* Posts by C_D

16 posts • joined 12 Sep 2019

Remember the FBI's promise it wasn’t abusing the NSA’s data on US citizens? Well, guess what…

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Why are they even keeping the data? They should just give it to Facebook - at least they try hard to keep it secure (while simultaneously increasing shareholder value using it)

Father of Unix Ken Thompson checkmated: Old eight-char password is finally cracked

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Re: I have to thank ken for my passwords

And the more annoying ones encased in a block of concrete, sunk to the bottom of the Thames. Yes.

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Monumental

FTC fines Facebook $5bn for making users believe they actually had control over their data

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Third largest IPO, First largest fines. Looks good.

Or maybe shareholders of a morally bankrupt enterprise should be made PERSONALLY liable for the legal & compliance incompetence of the enterprise.

Microsoft has made an Android phone. Repeat, Microsoft has made an Android phone. A dual-screen foldable mobe not due until late 2020

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Clamshell flashbacks anyone

Microsoft changes encryption, another D-Link bug, phishing dangers, and more

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Someone's making a lot of money. Time is ripe for an influx of UK contractors bugged by IR35

How to lose a UK contractor in 10 days: Make them commit after upcoming IR35 tax upheaval, apparently

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Brexit

In more ways than one. "Oh you want to work in the UK? Go fish!"

A Good BOFH just now would convert their companies holdings into Euros and Pounds and whatnot just to keep the gravy train rolling

YouTuber charged loads of fans $199 for shoddy machine-learning course that copy-pasted other people's GitHub code

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That must be a typo. It's "Silly Con Valley"

Quic! Head to the latest Chrome version and try out HTTP/3

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Unstable is right

In fact, unstable enough to cauterize parts of your operating system - though the blood curdling effect appears limited to Macs (ref /var-sectomy on el reg)

Time to check in again on the Atari retro console… dear God, it’s actually got worse

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Oh, and nobody's asking for a refund

Anyways courts all over the world have better things to do than regulate the lies of an over-promising, under-delivering shart (one of many) - so why trouble the law with any of this?

Or maybe people will NOW decide to get off their backside and class action their monies back.

Two years ago, 123-Reg and NamesCo decided to register millions of .uk domains for customers without asking them. They just got the renewal reminders...

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Re: Cheeky sods

Please do, we look forward to seeing the story unfold on BBC :)

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The only brand that'll buy these domains is FCUK (french connection). Most others will likely toss them in the bin along with a bunch of other cctlds and gtlds.

Call-center scammer loses $9m appeal in stunning moment of poetic justice

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Re: Actual effect?

I suppose options like Skype account + VPN may exist.

It's not used now-a-days since most things are taken care of by email. Talk about a security hole!

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KEEP HIM

Or ship him to the moon or something. I'm an Indian and this whole scam & trial is an insult. Such scum shouldn't be allowed on this planet.

I'm sure India (I know I speak for the entire country) doesn't really want him back... I mean what would we do with him?

Correction: Last month, we called Zuckerberg a moron. We apologize. In fact, he and Facebook are a fscking disgrace

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Why bother asking the spokesperson

You KNOW they're just going to throw another bag of lies your way.

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