* Posts by Steven Hollis

12 posts • joined 31 Jul 2009

New UK network touts FREE* mobile broadband

Steven Hollis

Not the only game in town.

I've been using Ovivomobile for the past 3 weeks, Again totally free but with 200 mins each month and 512mb data pushed at you at set intervals.

I really don't understand how either business model will last but of the two Ovivio is better IMHO.

YouView launches with pricey premium DVR

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A disgruntaled customer.

Looks like someone is not happy with their box / service even asked Lord Sugar to take it back!


GiffGaff in data spaff, goodybag gaffe: ICO says its 'avin a laff

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Actually I read the Act of parliament.

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"Some of you mentioned that we’re not registered with the ICO, it is not a legal requirement to register with the ICO."

Its actually a criminal offence not to register with the Information Commisoneer.

I am amazed giffgaff got away with it for so long.

Section 21 Offences.

(1)If section 17(1) is contravened, the data controller is guilty of an offence.

(2)Any person who fails to comply with the duty imposed by notification regulations made by virtue of section 20(1) is guilty of an offence.

(3)It shall be a defence for a person charged with an offence under subsection (2) to show that he exercised all due diligence to comply with the duty.


How to go from the IT dept to being a rogue trader

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One of the best written articles I've read on EL Reg for sometime.

Now get back to the UBS DC on the second floor!

WikiLeaks re-taunts feds with US Amazon mirrors

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PRQ Who ?

it had been widely reported that Wikileaks had already moved hosting from PRQ prior to this article.


Telegraph to charge for online news

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Well that one way to cut the readership.

Does anyone really want to embed dedupe code?

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Old Tech Rebadged

Dedupe disk compression what ever you want to call it is old school.

Back in the day MS DOS had Drivespace and Novell had stacker.

All compression can ever be is replacing a common string with a marker to an index of common strings.

Fix finalized for SSL protocol hole

Steven Hollis
Paris Hilton

Doesn't stop SSLstrip

Still running SSLstrip on my demo man in the middle box and those cleartext passwords such as twitter / gmail and facebook etc just keep on appearing in the log.

No sure if this is the vunrability they are talking about as SSLstrip has been included on Back track far before the claimed November discovery.

Paris because she loves stripping.

10,000 Hotmail passwords mysteriously leaked to web

Steven Hollis
Paris Hilton

Google is your friend...

So first off its a good idea to google your own email address. This will confirm if your on a published list !

To see if others are. The cached pages of following google search terms real all.

pastebin yahoo


pastebin aol

etc etc

Paris.. Because she always losing her password.

YouTube Lad from Lagos gets a bite

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Hes back !

There more !!


McKinnon loses judicial review

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Paris Hilton

Private Prosecution

No need for expensive lawyers and lengthy appeals.

To save Kevin a member of the public need only to walk into their local Magistrates Court and lay a complaint against Mr McKinnon for the crimes he has previously admitted.

Its the right of any individual to do this and would mean he would be tried or acquitted here in the UK.

Paris - Because she would make a lovely McKenzie Friend to assist him.


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