* Posts by Tree

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City isn't keen on 5,000 erratic, traffic-jam-causing GM robo-cars on its streets

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Alert

One must be of age to drive

You don't want a 9-year-old to have a drivers license do you? 9-month-old software has no common sense. Musk's and GM's software must wait until age 15 to get a learners permit. Why do they want to crash with police cars?

Twitter whistleblower Zatko disses bird site as dysfunctional data dump

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Linux

Glad I never used the little Tweet birdie

My privacy is very important to ME, but not to those blokes. You cannot trust them.

Musk seeks yet another excuse to get out of Twitter buyout: This time it's Mudge's severance check

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Happy

TWITter is evil

I was hoping that my favorite African-American could reform it, but looks like it will still continue to spread hate for us good people.

JavaScript survey: Most use React but satisfaction low

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Happy

LOVE ALL

When is it sad to have many males? It is common that men and women are different in many ways. Vive La Differance!

Singapore monetary authority threatens action on bank over widespread phishing scam

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Alien

Avoid all online accounts

After losing some money, I say to all "never set up a password for a credit card, bank, or other financial account." If one does not have a password, they can't guess it to drain the account.

Popular password manager LastPass to be spun out from LogMeIn

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Unhappy

GOOGLE ruined it on my phone and tablet and PaleMoon likewise in Windows 7

When I installed LastPass on my Adroid devices, it would not work unless I allowed all these trackers and adware things like Google. My privacy is VERY IMPORTANT TO ME, unlike to lying Gurgle and FaceBUTT. I had my PaleMoon browser pretty much locked down also to prevent most adware and spyware. They made it "better?" for them, so many of my previous addons that kept the bad guys off my computer do not work any more. I blame monopoly moneybags tech companies for this.

Luckily, my past installations of some addons, worked their magic on some of the mysterious inner workings of PaleMoon and are still blocking some bad actors.

Tree
Unhappy

GOOOGLE ruined them on Android, maybe on Windows 7, too.

I have my phone and tablet locked down so Gurgle cannot track me. LastPass wanted me to allow all these trackers and ad sites. I refused to allow access to all of them so it doesn't work on my devices. Then it stopped working on PaleMoon (for the same reasons?). LastPass is now pretty much worthless for me, because I care about my privacy. PaleMoon wants to share too much with nefarious tech giants, I'm afraid.

Zuck didn't invent the metaverse, but he's started a fight to control it

Tree
Mushroom

MetaWorld Peace

Wasn't there a slightly demented basketball player with that name who snuggled up to the Little Potbellied Nork dictator? Zuck needs to change his name, too.

JEDI mind tricks: Google said Pentagon contract didn't align with company values. Now it's chasing another defence gig

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Mushroom

Which is MOST evil?

Compare USA to Chinese Communist Party or Gurgle to faceBUTT. Which is the most evil?

I think the talking dinosaur is much more polite than Greta Thurnburn Blah, Blah,Blecch.

Global warming by coal or petrol is superior to nuclear war.

Fission, however, is a great way to generate electricity.

Burning wood is a sustainable way to heat my house. Trees will grow back if you plant them.

There is much blarney in the world. We should learn to reject most of it as false,

Facebook sues scraper who sold 178 million phone numbers and user IDs

Tree
Pirate

FaceBUTT wants its monopoly back

Your private information is very important to US. We don't want others to acquire it without paying us. Did not you read our Terms of Service? If you did read, and did not understand, you deserve to be spammed, scammed and swindled. That is why we change it all the time so the average trial lawyer cannot figure it out.

Google's Privacy Budget doesn't add up, says Mozilla CTO, amazingly enough

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Holmes

GURGLE wants to see your privates

You gotta show it to google, but our wants and needs must be hidden from the competition Hide it from everyone else. They couldn't make their profits without tracking us and can make more if they are a monopoly,

Fix network printing or keep Windows secure? Admins would rather disable PrintNightmare patch

Tree
Pint

Buy some wires

It will print if the printer is directly connected to the computer. Apple had the same problems in the past. Look at the back of the printer and see what type of connection there is and plug one end of the cord in there and the other into the computer. It works flawlessly. Do not connect through Twatter, FaceBUTT or Gurgle, let alone Citrix AWS, or any other third party. It is much safer and likely to work.

