* Posts by GeekyDee

9 posts • joined 20 Aug 2018

It's Becoming Messy: Judge says IBM's request to shut down age-discrimination lawsuit should be rejected

GeekyDee

IBM's sole defense is its claim that age was not a factor in its decision to dismiss Langley.

"Honest, your Honor, it wasn't about age, it was about the bottom line and making us more money and bigger bonuses."

Fake Google robocallers hit with $3.4m fine – but it turns out that the joke's on you

GeekyDee

Re: Appropriate punishment

Tell me how you all really feel.

"He's nothing but a low-down, double-dealing, backstabbing, larcenous perverted worm! Hanging's too good for him. Burning's too good for him! He should be torn into little bitsy pieces and buried alive!"

GeekyDee

Maybe they would try to collect the fines if their budget were to be reduced by the amount of the fines issued divided by two? With the cuts to start at the top people in the agency's org chart hierarchy?

Oracle asks Supremes to snub Google's Java API copyright protest – and have a nice cuppa tea, instead

GeekyDee

Let's start copyrighting the alphabet! I will copyright the letter A, anyone else want in? Makes about as much sense /s

Russia: The hole in the ISS Soyuz lifeboat – was it the crew wot dunnit?

GeekyDee

Re: Air is leaking out of the Soyuz capsule

While the puns may be spiraling out of control, I raise a flute to you who would stick your neck out to land the puns, and do not fear a shank...

Safari, Edge fans: Is that really the website you think you're visiting? URL spoof bug blabbed

GeekyDee

I don't know

They could probably fix it by hiding some of the URL with some more code, maybe?

Official: Google Chrome 69 kills off the World Wide Web (in URLs)

GeekyDee

Re: Full URL

Are we running short on screen space for URLs now?

Silly Badger, that space will soon be used for micro-ads!

Chap asks Facebook for data on his web activity, Facebook says no, now watchdog's on the case

GeekyDee

Dear user,

We collect everything because we can and noone can stop us as we have all the money

Regards, Mark

'Oh sh..' – the moment an infosec bod realized he was tracking a cop car's movements by its leaky cellular gateway

GeekyDee

Re: GPS location on the router home page.

The first bit should be easy. It's usually the latter (and tracking all of them together) where it get tricky.

Easy, seed with long passcode through a proper algorithm using the serial number/device name/etc. and spit out a somewhat secure password, not the greatest but better than default and easily tracked down/ recreated if needed

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