Re: It's not that hard
No thanks, I don't partake.
I am everything a Daily Mail reader hates - a dirty EU '27' citizen.
Do you read The Morning Star?
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Take a chill pill, Sajid.
There is Tax Evasion and there is Tax Avoidance.
If the taxman allowed many directors in the public sector to operate through limited companies while working in the same place for many years then why to stop somebody who actually works some place for fixed period?
The whole thing is not to collect more money, it is to line up the pocket of Crapita and a few more at-arms length (in relationship with HMG) consultancies, revolving doors, outsourcing and all.
A contractor will just walk away, imported Indian worker with precarious visa will just suck up any old shit thrown their way as they know their employment depends on it.
In UK the regular police units don't carry weapons.
Ergo the reason to have https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Specialist_Firearms_Command
I think your friend should do better to advocate for firearms control (assuming he was training the police in USA) and training as opposed to grandstanding.
P.S. For the record, the downvote wasn't mine
This implies the ISP outfit actually had the proper security procedures in place to be able to at least contain the police for a bit. And the onsite security were actually worth something.
I used to regularly go to an unnamed datacentre near London. For non-ex-army environment the place was really tough to get into.
You need to get through a full-sized steel turnstile controlled by the security booth, then enter the security boot through steel door, mini-turnstile, another steel door. This only gets you into the courtyard, not the actual building. There are still something like 3-4 locked doors until you can reach equipment. And oh, another full-sized turnstile for every data area, transparent walls but still.
Vehicles were only allowed in if they were pre-registered, twin gates, metre high retractable bollards between the gates, likely able to flip over a lorry.
The security are ex-Gurkha. Look small and puny, but I suspect they can carry me for 1/2 mile, and I'm well over 6'. I would certainly will not spill their pint, or if I do will ask with my sweetest voice if they wanted replacement.
I must be missing something.
Gandi (I haven't checked anyone else) - "€16.81 per year; Gandi offers a 1 year standard certificate, even if you don't want to be hosted by us."
Depending on requirements you can get a free tier AWS account and use serverless Lambda or t2.micro EC2 server instance.
So where are the $99 pa coming from?
@imanidiot and @big_D
I have been a moron as per my usual self and you are quite right.
Although not an expert I have been to the relevant Wiki page for IP rating number of times and have no excuse for not remembering.
I have this photo of me draining rain water from one of my cycling shoes into the other ... looks like I'm pouring a drink into a glass.
It was proper deluge so I think IP65 might suffer.
Luckily Mate 20 Pro is IP68.
For me it is the 1%.
Although my priorities would be someone's 'meh, so what' list.
The camera array, the IP6X-rated phone:
1. I have young kids and lugging MILC (Sony a6000) every time we go out just sucks.
2. Cycling (not commuting) in the rain and generally perspiring while cycling precludes me from having non-IP6X-rated phone.
Of course YMMV.
Not going to upgrade in 12-18 months so this is a long-term investment in a phone which will still be relevant (for me) in 3 years time.
I hear you on the energy savings front.
Although I like LED lights whereas the old energy savings bulbs cause some people migraines, skin problems, etc.
One thing which irks me is the limit on vacuum cleaner power.
Like I will be standing all day long with one of those turned on.
FFS, it takes 10-20 minutes to clean the house, what are they banging on about.
I loved the Avatar quote (I forgot about it and I have seen the movie a few times) but the cat references totally take the biscuit!
I think I need to appreciate my cat's behaviour a lot more and the occasional episode of cat puke or dead creature I step in early in the morning (invariably without shoes on) must be considered in the light of above.
To some of the commentards here:
Do you really have such low opinion of your mothers, wives/girlfriends, sisters, daughters?
Do you see them only good enough to make your dinner, wash your dirty underwear, give birth to you (mothers), have sex with when it suits you even if they said 'please, not tonight' (wives/girlfriends)?
What kind of human beings are you?
The law clearly states what the plates should be like.
If you just bought a vehicle, it is your fault for not asking the seller to knock the price down for the few ££s it would cost you to rectify the matter. You would if you thought the price does not reflect the expected repairs, don't know why you would be paying only to replace the numberplates out of your own pocket.
If you just bought the car and still waiting for DVLA documents, you can expect some degree of leniency if you are stopped for something as trivial as numberplates.
Six months later however if you haven't rectified it - it is your own fault for being a lazy slob.
Don't forget the BlackJack!
Russia is the place where the house ALWAYS wins.
And in case you happen to have the audacity to win, things happen to you.
You get arrested, sham trials and the likes.
Count yourself lucky if you don't get polonium.