Then have a pint

Norton dodges UK courts after telling Brit watchdog it will be nicer to consumers

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Pirate

Spamware

I got a firewall on purpose to keep Norton and Avast from spamming me . Some newly bought computers have a trial version that wants to connect to a spam generating server in Croatia or Nigeria or somewhere. McAfee is even more annoying. Put the firewall on before activating the computer, because Microsoft and Google are also bound to help fill up your bandwidth with useless rubbish or worse.

What is worse? Your box turns into a bot for viruses or sends out smut. I use a crapware cleaner on a new computer, too. Make sure that this cCleaner never connects to the internet, by blocking outbound connections otherwise it turns into a bot.

Cloudflare stops offering to block LGBTQ webpages

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Pint

Re: Cloudflare stops offering to block LGBTQ webpages

Please define QUEER. I thought it was a trigger word for Homo. How is that different from GenderQueer?

Some requirements list more than 50 words that one can pretend to be. BTW my pronoun is "it" What is yours?

Scammers tried slurping folks' login details through 70,000 coronavirus-themed phishing URLs during 2020

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Thumb Down

Have good sense not to reply or follow linka

I got a lot of these emails, but have been trained not to click on links in email. Heck. I did not open them after seeing the subject of the message. Many have not been trained to know about safety. I certainly would not enter personal info into Microsoft stuff.

TikTok no worse than Facebook for privacy, says Citizen Lab (although Chinese TikTok is a horror)

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Trollface

BAD to the bone

If you understand face-BUTT terms of spying , just wait: terms change to be worse. They will share all about you with the most evil people amd organisations in order to track you.and if you don't like it, tell the Southern Poverty HATE Center.

Facebook uses one billion Instagram photos to build massive object-recognition AI that partly trained itself

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FAIL

They cannot be trusted.

Glad I did not join Pinterest or faceBUTT. If Suckerburg cannot recite his Terms of Service, they are not for my benefit.

EFF urges Google to ground its FLoC: 'Pro-privacy' third-party cookie replacement not actually great for privacy

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Pirate

I do not want GURGLE to know anything about me. A

Ads ar ok. Tracking is not. GURGLE claims they will not let others know my info. Please. I do not want them to learn my info. I do mot trust them.

Microsoft admits some Azure, Exchange, Intune source code snaffled in SolarWinds schemozzle

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Microsoft changes are too many to be a secret

When they change Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc., in order to confuse rivals, they introduce new code whith makes tthem vulnerable. The more they added to Internet Explorer, the ,more vulnerable it became. Now it is less safe than ever. It is a VIRUS ENTRY.!

Ad blocking made Google throw its toys out of the pram – and now even more control is being taken from us

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Thumb Up

Re: Keep on AdBlocking

I agree with your options as the way to go.

Avoid Gurgle as much as possible. They really are evil now.. Do not track me, Bro'! They are even practicing censorship of good guys.

Once I searched my hard drive and found and deleted everything Google, Doubleclick, etc. Computer stopped working. It was all linked together like mycelium of a fungus spread into my drive.

Another hint: : Try using Spyware Blaster. It helps prevent as well as remove trackers.

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Thumb Up

Re: Keep on AdBlocking

I agree with your options as the way to go. I

avoid Gurgle as much as possible. They really are evil now.. I do not want to be tracked! They are even practicing censorship. Once I searched my hard drive and found everything Google, Doubleclick, etc. Computer stopped working.

Another hint: try using Spyware Blaster. It helps prevent as well as remove trackers.

Peer-to-peer takes on a whole new meaning when used to spy on 3.7 million or more cameras, other IoT gear

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Megaphone

HATE Speech

Can I join all these people who are banned from Gurgle, FaceBUTT, YouTube, etc? I want to watch their videos.

