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Comcast Drops Spurious Fees When Customer Reveals Recording

cciechad Re:Android and call recording (368 comments)

I'm on my S3. Running Shostock and I have a record button right on the dialer application. Works quite well. I t believe it is there in the stock software just disabled.

about 3 months ago
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PayPal's Two-Factor Authentication Can Be Bypassed Using eBay Bug

cciechad Re:unable to replicate findings. (33 comments)

I saw this yesterday. It hasn't always been like this. It let me pay for an eBay transaction yesterday without asking for my OTP for Paypal.

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Handle Unfixed Linux Accessibility Bugs?

cciechad Re:RMS mentions a comparable situation (266 comments)

Yes exactly you could setup an accessibility overlay to patch the packages or pull from an alternate SVN. If enough dev's were interested you could probably setup an accessibility specific profile.

about 7 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Handle Unfixed Linux Accessibility Bugs?

cciechad Re:RMS mentions a comparable situation (266 comments)

Your free to distribute your patches separately or fork the project if you don't like the way its going. My distro Gentoo does this all the time when there are patches that upstream doesn't want to accept. It could also be your fault I can see developers not wanting to accept patches that aren't coded well or don't follow thier vision for the architecture. So since you can fork or distribute patches what are you complaining about?

about 7 months ago
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Last Week's Announcement About Gravitational Waves and Inflation May Be Wrong

cciechad No confirmation (194 comments)

Um also this is one experiment with no confirmation yet. No one else has repeated the results as of yet so how about putting the champagne away until another group of experimenters confirms?

about 7 months ago
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Crowdsourcing Confirms: Websites Inaccessible on Comcast

cciechad Re:Stop (349 comments)

It's pretty easy su - vi /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost 1.1.1.1 somehost :wq!

about 8 months ago
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Whatever Happened To the IPv4 Address Crisis?

cciechad Re:So you think that the big IP range holders (574 comments)

The reason public space is used on the inside of corporate networks is for mergers. Its a hell of a lot easier because you don't have to run any crazy dual nat type setups due to the fact that two companies both used the same private space and then were merged together.

about 8 months ago
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Whatever Happened To the IPv4 Address Crisis?

cciechad Re:CGN, perhaps? (574 comments)

Cisco Nexus and Arista switches can both do 10G/40G line rate ipv6 route/switching.

about 8 months ago
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Need a Receipt On Taxes? The Federal Tax Receipt

cciechad Minimizes Defense Spending (642 comments)

The defense numbers seem suspiciously low even after I factor for the fact that they don't include veterans benefits or the interest on defense spending in the defense category.

more than 3 years ago
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Three Lawmakers Ask For Enforcement Against Leak Sites

cciechad Re:Surely they're right to ask (316 comments)

I must have missed the part of the 1st amendment that allows an exception for "Secret" information. These people swore an oath to uphold the Constitution. By even bringing this up they are breaking their oath.

more than 4 years ago
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Shuttleworth Suggests 1-Way Valve For User Experience Testing

cciechad Re:Ubuntu not ready! (757 comments)

OK now you are switching the subject. I said it works in Linux not Ubuntu. Specifically it works on Gentoo(My guess is that it probably works on quite a few other distros as well). If you want to cherry pick a distribution that it doesn't work on you could probably be right about just about anything not working on Linux.

more than 5 years ago
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Shuttleworth Suggests 1-Way Valve For User Experience Testing

cciechad Re:Ubuntu not ready! (757 comments)

So what you are saying is an OS that hasn't even been released supports it. Linux has had support since June 10, 2009. In my book that means Linux beat them by 4 months. Also it does work on Linux all you need is 2.6.30 and Xorg 7.5(possibly compiz too I don't remember) Just because you aren't intelligent enough figure it out doesn't mean that it doesn't work.

more than 5 years ago
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Shuttleworth Suggests 1-Way Valve For User Experience Testing

cciechad Re:Ubuntu not ready! (757 comments)

You probably shouldn't tell others that they are full of shit when you are also spouting BS. I know for a fact that Linux has multi touch support in 2.6.30.

more than 5 years ago

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In memory of Ferris E. McCormick, aka fmccor

cciechad cciechad writes  |  more than 5 years ago

cciechad writes "All, It is with sadness that we as Trustee's bring forward this news that we have recently received. Ferris Ellsworth McCormick, better known as fmccor, has passed away unexpectedly on the 5th of August. His family does not wish to be contacted. We have expressed our gratitude for his contributions on behalf of the Community. Ferris studied mathematics in college at Indiana University, graduating in 1968 with a Bachelor of Arts. Later he entered into the Law school at the University of Michigan, earning his Juris Doctor degree in 1991. He passed the bar in Michigan that same year and has continued to be an actively certified Lawyer with the State of Michigan since then. He was also a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Ferris joined Gentoo on April 16th 2004 as part of the sparc team and improved sparc support for the entire open source community. Within a year he also joined the Developer Relations team to help with mediation of any issues that might come up between people. As time went on Ferris continued to expand and assist Gentoo in many ways including assisting with the User Relations team and growing to become the Strategic Manager of the sparc project. Finally, he became a trustee and the Vice President of the Foundation assisting in getting the foundation back into good standing. While it is too late to say in person, the Foundation would like to thank Ferris once again for all that he did for both Gentoo and the Open source community. He will be missed. Please join the community in eulogizing Ferris in our forums here"
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