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Heartbleed Used To Bypass 2-Factor Authentication, Hijack User Sessions

amiga3D Re:NSA is so annoyed right now (56 comments)

I always thought Windows OS was their favorite vulnerability?

12 hours ago
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The Design Flaw That Almost Wiped Out an NYC Skyscraper

amiga3D Re:Nuh-uh! (155 comments)

Only 114 dead. Compared to a falling skyscraper it's nothing. Bad but not bad enough to generate the hysteria neccessary for a lynching.

12 hours ago
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The Design Flaw That Almost Wiped Out an NYC Skyscraper

amiga3D Re:Nuh-uh! (155 comments)

You ignore the fact that he can be held criminally liable. Let a skyscraper fall and you're talking casualties in the 5 digit range. There is no way to stop that avalanche of outrage. In fact, I'd be surprised if the engineer didn't have to be taken into protective custody for his own safety. The people responsible for building safety will catch hell too. Catastrophic destruction gets catastrophic response.

yesterday
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I expect to retire ...

amiga3D Re:I did it, 14 years ago!! (242 comments)

I tried explaing to one of my coworkers in that same situation how he was working for less than minimum wage. We sat down, figured up what it cost him to go to work in gas and such and other expenses and he was basically working for about 4 dollars an hour. He retired a month later. Turns out we didn't figure it right, his taxes dropped a lot and he ended up only losing about 150 dollars a month. He had a craft business going on the side and he started doing that real heavy and now makes about twice what he did when he worked with me and he banks his retirement check.

2 days ago
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I expect to retire ...

amiga3D Re:"retirement" == terminal unemployment (242 comments)

Haven't you heard? Everything is all better now, I saw the Whitehouse press spokesperson saying the economy is recovering nicely. It must be true, never known those guys to lie.

2 days ago
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I expect to retire ...

amiga3D Re:how many of these people don't want to retire? (242 comments)

That's how I view retirement. A chance to do the things you want to do. Not sit on the fucking couch and wait to die. If you enjoy what you do it's not really what I call work. Work is drudgery.

2 days ago
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GoPro Project Claims Technology Is Making People Lose Empathy For Homeless

amiga3D Re:Helping the poor (318 comments)

Even though I know you are right I find it difficult to not hand out money. I see these people and almost invariably I end up giving them 5 bucks. It's not much to me and they seem happy to get it.

3 days ago
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Lavabit Loses Contempt Appeal

amiga3D Re:Way to lose an easy case... (128 comments)

There I fully agree. In fact I lay the blame for all this crazy bullshit on Congress. They write crazy laws that are then pursued with abandon by a crazy legal system.

3 days ago
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Lavabit Loses Contempt Appeal

amiga3D Re:Way to lose an easy case... (128 comments)

People fail to understand. The legal system is not about right or wrong. That's where they get lost, it's about legality. The rules are more important than anything else. This is why lawyers are almost universally hated. To normal people it's about what's right but in the courts it's about what's legal.

3 days ago
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Lavabit Loses Contempt Appeal

amiga3D Re:Procedural Rules? (128 comments)

How about a class action lawsuit. Essentially they violated the 4th amendment rights of every single customer of this company. That should at least make the lawyers happy.

3 days ago
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How Does Heartbleed Alter the 'Open Source Is Safer' Discussion?

amiga3D Re:Why is Raymond's claim theoretically sound? (580 comments)

I fully believe if the software in question had been proprietary then the bug would have gone unreported longer and we'd still be looking for a patch 3 years from now. This is generally how things are done in the proprietary world. In fact if anyone had shown proof of the bug with an exploit they'd likely have been sued or prosecuted.

4 days ago
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Why the IETF Isn't Working

amiga3D Re:Margeret Thatcher? (103 comments)

Okay, that's really pretty good. I inform you ahead of time I intend to plagiarize.

5 days ago
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Mozilla Appoints Former Marketing Head Interim CEO

amiga3D Re:It's not enough (202 comments)

If we wanted the truth we would have elected Ron Paul as President years ago. We prefer lies, tell us what we want to hear.

5 days ago
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Mozilla Appoints Former Marketing Head Interim CEO

amiga3D Re:How do you know the company is dying? (202 comments)

If he wasn't such a pussy he wouldn't have quit. I lost all respect for him, letting a bunch of whiners run him off. Fuck him. I hope this new guys has some guts and doesn't quit the first time someone decides they don't like something he says or does.

5 days ago
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Why the IETF Isn't Working

amiga3D Re:Margeret Thatcher? (103 comments)

That would be Pelosi. Although retarded is kinda PC so I prefer batshit crazy.

about a week ago
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Why the IETF Isn't Working

amiga3D Re:Margeret Thatcher? (103 comments)

I thought Sarah Palin was the most evil that ever lived. You lefties need to make up your minds!

about a week ago
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Commenters To Dropbox CEO: Houston, We Have a Problem

amiga3D Re:And the attempt to duplicate their efforts resu (447 comments)

I doubt her life will be ruined by getting dropped by dropbox. If you think having Condi on the board of directors makes it less private I think you're really naive. It's not going to be private whether she's there or not.

about a week ago

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