* Posts by John Bobbit

7 posts • joined 19 Mar 2015

Stern Vint Cerf blasts techies for lackluster worldwide IPv6 adoption

John Bobbit


Sure.. Vint Cerf may be the "Father of the Internet"

..but we're the mothers that have to keep it working..

We're saving tax payers' money on Oracle licensing, honest, says Gov.uk

John Bobbit

£350m a year when I was at the Home Office two years ago.

Stick THAT on the side of a big red bus..

Leaked: The UK's secret blueprint with telcos for mass spying on internet, phones – and backdoors

John Bobbit

It's ok everyone - there's no way this draconian legislation will ever be passed. The EU would simply not allow it.. Oh. Fsck.

The brave British boat men hoping to poke Larry Ellison's lads in the eye

John Bobbit

Re: as an American sailor-wannabe

Yes, that's right, in the example you cite, the team that *got caught cheating* won - proving the OP's point that the contest outcome is pre-decided. The one with the deepest pockets wins (Larry)

Soon only Ticketmaster will rip you off: Concert scalper bots face US ban

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versus the UK

Even the US aren't pretending that the "free market" will correct itself here. The USA makes automated ticket scalping illegal whilst the UK dithers..

The states in the US make cannabis legal whilst the UK dithers..

You'd think the UK was more backward than the US! oh..

GCHQ's infosec arm bins advisor accreditation scheme

John Bobbit

You've hit the nail on the head here. I know a lot of contractors who are now heading overseas. Freelancers and contractors must take permanent jobs, because Britain is only open for big business.

Cisco posts kit to empty houses to dodge NSA chop shops

John Bobbit

Re: @Trevor Don't buy US kit

Well someone who knows doesn't know much then. The UK can't launch their nuclear deterrent without the USA giving explicit permission. That's what happens when you buy a nuclear launch system from a foreign power.

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