* Posts by tomppa_28

3 posts • joined 31 Aug 2020

I can 'proceed without you', judge tells Julian Assange after courtroom outburst

tomppa_28

FBI and extortion

So, I read in this fine article that "Having been threatened with having his child forcibly removed for adoption unless he identified his fellow hackers, single father Monsegur is said to have passed on information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)."

The use alone of such criminal - and dare I say: inhuman - methods should be reason enough to deny the extradition request.Though, mind me, I would love to see Assange being put to trial for his often shady activities.

Someone's getting a free trip to the US – well, not quite free. Brit bloke extradited to face $2m+ cyber-scam charges

tomppa_28

Re: It's only money...

Yeah... Now that's an argument that is made much too often and much too easily. What about the people who lost the money? What about the businesses they had going? Especially in this case where the scumbags went after small businesses ? Stolen money can mean shattered dreams. And in some cases even shattered lives.

Personally, I root for the Feds every time they go after cybercrime.

CenturyLink L3 outage knocks out web giants and 3.5% of all internet traffic

tomppa_28

Bad user experience on Twitter

Yesterday I had a very bad user experience with Twitter in the afternoon (CEST). The site was extremely sluggish and refused uploads. But as you mentioned, no information from Twitter itself.

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