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Clarificiation on the IP Address Security in Dropbox Case

jimmetry Re:"Keep reading to see what Bennett has to say" (147 comments)

""However, it would be much easier for an attacker to attempt an attack by other means (e.g. a browser vulnerability), and in any case it would not be hard for an attacker to find the mayor's IP address indirectly, without even resorting to any security breaches."

Run that through your standard judicial IWentToHarvard-izer, replacing a couple of random words with their longest equivalent in the thesaurus, and you've got a pretty solid legal opinion."

"well it's easy anyway so why not" is not a solid legal opinion.

yesterday
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Video Raises Doubts About Attkisson's Claims of Malicious Hacking

jimmetry Re: Definitely a misunderstanding (105 comments)

None of what you're saying is worth voting on because you're all anonymous cowards.

about a month ago
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Australian Gov't Tries To Force Telcos To Store User Metadata For 2 Years

jimmetry Re:Yea no... (58 comments)

The government is hardly meta enough to even handle their own data. But they're sure good at dawn raids.

about a month ago
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If You're Connected, Apple Collects Your Data

jimmetry Yay :D (313 comments)

2015 will the the year of Desktop Linux!

about a month ago
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X-Class Solar Flare Coming Friday

jimmetry Re:2 or 3 days? (145 comments)

And one for each of your family members and hard drives.

about 3 months ago
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Suddenly Visible: Illicit Drugs As Part of Silicon Valley Culture

jimmetry Re:Ban caffeine! (511 comments)

I guess we'd better ban rugs too then. All those trippy patterns are surely making our youth want to experiment with hallucinogens. Oh, the huge manatee.

about 4 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Dedicated Low Power Embedded Dev System Choice?

jimmetry Last post! (183 comments)

The correct answer starts with raspberry and smells like pie.

about 5 months ago
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Snowden's Big Truth: We Are All Less Free

jimmetry Re:he is guilty of the ultimate crime (583 comments)

Still don't understand why he didn't just register nsaleakdotcomorsimilar and put them up anonymously... :S

about a year and a half ago
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Pi to Go: Hot Raspberry Pi DIY Mini Desktop PC Project

jimmetry ......cool (134 comments)

Well..... if that's front page news on Slashdot, you kids will love my stuff when it's ready :)

about a year and a half ago
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Oculus VR Co-founder Andrew Reisse Killed In Auto Collision

jimmetry Sadness (302 comments)

Too young :(

about a year and a half ago
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How Did You Learn How To Program?

jimmetry Re:I was just 10 years old (623 comments)

I feel like we need an IRC channel for people who started in the pre-GUI era.

about a year and a half ago
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How Did You Learn How To Program?

jimmetry Re:I was just 10 years old (623 comments)

Ah, QB45.exe ..... I could finally build an executable without having to pay any money! I had a lot of ideas back then. They're coming in handy now that I've realised the world hasn't changed much.

about a year and a half ago
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How Did You Learn How To Program?

jimmetry I was just 10 years old (623 comments)

QBASIC on I think a Toshiba T2200. I thought my Dad was a brilliant programmer, but actually he was converting old BASICA games from a different system. I learnt from those snippets.

about a year and a half ago
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Australian Police Move To Make 3D Printed Guns Illegal

jimmetry Re:Just like with porn. (551 comments)

Damn you, Slashdot. I wish to give this anonymous coward my upvote!

about a year and a half ago

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Poll: Have you ever dropped a mobile phone in the toilet?

jimmetry jimmetry writes  |  about 2 years ago

jimmetry writes "- Yes, and I got it out
- Yes, and I left it there
- No, I have not
- I ain't gonna be part of this system, maaaan"

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