* Posts by Alistair 1

8 publicly visible posts • joined 30 Mar 2010

Want to provision a new VM on Azure? Get in line

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Depends what you define as critical & how much you reserve capacity etc. But sure, I turn servers off overnight, otherwise my bill would be 3x higher. Seems pretty sensible to me (but then I'm an AWS customer, rather than Azure...)

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Why LOL? Seems sensible to me?

Info commish: One year to go and businesses still not ready for GDPR

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From GDPR:

"If your organisation has less than 250 employees you are required to maintain records of activities related to higher risk processing, such as:

• processing personal data that could result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of individual; or

• processing of special categories of data or criminal convictions and offences."

So if you are a (smaller) SMB, then you are possibly unaffected, and if you are- they you really should be following most of what's in the GDPR anyway, I'd suggest.

Premier League Sky card crims ordered to cough up nearly £1m

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The pub icon both changes corner + how much is filled, so a sticker wouldn't work, when a (sky) inspector went to check.

Germans increase office efficiency with 'cloud ceiling'

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I notice that the monitor is off in the picture- must be very productive then ;)

Ten Essential... Android Games

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Robo defence actually has as many levels as you want, everytime you get to level 20/30/40 it opens the next 10, and so on

Microsoft's Courier tablet dies before it lives

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Dont forget the https://thejoojoo.com/sites/

Bank security guru: Sue your bank for refund

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His blog has the answer

I quote:

"the 2nd declaration requires you to categorically state that you did not make the transaction.

Since Ross was unable to ascertain that neither he nor his wife definitely didn’t make the transaction (since some firms don’t appear under their own name on your CC bill,) if he signed it and it turned out that either of them had in fact made a genuine purchase, then he’d be signing a false declaration, with any repercussions associated with such an act.

Put simply Ross didn’t have enough information to categorically sign it truthfully - indeed, he asked for paperwork to determine exactly where the transaction took place (which was not forthcoming,) to determine it."