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Another DNS Flaw Found, Patched

HairyCanary DNS Flaw? (66 comments)

"DNS Flaw"? Can we shoot for a bit more accuracy here on Slashdot, since we're all technical enough to understand the details? It's a flaw that affects BIND. And BIND != DNS. I shouldn't have to point that out...

about 6 years ago

DNSSEC Advances in gTLDs; Bernstein Intros DNSCurve

HairyCanary Re:Slow down there (179 comments)

You are mistaken. Go to tinydns.org and read -- it's covered on the main page. Hint: "djbdns supports all possible resource record types with a generic syntax."

more than 6 years ago

Plug-in Hybrids May Not Go Mainstream, Toyota Says

HairyCanary Re:Toyota may be right. (519 comments)

IIRC the important difference is that when a series hybrid like the Volt has sufficient battery power, it is 100% electric. Doesn't a Prius have to use the gas engine for freeway speeds regardless of battery charge?

Electric w/range extender is perfectly valid terminology IMO, since plenty of people will see 100% electric usage. With a plug-in parallel hybrid like the Prius, what driving parameters have to be met to keep it electric only?

more than 6 years ago

How To Deal With Internet Bullies?

HairyCanary Quit whining (724 comments)

That thread is really tame. You have an incredibly tiny forum with very few threads, and the first critical comments in a short 12-post thread send you running to Slashdot for help? Wow. Go over and read some forums with a lot more posts and grow a thicker skin. Seriously.

more than 6 years ago



Twinkle, twinkle, little Internet router

HairyCanary HairyCanary writes  |  more than 5 years ago

HairyCanary (688865) writes "Turn off the lamps in a living room or bedroom today, and chances are good the room will still be aglow with the tiny diode lights of a half-dozen gadgets.

They can be useful indicators of what state a gadget it is in, or where it is, but they also bug people who'd rather not have lights shining in their faces when they're trying to sleep or watch movies."

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Court Strikes Down Two Key Patriot Act Provisions

HairyCanary HairyCanary writes  |  more than 7 years ago

HairyCanary writes "A federal district court judge struck down two key pillars of the Patriot Act Wednesday, ruling that using a secret spying court to wiretap and secretly search Americans' homes for criminal prosecutions violates the Constitution's protections against unreasonable searches and seizures."


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