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Microsoft Promises Not To Snoop Through Email

spacefight What a bunch... (144 comments)

... of fucking assholes. Seriously. How on earth can their PR department sleep at night? By ignoring the facts? By ignoring what they know? It should be a law, that people in those positions should be held liable for what they contribute to - privacy invasion.

about three weeks ago

Ask Slashdot: Preparing For Windows XP EOL?

spacefight One solution: Migrate (423 comments)

Migrate your apps, fork the code, invest some cash. And next time, write up a long term strategy regarding on how to live with well known product lifecycles.

about three weeks ago

Malaysian Flight Disappearance 'Deliberate'

spacefight Summary available (436 comments)

There are tons of rumours spreading in mass media, most of it are not true or are outdated sooner or later. A good writeup is this article on AeroInside.com: http://www.aeroinside.com/item...

about 1 month ago

Snowden Docs Show UK's Digital Spies Using Viruses, Honey Traps

spacefight Running out of mod points (92 comments)

... but another user here: FUCK BETA.

They will lose me as a user once BETA goes mandatory.

Oh, I won't make them money because I am allowed "to have ads disabled"...

about 2 months ago

Encrypted Messaging Startup Wickr Offers $100K Bug Bounty

spacefight Open source the code! (39 comments)

It's 2014, after all.

about 3 months ago

Small Satellite Dish Systems 'Ripe For Hacking'

spacefight Re:Sat tracking (44 comments)

I think if you want to track the a bit more convienient, you need a motorized dish.

about 3 months ago

Small Satellite Dish Systems 'Ripe For Hacking'

spacefight Sat tracking (44 comments)

And nowadays we know that sat tracking is easy these days thanks to various free and open software/hardware around.

If you can spare some minutes on a lazy Sunday, watch Travis Goodspeeds Talk on 30C3 from a couple of weeks ago.


about 3 months ago

Swarms of Small Satellites Set To Deliver Close To Real-Time Imagery of Earth

spacefight Re:HD (112 comments)

The big question is, what can state-of-the art spy sats track these days at what resolution? Retina scans?

about 3 months ago

Facebook Being Sued Over Mining of Private Messages

spacefight News at 11 (170 comments)

This is Facebook - FB is public and any large public company gets sued all the time. Please move on, there's nothing to see here...

about 3 months ago

The New York Times Pushes For Clemency For Snowden

spacefight Re:Snowden went too far (354 comments)

Your allegations are without any sources or proof, right?

about 3 months ago

Why Snapchat and Its Ilk Face a Revenue Conundrum

spacefight They simply... (104 comments)

... should have taken the offered cash and start a new venture, producing more in long term value.

about 4 months ago

Police Pull Over More Drivers For DNA Tests

spacefight Seriously? (562 comments)

What is this? The endgame?

about 4 months ago

Unreleased 1963 Beatles Tracks On Sale To Preserve Copyright

spacefight Re:All the more reason (230 comments)

It's Cat7a, you insensitive clod!

about 4 months ago

CyanogenMod Integrates Text Message Encryption

spacefight Re:How keys are managed (118 comments)

Since the server never hands out the same prekey twice (and the client would never accept the same prekey twice), we are able to provide forward secrecy in a fully asynchronous environment.

PFS only if you trust the server. Haven't we seen the "trust the server"-concept a few times too much lately?

about 4 months ago

Climatologist James Hansen Defends Nuclear Energy

spacefight Re:TL;DR (345 comments)

The one guy being ridiculous is you. We do have to solve the problem, since we created it. Pushing it in front of us, out of sight, out of our generation is not a viable option.
Oh - and there are a few more issues with keeping our descendants in the loop. Information will be lost, no matter how careful you are....

about 4 months ago


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