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Microsoft Files a Copyright Infringement Lawsuit For Activating Pirated Software

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:They say it is "completely anonymous" (268 comments)

So who ever the victim on the other side can file a counter-suit against Microsoft for breaching the EULA, harassment/threats, and more.

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Can a Felon Work In IT?

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Apply to University of Illinois (717 comments)

where they have a known history of hiring felons as faculty or staff.

about two weeks ago
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Should IT Professionals Be Exempt From Overtime Regulations?

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:Everyone? (545 comments)

Because IT professionals in the USA lacks union representation, unlike other more advanced countries.

about two weeks ago
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FBI: Wiper Malware Has Korean Language Packs, Hard Coded Targets

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:Corporate (81 comments)

And that Sergey you have mentioned may be the greatest threat to Security & Privacy of common citizens.

about two weeks ago
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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:Just wondering (1128 comments)

Libertarians are most likely to associate with Republicans than Democrats.

about three weeks ago
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Billionaire Donors Lavish Millions On Code.org Crowdfunding Project

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:Fucking bait and switch (84 comments)

I can say with certainty that you have never been through college with a rigorous engineering curriculum. (No, those liberal arts stuff do not count)

about a month ago
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Billionaire Donors Lavish Millions On Code.org Crowdfunding Project

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:Fucking bait and switch (84 comments)

That's a pipedream at best.

If you are qualified to work as a developer, chances are you already have a college degree. That proves you are not lazy.

The police state (and also criminal ID theft) increases you chance of having a random criminal record. That does not prove you are not unemployable. (Good credit report should offset bad criminal records IMHO)

At that leaves the unemployed that are in that situation because of luck or tragic circumstances. That is why we need to adequately fund welfare and socialize medicine.

And of course, ban H1-B and unionize coders/developers/engineers.

about a month ago
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Education Chief Should Know About PLATO and the History of Online CS Education

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:warning: nanny-state comment (134 comments)

when programmers union up and start demanding paying their wages in bitcoin or Gold, the corporate scheme will be over. When USD lose their reserve currency status the game will be wide open.

about a month ago
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Education Chief Should Know About PLATO and the History of Online CS Education

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:Arne Duncan is a hack (134 comments)

So Obama is a corporate democrat, not like "socialist" as everyone else is claiming.

about a month ago
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How To End Online Harassment

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re: here we go (834 comments)

A lot of men was harassed and doxxed for being a Republican showing Buddhist symbols with anti-Zionist views.

about a month ago
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The Students Who Feel They Have the Right To Cheat

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:Worthless degrees (438 comments)

In most East Asian countries, especially China, public schools are actually far superior than private schools, and harder to get in too.

about a month ago
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The Students Who Feel They Have the Right To Cheat

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Remember (438 comments)

Keep this article mind when hiring your next H-1Bs over your American counterparts which undergoes extensive liberal arts and ethics education.

about a month ago
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Proposed Penalty For UK Hackers Who "Damage National Security": Life

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:could be? (165 comments)

"it's about damaging somebody's political career."

Which in many countries this activity carries a death sentence, the UK is trying to conform to global standards.

about 2 months ago
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As Prison Population Sinks, Jails Are a Steal

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:Prison population (407 comments)

Why is multiculturalism foisted on EVERY White country and ONLY on White countries. Why aren't ANY White countries permitted to maintain their own race and culture? This is not done to any non-White country.
Assimilation and integration are foisted ONLY on White countries.
They call this anti-racist, but the end result is the elimination of only one race, the White race.
Multiculturalism is a codeword for White genocide.
Anti-racist is a codeword for anti-White.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?...'

about 2 months ago
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Too Much Privacy: Finnish Police Want Big Euro Notes Taken Out of Circulation

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:Methinks there's more (314 comments)

Except the Communist Party of China.

The U.S. progressives are trying to model the system after theirs.

about 2 months ago
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Too Much Privacy: Finnish Police Want Big Euro Notes Taken Out of Circulation

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Actually deflation might be coming (314 comments)

due to the strong dollar.

I am starting to see ATMs that are dispensing stripper money. (5s and singles)

about 2 months ago
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Statisticians Uncover What Makes For a Stable Marriage

ub3r n3u7r4l1st Re:Or, just don't get married. (447 comments)

There are also shit load of tax credits and deductions that are not available as married filing separately.

about 2 months ago

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The students who feel they have the right to cheat

ub3r n3u7r4l1st ub3r n3u7r4l1st writes  |  about a month ago

ub3r n3u7r4l1st (1388939) writes "Students are often keen to exercise their rights but recently there has been an interesting twist — some in India are talking about their right to cheat in university exams.

Keep this in mind when hiring your next H-1Bs over your American counterparts which undergoes extensive liberal arts and ethics education."

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Complain about Comcast, get fired from your job

ub3r n3u7r4l1st ub3r n3u7r4l1st writes  |  about 2 months ago

ub3r n3u7r4l1st (1388939) writes "When you complain to your cable company, you certainly don’t expect that the cable company will then contact your employer and discuss your complaint. But that’s exactly what happened to one former Comcast customer who says he was fired after the cable company called a partner at his accounting firm.

