the last decade?

RBS sharpens axe again: 900 IT jobs to go by 2020

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Looking forward to more IT disasters !

Slurping people's info without a warrant? That's OUR JOB, Google, Facebook et al tell US Supreme Court

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FAIL

Oh my god, almost peed myself laughing at the tech companies own comment ..

When customers transmit personal data to technology companies in the course of using digital products and services, they reasonably expect that data and the metadata generated alongside it to be securely stored and remain private as to the rest of the world"

When has that ever stopped them from sniffing about our data to make quick buck, that's is just being hypercritical !

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