* Posts by Jim Andrakakis

6 publicly visible posts • joined 6 Nov 2018

In a world of infosec rockstars, shutting down sexual harassment is hard work for victims

Jim Andrakakis

Re: A problem of the basic paranoid and secretive nature of cybersec

“ Anon because I testified against the harasser”

(tips hat)

Facebook removes about as many fake accounts as it has actual monthly users (yes, billions) in effort to clean up online

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Fake accounts are a problem for the ad industry, which makes it a much bigger problem for FB than fake news and what not.

But it’s also a problem for users, because they are used to distort reality (1000s of likes to propaganda) and attack people or organizations.

Hours before Congress backs robocall blocking law, guess what the FCC boss suddenly decides?

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Re: T&Cs change incoming.

Only a tiny little bit. A contract, whatever its wording, cannot cancel out a law.

But of course, the devil is in the details. It depends very much on what, exactly, the law says. And big companies have a lot of lawyer power to try and find whatever workaround they can.

My HPE-funded lawyer wrote my witness statement, reseller boss tells High Court

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Re: legal system

Agree in part but: that’s why they are paid big bucks, no?

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“Like turning up to a job interview to find you don't recognise the CV the client has been given”

Happened to me. Huge embarrassment, not to mention anger towards the recruiter.

Mything the point: The AI renaissance is simply expensive hardware and PR thrown at an old idea

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