Someone made an AI that predicted gender from email addresses, usernames. It went about as well as expected

Tree
Facepalm

Re: Work with facts

Gurgle and FaceBUTT use algorithms so they have faked what they are really doing. The sort of what sex people love is not unbiased. Sergey loves Suckerberg:.Suckerberg doesn't love Tim Cook, Queer Lives Matter!

Is it Patch Blues-day for Outlook? Microsoft's email client breaks worldwide, leaves everyone stumped

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Happy

Try Eudora

Eudora is better. No to all these updates that allow one to be tracked..

Twitter says hack of key staff led to celebrity, politician, biz account hijack mega-spree

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Pirate

Twatter bad

So glad I do not have an account. Much better things to read.

Section 230 authors despair of Trump, Barr, Biden, US Congress’ aggressive ignorance of critical tech law

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Thumb Up

HATE Speech

I LOVE hate speech. The more, the better. What I don't care for is thought police, whether employed by government or Suckerberg. Bring back the Polack jokes! Speak rudely, whether about morons or blondes. That's real freedom.

Stop tracking me, Google: Austrian citizen files GDPR legal complaint over Android Advertising ID

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Thumb Down

I HATE being tracked by Alphabet

The things I love to read are being blocked as hate speech, but Gurgle must track me anyway. I hate them.

Not only is Zoom's strong end-to-end encryption not actually end-to-end, its encryption isn't even that strong

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Pirate

What is ZOOM's privacy policy?

Prying eyes want to know if the privacy is anything like facebook's. Prying eyes want to know Is ithe privacy policy unintelligible gibberish like google's? Does it continuously change to make it meaningless? Panda boy, Xi Jinping, wants to listen in on your meetings.

Nine words to ruin your Monday: Emergency Internet Explorer patch amid in-the-wild attacks

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Unhappy

Does this only affect Windows 10?

I'm safe with Window 7 because I have the original serviceing stack!

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Unhappy

I this just a problem with Windows 10 or is it also present on Windows Hate

I run Windows 7. Am I safe?

JACK OF ALL TIRADES: Twitter boss loses account to cunning foul-mouthed pranksters

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Happy

Did the head Twat use a common PW?

What was his password? monkey. HA, HA.

Jeff Bezos feels a tap on the shoulder. Ahem, Mr Amazon, care to explain how Capital One's AWS S3 buckets got hacked?

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FAIL

Give Mr Bozos a bath with a bucket of slop

He named his company after bull-dyke female warriors, and this person, Paige, was a man who thinks he is a woman. Too humorous! Any outfit that trusts their private stuff to Wireless or Cloud organizations deserves to be sued for malfeasance. Use private landlines and sneakernet only. Iran's nuclear Calutrons were only accessed using USB keys to load Stuxnet malware. The Capital One machines had better not have USB ports or they are asking for IT.

Watch as 10 cops with guns and military camo storm suspected Capital One hacker's house…

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Holmes

How did she afford that computer?

How did she afford that computer? It was charged to your credit card!

New old Windows bug emerges, your 'strong' password is anything but, plus plenty more

Tree

Re: KB2952664

If they want to move me onto Windows 10, is that so I can be tracked? I do not trust anyone who sells my info to get money. Gurgle and FaceBUTT are both evil and I don't think anybody should use them. What is Microsoft storing in its computers about me? That's a secret.

Someone slipped a vuln into crypto-wallets via an NPM package. Then someone else siphoned off $13m in coins to protect it from thieves

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Pint

Crypto Currency is so SAFE!

"Your privacy is very important to us." "Money is , too." Gimme..

Please, do not trust your money to the internet. Bury your gold. Don't trust anything with "wallet" in the name. If you use a password, they can steal your credits.

Won’t patch systems? Never run malware scans? Welcome to the US State Department!

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Holmes

Need to hire some smart kids

Debbie Wasserman Schulze hired some Pakistani named Awan for security when she was Chairman of the Democrat Party. Soon, Wikileaks knew everything about what was happning. A team of Troy High School Students just won the Cyberpatriot award. The State Dept. needs to hire them.

