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Is Germany Raising a Generation of Illiterates?

lennier1 Re:Can the writings be read? (426 comments)

That joke of a reform is the reason why the people who were in school during that time don't really give a fuck about the topic anymore.

2 days ago

How Facebook and Oculus Could Be a Great Combination

lennier1 Re:Daily Astroturf (151 comments)

Dome kind of Goatse mirror?

Accept no substitutes!!!

about two weeks ago

Why Darmok Is a Good Star Trek: TNG Episode

lennier1 Re:The Inner Light (512 comments)

Don't forget "Lessons", the last chapter of "The Inner Light".

about two weeks ago

GCHQ and NSA Targeted World Leaders, Private German Companies

lennier1 Re:Let's hear about the exceptions for once (145 comments)

It would be more interesting to hear who they're *not* spying on these days.

A much shorter list like that would certainly save a lot of time.

about two weeks ago

NSA Hacked Huawei, Stole Source Code

lennier1 Re:Good for NSA (287 comments)

A company deliberately installing back doors to the world wide Internet.

So, we're now talking about the NSA backdoors in routers made by US companies?

about three weeks ago

Controversial Torrent Streaming App 'Popcorn Time' Shuts Down, Then Gets Reborn

lennier1 Re:This is indeed a service problem (199 comments)

There's an iTunes store in most European markets, but it's more of an afterthought where the original videos are usually inacessible and you only get localized/dubbed crap even though the original version is right there next to it on the server.

about 1 month ago

1GB of Google Drive Storage Now Costs Only $0.02 Per Month

lennier1 So? (335 comments)

It's now subsidized by the NSA?

about a month ago

Sundar Pichai: Android Designed For Openness; Security a Lower Priority

lennier1 Re:Boeing making self-destructing phone? (117 comments)

True to their defense contractor traditions they'll probably try to destroy it by way of a drone strike.

about a month and a half ago

YouTube Ordered To Remove "Illegal" Copyright Blocking Notices

lennier1 Re:"Seems pretty neutral" (427 comments)

You know you're in trouble when even a big music corporation criticizes you as a hindrance to the transition into the digital age.

about 1 month ago

China's Jade Rabbit Lunar Rover Officially Declared Lost

lennier1 Re:What matters is what they do next (131 comments)

Considering how many probes were lost to various factors over the decades, coming this far on their first try actually wasn't half bad.

about 2 months ago

China's Jade Rabbit Lunar Rover Officially Declared Lost

lennier1 Re:How do I disable beta (131 comments)

There should be a link in the page footer.

about 2 months ago

First Global Map Outside the Solar System

lennier1 Re:Insert (19 comments)

The red version is much better.

about 3 months ago

EU Commissioner Renews Call for Serious Fines in Data Privacy Laws

lennier1 Re:Hypocrites (162 comments)

Actually, with the US' entrenched practice of case law, where judges rely on how other judges interpret how other judges interpret (...) certain aspects of the constitution, it's impossible to put a number on it even after including all the other laws concerned.

about 3 months ago

The Hobbit and Game of Thrones Top Most Pirated Lists of 2013

lennier1 Re:Clearly losing money? (193 comments)

The same logic by which the NSA all but shoving a microphone up your ass has prevented trillions of terrorist attacks!

about 3 months ago

What Would It Cost To Build a Windows Version of the Pricey New Mac Pro?

lennier1 Re:Obvious Question (804 comments)

Glad to be or service! ;)

about 4 months ago

What Would It Cost To Build a Windows Version of the Pricey New Mac Pro?

lennier1 Re:Obvious Question (804 comments)

That's old news!
Ever seen the default theme of Windows XP?

about 4 months ago



German government malware analyzed

lennier1 lennier1 writes  |  more than 2 years ago

lennier1 (264730) writes "The German hacker group CCC (Chaos Computer Club) has analyzed a piece of malware the German government uses in criminal investigations to spy on a suspect's computer.
I'm sure we're all surprises that it's opening security holes for third parties, violates a related court verdict and several laws in general."

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