* Posts by k317

9 posts • joined 17 Oct 2014

Owner of Smuggler's Inn B&B ordered to put up a sign warning guests not to cross into Canada

k317

Jurisdiction?

Confused. How does a Canadian court order that signs be posted on property located in the US? Am I correct in assuming the B&B owner an US citizen?

US cable giant tries to wriggle out of 'crap ISP' legal battle now that net neutrality is dead

k317
Mushroom

Re: Recruited Sam Knows or Games Sam Knows

Would be nice if said executive could also be charged with fraud.

Hell, just charge the whole company with racketeering.

You want wires with that? Burger King backs, er, net neutrality

k317
Happy

Kudos

Simplified but effective. Humorous too.

Your internet history on sale to highest bidder: US Congress votes to shred ISP privacy rules

k317

Re: Trash the data

Excellent idea. Random amount of time spent at each one.

US nuke arsenal runs on 1970s IBM 'puter waving 8-inch floppies

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COBOL I remember that. Series-1 also offered reel to reel tape drive

Great news! Only 707,509,815 records breached in 2015

k317
Flame

Incentive for security

How about a simple reason to take the incentive to create secure system. Lets start small how about a $10 per record accessed, or a fine equal to the CEO's compensation for a year. Which ever is less.

Cat vids return to Pakistan as YouTube turns on censor-matic

k317

Blasphemy, Terrorism, Patriotism

Use the right keyword and you can pass any law you you want.

New bill would require public companies to disclose cybersecurity credentials

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Liabilty

Making companies liable for their lack of cybersecurity would be much more effective.

FBI boss: We don't want a backdoor, we want the front door to phones

k317

How about asking the congress to represent the citizens. Are they not the ones that tell are representatives what they want? Not an appointee telling the people what he wants.

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