* Posts by The Rope

7 posts • joined 21 Mar 2016

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

The Rope

Re: Greed

JimPoak, is English not your first language are or you just enjoying a pint of whisky?

Agree with your point regarding the comparison with other social media companies - they are all there to make money and not necessarily there to make the world a better place.

Have I Been S0ld? No, trusted security website HIBP off the table, will remain independent

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Re: Charity?

Maybe a not for profit organisation would fit the bill.

Socket to the energy bill: 5-bed home with stupid number of power outlets leaves us asking... why?

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You can always spot the Guardian reader.

Are you who you say you are, sir? You are? That's all fine then

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Re: postcodes...

Take a look at what3words, if you haven't already. Very useful for directions in rural areas.

My MacBook Woe: I got up close and personal with city's snatch'n'dash crooks (aka some bastard stole my laptop)

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Kensington lock would be better than a USB lock thing. Pain in the neck to have to chain your laptop to a table but better than losing it, I guess.

WeWork filed its IPO homework. So we had a look at its small print and... yowser. What has El Reg got itself into?

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If and when they go public there will be a MASSIVE issue regarding corporate governance.

Tor users are actively discriminated against by website operators

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Re: I block TOR access, with VERY good reason.

I think it was your mum.


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