National Champion: Team Troy Tech Support, Troy High School (Fullerton, CA)

Supra smart TVs aren't so super smart: Hole lets hackers go all Max Headroom on e-tellies

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You'd be stupid to go smart

Over the air I get 156 channels here In greater Los Angeles, but there is still nothing to watch. That's why I read theregister.co.uk !

Who's using Mueller Report Day to bury bad news? If you guessed Facebook, you're right: Millions more passwords stored in plaintext

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Pirate

PR types so smart they deserve big bucks

FaceBUTT's Terms of Service are written by illiterate nitwits, precisely so you can't understand their meaning.

These appear to allow Facebook to exploit your name, likeness, content, images, private information, and personal brand by using it in advertising and in commercial and sponsored content — without any compensation to you. Facebook claims the right to monetize, not just your images, but a sizable portion of your entire online identity. They want to see Facebook became a place where users are disrespected and their experience is a feeling of being victimized and exploited.

They REALLY repect me and mine.

Why does that website take forever to load? Clues: Three syllables, starts with a J, rhymes with crock of sh...

Tree

Use Kill Spinners

There is an add-on called Kill Spinners which will stop a page from loading after the number of seconds you specify.

US legal eagle: Well done, you bought privacy compliance tools. Doesn't mean you comply with anything

Tree

You are on your own

You're on your own, like Suckerburg stating he was ethical and he "values your privacy" Hah! "ambiguously worded legal requirements" I love the terms of service of FaceBUTT.

'We don't want a camera in everyone's living room' says bloke selling cameras in living rooms. Zuckerberg, you moron

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Black Helicopters

Re: the Third

If you want to know why theregister has FaceBUTT bugs to like, Follow the money. They can be blocked.

Tree
Happy

Follow the money

FaceBUTT ought to pay us, because we are valuable. I would gladly pay for a solution to being tracked. Wall Street Journal says apps are giving our secrets to

faceBUTT, Like location, menstruation, health, religion, sexual preferences, They thought I am queer, or something. How much do they pay for that? Follow the money.

Stormy times ahead for IBM-owned Weather Channel app: LA sues over location data slurp

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Trollface

Re: Tech/Syntax question

Musta been Mark Suckerburg. He needs a higher wall around his mansions.

Hope you're over that New Year's hangover – there's an Adobe PDF app patch to install

Tree
FAIL

Re: Case for a Minimalistic PDF Reader?

Adobe Acrobat Reader 4 is the best, because it won't do those nasty things to your computer. It won't even play Real media files. It is a very small - only 2.2 mb. program that's fast and simple. It won't connect itseelf to the internet. Why do they make the bloatware? Who would pay $500+ to read a document. Who needs a Huge array of tools.

Latest Google+ flaw leads Chocolate Factory to shut down site early

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Unhappy

Google minus

Minus Gurgle? Don't track me, bro.

It's December of 2018 and, to hell with it, just patch your stuff

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Thumb Down

Re: Generous Adobe gives out 87 Reader and Acrobat fixes

How much bloat must there be for 87 parts of Adobe Acrobat to be bad, Use Sumatra pdf. Only 2.17mb large. Does the same thing. Fewer items to go bad.

It's official. Microsoft pushes Google over the Edge, shifts browser to Chromium engine

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Pirate

Want to be tracked?

Microsoft really wants to track you. So does Gurgle. Use PaleMoon browser.

Groundhog Day comes early as Intel Display Drivers give Windows 10 the silent treatment

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Coffee/keyboard

SO glad I blocked GWX

Microsoft Windows 7 does not cause these particular problems. Telemetry isn't as bad either. Trying to maintain privacy and avoid unnecessary changes for the worse has led to fewer hassles.

Fancy Bear hacker crew Putin dirty RATs in Word documents emailed to govt orgs – report

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Pirate

Don't use Word

OpenOffice or LibreOffice are great for Doc and docx and you are safer, too. Also, Microsoft doesn't get your money.

Symantec execs cooked the books to protect their fat bonuses, investor lawsuit alleges

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Norton, McAfee and now Symantec

Are these employees wacked out or just crooked John David McAfee is clearly wacked. Anyone know about Peter Norton? He was sane and good, too.

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