* Posts by Rogerborg 2.0

18 publicly visible posts • joined 30 Jun 2018

Contact-tracing is basically CRM so we think we've got it sorted, says Salesforce

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It's going to be quite the gold rush to flog these Communist Bioweapon trackers to .gov isn't it?

We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere

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Why would an investor think that a bunch of passwords is worth multiple billions of dollah? How are they planning to monetise them?

UK finds itself almost alone with centralized virus contact-tracing app that probably won't work well, asks for your location, may be illegal

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Re: I don't think Apple and Google are creating an app

I'm sure the ECDC will soon arrive at a process for deciding on the steering committee to oversee the appointment of the panel that decides on the font in which tenders must be submitted.

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Perhaps Professor McCarthy, renowned epidemiologist, would like to explain why Sweden isn't the worst effected country on the globe?

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Re: Swedish model

At what cost to the Norwegian economy, and what happens when they come out of lockdown?

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Re: Stick to the tech, please

A government advisor shouldn't have been a government advisory meeting, you say?

Silent night, social fight: Is Instagram the new Facebook for pro-Trump Russian propagandists?

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Re: freedom and choice

Sadly, the zeitgeist on El Reg is very much London Bubble. The poor oppressed Low Information Voters needs to be protected from themselves. Especially the strengtheningly diverse ones. They're not really responsible for their actions, like a person would be, are they?

Oh, unless they voted for Brexit, in which case, you know, all forking gammons must forking hang.

It's tiresome, but what are you going to do? Only experience can narrow the mind.

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Re: freedom and choice

> "Don't forget that Hitler was elected democratically by your standards."

I didn't think you'd concede the debate that easily, but here we are.

Expired cert... Really? #O2down meltdown shows we should fear bungles and bugs more than hackers

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GiffGaff made a point of not blamesplaining that it wuz O2 wut dun it, they just apologised to their customers as though they were at fault.

Worse than Hitler, really.

He's not cracked RSA-1024 encryption, he's a very naughty Belarusian ransomware middleman

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Re: Blood diamond? Looks clear to me

> the randomware is defeated

Appeased. See, I didn't pay any Danegeld, it went to a Belarusian.

Hurrah! Boffins finally discover liquid water sloshing around on Mars

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Re: That conclusion seems a bit fast to me

I took the liberty of reading the article, and present for your edification this direct quote therein:

"it is an exciting prospect to think there could be more of these underground pockets of water elsewhere" said Orosei and Dmitri Titov, ESA’s Mars Express project scientist.

How much do you think Cisco's paying erstwhile Brit PM David Cameron?

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I make it seven times. Let's not get all liberal with facts.

He handed South Thanet to Labour in 2005, but they got it back despite him in 2015, so I'd call that a wash.

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"At it's [sic] peak [UKIP] had 2 MPs"

The issue wasn't how many MPs that UKIP could get, it was how many Tories they could scupper. UKIP was always a protest-and-pressure party.

Even with Comrade Corbyn whipping up the yoofs who yearn for socialism (we'll do it right THIS time!), and Maybot running a truly catastrophically inept campaign, the collapse of the kippers kept her in Downing Street by the skin of her fangs.

If Brussels wants Android forks, phone makers aren't helping

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Paris Hilton

Re: Android forks?

If you fork a spork, do you get a sporkork, or a forspork?

Privacy Shield under pressure as lawyers back MEPs' call for suspension

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Big Brother

Re: Recipe for fudge....

Well, spying on each others' citizens and sharing that information around is the global way.

You're not one of those filthy Nazionalists, are you?

Scam alert: No, hackers don't have webcam vids of you enjoying p0rno. Don't give them any $$s

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Extortionist porn is my favourite section on pornhub.

No, wait, CONtortionist.

Which also seems cromulent.

It's 2018 so, of course, climate.news is sold to climate change deniers

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Re: "decried as 'fake news' because it's written by well known climate 'deniers'"

Ah, but burning witches doesn't contribute to climate change.

Et tu, Gentoo? Horrible gits meddle with Linux distro's GitHub code

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Individuals, plural?

How do they know that it wasn't just one people?