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Former US Test Site Sues Nuclear Nations For Disarmament Failure

freakingme The Hague, Capital of the Netherlands (165 comments)

According to the Dutch constitution Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, although the parliament and the Dutch government have been situated in The Hague since 1588, along with the Supreme Court and the Council of State.[1][2]


about 5 months ago

Toyota's Killer Firmware

freakingme ' Anyone wonder what the impact will be? (610 comments)

Sure, they will be more safe. Just like in the aviation industry, where each incident/crash is investigated meticulously, and flying has become safer ever since 1903. With non-selfdriving cars 99% of the incidents were caused by human error. Now no more, so we can fix it!

about a year ago

NFTables To Replace iptables In the Linux Kernel

freakingme Re:again? (235 comments)

What are 'the docs'? I've been using recently, and it looks pretty complete to me? -F

about a year ago

Bitcoins Seized In Drug Bust

freakingme Seize wallet or real coints? (198 comments)

I wonder if the DEA transferred the money to own of its own accounts, or if they merely seized a drive that contained the wallet. If the latter is the case, I wonder what will happen if there's a copy of that wallet, that now starts sending money. That'd be one hell of a way to accuse the DEA of fraud with seized goods...

about a year ago

Groklaw: Microsoft Cloud Services Aren't FISMA Certified

freakingme Re:Crowd pleasing article (152 comments)

Groklaw is actually wrong on the basic fact of certification. Google Apps for Government is not FISMA certified and google itself has stated it hopes to get the certification "updated soon"

Groklaw is right on this. Google Apps has been FISMA certified, and as such Google Apps for governments is too since it's the same platform. What they want to have updated is the explicit mention of 'google apps for govs' which is currently not in the certs.

more than 3 years ago

StunRay Incapacitates With a Flash of Light

freakingme Nothing new (431 comments)

The whole idea isn't new at all. I'ts been used for ages by US SWAT teams. They call it: a flash granate. Putting it in an electronic device may be new, the idea behind it certainly isn't.

more than 3 years ago

12-Year-Old Rewrites Einstein's Theory of Relativity

freakingme Barnett's Theory (588 comments)

I'm not aware of a Barnett's theory, so he still gets to think of his own theory - when he is old. When he's fifteen y/o perhaps?

more than 3 years ago

AMD Challenges NVIDIA To Graphics Throw-Down

freakingme Browser war (240 comments)

This is gonna be as interesting as Browser benchmarks are. Chrome, IE9, FF and Opera all win in their own benchmark. What does it mean to the enduser? Nothing.

more than 3 years ago

Mozilla Says It Erred On SSL Attack Disclosure

freakingme Re:What can users do about it (62 comments)

There's DNSSEC, which more and more ISP's and registries support. Then, if someone managed to hijack a certificate he/she would also have to spoof google's IP.

more than 3 years ago

Apple Remove Samba From OS X 10.7 Because of GPLv3

freakingme Re:GPL is the problem (1075 comments)

With GPL you /impose/ it be free. With BSD you /allow/ for it to be free. Seems like an equal equation to me.

more than 3 years ago

NY Times Asks Twitter To Shut Down Retweeting Feed

freakingme Re:Alternatives (137 comments)

You're absolutely right. What I meant however, was that lately twitter has been censoring more and more people, have been pushing ads everywhere, announced that they're not accepting new client apps, etc. is an alternative to twitter. Not an alternative of getting to the NYT.

more than 3 years ago

NY Times Asks Twitter To Shut Down Retweeting Feed

freakingme Alternatives (137 comments)

Luckily there are alternatives like . Great joy for developers (lots of api access), and it's distributed, so they cant pull stunts like the ones twitter has been doing lately. Also, it can sync with twitter so you only have to type all your microblogs just once.

more than 3 years ago

From Redmond With Love

freakingme In return? (140 comments)

Someone tell me Mozilla did the same when IE9 was released.

more than 3 years ago

Should We Have a Right To Be Forgotten Online?

freakingme Other rights first (210 comments)

I'd rather have some other rights first, like a freedom of speech without having domains seized etc, and a right to actually have an internet connection (France is taking away your connection after allegedly downloading something, and so will the US - it seems)...

more than 3 years ago

If You Think You Can Ignore IPv6, Think Again

freakingme Re:IPv6 sucks (551 comments)

Your first link dates from 2003, and therefore I cannot do anything but ignore it. Especially since you don't specify what part you're aiming at... As to what your other link is concerned, Theo de Raadt usually knows what he's talking about, but, he also likes to troll anybody he doesn't like. His post basically says that he doesn't like implementing an arp alternative. His other point simply means it may be a bit more difficult if you assumed all socket addresses would only ever be to the power of 2. That's his fault (hate to break it to you, theo also isn't perfect), he was the one who made the assumptions. Lastly, the problems he describes are about how to implement them in Operating Systems. Since all major OS's now have ipv6 support, I cannot see that being relevant. As for merely posting 2 links without any text: troll?

more than 3 years ago

Ex-NSA Analyst To Be Global Security Head At Apple

freakingme It never is a bug (145 comments)

It's not a bug... It's a feature!

more than 3 years ago

Google To Push WebM With IE9, Safari Plugins

freakingme Why not take the easy way? (413 comments)

Why not take the easy way, and buy Microsoft and apple?

more than 3 years ago

After IPv4, How Will the Internet Function?

freakingme Re:Private IP ranges (320 comments)

Generally you will want to communicate with the outside world. And using something private in public doesn't work that well really.

more than 3 years ago


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