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"BadUSB" Exploit Makes Devices Turn "Evil"

PRMan Leverage (72 comments)

And everyone said that when Hardison would program USB sticks to type stuff and send all the data back to headquarters when they just plugged it in a computer that it was not real. It turns out he was just ahead of everyone else.

1 hour ago
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Lots Of People Really Want Slideout-Keyboard Phones: Where Are They?

PRMan Re:Just get a case (539 comments)

I used to feel like I wanted a real keyboard. But after getting used to Swype, I'll never go back.

2 days ago
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US States Edge Toward Cryptocoin Regulation

PRMan Re:Regulationzzzzzzzzz... (166 comments)

Actually, many marijuana dispensaries, fireworks businesses, gun businesses, casino owners, etc. can all be legal businesses that banks will close your account immediately if they find out what you are doing. Bitcoin could be very helpful for these types of accounts.

2 days ago
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New Toyota Helps You Yell At the Kids

PRMan Insensitive... (205 comments)

Slashdotters don't have wives let alone kids, you insensitive clod.

about two weeks ago
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Chicago Red Light Cameras Issue Thousands of Bogus Tickets

PRMan Re:Looks ok to me (229 comments)

Well, since you're an A/C, you must not be significant... Let's start with you.

about two weeks ago
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Dell Starts Accepting Bitcoin

PRMan Re:Slow shipping (152 comments)

Are they loading Windows on it? Then it probably doesn't matter.

about two weeks ago
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Dell Starts Accepting Bitcoin

PRMan Re:Fee-less? (152 comments)

You can send any amount of bitcoin anywhere in the world for free. The miners usually choose to take the ones where a fee was attached (in order of highest fee because that's partially how they get paid), but someone sent $3 million USD for free a few months ago, so it can happen.

about two weeks ago
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The Last Three Months Were the Hottest Quarter On Record

PRMan Re:let me solve this right now (552 comments)

Plants breathe CO2. Increased CO2 levels have been shown to increase natural vegetation. I'm not seeing a problem with CO2 that can't be easily regulated by the earth itself. During the short term, volcanoes easily outdo any other activity, but they haven't caused the earth to spiral out of control.

about two weeks ago
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The Last Three Months Were the Hottest Quarter On Record

PRMan Re: The Heartland Institute (552 comments)

It's more than an inch. A lot of fishing and shipping businesses in the Bering Sea and north of Alaska have closed down for a month the past 3 years. Before that, it hadn't happened in decades.

about two weeks ago
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Hacking Online Polls and Other Ways British Spies Seek To Control the Internet

PRMan Nothing to see here (117 comments)

I don't believe GCHQ is involved in anything of the sort and you shouldn't either. This story simply reeks of falsehood.

Edit: Hey, that's not what I wrote...

about two weeks ago
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Police Recording Confirms NYPD Flew At a Drone and Never Feared Crashing

PRMan Re:Obligatory Car Analogy (310 comments)

Until last week with the Supreme Court's "Looks like a duck" ruling.

about three weeks ago
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TSA Prohibits Taking Discharged Electronic Devices Onto Planes

PRMan Re:But you can still (702 comments)

Is this true? Because a lighter and some carefully placed thermite could really bring down a plane easily.

about three weeks ago
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TSA Prohibits Taking Discharged Electronic Devices Onto Planes

PRMan Re:This is nothing new. (702 comments)

That was a nice calculator. But there is no way an air security person would understand it. They all failed math.

about three weeks ago
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TSA Prohibits Taking Discharged Electronic Devices Onto Planes

PRMan Re:Real TSA Motivations (702 comments)

If you think the TSA isn't a major part of that, just look at how many people on this thread said they aren't flying domestically (or, if foreign, to the US) anymore.

about three weeks ago

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PRMan PRMan writes  |  more than 7 years ago

PRMan writes "TGDaily reports that Sony is coming out with a new "unbreakable" security measure for CE devices called CLEFIA. One can only imagine what new horrors Sony has in store for trouncing the Fair Use rights of its customers, while protecting the interests of the MAFIAA.

Also, one can only speculate how little time before this expensive, unbreakable encryption method falls to enterprising young programmers..."

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