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eBay Redirect Attack Puts Buyers' Credentials At Risk

cheater512 Re:NoScript (36 comments)

Yes there is a distinct advantage.

A) They are cookieless domains, which has a pile of benefits for static content
B) They are usually CDN's which have obvious benefits.

2 days ago
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Why Is It Taking So Long To Secure Internet Routing?

cheater512 Re:trust (84 comments)

The only issue here is people saying they control IP's that they don't own.

If everyone trusts these organisations to give out IP's then tying BGP filtering to that is a logical extension.

2 days ago
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How Governments Are Getting Around the UN's Ban On Blinding Laser Weapons

cheater512 Re:Not much different than the fire starting laser (179 comments)

Yes plenty of laser glasses out there.

When people's eyeballs are at stake you kinda don't want dirt cheap eBay glasses though.

2 days ago
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Why Is It Taking So Long To Secure Internet Routing?

cheater512 Re:trust (84 comments)

Erm where the hell do you think the IP's come from? Yep the central internet registries. APNIC, RIPE, AfriNIC, LACNIC and ARIN.

There is your trusted central authorities. If you don't trust them then hand your IP's over.

2 days ago
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Apple Edits iPhone 6's Protruding Camera Out of Official Photos

cheater512 Re:Parallax. (420 comments)

If they didn't photoshop it, then they certainly manually tweaked it until the bump is gone.

One way or another, they are obscuring the bump deliberately.

2 days ago
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Ozone Layer Recovering But Remains Threatened

cheater512 Re:Let's look at the data (59 comments)

Check your whipped cream in a can. The stuff I've seen is nitrous.

about a week ago
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U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data

cheater512 Re:Steve Earle said it best (223 comments)

Then again, maybe you Americans will pull your head out of the sand.

about a week ago
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Ozone Layer Recovering But Remains Threatened

cheater512 Re:Let's look at the data (59 comments)

Aren't most propellants for food/human use nitrous oxide? Then the answer would be 0.

about a week ago
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California Tells Businesses: Stop Trying To Ban Consumer Reviews

cheater512 Re:hmmmm (275 comments)

For it to be a NDA it would also have to include positive reviews, and also telling your family about your stay.

"Our holiday was lovely! We stayed at and it was "

about a week ago
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California Tells Businesses: Stop Trying To Ban Consumer Reviews

cheater512 Re:hmmmm (275 comments)

If they care about Yelp, then yes they have to work with Yelp.
If they don't care about Yelp then they can ignore it completely.

You can't care about Yelp but not want to do anything about it so the site should be shut down.

about a week ago
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California Tells Businesses: Stop Trying To Ban Consumer Reviews

cheater512 Re:hmmmm (275 comments)

It should be a clear enough distinction. Hotel's and restaurants don't get you to sign NDA's.

about a week ago
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To Really Cut Emissions, We Need Electric Buses, Not Just Electric Cars

cheater512 Re:Well, we really should be at that stage by now. (486 comments)

The US Navy has been using Nuclear power for decades and its worked pretty well for them.
Now if only the rest of us would get on board.

about two weeks ago
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CenturyLink Looks At Buying Rackspace

cheater512 Re:Not a Surprise (44 comments)

That is weird. Sounds like the person you got didn't have a clue.
If you begin the cancellation process 60 days before you want it cancelled, and they have a 30 day policy, then you should be fine and not have to pay for 90 days.

about two weeks ago
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WD Announces 8TB, 10TB Helium Hard Drives

cheater512 Re:Helium? (296 comments)

It has to do with the actual atom sizes, not the fact the gas is inert.
Their goal is for lower friction which Helium provides.

Now Hydrogen could be quite interesting as a replacement..... :D

about two weeks ago
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CenturyLink Looks At Buying Rackspace

cheater512 Re:Not a Surprise (44 comments)

One month for hosting isn't terribly uncommon nor unreasonable.

Your new host will have the same line, unless you are billed per hour (E.g. AWS) and in which case you still need to pay for the full hour even if you terminate the server after 5 minutes.

about two weeks ago
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Private Police Intelligence Network Shares Data and Targets Cash

cheater512 Re:Time to exchange data on the American cops... (142 comments)

The secret service would say the same, even though it is specifically written in to their job description.

about two weeks ago
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Google To Refund $19M In In-App Purchases Made By Kids

cheater512 Re:Sounds good, right? (88 comments)

Mom shouldn't save credit card details on devices she gives to her kids.

Might as well give them the wallet to play with as well.

about two weeks ago
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Out of the Warehouse: Climate Researchers Rescue Long-Lost Satellite Images

cheater512 Re:Straight to the pointless debate (136 comments)

Depends if you are navigating by magnetic north or true north.
If you were using magnetic bearings with your GPS then you will be just as lost as relying on the compass with GPS bearings.

If some dope seriously compromised the thermometer's accuracy, say buy putting it near a radiative surface, then accuracy is lost and you have to throw the data out.
You can't average out the error and just subtract it from all the numbers. The data is useless - you cannot repair inaccurate data.

But they aren't 'correcting' for a simple cases like what you gave anyway. They are correcting whole areas not individual thermometers.

about two weeks ago

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