Be careful next time when you exercise your first amendment rights."

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Apple removed last iOS FOSS app in the App store

ub3r n3u7r4l1st ub3r n3u7r4l1st writes  |  about 10 months ago

ub3r n3u7r4l1st (1388939) writes "On Wednesday February 5th, Apple attempted to strike a devastating blow to the FOSS ecosystem on iOS by removing “Blockchain”, the last remaining payment app, from the App Store. Offering no explanation and no opportunity to address any issues, without any apparent change in circumstances other than the growing popularity of the independent and competitive payment system, Apple has eradicated their payment competition on iOS and left the space entirely to competing mobile OSs like Google’s Android."
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Payment system update glitch caused massive shopping spree

ub3r n3u7r4l1st ub3r n3u7r4l1st writes  |  about a year ago

ub3r n3u7r4l1st (1388939) writes "The Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system allows recipients of government food stamps to purchase goods using a digital card with a set spending limit, but for a few hours over the weekend, that limit disappeared for many users visiting Walmart stores in Louisiana. Xerox, which hosts some of the infrastructure used by the EBT card system, claims that a power outage during a routine maintenance test caused the temporary glitch. The chaos that followed ultimately required intervention from local police, and left behind numerous carts filled to overflowing, apparently abandoned when the glitch-spurred shopping frenzy ended. A local police chief says that "It was worse than any black Friday" that he's ever seen."
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Most approve of hosting games on company gear, sur

ub3r n3u7r4l1st ub3r n3u7r4l1st writes  |  more than 3 years ago

ub3r n3u7r4l1st (1388939) writes "Only about a third of more than 1,000 respondents to a Network World online survey believe it's always wrong to use company or governmental equipment to host private video game sessions for groups of players.

The rest of those registering an opinion are OK with the practice, although some approve only with caveats.

Only about a third of more than 1,000 respondents to a Network World online survey believe it's always wrong to use company equipment to host private video game sessions for groups of players."

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Google Hackers Had Ability to Alter Source Code

ub3r n3u7r4l1st ub3r n3u7r4l1st writes  |  more than 4 years ago

ub3r n3u7r4l1st (1388939) writes "Hackers who breached Google and other companies in January targeted source-code management systems, security firm McAfee asserted Wednesday. They manipulated a little-known trove of security flaws that would allow easy unauthorized access to the intellectual property the system is meant to protect.

The software-management systems, widely used at businesses unaware that the holes exist, were exploited by the Aurora hackers in a way that would have enabled them to siphon source code, as well as modify it to make customers of the software vulnerable to attack. It’s akin to making yourself a set of keys in advance for locks that are going to be sold far and wide."

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Tour de France champion accused of hacking

ub3r n3u7r4l1st ub3r n3u7r4l1st writes  |  more than 4 years ago

ub3r n3u7r4l1st (1388939) writes "A French judge has issued a national arrest warrant for U.S. cyclist Floyd Landis in connection with a case of data hacking at a doping laboratory, a prosecutor's office said.

French judge Thomas Cassuto, based in the Paris suburb of Nanterre, is seeking to question Landis about computer hacking dating back to September 2006 at the Chatenay-Malabry lab, said Astrid Granoux, spokeswoman for Nanterre's prosecutor's office. The laboratory near Paris had uncovered abnormally elevated testosterone levels in Landis' samples collected in the run-up to his 2006 Tour de France victory, leading to the eventual loss of his medal."

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Learning the Art of Creating Computer Games Can Bo

ub3r n3u7r4l1st ub3r n3u7r4l1st writes  |  more than 4 years ago

ub3r n3u7r4l1st (1388939) writes "Computer games have a broad appeal that transcends gender, culture, age and socio-economic status. Now, computer scientists in the US think that creating computer games, rather than just playing them could boost students' critical and creative thinking skills as well as broaden their participation in computing. They discuss details in the current issue of the International Journal of Social and Humanistic Computing."
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United States Government: How They Want To Take Ov

ub3r n3u7r4l1st ub3r n3u7r4l1st writes  |  more than 5 years ago

ub3r n3u7r4l1st (1388939) writes "Fox News recently ran a report about the Cars.gov website, the official "Cars for Clunkers" site that allows you to trade in your old car and get money to buy a new, fuel-efficient vehicle, has a very odd Terms of Service.

When you click on the button on the official site to submit a transaction, a warning box pops up that states the following:

"This application provides access to the DoT CARS system. When logged on to the CARS system, your computer is considered a Federal computer system and is the property of the US Government. Any or all uses of this system and all files may be intercepted, monitored, recorded, copied, audited, inspected, and disclosed to authorized CARS, DoT, and law enforcement personal, as well as authorized officials of other agencies, both domestic and foreign."

So basically, by clicking on "Continue", you've just made your personal computer, in your home, a Federal computer system, which would allow the government to spy on it!

Video:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=bWs12ccbOiE"

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