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Broadcasters Petition US Supreme Court In Fight Against Aereo

srh2o Re:Rights? (229 comments)

The courts have disagreed with your assessment.

1 year,10 days
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SSH Password Gropers Are Now Trying High Ports

srh2o Re:Interface for specifying approved IPs (349 comments)

Default deny is a great method and I've been using it for a long time. I'm not sure where your Web access brainstorm comes from but it has no place in a security strategy of default deny. Default deny is very very simple. Either you are a trusted IP or you aren't. Every security strategy has weaknesses. Default denies biggest weakness is that it isn't flexible. But it's biggest strength is that it can massively restrict the amount of potential connectors to a system.

about a year and a half ago
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Oracle Makes Red Hat Kernel Changes Available As Broken-Out Patches

srh2o Re:If it wasn't for Oracle Unbreakable Linux (104 comments)

Go practice your trolls and come back. Nothing says dated and 5 years ago like mentioning Linux Hater's Blog

about 2 years ago
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Former Xerox PARC Researcher: Windows 8 Is a Cognitive Burden

srh2o Re:Not a phone interface. (404 comments)

"And this isn't a Microsoft fanboi rant" Why are these words always included in Microsoft fanboi rants?

more than 2 years ago
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Google Killing Off Mini, Video, and iGoogle

srh2o Re:And nothing of value was lost... (329 comments)

And I use Adblock full on, full time. Different strokes for different folks.

more than 2 years ago
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Wil Wheaton: BitTorrent Isn't Only For Piracy

srh2o Re:Not quite (354 comments)

Exactly! I have no moral qualms about cooperative time shifting.

more than 2 years ago
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Mistreated Foxconn Brazil Workers Threaten Strike

srh2o Re:Translation (201 comments)

And still you offer none...

more than 2 years ago
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Chevy Volt Meets High Resistance, GM Suspends Sales

srh2o Re:A Joke (599 comments)

The prius is the most dogshit looking car there is. Nothing futuristic about it in the least.

more than 2 years ago
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Finding Fault With the Low, Low Price of Android

srh2o Shill (364 comments)

Paul Thurott is an unabashed shill. Nothing to see here move along

more than 3 years ago
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Music Pirates Won't Rush To iCloud For Forgiveness

srh2o Re:o hai, it's just me, Big Brother (391 comments)

The record companies disagree with you. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios v. Grokster Ltd. http://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/04-480.pdf "The record companies, my clients, have said, for some time now, and it's been on their Website for some time now, that it's perfectly lawful to take a CD that you've purchased, upload it onto your computer, put it onto your iPod."

more than 3 years ago
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XBMC4XBOX 3.0.1 Stable Released

srh2o Re:Still going strong (57 comments)

And your work is much appreciated!

more than 3 years ago
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AT&T To Introduce Broadband Caps

srh2o Re:And once again... (538 comments)

Your ignorance of networking technology is showing all over the place.

more than 3 years ago
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AT&T To Introduce Broadband Caps

srh2o Re:And once again... (538 comments)

From the New York Times http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/04/08/time-warner-cable-profits-on-broadband-are-great-and-will-grow-because-of-caps/ "Mr. Hobbs tried to strike a balance, saying that while the company is concerned about the cost to maintain its broadband network, investors should not be worried. He said it was “absolutely not” true that Time Warner’s profits were being squeezed by the cost of heavy broadband users. " AT&T's actual release says the following "Lopsided usage patterns can cause congestion at certain points in the network, which can slow Internet speeds and interfere with other customers’ access to and use of the network." Not exactly a convincing argument that they truly have an issue. Especially as their revenues, profits rise and their costs for infrastructure and bandwidth drops. http://stopthecap.com/2011/03/14/stop-the-cap-investigates-atts-justification-for-internet-overcharging/ ""Clear conjecture?" Surely you jest. Unless you've made an enormous breakthrough in networking technology, all existing network interfaces can only handle a finite amount of information at once." No jest of all. What enormous breakthrough is needed. Just investment of their profits. If one of their FTTN cabinets is congested they add another or increase the backend as needed. Not exactly a miraculous trick when you are talking about fiber. The fiber that feeds that cabinet can handle many times the needed bandwidth for now and for well into the future. Best of all backend costs for the additional bandwidth and cost for the hardware drop every year.

more than 3 years ago
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AT&T To Introduce Broadband Caps

srh2o Re:90/150 (538 comments)

They are already paying the higher fees for the higher rates. If there are extremely few people then the problem is overstated.

more than 3 years ago
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AT&T To Introduce Broadband Caps

srh2o Re:And once again... (538 comments)

Not sound or relevant. The fact is that an unlimited router isn't necessary, but of course anyone in the ISP business can expect periodic network upgrades. What AT&T is doing is an attempt to double dip. As their bandwidth costs drop, they want to increase bandwidth costs to the end user. If you don't believe me, all you have to do is look at their financials. Uverse is Fiber to the node. And they already have caps in effect based on speed as they sell a variety of different speed packages. To get more speed, you pay more already making the data redundant and unnecessary. But Landell Hobbs former COO of Time Warner Cable says it best: "Mr. Hobbs tried to strike a balance, saying that while the company is concerned about the cost to maintain its broadband network, investors should not be worried. He said it was “absolutely not” true that Time Warner’s profits were being squeezed by the cost of heavy broadband users. "

more than 3 years ago
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AT&T To Introduce Broadband Caps

srh2o Re:And once again... (538 comments)

Why is that, all your claims are clear conjecture without citation. Landell Hobbs quotes are from a New York Times article at the time they first floated the caps. It's also very easy to find that Time Warner's cost for bandwidth has been dropping in recent years. Relatively easy to find. ATT profits are easily found all over the net with a quick search, along with the role that Uverse has played in contributing to those profits.

more than 3 years ago
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AT&T To Introduce Broadband Caps

srh2o Re:And once again... (538 comments)

"There is a finite amount of bandwidth. The options that have been presented to solve this problem are traffic shaping and capping, so please either throw your towel in with one of those or propose another idea." Your premise isn't based on fact. The major ISP's have agreed that there is no bandwidth problem, all the traffic shaping and caps are for is to maximize already healthy profits. The fact is that the ISP's have effective caps now. All of the major ISP's have varying levels of speeds you can purchase. Which is effectively a cap. Uverse has been a profit machine for AT&T, take a look at their financial releases and you'll see that AT&T agrees. Time Warner's former COO Landel Hobb's even denied that high bandwidth users had any effect on the companies bottom line. The only towel that needs to be thrown in is your false premise and the solutions to a non existent problem.

more than 3 years ago

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