Writing to disk defeats the whole purpose of incognito. Now you need to guarantee deletion from disk - not possible in all scenarios. And what's more possibly forensically recoverable after deletion (depending on the hardware).
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Googlers hate it! This one weird trick lets websites dodge Chrome 76's defenses, detect you're in Incognito mode
Internet imbeciles, aka British ISP lobbyists, backtrack on dubbing Mozilla a villain for DNS-over-HTTPS support
Re: Still Perplexed...
OK, so an IP doesn't identify a specific website (in many cases) so, If I make a dns lookup for 'dogsittingonyourface.com' and get an IP 123.456.789.012 back - then go visit the same IP over HTTPS - it's still no guarantee that I actually visited 'dogsittingonyourface.com' is it? I could have been visiting 'catsittigonyourface.org' instead if it's hosted at the same IP. Add further that I expect that there are many more DNS lookups being spammed out from my computer that aren't due to directly typed URLs or clicked links - just page content loads...
Maybe it's just me, but I don't see a huge benefit in DoH for concealing Internet history, except to ensure that the results received are from the queried server( i.e. no MITM). After all, if you use those results (HTTPS or not) you'll be exposing the fact of a connection to a specific site (time + IP = site identification) to your ISP (or any other interested parties with access to your ISP logs).
Dead LAN's hand: IT staff 'locked out' of data center's core switch after the only bloke who could log into it dies
Propaganda or Information useful to?
Which is it? Either this report is confused or the legislation is. Is it an offence to view terrorist 'Propaganda' or to view 'information useful to a terrorist'? I'd think of these as distinct data sets even if they do overlap. Both are a problem of course - the whole raison d'etre for Propaganda is to get viewed by people who wouldn't necessarily seek it out - so yes - the new Rick-roll of the 21st century? then there's information useful to a terrorist - so checking the train/bus/flight timetable is a complete go directly to jail card? (let alone looking at a map to find the rail station/concert hall/town hall etc...).
Oh, I wish it could be Black Friday every day-aayyy, when the wallets start jingling but it's still a week till we're paiii-iid
Ongoing war for control of display to consumer
When browsers 'filter' ads (i.e. decide which ads you see and which you don't) based on their own blacklists/whitelists controlled by the browser developers - then how Google and FB etc... are determining which ads to display to the user becomes a moot point if ffox decides to block an FB ad yet show a Google one for a competing product/ideology.
Don't fall down the hole thinking that this is any more for the benefit of users, it's about who controls what you see when you are browsing the web. (hint: it's not you).
>The car will tell you what is wrong?
Says the voice with no experience. What the car will tell you is the gadgetwhatsit isn't giving a sensible reading/is malfunctioning or some such. When it reality theres a chafed wire in the wiring loom miles from the gadgetwhatsit 6 inches away from where it connects to someother gadgetwhatsitcontrolunit at the other end of the car - and that's if you use the diagnostics correctly.
And so the much touted total record of all transactions - the blockchain - doesn't enable the re-construction of who had what and when at all. So, for as much as blockchain is being touted as a usable record of all transactions in cryptocurrency <insertfakemoneynamehere>, it's actually not then?
Re: The idiocy of this runs even deeper.
"All non-breakable communications will be declared illegal."
Doesn't mean a ban on all encrypted communications - just those where the authorities/secret intelligence service/governmental wonks - don't have a means to intercept and decrypt
. The VPN is fine - provided the data can be intercepted and decrypted by GCHQ. The data on the laptop is protected by encryption? RIPA requires the user to hand over the keys on demand.
Am I completely missing the point?
But what exactly is yet another layer of EM radiation blanketing the population of the UK supposed to achieve? 'IOT connectivity' all very vague what things? and why can't these non-defined 'things' use the existing infrastructure of wired broadband and non-wired internet already blanketing the country?
As for 'current UK legislation means domestic households can have up to two roof-mounted antennas without needing planning permission.' ... Unless there are restrictive covenants on the property to limit to one tv aerial per house (which is very common) ... and as these aren't tv aerials... You may need more than planning permission in those cases.
49 rollouts in nearly 4 months, looking to roll out how many units?? even upping that optimistically to 100 a month it's going to take them a couple of years to achieve their goal.
In a sane world (dream on) acceptance of the entry in the first place should have been good enough as long as the details of the competitor entering weren't hidden. The entry was plainly accepted in full knowledge that the entrant would be disqualified. Pay - up!
Not rules as such.... merely guidelines?
After owning the current tv slab for more than two years it was only on re-setting it up following a house move that I discovered the manual controls on the back... Difficult to use with a long stick but would have been helpful several times when fairies steal the remote or the batteries go flat.
Re: Rotors "powered by the wind"
"...passage of air through the rotor from below..." ??
So the Wikipedia article (and we always believe them to be correct, yes?) is actually suggesting that the autogyro is in a constant state of falling and so stays up in the air...............
Time to take some more of those pretty pills maybe??
Nail - head - on - hit. The problem is not the algorithm per se, it's the data that's allowed to be used to base the outcome on. E.g. if Gender, age, ethnicity, etc... weren't parameters in the first place then they wouldn't be available to discriminate on....
Oh, so it's just short people you pick on then .... Yep that's ok nothing on the statute about height discrimination (or is there?).
If only everyone in the UK had some sort of ID card with a code that they could enter into something like a payment page for a credit/debit card and a PIN number to go with it. That could be verified by the bank of government identity watchdog and then the age consent passed back to the website.
ID cards for all and .gov knowing all your favourite smut sites!
Hasn't that been a Hobby horse for May for several years now....
Python is the new COBOL?
Having just ended a Decade of COBOL development and maintenance - you remember? the language that 'died' by 1970? (not) Having now picked up C# (not by choice) with quite a struggle. Here comes Google to hold back another generation of software developers to maintain their Python 2.7 codebase which is going to be an archaic curiosity to most in 10 years time. Leaving a bunch of devs with xp in a dead language having had little time or opportunity in the work environment to learn up to date skills. Let's just hope they don't open up this transcompiler making it a widespread issue.