* Posts by Efer Brick

216 posts • joined 5 Jun 2018


Coronavirus lockdown forces UK retailers to shut 382 million square feet of floor space

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Nice of you to volunteer

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And cultivate your inner Jean-Luc Picard?

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Watch out, everyone, here come the Coronavirus Cops, enjoying their little slice of power way too much

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Re: Reality check

Christ on a bike!

Asterix co-creator Albert Uderzo dies aged 92

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Check out this linky, sursum-ut-balanus


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Re: That's the lockdown comfort reading sorted.

I can see it now - Asterix does Debbie, does Dallas

Astroboffins agog after spotting the first repeating fast radio burst that pings every 16 days from another galaxy

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Alien TV

How long before they invade, claiming copyright theft

Ministry of Justice bod jailed for stealing £1.7m with fake IT consulting contract

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That pesky kid...

"I would've gotten away with it...."

And that he did a Gus Gorman?

Email blackmail brouhaha tears UKIP apart as High Court refuses computer seizure attempt

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Dick Braine

Carry on-esq

Sir John Redwood backs IR35 campaign, notes review would have to start 'immediately' before new off-payroll working rules kick in

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Who's fault is that though?

Also, those people are not really the norm.

Google security engineer says she was fired for daring to remind Googlers they do indeed have labor rights

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These a merkin companies have such bad reputations.

What do you mean your eardrums need a break? Samsung-owned JBL touts solar-powered wireless headphones you don't need to charge

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Government subsidy?

for this ?

Hit one up on Insta, would you? Her Maj is after a social media manager

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think of the book you could write, after a few years!

Google Chrome will check for leaked credentials every time you sign in anywhere

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Re: Is there a problem here?

Guild of Thieves, Cutpurses, Housebreakers and Allied Trades


Oi, Queenslander who downloaded 26.8TB in June alone – we see you

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or, 1 byte

29,466,911,624,397 times (strewth)

Join us on our new journey, says Wunderlist – as it vanishes down the Microsoft plughole

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to do

"Sell Wunderlist back" Delete

Elon Musk gets thumbs up from jury for use of 'pedo guy' in cave diver defamation lawsuit

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Re: Surprised

That's not bloody surprising, mate

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Re: courts and justice in the US, it's a (medieval) joke *spilling hot coffee*

You should check the facts on the McDonald's story, not go by internet folklore.

VCs find exciting new way to blow $1m: Wire it directly to hackers after getting spoofed

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Have to admit

that is clever!

Mayday in Moscow as devs will be Russian to Putin mandatory apps on phones, laptops, TVs

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and cry-luv

EFF warns of 'one-way mirror' of web surveillance by tech giants – led by Google

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Re: attack cookies?

Perhaps someone has implemented a real-life Pied Piper network?

RuneScape bloke was wrongly sacked after reading veep's salary details on office printer

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Big Brother

These twats could learn a lot

From Dilbert's PHB

You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: A quirky investigation into why AI does not always work

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It's when they're at cat level

we'll have to worry....

They terrrk err jerrrbs! Vodafone replaces 2,600 roles with '600 bots' in bid to shrink €48bn debt

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Todays XKCD fits in nicely with this....


I'm still not that Gary, says US email mixup bloke who hasn't even seen Dartford Crossing

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Your Kyleee account?

All bets are Hoff: DXC exec is standing for Brexit Party in UK General Election

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Lord Bucket Head...

We need you now more than ever, please un-retire

Google throws new version of Dart at the desktop, will be hoping it sticks with app devs

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Re: Always bet on Javascript

You may, but what we really need is a blocker that fools the main site into think that the advert has actually loaded, stopping those "remove your ad-blocker" type messages >-)

Boffins hand in their homework on Voyager 2's first readings from beyond Solar System

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Re: Obligatory PTerry reference

a necessity!

IT contractor has £240k bill torn up after IR35 win against UK taxman

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Cheeky fuckers

"What's more striking is the fact that the case was won primarily on mutuality of obligation, which should surely now be the final nail in the coffin for CEST, HMRC's online assessment tool – because this essential employment status test is still missing from their tool."

Fukn cheeky fukn mutha fukka, fukn bastardos

Come on, you can't be serious: Now Australia mulls face-recog tech for p0rno site age checks

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Bruce, Bruce, Bruce, Bruce

Not Bruce

Who's the leakiest of them all? It's the UK's public sector, breach fine analysis reveals

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Doing bird...

for the top level management, is the only way to get them to tighten up security

Windows 10 update slips past Aussie border force and borks access to its Integrated Cargo System

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Wonder if ...

they'll pay the ramsome

Lies, damn lies, and KPIs: Let's not fix the formula until we have someone else to blame

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Would've thought it'd be the tin tack for the local bigwigs,

Said bigwig did the pragmatic right thing

You rang? Windows 10 gets ever cosier with Android, unleashes Calls on Insiders

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Re: Only have one thing to say to Lenovo....

One word - Linux

Margin mugs: A bank paid how much for a 2m Ethernet cable? WTF!

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I can only hope they got Quidco on this purchase

HMRC 'disciplined' almost 100 employees for computer misuse over 24 months

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"probed and rapped"

presumably that falls under benefit in kind?

How to lose a UK contractor in 10 days: Make them commit after upcoming IR35 tax upheaval, apparently

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here, makes feck all difference!

Sussex Police gives up on £790k Gatwick drone shutdown probe

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Are they still ...

Droning on about that?

UK Supreme Court unprorogues Parliament

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Re: Damning...

I'm Anita Dobson and so's me 'ubby

The Central Telegraph Office was serving spam 67 years before vikings sang about it on telly

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£128 ?

yeah, that does sound pretty mean.

Three UK slammed for 'ripping off' loyal mobile customers by £32.4m per year

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3 have cheapness on their side

but not network quality

if price go up, will have to look elsewhere - esp now that other networks are doing unlimited data (more £££s obvs)

Your ugly mug may be scanned yet again – but at least you'll be able to board faster at Gatwick

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Re: no data would be stored for longer than a few seconds

I hear the moon is nice this time of year.

Ebuygumm doesn't break t' Nominet rules, eBay and Gumtree told

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Re: Careful with money?

Why have ***men got long thing willys?

'cos they're tight fisted ***kers!

Geo-boffins drill into dino-killing asteroid crater, discover extinction involves bad smells, chilly weather, no broadband internet...

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It was the cyber an freighter

Wot dunnit

World recoils in horror as smartphone maker accused of helping government snoops read encrypted texts, track device whereabouts

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Re: Just one problem with this article...

It's the North South divide

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen's personal MiG-29 fighter jet goes under the hammer

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Does it run Windows 98?

Our hero returns home £500 richer thanks to senior dev's appalling security hygiene

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Re: Ahhh passwords...

what's the password recovery hint? "Rhymes with assword"?

New UK Home Sec invokes infosec nerd rage by calling for an end to end-to-end encryption

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Yes, I agree, much better in the original Klingon

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just don't Rabbit on about it

Dear hackers: If you try to pwn a website for phishing, make sure it's not the personal domain of a senior Akamai security researcher

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Cash Dollar?

I'll buy that, for a quid



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