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The Internet's Bad Neighborhoods

statsone Block some (77 comments)

ended up blocking anyone in China from accessing sites on my server. After seeing a lot of attacks from Seychelles (SC), blocked that country as well. A lot less spam and attacks.

about a year and a half ago

US CEO Says French Workers Have Three-Hour Work Day

statsone Re:Titan (1313 comments)

very interesting.

And I bet h has never been in France to begin with

about a year and a half ago

Halo Developer Bungie Reveals Destiny and Its Vision of MMO Gaming

statsone Re:bad editorial form (147 comments)

about a year and a half ago

Halo Developer Bungie Reveals Destiny and Its Vision of MMO Gaming

statsone bad editorial form (147 comments)

so post a story from a site - - that has an article about Bungie and their future plans and nowhere on or this site is there a link to Bungie or any posts by bungie. And Bungie gave details about the new MMO

very poor form

about a year and a half ago

Publisher Sues University Librarian Over His Personal Blog Posts

statsone No SLAPP (126 comments)

there is no SLAPP law currently on the books in either Canadian law or Ontario law.

But the publisher needs to be careful. If they loose, they have to pay the legal fees of the blog owner and the university.

The simple defence is to show the comments are true. Doesn't seem to be to hard.

about a year and a half ago

Ask Slashdot: Keyboard Layout To Reduce Right Pinky/Ring Finger Usage?

statsone Get a programmable keyboard (165 comments)

I was having the problem with crtl c and v. A Logitech G110 has 12 programmable keys on the left side. I use the bottom 2 for copying and pasting which I use a lot in adding products to a website.

about a year and a half ago

Ask Slashdot: How To Run a Small Business With Open Source Software?

statsone hard to do with most software (195 comments)

I took a quick look at gnucash and couldn't find anything on payroll. Accountant's copy was not found either.

As for the restaurant itself, you may have a touch time finding Point of Sale (POS) software.

Quickbooks is good, but you may also want to consider Simply Accounting. For some, the multiple currency is great (extra for Quickbooks). Some differences in pricing.

I would be careful of online software. Gets expensive paying every month and you are at the mercy of the provider.

Backup your data.

As some have suggested, use software on the market and donate to open source.

more than 2 years ago

The Laws of Physics Trump Traffic Laws

statsone High School Physics (378 comments)

teacher tried to use physics.

Judge asked if he was Perry Mason.

The whole court room laughed. Found guilty

more than 2 years ago

Amazon Pays No UK Income Tax, Under Investigation

statsone abuse of power (175 comments)

In Canada this would be clearly income tax evasion and would land a the company corporate fine and directors in jail. Same should happen in the UK.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: My Host Gave a Stranger Access To My Cloud Server, What Can I Do?

statsone Call the police (176 comments)

the signer of the document made a false statement. Located in Canada, she (Natale Waboose) can be charged with uttering a forged document, fraud, and interfering with a computer.(I am not looking up the sections of the Criminal Code or their correct name)

Regardless of who owns the site (, one can't gain access to an account and transfer on their own.

Rackspace really blew it this time.

more than 2 years ago

Does Higher Health Care Spending Lead To Better Patient Outcomes?

statsone Misleading headlines (504 comments)

The articles concludes with "Among Ontario hospitals." The US is not mentioned. So why ask "What are we doing different in the U.S.?" in the story headline?

more than 2 years ago

Does Higher Health Care Spending Lead To Better Patient Outcomes?

statsone uh? (504 comments)

really? But it is universal and is paid for. And Canada spends was less than the US for health care and it is universal. No denial based on previous conditions, regardless of employment status, and with most medicines for seniors paid for,

more than 2 years ago

Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to SlashdotTV! (Video)

statsone how? (203 comments)

how about a story on the technology behind the site.
I have videos on my site and it is not easy to implement (without using an external provider)

more than 2 years ago

Is the Government Scaring Web Businesses Out of the US?

statsone Businesses are doing themselves (271 comments)

do you trust a US based web hosting company after recent events?

Godaddy and comes to mind

The US government, under pressure from the entertainment industry is doing it. Companies like godaddy are making things worse.

more than 2 years ago

Russian Scientist Claims Signs of Life Spotted On Venus

statsone no pictures (272 comments)

and saw objects resembling a “disk,” a “black flap” and a “scorpion.”

From this distance? Some telescope.

What is this site? Science or gossip?

more than 2 years ago

FreeDOS 1.1 Released

statsone Re:But what use would I have for it? (266 comments)

to run a CNC machine. Great as MSDOS is no longer available. Prefect timing as I am planning my next machine.

more than 2 years ago

Lax Security At Russian Rocket Plant

statsone Re:Translation (116 comments)

rocket motor seems to be described as a test stand.
Amazing how the lights are even left on and how there seem to be no locked doors.

more than 2 years ago

Wikipedia To Dump GoDaddy Over SOPA

statsone disagree (197 comments)

exact opposite

there is no phone number on the site. Support is only through live chat and a support ticket.

A support ticket, for a volume discount, took a day to respond to.

Not impressed and looking elsewhere.

more than 2 years ago

Go Daddy Loses Over 21,000 Domains In One Day

statsone Re:I'll change, but not now (356 comments)

I am in the same position. I will transfer registration as it come due for payment. It doesn't make sense for cash flow to transfer them all at the same time. I am looking for a new registrar now. Hosting will follow shortly. This will take a while.

more than 2 years ago


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