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New SSL Server Rules Go Into Effect Nov. 1

LiENUS Re:Why? (91 comments)

Not to mention hardware cost, server license cost, maintenance cost...etc.

I dont think a cert server works the way you think it does.

I mean technically it has costs... but theres not a lot of reason you can't use a $300 convertible tablet pc handle your ca cert virtually indefinitely, it doesn't have to be turned on after you finish signing certs until its time to sign another batch...

about a week ago
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Mass. Supreme Court Says Defendant Can Be Compelled To Decrypt Data

LiENUS Re:criminal defense attorney and programmer here (560 comments)

Cop executing search warrant: "it's asking for a password"

Wouldn't the cop executing the search warrant have just lost the case at this point? Seems to be dicking around on computers containing evidence outside of a forensics lab would ruin the chain of custody.

about three weeks ago
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Comcast Converting 50,000 Houston Home Routers Into Public WiFi Hotspots

LiENUS Re:Who owns them? (474 comments)

If Comcast was doing the Google Fiber setup, it would be more like 4tb of customer bandwidth sharing 4tb of "node" bandwidth.

Also to clear this up google fiber is more like 256GB of customer bandwidth sharing 40gb of "node" bandwidth. Google fiber is GPON and not actual dedicated ethernet links.

about 2 months ago
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Comcast Converting 50,000 Houston Home Routers Into Public WiFi Hotspots

LiENUS Re:Who owns them? (474 comments)

All networks period are like this, theres always a bottle neck. My point was that his cable modem can indeed handle more bandwidth than his purchased connection speed.

about 2 months ago
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Comcast Converting 50,000 Houston Home Routers Into Public WiFi Hotspots

LiENUS Re:Who owns them? (474 comments)

In which case he's going to be having problems whether they turn on the wifi hotspot or not. So how is it relevant?

about 2 months ago
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Comcast Converting 50,000 Houston Home Routers Into Public WiFi Hotspots

LiENUS Re:Who owns them? (474 comments)

Looking at comcast's website the highest speed internet they offer is 105Mbps while the slowest docsis 3 modems are capable of 171mbps. Most isps are pushing 8 channel modems now which can pull over 300mbps. Comcast could offer at least 60mbps without affecting your speed in any meaningful way.

about 2 months ago
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iOS 8 Strikes an Unexpected Blow Against Location Tracking

LiENUS Re:Apple Actually Cares About Privacy (323 comments)

I imagine that most people don't. What percentage of home APs support 802.1x, especially integrated modem/router/APs provided by local DSL, cable, or fiber ISPs?

I've never had an integrated modem/router/AP and while I suspect those don't support it all of the home routers i've purchased in the past have supported 802.1x even before I started getting mikrotik/unifi gear. It's just called WPA-Enterprise in the settings.

about 2 months ago
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Comcast Predicts Usage Cap Within 5 Years

LiENUS Re:It worked before (475 comments)

is $40 a reasonable price? if so www.routerboard.com. Keep in mind that site is a product listing and site and not an actual web store, check out the how to buy link at the top to actually purchase them. Those routers can do everything from round robin connections to actual BGP. Although at the $40 price point you'd have a hard time even maxing out the 100mbit ports it has but step up to the $99 model....

about 3 months ago
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The Fall and Rise of Larry Page

LiENUS Re:first=win (99 comments)

There's plenty of non firsts who succeeded
iPhone, macbook, iPad, iPod iMac. Are you noticing a pattern here?

about 3 months ago
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Woman Attacked In San Francisco Bar For Wearing Google Glass

LiENUS Re:LED (921 comments)

It's an absolute and indisputable fact that Google Glass does not have a recording light. It's not a matter of opinion.

And yet everyone I've run into with Google Glass I could tell if they were recording or not, bright light or not you can plainly see when they're recording. It's not a matter of opinion it's an absolute nad indisputable fact that you can in fact tell when someone with Google Glass is recording with just a casual glance. A secondary way of telling if someone with Google Glass is constantly recording is they'll never be wearing their glass. The batteries die quick in those things.

about 5 months ago
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Stanford Team Tries For Better Wi-Fi In Crowded Buildings

LiENUS Re:Single network redistribution (43 comments)

not at all. you would plug your router that is compatible with this system into your cable modem and into a seperate port for the building network or whatever and the software defined network would route all of your vlan traffic back to your own router for it to travel out your cable modem, any traffic going to your router but for a different vlan would hit the building network and go to whoevers home router it was for.

about 5 months ago
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Woman Attacked In San Francisco Bar For Wearing Google Glass

LiENUS Re:LED (921 comments)

RTFA, theres a light that goes on when being recorded
from TFA

When people express concerns about being surreptitiously filmed, she shows them how a light goes on when she is recording.

about 5 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Do You Still Trust Bitcoin?

LiENUS Re:What if? (631 comments)

I think you've got your analogy backwards and upside-down. The correct question would be, "Would you still trust the casino chips?"

I dont think you understand this analogy. In this analogy the dollars represent bitcoins and the chips represent mt gox's internal units. They represent bitcoins much like the casino chips represent dollars, but as we learned were not backed with actual bitcoins.

about 5 months ago
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Stack Overflow Could Explain Toyota Vehicles' Unintended Acceleration

LiENUS Re:I know what users could do! (664 comments)

What will it run on without fuel? Turning the key off will kill the fuel pump.

about 5 months ago
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Samsung Fudging Benchmarks Again On Galaxy Note 3

LiENUS Re:If this was Apple... (258 comments)

The Galaxy Nexus was the last Samsung Nexus device and it is already over a year out of date.

Its closer to two years out of data and the Nexus 10 is the latest Samsung Nexus

about 10 months ago
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Georgia Cop Issues 800 Tickets To Drivers Texting At Red Lights

LiENUS Re:jerk (1440 comments)

Traffic accidents make up ~32,000 deaths per year, that means they don't make that list (Albeit barely)

about 10 months ago
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Steve "CyanogenMod" Kondik Contemplates The Death of Root On Android

LiENUS Re:CDMA2000 (240 comments)

CDMA2000 is on its way out even vzw and sprint are moving to gsm with LTE. At this point you can only do data and only in areas with lte service but eventually lte service will provide voice and will be pretty ubiquitous.

1 year,3 days
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Android Co-Founder: Fragmentation "an Overblown Issue"

LiENUS Re:Yeah. (289 comments)

Samsung S4, unlocked price: $699..

Strangely enough it's actually $649 you seem to have found a vendor on amazon who is inflating the price... (or perhaps thats a 32gb model?)
https://play.google.com/store/devices/details?id=samsung_galaxy_s4&feature=device-featured
the htc one is a mere $599 for their 32 gb model....
https://play.google.com/store/devices/details?id=htc_one&feature=device-featured

What in the world are you smoking, and why aren't you sharing? Also, do you understand that the Nexus phones are sold without profit, and even support costs built in? Google themselves have said that multiple times. It's the cost of hardware, and that is it. Have a think about it. Why would someone essentially do what an a "dump" of the Nexus hardware?

Interestingly enough the nexus phones aren't sold without profit, in fact the nexus 4 has ~$150 profit. They just aren't sold at ridiculous levels of profit... Note that price is based on a tear down and the price of components.

1 year,21 days
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Android Co-Founder: Fragmentation "an Overblown Issue"

LiENUS Re:Yeah. (289 comments)

interestingly enough there is a way to target 1.5 yet use 4.2 features if they are available, you just fall back to lacking functionality on devices without those features.

1 year,21 days

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