* Posts by Augie

39 posts • joined 18 Dec 2014

'I do not wish to surrender' Julian Assange tells court over US extradition bid

Augie

By that definition, not one of the mainstream press could be called Journalists..

Windows 10 May 2019 Update thwarted by obscure tech known as 'external storage'

Augie
Windows

Wow... the ineptitude is staggering.. just when you thought they could not get any worse they find new ways of proving you wrong.

Much like government..

High Court confirms the way UK banned GSM gateways was illegal

Augie
Mushroom

So an abuse of power to enforce the surveillance state.. well bugger me senseless I thought I was living in England... not fucking China!

Cyber-sec biz Fortinet coughs up $545,000 after 'flogging' rebadged Chinese kit to Uncle Sam – but why so low? We may be able to explain

Augie
Big Brother

Interesting how when its in their favour, the american government can be quite accepting of whistleblowers...

Let 15 July forever be known as P-Day: When UK's smut fans started being asked for their age

Augie
FAIL

So in other words, welcome to the great firewall of the United Kingdom.

Give it 6 months and the only news you'll be able to get is either government spoon fed dribble (Aimed at the mental age of people in Westminster) or from Rupert Morons news conglomerate..

Its never been about porn, just a convenient way of restricting freedoms.

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MoD plonks down £2m on table in exchange for anti-drone tech ideas

Augie

Such a great story you link to as well, so full of fact ;) "Kaboom! Russian Drone With Thermite Grenade Blows Up a Billion Dollars of Ukrainian Ammo"... only to find "Ukraine's domestic intelligence service, the SBU, believes that a drone carrying a Russian thermite hand grenade"

So in other words.. drone with grenade made in Russia..

I'm sure this must of been an issue before hand with just R/C Aircraft, cars..what was the solution then?

You were warned and you didn't do enough: UK preps Big Internet content laws

Augie

Mines the one with VPN, which they can have from me if they get it out of my cold dead hands.

Anyone who cant see this for what it is needs to give themselves a good looking at.

Be very prepared to only see what big brother lets you

No dice, comrade! Senate floats Russia-busting election law

Augie

Re: Finally

I presume then you would also expect the Americans to be punished when they do the same thing?

BOFH: Bye desktop, bye desk. Hello 'slab and a beanbag on the floor

Augie
Pint

Woohooo BOFH back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bored bloke takes control of British Army 'psyops' unit's Twitter

Augie

Re: Nimrod?

Well no the AWACS version, the MR4..

I know the history of this clusterf^&k too well sadly.. wings that dont fit etc..

Augie

I wish I was surprised at this, but I'm not..

Brought to you by the same military that pissed 4 Billion up the wall with the nimrod debacle..

Straight outta Blighty: Readers, if you were a tech billionaire, what would you do?

Augie

Re: Britain Needs Us Billionaires

Hidden tory supporter by per chance?

More nodding dogs green-light terrible UK.gov pr0n age verification plans

Augie

This has precisely nothing to do with protecting the children. That is just a ever so convenient excuse. Start with porn and then once that is restricted they will start on other online services.. anyone who cant see that is naive.

Augie

Re: Just like buying a magazine.

Then make them care.. not being too blunt here but why is that everyone elses problem?

Augie

Re: Just like buying a magazine.

No, they are likely to be people who think that the parents of the children should be responsible and not every other bugger

Augie

Re: Just like buying a magazine.

So what are the parents of said children doing???

London's Gatwick airport suspends all flights after 'multiple' reports of drones

Augie

Wow, blundering around like freshly castrated cattle.

Stray bullets.. really?? what happens every bloody pheasant season??? surely a shotgun blast will suffice to bring the drone down.. like they do pheasants with minimal risk to the public??

Introducing 'Happy Quit', where Chinese smokers are text-spammed into nicotine abstinence

Augie

Slightly chewy are they?

UK spies: You know how we said bulk device hacking would be used sparingly? Well, things have 'evolved'...

Augie
Big Brother

1984 eat your tits off, soon enough bad thought crimes abound and interment camps for those who dare think beyond the government line..

Microsoft lobs Windows 10, Server Oct 2018 update at world (minus file-nuking 'feature') after actually doing some testing

Augie
Windows

Step right up

Here we go again, patch roulette, Almost like Russian roulette but this time with a gun loaded by pinky and the brain.. sorry microshaft.

