* Posts by lostsomehwere

10 posts • joined 2 Jan 2015

I can 'proceed without you', judge tells Julian Assange after courtroom outburst


Re: Blackmailed

According to the Registers article this is what is happened "Investigators reportedly coerced the unemployed dad into cooperating by threatening him with two years in prison away from his children on the easy-to-prove ID theft charges alone" .

If you go to jail then being away from your children is a statement of fact, I can't see anything about abduction.

My crow soft adds audio transcription to premium Word Online... Only joking. It's pretty good if a bit on the slow side


Re: Does it work in

No there's no material available for testing : https://www.theregister.com/2020/08/26/scots_wikipedia_fake/

Talking a Blue Streak: The ambitious, quiet waste of the Spadeadam Rocket Establishment


I grew up in Woomera

My father worked on Blue Streak: I heard so many launch countdowns over the tannoy system that I learned to count from 10 to 1 rather than the way I use now.

Here we go again: US govt tells Facebook to kill end-to-end encryption for the sake of the children


Re: Easy to hack ...................

I can never understand why people get so up in arms why people get so excited about government snooping when Facebook, Google, Amazon know so much more about you than the government could ever do.

Easy-to-hack combat systems, years-old flaws and a massive bill – yup, that's America's F-35


Re: Easy to hack ...................

That was a very interesting link that paints a very different picture

Unidentified hax0rs told not to blab shipping biz Clarksons' stolen data


My guess is that the legal action was needed as a requirement of an insurance claim.

Still futile though

Auto-makers told their autopilots need better safeguards


In the UK it's Network Rail's responsibility in law to make lines and access safe: if someone walks on to a crossing with their headphones on and doesn't look it's not their problem.

Hackers able to turbo-charge DJI drones way beyond what's legal


If I was in a plane put at risk by a drone, I'd want the "nanny " state to look after my safety.

I suspect you'd want the same level of protection, .........................

Brit iPad sellers feel the pain of VAT-free imports


I hope the Register has one the right thing

They have identified a potential crime. so should report the traders to HMRC for investigation


The products may be in bond, there may be no sales tax, or they may be operating illegally


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