* Posts by 520

6 posts • joined 9 Jun 2017

Lovely website you got there. Would be a shame if we, er, someone were to sink it: Google warns EU link tax will magnify media monetary misery

520

Re: Ah, capitalism at its best

If this law goes through, you won't have another search engine to go to. Did you think this will only apply to Google?

Latest Windows 10 preview lets users link an Android to their PC

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Hell, I've been doing the same between my Android phone and Linux box. KDEConnect has been doing this and much more for years now.

G20 calls for 'lawful and non-arbitrary access to available information' to fight terror

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Uhhh

> The lack of an open-source version of WhatsApp, __Telegram__, etc is proof that PGP is not enough and we have a lot of work still to do.

Telegram IS open-source. You can find the code here: https://telegram.org/apps

Intel to Qualcomm and Microsoft: Nice x86 emulation you've got there, shame if it got sued into oblivion

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it was already perfectly legal; Bleemcast vs Sony Computer Entertainment had already set this precedent.

520

Emulation has already been found to be entirely legal. See Bleemcast vs Sony Computer Entertainment.

Forcing digital forensics to obey 'one size fits all' crime lab standard is 'stupid and expensive'

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Re: "The government's forensic science regulator has dismissed these concerns"

> "Maybe the computer forensics industry should create a standard that makes sense"

Digital Forensic specialist here. We do indeed have such standards. In the UK, they are known as the ACPO Guidelines. They are specific enough to set a general SOP, flexible enough to offer exceptions for the many edge-cases that exist and updated regularly enough to incorporate new advances.

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