Belgium: Oi, Brits, explain why Belgacom hack IPs pointed at you and your GCHQ

Augie

Re: Really?

If you believe that, I have a wonderful bridge I can sell you..

UK.gov to press ahead with online smut checks (but expects £10m in legals in year 1)

Augie

Re: Heaven forbid...

Ahh, but that would mean people taking responsibly for the fruits of their loins..

fat fucking chance!

BOFH: But I did log in to the portal, Dave

Augie

Wheres my carpet roll

Its times like this the BOFH annuals become your bible. If anyone's about to try HPE support, they might be having a slight delay..

UK smut overlord declares age checks should protect users' privates

Augie
Big Brother

Nanny state the revenge..

Yanno, I remember the days of adult verification like adultcheck and the such..I remember sites full of username and passwords for these so those who didn't want to pay, or couldn't pay could still use them..

Didn't stop me either way, no one watched what I did on the internet.. I know this and I know why.

However in these days where no one should be unaware of what is on the internet, why is this country's only answer to regulate instead of making parents responsible for the fucking offspring they have brought into this world..Or is this really just a very thin veiled attempt to bring everything under government control for our own "Safety" and to protect from free thinkers and alternative news.

BOFH: We want you to know you have our full support

Augie
Pint

Oh the Irony... the irony

The irony of reading this while trying to log support call with BT.. the similarities are somewhat frighting..

beer time I think

Forget cyber crims, it's time to start worrying about GPS jammers – UK.gov report

Augie

Humm I didnt think Russia existed back in 83

I thought it was the Soviet Union that shot down flight 007..?

Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

Augie
Go

Kudos to AMD,

Intel should take note of how AMD have responded with this, in a fairly clear manner.

This is how you respond to a cluster f&*k like this

https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/speculative-execution

FCC backtracks on helping with neutrality fraud investigation

Augie
Mushroom

Re: Anyone else?

Hmmm maybe a little less caffeine or other stimulants needed there...

Former US State Department cyber man: We didn’t see the Russian threat coming

Augie
Pint

Re: “Tech people need to tell policy people about the next coming threat.”

Could'nt agree more Sir, very well put.

Once again, UK doesn't rule out buying F-35A fighter jets

Augie
FAIL

We're basically committed into buying this giant whale..simple.

They wont rule anything out for now as that could either have repercussions on further deferments or worse, questions as to the newest gin palaces are fit for purpose and bought around a single airframe design.

Chainmail tires re-invent the wheel to get future NASA rovers rolling

Augie
Alert

Why does everyone always mention Curiosity rover, what about Opportunity????

BOFH: But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?

Augie
Pint

Excellent..

Give us a bloody PIN: MPs grill BBC bosses over subscriber access

Augie

Re: "What Amazon has done is utterly brilliant and has transformed the way we do things," he said.

Wasteland? I find plenty to watch on there.. Far more than the BBC

BT hikes prices for third time in 18 months

Augie
Gimp

Re: OpenRetch

You mean the OpenRetch that is a totally separate subsidiary?

Oh wait....

That awkward moment when AWS charges you BEELLIONS for Lightsail

Augie
Gimp

Isnt this standard procedure for AWS

Put your wallet (or purse) put your hands on the desk and bendover..the cough or lube are entirely optional and at AWS discretion.

BOFH: Halon is not a rad new vape flavour

Augie
Pint

Ahh, the force is strong with this one. Keyboard successfully killed.

The BBC wants to slap a TAX on EVERYONE in BLIGHTY

Augie
FAIL

Ha, yeah... more money for the most bias'd reporting seen this side of the pond..Oh, what am I saying.. BBC.. Her Majesty's propaganda unit.

Sorry but no.. the BBC is not essential and to levy a tax on every household just to fund them is beyond a joke. and personally I can think of 101 other things beside their mindless broadcasting that tax should be spent on..

Schools, Hospitals, Roads to name but 3..

Soon everyone will be doing it with a strap-on: The Reg's 20 festive wearables

Augie
FAIL

Errr missing one perhaps?

Rufus Cuff anyone?... any reason it was missed out?

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