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tezbobobo (879983) writes "Anyone who advertises with Google know the pain of constant calls from Google Partners. Because I only get them when I'm running my Google Ads I know they're clicking on the ads to get my details. That costs me money. But besides that cost, their constant calls to my 1800 number are costing me real money every day. It is bad enough that few respect 'Do Not Track' — but I can't even stop the company I'm paying (Google) from passing along my info. I do I disconnect myself from Google's vultures?" top
Ask Slashdot: How can the tech savy individual secure his/her home?
tezbobobo writes "After having my car broken into for the third time this year, and with the police not even attending, what steps can I take? With an infinite budget this would be easy, but noone has that. I've already installed security lights, but what else can the tech savvy individual do?" top
tezbobobo writes "How do I register intellectual property? I've just came up with a *really* good idea and need to pitch it. However, how do I stop the companies involved from just taking my idea and just selling it? I'm in Australia if that helps though general advice would be great. Any suggestions for cold selling an idea would be great too." top
tezbobobo (879983) writes "I recently have been trying to access a damaged 2.5" harddrive when I came across a suggestion to freeze it and use a cavity. It worked like a charm. More bizarrely I came across this fix for a broken ibook recently and was wondering what else is out there. You know, strange solutions to strange problems." top
tezbobobo writes "The fifth part of Leopard vs. Vista by Daniel Eran entitled Leopard VS Vista: Development Challenges has been released. From the article:
Leopard doesn't face a huge list of security flaws, legacy baggage, and core architectural problems that desperately need to be fixed; its just icing on a cake that already tastes pretty good.
Vista, on the other hand, faces significant challenges. Microsoft's existing Windows XP is the root of the most expensive destruction caused by any operating system ever.
Hurrah! I just got my second 5point funny. In the meantime, I'm procrastinating instead of studying so I hope my lecturer appreciates the value of laughing as much as the effects of the atomic bomb in Japan.